Steps Obama should take in his second term

Jan 18, 2013, 16:15 ET from InterAction

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama faces many tough challenges when he is sworn in for his second term on Sunday, January 20, 2013. InterAction members and partners have recommendations on a range of issues, from tackling poverty to making foreign assistance more effective. Get the thinking from leading NGOs on how President Obama should:  



Reduce Global Poverty 
Curtail Human Trafficking 
Reform and Refine Foreign Aid 
Clarify the Guidelines for Drones 
Commit to Foreign Aid 
Tackle Corruption 
Deal with Climate Change 
Integrate Clean Water into Development Programs 
Support Women 
Ensure Food Security 
Protect Reproductive Health 
Address Poverty in the U.S. 
Invest in the Middle East 
Recognize Opportunities in Africa 

InterAction's members – comprising more than 190 U.S.-based nongovernmental organizations -- are on the frontlines of fighting poverty.  These are their recommendations for President Obama's second term.

InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based nongovernmental international organizations, with more than 190 members. Our members operate in every developing country, working with local communities to overcome poverty and suffering by helping to improve their quality of life.

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