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To engage the NGO community in a frank and constructive dialog about today's most pressing global challenges, InterAction hosts an open community blog featuring insights from InterAction staff, members, and other development and aid professionals.

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7 Steps to Combat Disinformation

International NGOs and civil society are increasingly vulnerable to online campaigns that spread false information. These disinformation attacks are designed to intentionally cause division and confusion, disparage targeted organizations and their leaders, and promote inaccurate views about the communities they support.

InterAction Forum: Courage of Our Convictions

At InterAction Forum 2018, leaders of member organizations, Islamic Relief USA, Catholic Relief Services, American Jewish World Service, and CARE, shared individual accounts of how our community came together to oppose legislation threatening to defund one of our partners in the fall of 2017.

Featured Speakers:

Anwar Khan, President, Islamic Relief USA

Michele Broemmelsiek, Vice President, Systems and Operations, Catholic Relief Services

InterAction's 16th Annual Photo Contest Winners

InterAction is pleased to announce the winners of our 16th Annual Effective Assistance Photography Contest.

Seven CEOs Join InterAction's Board of Directors

Leaders from seven leading international relief and development organizations were recently appointed to the InterAction board of directors.

These individuals and their organizations are committed to addressing some of the most pressing challenges of our day - from human rights violations to poverty, to hunger and disease.

Learn more about our newest board members:

InterAction Forum 2018 Recap

Thank you to all attendees of InterAction Forum 2018, whose active engagement made the event a stellar success. We were thrilled to welcome representatives from 285 organizations and 16 countries to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., from June 12-14.

Attendees participate in an afternoon breakout session. Photo: Leigh Vogel

G7/G20 Advocacy in 2018

This blog post was co-written by Rachel Beardsley and Ben Bestor

Responsiveness: Beyond A Complaints Box

This post was written by Sheree Bennett, Research and Evidence Advisor, International Rescue Committee