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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.

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Feb 15, 2017
*/ The member NGOs of InterAction, with the generous support of the United States and other donors, including a multitude of private American citizens, have assisted refugee and displaced people for decades. The level of our commitment and belief is demonstrated by our pledge at the World...
Jan 30, 2017
Annual Contest Highlights Global Efforts in Development and Humanitarian Assistance WASHINGTON – InterAction, the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United States, has opened submissions for its 15th annual Effective Assistance Photography Contest. For over a decade,...

Latest Issue Briefs and Reports

Dec 28, 2016
This report presents the findings from an assessment of the Department of State (State) and USAID partner vetting system (PVS) pilot (the Assessment). The concerns of U.S. nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) regarding PVS are not a debate about vetting, but rather about the role of U.S. NGOs in...
Dec 02, 2016
Upon the invitation of the international NGO (INGO) Forum in Myanmar, InterAction and ICVA - represented by Julien Schopp and Raphael Gorgeu - traveled to Myanmar from September 28 through October 7, 2016. The team visited Yangon, as well as Myitkyina and Sittwe, and reviewed humanitarian practice...

Latest Multimedia

Feb 07, 2017
Travis Adkins is the Senior Director for Public Policy and Government Relations at InterAction. We interviewed him to learn more about his experience, interests and what inspires his work.
Jan 30, 2017
For 15 years, InterAction’s photography contest has focused on incredible humanitarian and development work. Once again, we encourage you to submit your most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective, and inspiring efforts in humanitarian assistance and international relief and...

Latest Member News

Feb 16, 2017
We are 80 CEOs, former CEOs, and business leaders from 77 companies across 12 industries. We call on President Trump to uphold refugee and immigration policies that affirm the equal opportunity of the American Dream.   Dear President Trump,   The strength of the United States of America has always...
Feb 16, 2017
Boston – Today Oxfam America announced that Abby Maxman has been named its President and CEO starting in June. Maxman brings more than twenty five years of experience in international humanitarian relief and development to her new post. She currently serves as Deputy Secretary General of CARE...

Latest Blogs

What Trump Means for International Development

Last November’s presidential election in the United States was one of the most consequential and divisive in recent history. With both parties playing to very divided political bases and strong anti-establishment sentiments in many parts of the nation, the question of what role the United States should play as a global leader received scant discussion on the national stage.

The Humanitarian Community Is Counting on the Oslo Conference to Raise Awareness and Funds for the Neglected Lake Chad Crisis

The Lake Chad Basin of West Africa has long suffered from the mutually reinforcing effects of economic poverty, underdevelopment, and climate change. These challenges have been exacerbated by an unprecedented security situation since February 2015 – continuous cross-border raids by Boko Haram insurgents have created terror, mass displacement and miserable, precarious living conditions for millions of people.

Latest InterAction in the News

Feb 03, 2017
Several international aid organizations say they have been forced to make contingency plans in case staff members are barred from entering the United States under President Trump’s new immigration rules. Some are reassessing plans for staff scheduled to come to the country for briefings and...
Feb 01, 2017
International humanitarian aid organizations say the travel restrictions issued by President Donald Trump on Saturday could have a dramatic impact on how they operate. The Trump executive order temporarily bars all refugees and suspends — for the next 90 days — entry to the U.S. by citizens of Iran...