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Centering LGBTQIA+ Voices in the NGO Sector

LGBTQIA+ organizations have often served civil society—and are often met with public silence and systemic discrimination rather than celebration. In…

June 24, 2021
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Climate Resilient Debt Management

The world is facing three global disasters all at once: climate change, extreme global debt, and COVID-19. As we grapple…

May 21, 2021
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Plan to Fail—Together

Failure is the “f-word” of international development. In many cases, it’s so taboo we don’t even use the word. Think…

May 10, 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
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“We Didn’t Realize the Harm We Were Doing”

January 24 marks the International Day of Education, which celebrates the integral role that education plays in peace and…

January 24, 2021
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More Than An Obligation

COVID-19 shifted how humanitarians work and will likely reshape—if not entirely overhaul—elements of the global humanitarian system. How we work…

August 18, 2020
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NGO Recommendations On USDFC

InterAction Members urge the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to prioritize and fully implement its development mandate and focus…

August 5, 2020
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The Urgency of Green Recovery from COVID-19

The COVID-19 origin story is still unfolding. From bats to potentially a pangolin, to humans in wildlife markets in…

June 5, 2020
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A Pandemic-Induced Crossroads

The international nongovernmental organization (NGO) community currently sits at a crossroads. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. based NGOs remain highly…

May 13, 2020
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#GenerationEquality: InterAction Celebrates International Women’s Day

Sunday, March 8, 2020, is International Women’s Day, and the theme this year is “I am Generation Equality: Realizing…

March 6, 2020