An abbreviation for privately run, nongovernment organizations that strive for world betterment. They have frequent contact with various governments and often attempt to influence policy. Amnesty International and Greenpeace are examples of NGOs.
Examples from the Web for ngos
The WHO has agreed to meet with Yang and a number of Chinese NGOs to discuss a broader ruling on the practice.
NGOs in the area are the first to admit to the severe lack of resources available to help those suffering.
This is a problem where every sector, including governments and NGOs, need to work together on the solutions.
It may be military-led, but the operation will likely integrate with ongoing efforts from NGOs and the Liberian government.The Military’s Mission to Fight Ebola Might Be Dangerous But it Won’t Be Black Hawk Down|Nathan Bradley Bethea|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thanks to Israeli lawyers and NGOs, he was granted asylum in a small town in Norway, population 20,000.