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WINTER ’17
 
 
 
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Congratulations to Our First Graduates!
 
The graduation ceremony of Good Governance in Public Sector Certificate Program was held in Ankara with wide attendance of top public sector officials.
Certificates were presented to the public sector leaders who successfully completed the 96 hours education program.
 
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The First Turkish Integrated Report
is Launched
 
We prepared the first Turkish Integrated Report covering our first full year of operation, making us one of the pioneer NGOs in the world adopting the IR Framework. International Reporting Council (IIRC) shared our experience from their website with a post titled “Argüden Governance Academy: A Change Agent to Build Trust for Institutions”.
 
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Responsible Leadership and the importance of Integrated Reporting was discussed in a panel with the Academy’s Advisory Board Members; Prof. Mervyn E. King, Chairman of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Chairman of the Global Compact Foundation (UNGC) and Dr. Yılmaz Argüden, founder of the Academy.
 
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Participatory Democracy: Empowering NGOs
 
In cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and with the contributions of Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Türkiye (TEPAV), we aim to empower Turkish NGOs, an essential component of participatory democracy.

The project report contains a comprehensive literature search, review of civil society dynamics in Türkiye, and also includes recommendations to empower civil society as a third sector, enriched with the NGO surveys and workshops held in Adana, Ankara and İstanbul.
 
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Workshops
 
 
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Adana
 
 
 
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Ankara
 
 
 
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İstanbul
 
 
 
 
 
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Rewarding Success in Governance:
H. Orhan Argüden Governance Scholarship
 
We are supporting post graduate students preparing their thesis or dissertations on governance in public, non-profit, private, and international organizations.

We would like to congratulate our 2016 scholar for her contribution to “Ethics and Sustainability in Global Supply Chain Management” book with the
Sustainability Reporting and Sustainability in the
Turkish Business Context
” chapter. 
 
 
 
 
 
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Social Responsibilities of Board of Directors
 
Our first publication for private sector gives invaluable tips to board members for a sustainable future. Dr. Argüden’s Sustainability Checklist provides a very practical guideline for executives which all boards can easily utilize.
 
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OTHER ACTIVITIES
 
 
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We congratulate all the participants who have completed the fourth module of the Good Governance in Public Certificate Program, designed for public sector leaders.
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At the Adana meeting of Anatolian Seminars, our governance expert Fikret Toksöz discussed good governance in Türkiye by historical examples and recent trends with public sector and civil society representatives.
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We discussed good governance for civil society at the 7th Sivil Düşün Advisory Board Meeting organized with the participation of Ministry for EU Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to Türkiye and leading Turkish NGOs.
 
     
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We support the dissemination of good governance practices in civil society with the Corporate Governance Rating for
Non-Governmental Organizations 
project that we conduct in collaboration with Kobirate International Credit Rating and Corporate Governance Service Inc. and the Turkish Corporate Governance Association (TKYD).

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Our article, “Good Governance for Sustainable Future” is published on the Turkish Governance Association’s monthly journal.
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As the keynote speaker at the 15th Anniversary of SAP Türkiye,
Dr. Argüden provided guidelines for a sustainable success with examples from national and global developments over the last two decades. 
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Dr. Argüden emphasized the importance of guidance, oversight and internal audit to create value and build trust at the 20th International Internal Audit Conference held in İstanbul. 
 
     
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At the EDUPLUS 15th Management Summit, our founder
Dr. Argüden, who was selected as one of the “100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow” back in 2000, shared his experience on good governance with global business leaders.
 
     
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At the 17th Seeking Excellence Symposium, in his opening speech “VUCA: World of Change”, Dr. Argüden shared his views and experience to guide leaders in uncertain social and technological landscapes.
 
     
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We gave “Good Governance and Responsibilities of Board of Directors” education in collaboration with Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
 
     
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Dr. Argüden evaluated the effect of collaboration, technology, and cultural exchange on innovation climate at the OECD Conference held in Paris.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
 
 
 
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Good Governance For Kids Education Program
Spring 2017
 
 
 
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Good Governance for NGO Executives Certificate Program
Spring 2017
 
 
 
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Good Governance in Public Sector Certificate Program 
Spring 2017
 
 
 
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Guide for General Counsel on Corporate Sustainability (in Turkish)
Spring 2017
 
 
 
 
 
Introduction to Arguden Governance Academy
 
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Argüden Governance Academy is a thought-leader in Good Governance
 
The Academy contributes to local and global agenda with publications, providing recommendations to institutions such as G20 and OECD.
 
 
 
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CONTACT US
 
 
  Akasya Caddesi No: 2 Göztepe Mah., Göksu Anadolu Hisarı, Beykoz 34815 İstanbul, Türkiye
 
 
  www.argudenacademy.org
 
 
 
  +90 (216) 280 51 14
 
 
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