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Latest News Releases

Aug 01, 2016
WASHINGTON—On August 1 the NonProfit Times announced the selection of InterAction CEO Sam Worthington for its 2016 "Power & Influence Top 50” list. This marks Worthington's third selection for the "Power & Influence" list. For almost two decades, The NonProfit Times has honored exceptional...
Jul 12, 2016
On July 7, 2016,  Alicia Phillips Mandaville, InterAction's vice president for global development, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing examining U.S. economic assistance. Phillips Mandaville's remarks focused on three broad questions: What drives and constrains...

Latest Issue Briefs and Reports

Jul 25, 2016
The Saving Lives Together (SLT) initiative was created in recognition of the fact that the organisations of the UN Security Management System (UNSMS), International NonGovernmental Organisations (INGOs) and International Organisations (IOs) face similar security challenges when operating in...
Jul 20, 2016
This report presents the consolidated findings from the Initiative for Open Ag Funding’s consultations with donors, NGOs, and foundations to understand the investment data needs of those working in the agriculture and food security sector. While organizations need various types of data to make...

Latest Multimedia

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.
Jun 13, 2016
Every year, InterAction presents the Julia Vadala Taft Outstanding Leadership Award to an individual whose career and vision has transcended his or her own organization by raising the influence and profile of the U.S. NGO sector as a whole.  InterAction is proud to award the 2016 Taft Award to...

Latest Member News

Jul 20, 2016
The international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger is calling for full, immediate access to parts of Borno State in northeast Nigeria, where intense conflict has left people totally cut off from humanitarian assistance. After last week’s declaration by the Nigerian government of a...
Jul 09, 2016
The international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger today expressed deep concern that ongoing insecurity, high food prices, and major food deficits have pushed large numbers of already vulnerable people in South Sudan over the edge, leaving them struggling to meet their basic survival...

Latest Blogs

Defying Challenges, Myanmar Workers Win Rights at Work

Fifteen minutes before the gray, 12-foot gate of the garment factory compound in Myanmar’s Hlaing Thar Yar industrial zone opens to release workers, vendors selling fried chicken on sticks and bags of nuts gather in anticipation. At a designated time, the guards roll back the gate and the vendors push their heavy carts up a steep hill and into the compound. If they hesitate, they are locked out as guards quickly close the gate behind them.

Honoring our Colleagues on World Humanitarian Day

Humanitarians around the world have devoted their lives to the needs of others. Once a year, on World Humanitarian Day, the world takes time to honor them.

Latest InterAction in the News

Aug 24, 2016
There was the 7-member all-male panel discussion on energy and climate at the European Commission in February. There was the 7-member all-male panel on counterterrorism at the U.N. in March. And then there was the 15-member all-male panel on infrastructure at the World Bank in April — with one lone...
Aug 03, 2016
On the grand bargain Use the #GrandBargain hashtag to follow the discussion, and check outInterAction, World Vision and Kristalina Georgieva. Read the full article on