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

Oct 31, 2018
Iraq has been plagued by decades of internal armed conflict including ethnic, tribal, religious, and sectarian violence as well as unresolved issues in relation to disputed internal territories. Compounding the internal dynamics are numerous regional and international geopolitical interests in Iraq...
Oct 31, 2018
As American faith-based and secular organizations working to end poverty, hunger, disease, and injustice in every part of the world, we unequivocally condemn the recent horrendous attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. It has become clear that the anti-Semitic assailant who committed...

Latest Issue Briefs and Reports

Oct 31, 2018
InterAction conducted field research in Erbil, Mosul, Kirkuk, Baghdad, Anbar, and Karbala, Iraq from July 23 - August 9, 2018 to assess the most pressing protection issues and how they can be addressed by a whole-of-system response in line with the Inter-Agency Standing Committee’s (IASC)...
Oct 29, 2018
InterAction, along with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC), produced a report on the practical experiences of policymakers and practitioners in security and humanitarian fields in positively shaping the conduct of armed forces...

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

Oct 17, 2018
Silver Spring, MD – Global Communities is pleased to announce the addition of Leocadia (Lee) Zak, President of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, to our Board of Trustees. A lawyer and expert on international trade, she served for seven years as Director of the U.S. Trade and Development...
Sep 25, 2018
Global Communities Welcomes Lonna T. Milburn, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Partnerships and Programs Silver Spring, MD – Global Communities is pleased to announce that Lonna T. Milburn, Ph.D., has joined Global Communities as Senior Vice President of Partnerships and Programs. Milburn is an...

Latest Blogs

Mounting Challenges Won't Deter NGO Community

The environment in which the U.S. NGO community and its global partners operate in has been rife with changes and challenges over the last two years. Yet, in the face of growing international crises associated with fragility, decreased tolerance of civil society, increased hatred and racism, and political threats to budgets, our community has persisted and stood together in solidarity.

Latest InterAction in the News

Mar 12, 2018
The recent killings of three humanitarian aid workers in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram militants have sent shock waves throughout the humanitarian aid community and illuminated the increasingly precarious landscape such personnel must navigate to help people in areas of conflict and instability....
Jan 05, 2018
No country provides as much assistance as the United States. About a quarter of all public assistance provided from rich countries to developing countries comes from the US state budget. That is why much is at stake when negotiations on the US budget for 2018 are now entering an end phase. In its...