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As the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United States, InterAction’s 190 members work in every country. Our mission is to be a leader in the global quest to eliminate extreme poverty and vulnerability, strengthen human rights and citizen participation, safeguard a sustainable planet, promote peace, and ensure dignity for all people. Learn more about InterAction. Please subscribe to our RSS Feed to receive updates on upcoming InterAction events, statements, advisories and more.

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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...
Jun 19, 2018
The forceful separation of children from their parents by U.S. immigration officials at our border is cruel and inhumane. InterAction is appalled by this policy and the reports that the U.S. government has constructed internment cages to house these children, some of whom are fleeing horrors and...

Latest Issue Briefs and Reports

Apr 04, 2018
A focused look at the work in front of current nonprofit boards If your board is operating essentially the same way it did five years ago, something is likely wrong. The nonprofit world is in significant upheaval, and this is particularly true for U.S. NGOs. Many boards are lagging. Different...
Mar 19, 2018
The following is a document InterAction produced in reaction to Draft One of the Global Compact on Refugees. The second iteration of the Global Compact on Refugees is improved and offers a more meaningful blueprint for global responsibility sharing. You can also check out InterAction's reaction to...

Latest Multimedia

Sep 27, 2017
Learn about the key elements of results-based protection (RBP) which help us make informed decisions to mitigate threats, reduce vulnerabilities, and enhance capacities in humanitarian action, while promoting stronger collaboration among relevant actors across disciplines and sectors. For more...
Jul 12, 2017
Photographer Jim Stipe acted as a judge for InterAction's 2016 Photo Contest. He has many years of experience with photo ethics and NGO standards and agreed to give some insight into the #IAPhotoContest and the judging process.

Latest Member News

Jun 13, 2018
Episcopal Relief & Development Responding to Volcano Eruption in Hawaii New York, NY -- Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii and Church of the Holy Apostles in Hilo to provide emergency assistance after the Kilauea volcano first erupted on Hawaii...
Jun 11, 2018
Millwood, VA, June 11, 2018 Project HOPE announced the deployment of an emergency medical response team to Guatemala as fresh lava flows from the Fuego volcano, prolonging a disaster that has displaced thousands of people. Fuego’s catastrophic eruption started on June 3rd, spreading lava and hot...

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Seven CEOs Join InterAction's Board of Directors

Leaders from seven leading international relief and development organizations were recently appointed to the InterAction board of directors. These individuals and their organizations are committed to addressing some of the most pressing challenges of our day - from human rights violations to poverty, to hunger and disease.

Learn more about our newest board members:

InterAction Forum 2018 Recap

Thank you to all attendees of InterAction Forum 2018, whose active engagement made the event a stellar success. We were thrilled to welcome representatives from 285 organizations and 16 countries to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., from June 12-14.

Attendees participate in an afternoon breakout session. Photo: Leigh Vogel

Latest InterAction in the News

Mar 12, 2018
The recent killings of three humanitarian aid workers in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram militants have sent shock waves throughout the humanitarian aid community and illuminated the increasingly precarious landscape such personnel must navigate to help people in areas of conflict and instability....
Jan 05, 2018
No country provides as much assistance as the United States. About a quarter of all public assistance provided from rich countries to developing countries comes from the US state budget. That is why much is at stake when negotiations on the US budget for 2018 are now entering an end phase. In its...