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Jun 12, 2017, 15:07 ET Bill Clinton to Kick Off InterAction Forum on June 20 in D.C.

President Bill Clinton will give the opening keynote address at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to...


Apr 05, 2017, 16:17 ET NGO Alliance Condemns Chemical Attack in Syria

InterAction is shocked by the reported use of chemical weapons on Tuesday in Idlib, Syria. Information from health responders in Idlib indicate...


Mar 16, 2017, 11:46 ET Proposed Budget Cuts Would Remove Vital Funding from Key U.S. Foreign Assistance Programs

On Thursday, March 16 the White House released topline budget recommendations for fiscal year 2018, which proposed to eliminate a number of...


Jan 30, 2017, 18:03 ET InterAction Announces 15th Annual Effective Assistance Photography Contest

InterAction, the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United States, has opened submissions for its 15th annual Effective...


Sep 19, 2016, 10:57 ET American Support for Humanitarian Assistance Reflected in $1.2 Billion Pledge

According to the UN refugee agency, there are more than 65 million displaced people in the world today, the highest number since World War II. On...


Sep 15, 2016, 10:00 ET InterAction Announces $1.2 billion Refugee and Humanitarian Assistance Pledge

 InterAction—the largest U.S. alliance of international nongovernmental organizations—announced a commitment today by 30 of its...


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 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...


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...


Oct 19, 2015, 10:30 ET NGO Alliance InterAction Announces 14th Annual Effective Assistance Photography Contest

 InterAction, the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United States focused on the world's poor and most...


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 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...


Jan 22, 2015, 16:43 ET InterAction Announces 13th Annual Effective Assistance Photography Contest

InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S. NGOs working on global poverty and humanitarian assistance efforts, has opened submissions for its 13th...


Dec 16, 2014, 11:30 ET InterAction Applauds Passage of Water for the World Act

 On Monday, December 15, the U.S. Senate passed the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act—an important...


Oct 17, 2014, 13:23 ET Travel Access Vital to Fighting Ebola

InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S. NGOs working on global poverty and humanitarian assistance efforts, warned leaders in Congress and the...


Aug 06, 2014, 19:50 ET $1.5 Billion Invested in Africa by U.S. NGOs Last Year

 President Barack Obama announced today that the U.S. NGO community invested over $1.5 billion in Africa last year. This is part of efforts to...


Jun 09, 2014, 17:51 ET Future of NGO sector: Global leaders gather at InterAction's Forum 2014 to discuss

Global change leaders and practitioners from all sectors are coming together June 10-13 at InterAction's Forum 2014 to innovate and partner for...