Nongovernmental Organization Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A private, self-governing, not-for-profit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering; and/or promoting education, health care, economic development, environmental protection, human rights, and conflict resolution; and/or encouraging the establishment of democratic institutions and civil society.
- also called NGO
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Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-08: Interorganizational Coordination During Joint Operations, updated June 2011 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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