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International Nongovernmental Organizations (INGOs)

  • By: Nuno S. Themudo
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Originally, the term nongovernmental organization, or NGO, was adopted in 1945 in the Charter of the United Nations to differentiate between the participation rights of intergovernmental specialized agencies (e.g., UNICEF) and those of international private ...

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