InterAction In the News

InterAction In the News

Take look at a selection of recent articles quoting InterAction, op-eds and analysis from our experts, and other news coverage highlighting the collective efforts of InterAction, its members, and partners to end poverty and help vulnerable people in need around the world.

A leaked State Department document suggests that the Trump administration is planning to cut foreign aid by a stunning 30.8 percent. Additionally, the document suggests that U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) programs would be curtailed and, according to this report in Foreign Policy, essentially folded into programs run by the State Department.

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...
Jan 04, 2018
With Congress contemplating yet another stopgap spending measure, the Pentagon can be expected to renew warnings about the the security dangers that come with the government operating on autopilot for so many months.But continuing resolutions also harm the U.S. government’s extensive...
Dec 22, 2017
Last Thursday, the United States Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality, regulations that prevent internet service providers from favoring some sites or services over others. Net neutrality is the principle that internet service providers must offer equal access to...
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...
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...
Aug 14, 2017
WASHINGTON — The pioneering NGO that lifted the lid on the the alarming number of cases of sexual abuse and harassment against female aid workers, and the humanitarian sector’s failure to support these victims, is set to close on August 20, after only two years in operation.Report the...
Aug 11, 2017
In the first half of this year, U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration began to call for reform of the various agencies, offices, and programs that provide U.S. foreign assistance. In response, the foreign policy community produced several structural bureaucratic proposals....

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