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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.

May 04, 2018
WASHINGTON - InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S. nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) working in every developing country in the world, released an open letter to Congress sharing concerns regarding proposed reforms to the Foreign Agent Registration Act of 1938 in response to Russian meddling...
Apr 30, 2018
Civilians in conflicts – such as in Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria, Syria, and Yemen, all contexts where the U.S. military is involved in some capacity – experience traumatic injuries, loss of family members, the destruction of homes, water and sanitation systems, power plants, and markets...
Apr 18, 2018
Will step down as InterAction president in June 2018WASHINGTON—After more than 10 years of distinguished service at InterAction, Lindsay Coates will step down from her post as president at the end of May 2018. She will take on a new position as managing director of the Ultra Poor Graduation...
Mar 30, 2018
As U.S.-based charities and faith-based organizations working to end hunger, poverty, and malnutrition around the world, we applaud Representatives Royce and Blumenauer, and Senators Corker and Coons for introducing the Food for Peace Modernization Act. The bill recognizes the important role U.S....
Mar 27, 2018
In a recent podcast, InterAction CEO Sam Worthington sat down with Lawrence Michel, Crown Agents USA CEO, to discuss the increasing number of crises around the world, and how the humanitarian community is responding.Worthington shared his thoughts on the unpresented scale of today’s...
Mar 23, 2018
On March 23, 2018, Congress passed the FY18 spending Omnibus, funding international development and humanitarian assistance, alongside critical functions at State and USAID, at $55.85 billion.InterAction, the largest U.S. alliance of international NGOs, acknowledges the valuable work Congress has...
Mar 12, 2018
Ahead of Secretary Tillerson’s Budget Testimony, Humanitarian, Development and Global Health Organizations Release New Data Showing the Devastating Human Costs of Proposed Administration Cuts to Foreign AssistanceWashington, DC - As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the...
Mar 06, 2018
WASHINGTON—InterAction applauds the introduction of bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Global Food Security Act of 2016. Introduced by Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Bob Casey (D-PA) and Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Betty McCollum (D-MN), these bills both call to extend the...

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