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President and CEO

Samuel A. Worthington April 10, 2008
Chair
Charles MacCormack, Mr. Oscar de Rojas, Director
Save the Children
Financing for Development Office
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Vice Chair 2 UN Plaza, Room DC2-2150
Ritu Sharma Fox,
Women Thrive Worldwide
New York, NY 10017

Via Email at: deRojas@un.org
Treasurer
Amy Coen,
Population Action International Dear Mr. de Rojas:

InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian
Board of Directors nongovernmental organizations, was actively involved in the International Conference on
Nancy A. Aossey,
International Medical Corps
Financing for Development in 2002 in Monterrey and in follow-up in the U.S. I am writing to
Kenneth Bacon, Refugees International you in regards to our participation at the Doha Review Conference 29 November-2 December
David Beckmann, Bread for the World this year.
Carol Bellamy, World Learning
Sekyu Chang,
Korean American Sharing Movement The 165 organizational members of the InterAction coalition work in every developing country
Julius Coles, Africare and were very involved in the lead up to the Monterrey Conference and in the conference itself.
Helene D. Gayle, CARE USA
Anne Lynam Goddard, Our former President and CEO Mary McClymont (now at the Ford Foundation) represented the
Christian Children’s Fund NGO community on one of the roundtables. Following the Monterrey Conference, InterAction
Lee H. Hamilton, worked closely with the U.S. government to monitor implementation its commitments. This
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Neal Keny-Guyer, Mercy Corps contributed to the initiation of the US government’s PEPFAR and the Millennium Challenge
Elizabeth Lathem, US Committee for UNDP Account initiatives.
Lelei Lelaulu, Counterpart International
Jo Luck, Heifer International
John McCullough, Church World Service This year, we are convening a plenary session on Financing for Development at our annual
Stephen F. Moseley, conference in May. Mr. Butch Montes from your office will serve as one of the panelists.
Academy for Educational Development
Daniel E. Pellegrom, Pathfinder International
Linda Pfeiffer, INMED InterAction has an important role to play in linking the global Financing for Development
Robert Radtke, process with the international NGO community. We also have expanded our advocacy with the
Episcopal Relief and Development
Yolonda C. Richardson , U.S. government on FfD and on financing specifically for U.S. bilateral assistance.
Centre for Development and Population Activities
George Rupp, I plan to lead a delegation of U.S. international NGOs to the Doha Review Conference and would
International Rescue Committee
Zainab Salbi, like to express my interest in serving on a roundtable, as InterAction did in Monterrey. I would
Women for Women International like to discuss with you which roundtables are planned and where we could make the greatest
Ron Sconyers, Physicians for Peace
Kathy Spahn, Helen Keller International
contribution.
Richard Stearns, World Vision
Tsehaye Teferra, Moving forward, InterAction will leverage the Doha Review Conference to intensify our
Ethiopian Community Development Council
Sam Worthington (Ex-Officio)
advocacy in the U.S. for both increased and more effective aid for development and humanitarian
assistance.

1400 16th St., NW I will call your office soon to schedule a phone conversation to follow-up on this letter. Thank
Suite 210 you for your time and consideration.
Washington, DC 20036
PHONE: (202) 667-8227 Sincerely,
FAX: (202) 667-8236
E-MAIL: ia@interaction.org
http://www.interaction.org
Sam Worthington
President & CEO, InterAction.

InterAction is a membership association of US private voluntary organizations engaged in international humanitarian efforts including
relief, development, refugee assistance, environment, population, public policy, and global education.