nongovernmental organizations


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nongovernmental organizations

Transnational organizations of private citizens that maintain a consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. Nongovernmental organizations may be professional associations, foundations, multinational businesses, or simply groups with a common interest in humanitarian assistance activities (development and relief). Also called NGOs.
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Asked if he would like to head the SIF Council, Paradnieks said he had a clear perspective on what the Society Integration Foundation should be doing and that nongovernmental organizations should be tasked with implementing as many SIF programs as possible.
Bong Revilla's priority development assistance fund by diverting it to bogus nongovernmental organizations in exchange for kickbacks.
Richter International designs international benefits programs for multinational companies and nongovernmental organizations and their employees.
The concept of endowment represents an amount of money available to the organizations (nongovernmental organizations, universities, religious organizations, hospitals, retirement homes, etc.) in the form of capital (Bryce, 2005), in order to bring income (Anheier, 2005; Seaman and Young, 2010).
On December 14, several international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs), including Open Society Foundations and ActionAid, told the media that they had received letters from the federal government rejecting their applications for registration.
Although there are plenty of nongovernmental organizations in Macedonia, they rarely or never react to the problems and nondemocratic phenomena society faces, experts say.
The campaign, called "Open Deputies," which aims to make politics transparent and accountable, was conducted by 17 nongovernmental organizations under the guidance of TI.
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The vote was monitored by 597 observers from the State Election Commission, MOST, Civil, the OSCE and other nongovernmental organizations.
They explore funding challenges; the UN Cluster system and the Logistics Cluster in inter-agency coordination; improving services; lessons learned from the 2012 tsunami in Thailand; professionalization in the field; the role of the humanitarian logistician and the new skills needed; and the similarities and differences between nongovernmental organizations and the military.
In October 2005, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution (3) calling for governments and nongovernmental organizations to mark the third Sunday in November each year as the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.