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.

During a press conference on Aug. 6, President Obama announced that InterAction and its members would invest $4 billion dollars in Africa over the next three years.
When lawmakers in the U.S. Congress began discussing how much foreign aid to give Middle East countries in 2012, their own debt crisis loomed large. Republicans in the House of Representatives proposed big cuts in overall American commitments. Yet the Arab Spring lifted the democratic hopes of...
Recent developments in the aid strategy of the United States — such as reversing a previous reduction in technical experts, and promoting more country-driven, outcome-oriented systems — have been endorsed by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-...
Joel Charny, Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice, is interviewed about the balance of humanitarian and technical assistance in the aftermath of the crisis in the Sahel. 
Suzanne Kindervatter speaks about NGO Aid Map in this article on the use of infographics as a communications tool. Posted with permission from The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Joel Charny, Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice at InterAction, tells AFP that donors must meet the huge funding gaps that are hampering aid efforts in Syria.

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