Our work can be categorized into 12 subjects, which we refer to as Issues. Explore our articles, publications, and find past and upcoming events through our Issues pages.
Challenges to Civil Society
InterAction and its members work to defend and strengthen civil society space by advocating against restrictive policies that harm nonprofit operations and by supporting civil society organizations that save lives and help build sustainable communities worldwide.
Crises & Countries in Conflict
InterAction monitors and offers support to members working to address crises happening around the world, such as natural disasters or man-made famines, as well as countries in conflict where civilians may be harmed by ongoing fighting.
Global & Public Policy Positions
InterAction and its members advocate for funding of poverty-focused development programs and humanitarian relief, while also engaging on issues like foreign assistance reform, democracy, rights, and governance, global health, food security and nutrition, water and sanitation, and humanitarian access.
Global Development Practice
InterAction works with and through its member organizations to strengthen policies and programs to reduce poverty, hunger, gender and social inequity, and environmental degradation in more than 130 countries.
InterAction serves as a hub for its members responding to humanitarian emergencies by coordinating information and engaging with the United Nations and the U.S. government to improve timeliness and accountability for effective responses.
InterAction supports the efforts of humanitarian agencies working together to provide a predictable, coordinated, well-resourced and holistic response to to conflicts and natural disasters.
InterAction hosts leadership exchanges, workshops, and related trainings and events to help organizations evolve, while exploring how to implement change and progress, and the resulting implications for different organizations.
NGO Data & Accountability
InterAction works with members to develop and maintain rigorous organizational-level and community-wide standards to keep NGOs accountable to its multiple constituencies, including donors, the public, their boards of directors and staff, partners, and the people they serve or represent.
Prevention of Sexual Abuse & Harassment
InterAction works with member organizations to implement systems and tools that prevent and respond to sexual abuse and harassment incidents as a means to create safe environments for NGO staff and the communities they serve.
Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict
InterAction focuses on reducing the risk civilians experience during crises by educating its members, partners, and world leaders to ensure non-combatants are respected and protected as outlined by international humanitarian law.
Risk Management & Regulatory Issues
InterAction organizes tools and research for nonprofits operating in high-risk environments to better identify, measure, and manage risk within their programming and policies, while also advocating to ensure regulations do not unnecessarily restrict humanitarian operations.