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Jul 06, 2016, 16:48 ET InterAction: NGO Coalition Applauds Final Passage of Global Food Security Act

On July 6 the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Global Food Security Act (H.R. 1567/S. 1252)—a landmark step forward in continuing...


Jun 27, 2016, 11:09 ET InterAction: Online Tool Provides Analysis on FY2017 U.S. Foreign Operations Budget Priorities

 Congressional leaders are working to finalize the U.S. State and Foreign Operations Budget for FY2017 with a mark-up in the Senate...


Jun 06, 2016, 16:56 ET InterAction Announces Alicia Phillips Mandaville as New Vice President of Global Development Practice

 On Monday, June 6, 2016, InterAction officially announced the selection of Alicia Phillips Mandaville as the new vice president of global...


Apr 19, 2016, 14:25 ET Award Winning Humanitarian Denied Entry to United States

On the evening of April 18 noted, award-winning humanitarian Raed Saleh -- head of Syria Civil Defence (also known as "The White Helmets") -- was...


Apr 14, 2016, 16:23 ET InterAction Community Honors Leaders

Today, InterAction formally announced the list of individuals and groups to be honored at InterAction's April Forum for outstanding leadership in...


Apr 12, 2016, 11:31 ET NGO Alliance to Convene 32nd Annual Forum, April 18-20

 InterAction -- the largest U.S. alliance of international NGOs working to make the world a more peaceful, just and prosperous place --will...


Feb 01, 2016, 12:05 ET Civilians Under Fire: Restore Respect for International Humanitarian Law

 A policy brief released today by InterAction—the largest U.S. alliance of international NGOs—calls for a new White House-led...


Jan 31, 2016, 11:00 ET The Next Chapter: Seeking the Stories of Refugees in Europe

When Italian photographer Massimo Sestini captured an image during the Mare Nostrum rescue operation in 2014, he didn't know it would go viral....


Jan 29, 2016, 08:30 ET InterAction Calls on Leaders at London Donor Conference to Fully Fund Syrian Relief Efforts

 On February 4 the UK, Germany, Kuwait, Norway and the UN will co-host a special international conference in London on the challenge of raising...


Jan 20, 2016, 19:52 ET InterAction Joins International Appeal to End Suffering In Syria

On January 20, a group of 129 humanitarian organizations and UN agencies issued a joint appeal for immediate action to end the deadly conflict in...


Dec 28, 2015, 15:02 ET #ICYMI: Five Global Development Blogs Worth a Second Look

 2015 was a powerful and emotional year for storytelling. Accounts from the front lines of Ebola captured the power of human spirit and...


Dec 28, 2015, 15:02 ET #ICYMI: Five Global Development Blogs Worth a Second Look

 2015 was a powerful and emotional year for storytelling. Accounts from the front lines of Ebola captured the power of human spirit and...


Nov 30, 2015, 14:31 ET InterAction Vice President Laura Frigenti Appointed to lead new Italian Agency for Development Cooperation

 On Nov. 23, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced the selection of Laura Frigenti, InterAction's vice president for global development...


Nov 12, 2015, 13:38 ET Will G20 Leaders Act Decisively on Syrian Crisis?

 This weekend (Nov. 15-16) leaders from the world's 20 largest advanced and emerging economies will meet in Antalya, Turkey to discuss policy...


Jun 01, 2015, 11:32 ET InterAction to Convene 31st Annual Forum June 22-24

 InterAction—the largest U.S. alliance of NGOs working to make the world a more peaceful, just and prosperous place—will host its...


May 01, 2015, 08:15 ET Nepal: A Call to Action

 Early on April 25 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Nepal's densely populated capital, Kathmandu. The quake and subsequent aftershocks...


Apr 23, 2015, 17:39 ET InterAction: Global Food Security Act Brings Parties Together in Committee Markup

 On Thursday, April 23 the House Committee on Foreign Affairs unanimously approved the Global Food Security Act of 2015 (H.R. 1567). Speaking...


Mar 19, 2015, 16:41 ET InterAction Releases 'Choose to Invest' - A Guide to FY16 Development and Humanitarian Relief Recommendations

This week Republican leaders in both the U.S. House and Senate released their budget recommendations for FY2016. This marks the first...


Feb 10, 2015, 15:43 ET Explore Why 2015 Will Be A Big Moment for Global Development With InterAction's Animated Timeline

 This year will be a formative year for global development as global leaders – with input from civil society, businesses, academics, and...


Feb 09, 2015, 11:30 ET FedEx Continues Support of InterAction's NGO Aid Map

NGO alliance InterAction is pleased to announce that FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has awarded additional funding of $400,000 for...