nongovernmental organization

What is nongovernmental organization?

nongovernmental organization meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
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.
Source: JP 3-08


reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms