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See the most recent InterAction news releases, statements, event advisories, and more below. Archived news and statements also are available on demand by date, keyword, geographic region, or topic via our search box. To receive updates on our latest news, breaking developments, and upcoming events please subscribe to our RSS feed.

FABB 2016

InterAction is pleased to release its Foreign Assistance Briefing Book. The document represents the U.S.-based international nonprofit community’s best thinking on a range of pressing foreign assistance challenges. Organized by issue area, it is intended to serve as a resource on important international development and humanitarian issues for the next administration and the 115th Congress. Learn more.

Oct 29, 2018
The internal conflict in Myanmar is perhaps the longest running civil war in the world. With a new democratically elected government entering office in 2016, there was considerable international optimism and hope that the central government would find a new and better way to engage with and address...
Oct 22, 2018
As part of its ongoing transformation efforts, USAID has proposed a number of structural changes intended to make the agency more efficient and impactful. These shifts were designed to strengthen existing areas of USAID’s work, streamline reporting to...
Oct 05, 2018
On October 5, President Trump signed into law the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act of 2018.  The BUILD Act creates an International Development Finance Corporation (IDFC) and establishes a powerful tool for U.S. assistance and foreign policy. The IDFC seeks to...
Oct 05, 2018
Four established leaders from the international nonprofit community have joined InterAction in its first fellowship program cohort. Fellows were selected for their standing within the NGO community, history of leadership, vision to help move the sector forward, and dedication to explore beneficial...
Aug 20, 2018
Updated: August 28, 2018 As learned by InterAction and reported on August 16 by The Washington Post, the Trump administration is considering rescinding more than $3 billion in foreign assistance funding, effectively cancelling these funds. This procedure is governed by the Congressional Budget and...
Jun 25, 2018
WASHINGTON – On June 1, InterAction announced the promotion of Carolyn Aeby as a new vice president of Membership and Public Engagement. Building on her previous experience as InterAction's senior director for Membership and Standards, Aeby will lead a newly formed team comprised of the...
Jun 21, 2018
WASHINGTON-- InterAction and over 80 member organizations issued the below statement to leaders of both parties in Congress on June 21 in response to the White House’s policy of prosecuting asylum seekers and detaining children and families at the U.S.-Mexico border:“We write today...
Jun 20, 2018
WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, June 19, the U.S. Senate passed the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2017 (S.2269) under unanimous consent. The passage of this vital legislation comes after months of work by the InterAction community and a broader coalition of U.S. farmers, universities, and...

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