ngo ngo  /ˈɡoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government

Usage(s):

  • One foreign NGO worker who was in Rangoon recalls that he saw just one military truck on the streets in the hours after the cyclone abated.

News

  1. NGO Funding Deadline Approaching

    Time is running out to apply for nonprofit agencies to apply for non-governmental funding through Lafayette Consolidated Government. The NGO application process ends June 28th at 4:30.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KLFY Lafayette

  2. Russia's growing NGO crackdown turns to environmental, cultural groups

    The numbers of Russian nongovernmental organizations ordered to register as "foreign agents" – a term that connotes "spy" in Russian and nothing else – continues to mount, and could ultimately reach about 100, according to the Russian Justice Ministry.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  3. NGO alliance InterAction pledges $750 million at London nutrition summit

    LONDON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the NGO alliance InterAction have pledged to invest more than $750 million in nutrition programs over the next five years, the U.S.-based group said in a joint statement with the 1,000 Days Partnership.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121101/DC04603LOGO)The InterAction pledge will be officially announced on Saturday at the ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I learn with profound joy of the liberation of the three Afghan hostages working for the NGO Terre d'Enfance," a statement by Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said.
    on May 26, 2007 By: Bernard Kouchner Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I've known Aishwarya since Iruvar because I was her dialogue coach for the film. I've heard reports about me directing a film with her, but they're not true. I haven't even given it a thought because I'm very busy with my NGO work," she explains.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Suhasini Mani Ratnam Source: Times of India

  3. "As a young NGO (nongovernmental organization) : have we made mistakes before? Yes," Jean said at a news conference in New York. "Did I ever use Yele money for personal benefits? Absolutely not."
    on Jan 18, 2010 By: Wyclef Jean Source: Reuters UK (blog)

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