InterAction’s NGO Aid Map Publishes 11,500+ Projects to IATI — And Counting


Starting today, NGO Aid Map will begin publishing its data to the International Aid Transparency Initiative(IATI). This means the addition of data from more than 100 InterAction member organizations with thousands of projects, spanning almost all countries and sectors. NGO Aid Map data will be published daily so there is little to no delay between the time we get … Continue reading InterAction’s NGO Aid Map Publishes 11,500+ Projects to IATI — And Counting

MFAN Community Reacts to House Passage of Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act


Less than three months after being introduced, the House of Representatives passed the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 (H.R. 3766). This bipartisan legislation, sponsored by Reps. Ted Poe (R-TX) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA) would codify important reforms to ensure that U.S. agencies involved in foreign assistance are doing rigorous and consistent monitoring … Continue reading MFAN Community Reacts to House Passage of Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act

A Win for Aid Effectiveness: House Passes Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act


December 8, 2015 (WASHINGTON) – This statement is delivered on behalf of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) by Co-Chairs George Ingram, Carolyn Miles, and Connie Veillette Today the House of Representatives overwhelmingly demonstrated bipartisan commitment to making U.S. foreign assistance more accountable by passing the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 (H.R. … Continue reading A Win for Aid Effectiveness: House Passes Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act

Congress Eyes Greater Transparency in Foreign Aid, This Time the Timing Could be Right


From the perspective of both U.S. taxpayers and recipients of U.S. foreign assistance, it’s been a very positive few weeks on both sides of the Capitol. Legislation to advance greater transparency of U.S. foreign assistance programs has now been approved by the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. As a staff … Continue reading Congress Eyes Greater Transparency in Foreign Aid, This Time the Timing Could be Right

Letter to Secretary Kerry: Support the Foreign Aid Transparency & Accountability Act


Download a formatted version of the letter here. *** November 10, 2015 The Honorable John F. Kerry Secretary of State U.S. Department of State Washington, DC 20520 Dear Mr. Secretary: On behalf of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN), a coalition of international development practitioners and foreign policy experts committed to strengthening development as a … Continue reading Letter to Secretary Kerry: Support the Foreign Aid Transparency & Accountability Act

Welcome to MFAN’s ACCOUNTdown to 2017 Dialogue Series


Coverage of the 2016 elections, now just under a year away, is inescapable these days, providing a constant reminder that the clock on the Obama Administration and the 114th Congress is quickly running out. This summer, MFAN launched the ACCOUNTdown to 2017 campaign as a way to track progress made toward strengthening the accountability and … Continue reading Welcome to MFAN’s ACCOUNTdown to 2017 Dialogue Series

Momentum Grows for Aid Transparency as Senate Foreign Relations Committee Unanimously Passes Foreign Aid Accountability Bill


November 10, 2015 (WASHINGTON) – This statement is delivered on behalf of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) by Co-Chairs George Ingram, Carolyn Miles, and Connie Veillette Today the Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously endorsed the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 (S. 2184), marking another victory for the bipartisan, bicameral legislation. This … Continue reading Momentum Grows for Aid Transparency as Senate Foreign Relations Committee Unanimously Passes Foreign Aid Accountability Bill

MFAN Applauds Passage of Foreign Aid Transparency Bill by House Foreign Affairs Committee


November 5, 2015 (WASHINGTON) – This statement is delivered on behalf of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) by Co-Chairs George Ingram, Carolyn Miles, and Connie Veillette Today the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 (H.R. 3766), recently introduced by Representatives Ted Poe (R-TX) and Gerry Connolly … Continue reading MFAN Applauds Passage of Foreign Aid Transparency Bill by House Foreign Affairs Committee

Statement: MFAN Applauds Introduction of the Bipartisan Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015


October 20, 2015 (WASHINGTON) – This statement is delivered on behalf of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) by Co-Chairs George Ingram, Carolyn Miles, and Connie Veillette MFAN welcomes the introduction of the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 by Representatives Ted Poe (R-TX) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) … Continue reading Statement: MFAN Applauds Introduction of the Bipartisan Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015

MFAN Letter to the NSC on the Open Government Partnership U.S. National Action Plan


Download a formatted version of the letter here. *** October 2, 2015 Ms. Mary Beth Goodman Senior Director National Security Council The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Ms. Goodman: We at the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network appreciate the open and consultative process led by the White House to gather recommendations … Continue reading MFAN Letter to the NSC on the Open Government Partnership U.S. National Action Plan