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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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Statement on UN Security Council Resolution 2449

The following statement was signed by Members of InterAction, the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United…

December 18, 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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An Invisible Threat

Chemical weapons (C.W.) invoke a unique, inherent fear in people in a way most conventional weapons do not, making…

November 30, 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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No Laughing Matter

November 19 is World Toilet Day—a day that is sure to gather its usual collection of smirks and giggles here…

November 19, 2019
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A Question of Justice

“Let us remember that ending poverty is not a matter of charity, but a question of justice.” -U.N. Secretary-General Antonio…

October 17, 2019
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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: #BuildToLast

Between 1998 and 2017, natural disasters killed 1.3 million people, left 4.4 billion people injured, displaced, or in need of…

October 12, 2019
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Three Things You Need to Know about the Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

“Afghans are resilient, not by choice but by need. We know how to celebrate life despite the constant violence we…

October 3, 2019
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Connecting the Dots

In line with this year’s UN Climate Action Summit on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), this…

September 20, 2019
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