[ID:0764]Over the past few decades non-governmental organizations have proliferated throughout the world. This article offers a glimpse of the types of NGOs operating in Europe and throughout the rest of the world. It includes profiles of some of the world's largest and most respected organizations in Europe, as well as a few smaller organizations doing important work in Africa and Asia.
NGOs can now be found in virtually every country of the world, picking up the slack for governments that are unable to deliver basic services to their people, or undertaking research that is designed to shape public policy.
There are thousands of NGOs...