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Social Inclusion: The Key to Effective Global Development

The global development community is pursuing historic and ambitious goals. They include: eliminating extreme poverty, providing universal quality education and literacy, advancing peace and security, improving governance, and fostering respect for human rights and dignity for all.

Guidelines for NGO Coordination with Military Actors During Humanitarian Crises

(InterAction Director for Humanitarian Practice, Julien Schopp, testifying before the U.S. House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities)

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

G7/G20 Advocacy in 2018

This blog post was co-written by Rachel Beardsley and Ben Bestor

Responsiveness: Beyond A Complaints Box

This post was written by Sheree Bennett, Research and Evidence Advisor, International Rescue Committee

Supporting Mothers Through Education

This blog post was submitted by Jo Anne Lyon, General Superintendent Emerita, Wesleyan Church and founder of World Hope International

May Day or Mayday?: A Global Snapshot of Women Workers

The blog was written by Krista Bywater, PhD., Gender & Social Inclusion Specialist, World Vision

InterAction Launches Choose to Invest FY2019 with Bipartisan Support

For the last 50 years, U.S. leadership and investment in international development and humanitarian assistance have proved instrumental in helping create more self-reliant and sustainable communities around the world. U.S. -funded development and humanitarian programs have helped reduce the number of households suffering from hunger, the number of preventable child deaths and the number of new cases of HIV. Such efforts are emblematic of American values and generosity and prove that American engagement in the world is critical.   

Moving in the right direction: A pledge to end sexual abuse and exploitation

This blog post was written by Abby Maxman, President of Oxfam America

More than 110 aid organizations commit to stronger global standards

Here’s some positive news: The heads of 116 development organizations based here in the US have endorsed a pledge to protect their staff and the people they serve from sexual abuse and exploitation, and to take concerted action against harassment and abuse.

Does Data Drive Your Decisions?

by Amin Vafa, Department of State, Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources


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