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.

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...
Jul 07, 2016
In a move that is being celebrated around the world, the US House of Representatives passed the Global Food Security Act, a piece of bipartisan legislation that will aim to strengthen the US's efforts to eradicate global hunger and malnutrition ..."The need to address global hunger is an...
Jul 06, 2016
In a rare act of bipartisanship, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Global Food Security Act (S. 1252). It bolsters efforts by the U.S. to eliminate hunger and malnutrition globally by providing backing to existing programs, including the Obama administration’s Feed the Future...
Jan 28, 2016
InterAction has decided to embrace the power of dual leadership. Lindsay Coates led the organization as interim president while CEO Sam Worthington was on sabbatical, and has been named president now that InterAction’s leadership will be split into two distinct positions.Read more.
Apr 13, 2015
Lindsay Coates speaks on Cafe DC on Urdu VOA.This video was originally posted at Urdu VOA. 
BOND, InterAction's UK counterpart, featured this interview with Lindsay Coats, Executive Vice President, in the January/March issue of their Networker Magazine.