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Open Letter to the United Nations Security Council on the Syria Cross-Border Resolution

The United Nations Security Council has until July 10 to renew the Syria cross-border resolution, which ensures lifesaving U.N. aid…

June 23, 2020
Blog Post

The Global Food Security Act — Reaffirming the United States’ Commitment to End World Hunger

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act, which President Trump recently signed. The reauthorization of…

October 23, 2018
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Resource

UN Safe Space Survey Report

This report delivered by Deloitte on behalf of the United Nations describes the findings of their survey on sexual harassment in the workplace. It discusses the prevalence of sexual harassment in the UN< target experience, witness experience, and the work environment. This document will be useful for organizations that are looking to better understand workplace sexual harassment.

November 23, 2019
In the News

UN rights expert calls for civilian protection as fighting escalates between military and armed groups

Calling on the Myanmar Government to “immediately reverse its decision not to allow access to all humanitarian organizations”, the United Nations expert on human rights in the South-East Asian country said on Friday, that “it’s vital that assistance is able to reach those who have fled violence in the region”.

January 18, 2019
In the News

Why is Yemen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis?

The war in Yemen is contributing to what the United Nations says could become "the worst famine in the world in 100 years."

October 18, 2018
Statement

InterAction Joins Letter Calling for Restored Funding for UNRWA

The letter was sent to United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, and Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

January 25, 2018
InterAction Quoted

DfID’s Lowcock Welcomed As New OCHA Head, But Faces Challenges

Mark Lowcock, the new United Nations humanitarian chief, will have his work cut out for him when he soon takes the reigns of a shrinking U.N. Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs

May 26, 2017
InterAction Quoted

The South Sudan Level 3 designation: from policy to practice

The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) has declared that the humanitarian situation in South Sudan warranted classification as a system-wide Level 3 (L3) emergency.

February 1, 2017
Blog Post

Gender-Based Violence: Moving from Response to Prevention

Did you know that the United Nations (U.N.) and WHO estimate that one in three women experiences physical or…

November 29, 2021
Blog Post

COP 26: NGO Recommendations for Bold Climate Action

We need ambitious and bold commitments at COP26 to avoid worsening global instability, displacement, and hunger in the world’s most…

November 1, 2021