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The Seeds Are Not the Problem

One of the most significant hardships that farmers in Africa are experiencing is the reality of climate change. It is…

July 26, 2021
Photo of South Sudanese refugee, Nyabong Puak.
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NGO Recommendations For The U.S. Global Food Security Strategy Refresh

As world hunger rises for the seventh straight year, the need for sufficient, affordable, and widely accessible nutritious foods…

June 23, 2021
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Toward a Shared Understanding of Civilian Harm

As the number of armed conflicts continues to rise globally, so, too, does civilian harm, resulting in the highest number…

June 10, 2021
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InterAction Statement on Looming Threat of Famine in Tigray

Considering the rapidly-deteriorating situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, InterAction released the following statement: The United Nations (U.N.) is…

June 4, 2021
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InterAction Member Snapshot: NGO Accountability

Every day, InterAction Members are working all over the world to combat poverty and alleviate suffering. As a platform…

May 12, 2021
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Central African Republic: Neglected Crisis & Three Things to Know

The Central African Republic (CAR) “is now the most dangerous place for humanitarian work” – Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace…

April 27, 2021
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The Role of Global Civil Society in Supporting a Genuinely Transformative, Inclusive & Ambitious G7

We are facing the largest global crisis in a generation. The COVID-19 pandemic, and all its consequences, will shape our…

April 20, 2021
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How to Turbocharge the Peace Process in Afghanistan

I am the country director for a large American humanitarian organization working in Afghanistan that has been providing emergency and…

March 30, 2021
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Improving Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Access Amid the Pandemic

Just over one year since we entered the COVID-19 pandemic, many have a much better understanding of how access to…

March 20, 2021
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Managing the Security of Aid Workers with Diverse Profiles

This research paper from EISF is targeted at staff members within NGOs who have the responsibility for ensuring the security and wellbeing of staff members - for example, security focal points, HR specialists and senior managers. The research aims to better understand whether diversity is systematically addressed by aid organizations within their security risk management systems, and what challenges aid organizations face in relation to managing the security of aid workers while being mindful of their diversity. The research aims to identify good practice, and provide guidance to aid organizations on how to balance staff security and duty of care obligations while still respecting their employees rights to privacy, equality and inclusion.

March 12, 2021