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InterAction Members Statement on Outcome at the UN Security Council

On Friday, January 10, the U.N. Security Council passed a stripped-down version of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2449 which authorizes…

January 10, 2020
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Reflections on the First-Ever Global Refugee Forum

With a goal of generating “concrete pledges and contributions towards the objectives of the global compact,” the first-ever Global Refugee…

January 8, 2020
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InterAction Members Respond to Veto of UNSC Resolution 2449

The vetoes of United Nations Security Council to renew Resolution 2449 by Russia and China and the inability of the…

December 20, 2019
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The Venezuela displacement crisis

“We can’t eat there. We can’t eat here. I don’t know what to do anymore.” As of November 2019,…

December 19, 2019
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The Challenges Facing Tomorrow’s Humanitarians

On November 7, 2019, Patricia McIlreavy, InterAction’s Vice President of Humanitarian Policy and Practice, delivered the keynote address at Villanova…

December 11, 2019
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Never Too Young to Change the World

It has been 71 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) which proclaims the…

December 10, 2019
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A Global Day of Action for Children’s Rights

Since 1954, World Children’s Day has been celebrated as a time to advocate, promote, and honor children’s rights. On November…

November 20, 2019
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UN Day Reminds Us that While Imperfect, the UN Plays a Critical Role in our World

For many, the existence of the United Nations is a simple fact of life, but of course, that wasn’t always…

October 24, 2019
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InterAction Applauds Governor Newsom for His Action on CA Assembly Bill 1181

This weekend, Governor Newsom voted on the side of charities by declining to sign California Bill AB 1181. Proposed by…

October 15, 2019
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International Day of the Girl Child

While conducting a training in Laos recently, I asked a room of participants to raise their hands if their…

October 11, 2019