As Egypt's first lady, she helped to bring dozens of nongovernmental organizations to the country to try to improve Egyptian life.
As the nongovernmental organization Jones works for likes to say, it is a “soap opera for social change.”
late 14c., "act of governing or ruling;" 1550s, "system by which a thing is governed" (especially a state), from Old French governement (Modern French gouvernement), from governer (see govern). Replaced Middle English governance. Meaning "governing power" in a given place is from 1702.