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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 11, 2011
The UN, to help with their biennial Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held in Geneva this week, is surveying people around the world to get views on disaster preparedness from those who live in high risk areas.So far, more than 36,000 people have responded to text message requests from...
May 10, 2011
Yesterday, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos addressed the UN Security Council on the situation in Libya, calling for a temporary ceasefire in Misrata and other areas under heavy fire so that civilians wishing to flee the violence can...
May 09, 2011
InterAction member CHF International will use this month to take its Twitter followers on a virtual trip around their projects worldwide with their Tweet Around the World campaign.Each business day this month, CHF will use their Twitter account, @CHFOnline, to virtually “stop” at a different...
May 06, 2011
The Ivory Coast’s Constitutional Council reversed its November 2010 decision and has ratified Alassane Ouattara as the official winner of the 2010 presidential election. The council’s president told press, “All decisions contrary to this one are null and void.”Former president Laurent Gbagbo was...
May 05, 2011
The panel appointed by the UN to find the cause of Haiti’s cholera epidemic concludes that contamination from the UN peacekeepers’ camp is “likely” and gives recommendations on how to avoid similar crises in the future. However, according to AlertNet, a UN spokesman “said that could not be seen as...
May 04, 2011
InterAction has announced its award winners for the third round of the Best Practices and Innovations (BPI) Initiative. This initiative is designed to boost the efficiency and impacts of field programs in the rural livelihoods and food security, promote information sharing of effective program...
May 04, 2011
Organized by the European Commission in partnership with Reporters Without Borders, the Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize recognizes the outstanding contribution of journalists reporting on development, human rights and democracy across the globe.Established in 1992, the Lorenzo Natali Journalism...
May 03, 2011
Mildred Robbins Leet, the co-founder of poverty alleviation organization Trickle Up, died today. She was 88. Aside from a long list of honors in the humanitarian world, Leet carved a place in America’s history and stood on the speaker’s platform for Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech in...

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