Institute on Governance (IOG)

IOG is a Canadian, Ottawa based, not-for-profit institution dedicated to good governance – and the accompanying values of legitimacy and voice, accountability, diversity and inclusion. We specifically focus on governance with a public purpose. Our international mission advances this mission geographically and culturally. IOG is uniquely positioned to support international partners as they transform their institutions and supporting legal frameworks.

Over the years the IOG has undertaken work in over 35 countries on most continents. While we have a global outlook, we currently have a special focus on the Middle East with an office in Baghdad, Iraq.

Our international staff have extensive expertise both from different disciplines and from different geographic backgrounds. We draw from previous positions in national government departments such as Ministries of Finance and international organizations such as the UNDP and the multilateral regional banks. We master 3 languages, namely English, French and Arabic.