As the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United States, InterAction’s 190 members work in every country. Our mission is to be a leader in the global quest to eliminate extreme poverty and vulnerability, strengthen human rights and citizen participation, safeguard a sustainable planet, promote peace, and ensure dignity for all people. Learn more about InterAction. Please subscribe to our RSS Feed to receive updates on upcoming InterAction events, statements, advisories and more.

Latest News Releases

Oct 20, 2016
On September 26, InterAction partnered with the White House and USAID to co-host an event entitled, “Holding the Doors - A Discussion on Closing Civic Space.” The event, featuring Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, discussed the impact of President Obama's Stand with Civil Society Agenda...
Sep 13, 2016
WASHINGTON -- InterAction—the largest U.S. alliance of international nongovernmental organizations—announced a commitment today by 32 of its members* to collectively invest over $1.2 billion in private resources on global humanitarian assistance efforts over the next three years. The pledge...

Latest Issue Briefs and Reports

Sep 13, 2016
This report provides an overview of recommendations from the Initiative for Open Ag Funding related to which fields organizations should prioritize when publishing data to IATI, as well as proposed changes to the IATI Standard to make it more relevant to those working in the agricultural and food...
Sep 08, 2016
The conflict in Yemen between the government of President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi and the Houthis and their local allies has escalated significantly since the intervention by the Saudi-led coalition in March 2015, producing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. The United States and...

Latest Multimedia

Sep 23, 2016
Over the past year global refugee issues have dominated our news feeds, our televisions, and our conversations. Many of us work on these issues every day and have for years, but to the average citizen, the global refugee challenges just became front-page news.  In early September InterAction Vice...
Aug 10, 2016
On Monday, August 1, InterAction CEO Sam Worthington spoke at an event co-hosted by DACOR and UAA about the evolving role of U.S. NGOs. Video courtesy of DACOR.

Latest Member News

Oct 25, 2016
BALTIMORE, Oct. 25, 2016—Sustainable rural development in the Colombian countryside that reduces poverty and promotes the inclusion of women and youth will be key to achieving and maintaining peace in Colombia, according to a new report issued by the international humanitarian organization Lutheran...
Oct 22, 2016
New York, NY – Mozambique’s former prime minister, and first woman to hold the post, Her Excellency (H.E.) Madame Luísa Diogo, will be this year’s keynote at The Hunger Project’s annual Fall Gala, on October 22, 2016. H.E. Madame Diogo has also been elected to serve on The Hunger Project’s Global...

Latest Blogs

World’s Response To Haiti A 'Disgrace' Says Concern CEO

MacSorley, who was recently in Haiti working alongside the Concern team as they distribute essential aid, urged donors around the world to “wake up” and meet the UN’s flash appeal for $120 million after it emerged that only 20 percent has so far been donated nearly two weeks since the disaster.

Speaking from Haiti — where 1.4 million need immediate aid and the death toll continues to rise — MacSorley said, “Nobody should be dying for a lack of money."

Civil Society Collaboration: the Key to Long-Term Success

On October 12 the French Embassy, the Society for International Development, and SOS Sahel hosted a panel discussion on cultivating natural resources for more sustainable agriculture in the Sahel region of Africa. Though the Sahel is one of the poorest and most undeveloped regions of the world, the panel noted that partnering with the local civil society development actors is key to effective development and sustainable programs.

Latest InterAction in the News

Oct 08, 2016
In every crisis people find creative ways to protect themselves. Examples include digging trenches in market places in Sudan for protection from aerial bombings; establishing underground schools and medical clinics in Afghanistan and Syria to continue lifesaving services; using radio in the Central...
Oct 08, 2016
Aid workers are under attack. We are bleeding out from a thousand small cuts. We are being robbed, raped and murdered in Afghanistan, South Sudan, Yemen, Syria and countless other places. The reaction from politicians, however, has been only words; promises to do better, pledges to investigate,...