• Integrated Report 2015

    We are proud to declare that the Academy is among one of the earliest non-profits in the world and the first Turkish entity to adopt the International Framework

  • Argüden Governance Academy -
    Summer’16 Newsletter is online!

    Our Summer'16 Newsletter summarizing the activities performed in the second half of 2016 is available online!

  • Dr. Argüden amongst ‘All-Stars’ of Governance Authors in the world!

  • OECD Regulatory Policy Outlook Report 2015 – Decision Making Process in the Public Sector Conference

    Argüden Governance Academy and TÜSİAD (the Turkish Industry & Business Association) launched the “OECD Regulatory Policy Outlook 2015” report evaluation Conference in İstanbul. In the Conference, the positive impact of evidence based policy making process that incorporates stakeholder engagement and regulatory impact assessments on quality of life, was emphasized. 

  • Governments, Businesses, and Civil Society: Transparency Builds Trust

    Dr.Argüden's article on good governance is the cover feature on World Commerce Review -December 2015.

    → Click here to read the article.
  • Sustainable Development Goals #16 & #17 = Good Governance

    Academy supports the
    UN Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Responsible Boards –
    Action Plan for a Sustainable Future

    A sustainable global economy is one that combines long-term profitability with ethical behavior, social justice, and environmental care. Companies can play a fundamental role in creating a sustainable future by embracing this challenge as an opportunity for innovation and long-term value creation.

  • Huge donation for an idea:
    First time in Turkey

    In Turkey, donations are generally given to schools or hospital buildings. It is customary to write the names of the donors at the top of the buildings. However, this general trend was not obeyed recently in Turkey, when $1.5 million was donated by Tırsan A.Ş. to develop and spread the concept of “governance” in Turkey.

  • Good Governance in Public Training Program

    Module III of the Certificate Program has been completed in association with the Boğaziçi University Life Long Education Center (BÜYEM).

  • Turkey’s Governance Academy attracts private donation in challenging times

    A non-profit initiative founded by ARGE Consulting to improve the quality of governance in Turkey has attracted a significant donation from the private sector, as the country faces several challenges on the issue.

  • Cooperation with Rotman School

    Argüden Governance Academy and Rotman School of University of Toronto signs a cooperation agreement.

  • Dr. Argüden: "Trust: Key for Sustainable Development"

    Founder of Argüden Governance Academy, Dr. Argüden has addressed the UN General Assembly and called for good governance in all institutions.

  • Argüden Governance Academy -
    Winter’16 Newsletter is online!

    Our Winter'16 Newsletter summarizing the activities performed in the second half of 2015 is available online!



Argüden Governance Academy is a non-profit initiative dedicated to
improving governance quality in public, non-profit, private, and international organizations
to create sustainable value for institutions and society.

Public Governance

Public Reform,
Public Engagement,
Policy Analysis

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NGO Governance

Non-profit Board Governance,
Public Engagement,
Social Entrepreneurship

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Corporate Governance

Corporate Board Governance, Stakeholder Management, Sustainability and Responsibility

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Global Governance

Transnational Governance,
Global Issue Management,
Multi-Stakeholder Platforms

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