What is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)?

NGOs are tools used by globalists; they appear to be of an altruistic, philanthropic nature, representive of the common people, but the truth is revealed in these disturbing passages taken from Wikipedia. This information is hidden in plain sight:

International NGO's date back to at least 1839; the phrase "non-governmental organizations" came into popular use with the establishment of the UN in 1945, with a consultant status.  The UN defines it as "any international organization that is not founded by an international treaty".

The vital role of NGOs and other "major groups" in sustainable development was recognized in Chapter 27 of Agenda 21, leading to intense arrangements for a consultative relationship between the United Nations and non-governmental organizations.

Rapid development of the non-governmental sector occurred in western countries as a result of the processes of restructurization of the welfare state. Further globalization of that process occurred after the fall of the communist system and was an important part of the Washington consensus.

Globalization during the 20th century gave rise to the importance of NGOs. Many problems could not be solved within a nation. International treaties and international organizations such as the World Trade Organization were perceived as being too centered on the interests of capitalist enterprises.

Some have argued that in forums like these, NGOs take the place of what should belong to popular movements of the poor. Others argue that NGOs are often imperialist in nature, that they sometimes operate in a racialized manner in dominant countries, and that they fulfill a similar function to that of the clergy during the high colonial era. The philosopher Peter Hallward argues that they are an aristocratic form of politics. Whatever the case, NGO transnational networking is now extensive.

USAID refers to NGOs as private voluntary organisations. However many scholars have argued that this definition is highly problematic as many NGOs are in fact state and corporate funded and managed projects with professional staff.

Not all people working for non-governmental organizations are volunteers. The reasons people volunteer are not necessarily purely altruistic, and can provide immediate benefits for themselves as well as those they serve, including skills, experience, and contacts.

Large NGOs may have annual budgets in the hundreds of millions or billions of dollars.

The diagram below shows that Local Governments are influenced by NGOs:


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