non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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Definition

Non-profit, voluntary citizens’ groups, principally independent from government, which are organised on a local, national or international level to address issues in support of the public good.

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Source(s)

(1) Council of Europe (2007). Recommendation CM/Rec(2007)17 of the Committee of Ministers to Member States on gender equality standards and mechanisms; (2) EIGE experts.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1302