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Nov 14, 2017
WASHINGTON - For the past two years InterAction has been one of nine project partners participating in The Global Standard for CSO Accountability, an initiative that encapsulates a globally shared and dynamic understanding of accountability. We are pleased to announce that a final version of the...
Nov 14, 2017
On November 15, InterAction’s Public Policy Committee held it's third foreign assistance advocacy day. InterAction members met with 13 House and Senate congressional offices, advocating for a robust international affairs budget that helps fund life-saving and poverty-reducing international affairs...

Latest Issue Briefs and Reports

Oct 26, 2017
Resulting from growing concerns about the scale and severity of human suffering in armed conflicts worldwide, InterAction launched these recommendations for Congress to curtail harm to civilians resulting from U.S. military operations and security partnerships. These recommendations identify the...
Oct 17, 2017
In order to inform civilian protection efforts in future operations in Iraq and other countries, this closed-door, invitation-only roundtable discussion in June 2017 brought together Iraqi embassy officials, U.S. policymakers and military officials, and humanitarian actors with experience in Iraq...

Latest Multimedia

Sep 27, 2017
Learn about the key elements of results-based protection (RBP) which help us make informed decisions to mitigate threats, reduce vulnerabilities, and enhance capacities in humanitarian action, while promoting stronger collaboration among relevant actors across disciplines and sectors. For more...
Jul 12, 2017
Photographer Jim Stipe acted as a judge for InterAction's 2016 Photo Contest. He has many years of experience with photo ethics and NGO standards and agreed to give some insight into the #IAPhotoContest and the judging process.

Latest Member News

Nov 13, 2017
NOV. 13 — Relief International teams have begun responding to the devastating earthquake that destroyed homes and lives in Iran and Iraq Sunday night. From their base in northeastern Iraq, RI Iraq teams immediately headed to several areas of Sulimaneya province, where the earthquake's epicenter was...
Oct 13, 2017
The world needs well trained and highly networked peacebuilders to address our immense collective issues head-on. Today, we are proud to announce the official launch of IPSI Practitioner Intensives, and in doing so, we re-commit IPSI to empowering the next generation of peacemakers. Practitioner...

Latest Blogs

The Superwoman of Masisi

Among the thousands of people that live in Katale, a town located in Masisi territory in the DRC’s North Kivu Province, there is one superwoman.

A miracle in Mogadishu

In a hunger crisis like the one Somalis have been experiencing throughout 2017, our teams witness some really harrowing sights and hear some desperately sad stories. But what drives them on, day after day, is the belief that they can help change the course of history and make things better. And they believe that because they’ve seen it happen — with kids like Yasmiin*.

Latest InterAction in the News

Sep 08, 2017
UNITED NATIONS — Protection for civilians and aid workers in conflict zones and financing are two of the top issues driving Mark Lowcock’s immediate agenda, the new United Nations humanitarian chief indicated to staff during his first week on the job.   Lowcock, a career British civil servant,...
Aug 29, 2017
WASHINGTON — In this series on the history of development, we are examining more than 60 years of polling on opinions toward aid to better understand effective messaging, common misperceptions the public has about development, and some myths the development community has about public opinion. In...