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InterAction’s document library is a resource for and by the NGO community and our partners. It includes reports, press releases and advocacy materials. Search by document type, issue area and country to explore.

May 23, 2016
As part of its outreach around the World Humanitarian Summit, InterAction released a statement (as prepared) by CEO Sam Worthington given for the High Level Roundtable on Changing People’s Lives: From Delivering Aid to Ending Need on 23 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.
May 23, 2016
As part of its outreach around the World Humanitarian Summit, InterAction released a statement (as prepared) by CEO Sam Worthington given for the High Level Roundtable on Upholding the Norms That Safeguard Humanity on 24 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.
May 23, 2016
As part of its outreach around the World Humanitarian Summit, InterAction released a statement (as prepared) by CEO Sam Worthington given for the World Humanitarian Summit Stakeholders Announcement Plenary on 24 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.
May 16, 2016
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit to garner global support for concrete actions and commitments to a global agenda for humanity, to better serve the most vulnerable people in the world.Against the aspirational framing of the Secretary-General’s Agenda for Humanity, the undersigned U.S. NGOs make the following concrete commitments in our pursuit of effective humanitarian action that strives to ‘leave no one behind’. While not all commitments are relevant to the operations of each signatory, we stand together in a spirit of shared analysis of the challenges to humanity; the solutions needed to address them; and the systemic change that is within our power to catalyze.If your organization wishes to sign on to these commitments, please contact Liz Bloomfield. The Commitments document will be updated after the summit.
May 13, 2016
Ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit, InterAction calls on President Obama to champion efforts to enhance adherence to international humanitarian law and restore respect for civilians in armed conflict. By adopting the practical measures described in the World Humanitarian Summit recommended commitments, the U.S. could and should set a bar for other states to follow in ensuring respect for international humanitarian law and the protection of civilians.
May 13, 2016
May 12, 2016
Investments in agriculture are critical to reducing poverty and improving food security and nutrition. Although billions of dollars are spent on these investments every year, comprehensive and detailed information on these investments is still largely unavailable. This study explores the current landscape of data on agricultural investments, defined as “public and private funding into agriculture, forestry and fisheries development, including policy development, research, land and water resources, agro-industry and extending to nutrition-sensitive agricultural interventions and developmental and emergency food aid funding.” In doing so, it identifies key opportunities and challenges for the Initiative for Open Ag Funding to address in working for a clearer and more reliable picture of agricultural investments worldwide.

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