Non-Governmental Organizations

Organizations which are independent of government involvement are known as non-governmental organizations or non-government organizations, with NGO as an acronym. NGOs are a subgroup of organizations founded by citizens, which include clubs and associations that provide services to their members and others. NGOs are usually nonprofit organizations, and many of them are active in humanitarianism or the social sciences. Surveys indicate that NGOs have a high degree of public trust, which can make them a useful proxy for the concerns of society and stakeholders. However, NGOs can also be lobby groups for corporations, such as the World Economic Forum. According …

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Publications

MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Since the year 2000, millions of hectares of land in the Global South have been acquired by foreign investors for large-scale agricultural projects, displacing and disrupting rural communities. Women are …

by some activists, academics, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to describe this phenomenon land acqui- sitions. International non-governmental organizations (INGOs) that oppose these large-scale commitments required of states and non-governmental organizations, it is clear that such change is expensive


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

While scholarship on refugee migration tends to center on the Global North, most refugees actually reside in the Global South. This book shifts the focus, revealing how governments in the …

local host communities, aid workers, non-governmental organizations (ngos), and other actors. They are international, intergovernmental, and non-governmental organizations; and (3) informed observers. The22 international, intergovern- mental, and non-governmental organizations; and international and local informed


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 30 May 2024 English

Insights on how private capital can finance natural infrastructure to meet our water needs, including an assessment of applicability of the finance instruments to the Canadian Prairies region.

including property owners, schools, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The performance of the Buffalo


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 24 May 2024 English

Detailing an eventful year that saw the IGF Secretariat deliver several new publications, workshops, and events for its growing membership.

Industry, international, and grassroots non- governmental organizations also contributed to the process. “Our


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 15 May 2024 English

International investment treaties and their investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) system are facing growing scrutiny of how they threaten climate action, environmental protection, and social justice. But what would an alternative …

that allow for claims to be brought by non-governmental organizations or local communities. • Third, treaties


AUP: Athabasca University Press · 14 May 2024 English

Political activist ethnography is a research strategy that reveals how ruling regimes are organized so activists and social movements can fight them. This volume adopts an approach to inquiry that …

work explores activist researchers, non- governmental organizations (NGOs), and people’s organiz- ing that


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 14 May 2024 English

How will emerging technologies affect the artisanal and small-scale mining sector?

and response time and can assist non- governmental organizations (NGOs) or conservation organizations


Canadian Housing and Renewal Association · 9 May 2024 English

commercial enterprises and associations, municipal and other levels of government and non-governmental organizations; represents Metro Vancouver on various committees and task forces; makes presentations

and other levels of government and non-governmental organizations; represents Metro Vancouver on various


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 6 May 2024 English

An IGF report outlining technical aspects of artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM), examining existing governance frameworks and providing recommendations for policy-makers to improve awareness, education, safety, and regulation of …

organizations, development partners, and non-governmental organizations. Regional Governance Frameworks Most


National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy · 3 May 2024 English

Strengthening intersectoral collaboration for quality of life in Elgin St. Thomas through the Community Leaders’ Cabinet

defined as the extent government and non-governmental organizations to which a person is comfortable, in


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