nongovernmental love

nongovernmental

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not governmental; not derived from a government; civilian.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Egyptian officials maintain that as applied to the U.S. groups, the term "nongovernmental organization" is a misnomer, considering that most of their funding comes from the U.S. Congress.

    New Egypt More Distrustful Than Old, U.S. Groups Say

  • Rather than use the term nongovernmental organization (NGO), we want to highlight organizations that are not limited to small-scale projects within a single country, but are international in scope and involve groupings of individuals with substantial expertise, i.e., international networks.

    Cooperative Climate~ Chapter 3

  • His ‘interest’ in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), the Turkish media, and ethnic minorities make him go beyond his role as an ambassador.

    pentagon hawks with interesting histories

  • -Romania: The Romanian parliament also set up a commission of inquiry in December and the main Romanian nongovernmental organization dealing with human rights, OADO, has conducted its own investigation.

    Europe, U.S. Governments At Risk Over CIA Flights

  • Yushchenko has played the anti-Russian card to the hilt since his suspicious "Orange Revolution" -, financed by US government-funded "nongovernmental" - organisations, amid accusations that he was poisoned by KGB (excuse me, FSB) agents.

    Russian-Ukrainian gas war

  • Because donors have long been concerned about corruption in Haiti ' s government, an estimated 70% of this year ' s money will be channeled through charities, otherwise known as nongovernmental organizations, or NGOs.

    Aid Spawns Backlash in Haiti

  • As recently as five years ago, under President Mohammad Khatami, Iran was relatively progressive in the Islamic world, as embodied in its expanding array of human-rights groups, charities and other so-called nongovernmental organizations, or NGOs.

    Debate Over Child Executions Roils Iran's Presidential Vote

  • Yunus had successfully challenged the most basic assumptions of Third World economic development: money was better spent on women than on men; and it was better channeled through private groups (called nongovernmental organizations, or NGOS, by international lending sorts) than through state bureaucracies.

    Mothers Vs. Mullahs

  • TODD: U.S. special operations command tells us the training techniques for captivity have been updated since 9/11, much of it now focusing on what one official called nongovernmental detention.

    CNN Transcript May 14, 2007

  • How the U.S. government may be undermined by something called nongovernmental organizations.

    CNN Transcript May 4, 2005

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.