nongovernmental organization

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nongovernmental organization an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
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Usage

In literature:

Several U.S.-based and international nongovernmental organizations have done excellent work within Iraq, operating under great hardship.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
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In news:

MOSCOW — The Federal Security Service, Russia's main domestic intelligence agency, announced on Saturday that it had shut down 20 nongovernmental organizations in southern Russia after discovering links to foreign spy agencies.
Egyptian authorities are pressing ahead with their legal case against nongovernmental organizations.
Egyptian authorities have agreed to return all the equipment and documents seized during a series of raids this week of nongovernmental organizations ( NGOs ), the US State Department said Friday.
Although Hanban presents itself as a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, it is directly tied to the Chinese Ministry of Education, which is under the control of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
That has long been the playbook for too many in the global anti- malarial community — the governmental agencies, charities and nongovernmental organizations that have spent billions but found few perfect solutions to date.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has joined with other nongovernmental organizations in response to a major cholera outbreak in Papua New Guinea .
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has joined with other nongovernmental organizations in response to a major cholera outbreak in Papua New Guinea.
Israel's much-discussed parliamentary inquiry into nongovernmental organizations' funding seems set to go ahead, after the ruling Likud Party's Knesset faction voted yesterday to support it.
What is the real motive of some of the so-called human rights and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that consistently propagate a negative image about Africa and about African people.
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In science:

The two exit polls considered here were conducted independently by S´umate, a nongovernmental organization, and Primero Justicia, a political party.
The 2004 Venezuelan Presidential Recall Referendum: Discrepancies Between Two Exit Polls and Official Results
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