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April 2019

Copenhagen workshop – Social workers for transformational and sustainable social protection in Europe

April 11, 2019

IFSW-Europe Project 2018-2019 - Social workers for transformational and sustainable social protection in Europe Project Phase Two This project is now in the second phase and member organisations are being asked to support two planned events this year.  These are: A full day workshop to take place in Copenhagen on Saturday, 11th May 2019 A final project event to be held alongside the IFSW Meeting/Conference in Vienna in September 2019.   The aims of the workshop are to discuss and agree…

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June 2019

Change and Innovation for a Better World: The Future of Social Work Profession

June 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Hong Kong Hong Kong + Google Map

To showcase your innovative practice… To share your practice wisdom in social work practice… To interact with participants in interactive workshop and symposium… To connect & network with international counterparts in the social work field… Submit your proposal by January 31, 2019 Call for Abstracts

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September 2019

IFSW Europe e.V. Delegates Meeting 2019

September 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - September 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm UTC+0
Vienna Austria + Google Map

IFSW Europe is pleased to announce the 2019 Delegates Meeting to be held in Vienna, Austria on the 6th of September (14.00–18.00) - 8th of September (09.00-12.00). This event is open only to representatives and observers of IFSW Europe members. Registration of IFSW European members is available HERE!

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IFSW Europe Conference: Social Protection and Human Dignity

September 8, 2019 - September 11, 2019
Vienna, Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 1,
Vienna, 1010 Austria
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Welcome!  The Austrian Association of Social Work (obds) hosts 2019 European Conference. We will provide a broad variety of keynotes, panels and paper sessions. Meet colleagues from all over the world in workshops at the locations where social work is provided! Our Motto: Social work strengthening relationships at the heart of thriving, healthy and peaceful communities: respecting human rights, safeguarding wellbeing, increasing participation, protecting the environment https://www.ifsw2019.com/de/

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THE 2019 ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE: Social Work Partnerships Towards an Equal Society

September 18, 2019 - September 20, 2019
NIMHANS Convention Centre, Hosur Main Road, Lakkasandra, Hombegowda Nagar
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029 India
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The 25th Asia-Pacific Joint Regional Social Work Conference (2019) will be held at Bengaluru, Karnataka State, India, between 18th and 20th of September 2019. A pre-conference seminar will also be held on 17th September. This is a biennial Joint Regional Conference of International Federation of Social Workers – Asia Pacific (IFAP ) and Asian and Pacific Association for Social Work Education (APASWE) and hosted by INPSWA – India Network of Professional Social Workers’ Associations in collaboration with the Dept. of…

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October 2019

IFSW 2019 Africa Region Conference

October 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Kampala Uganda + Google Map

Under the theme Social Work In Strengthening Human Relations For Social Economic and Political Transformation (Holistic empowerment) The IFSW 2019 Africa Region Conference aims to enhance existing linkages, build new partnerships and collaborations and serve as a platform for knowledge exchange and skills development for the scale up of best social work practices in Africa. The National Steering Committee wish you a warm welcome to Kampala, Uganda for the 3rd International Federation of Social Workers Africa Region Conference 2019. This regional gathering…

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November 2019

“Social Deprivation, Child Protection and Human Rights”

November 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Komotini Greece + Google Map

The Department of Social Administration and Political Science of Democritus University of Thrace, the Hellenic Association of Social Workers (SKLE), the Social Work Center of the University of Essex and the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), as honorary co-organizer, under the auspices of the Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs and the Municipality of Komotini in Thrace, are hosting an upcoming International Scientific Conference, with central theme: “Social Deprivation, Child Protection and Human Rights”. The conference will take place…

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March 2020

POSTPONED: IFSW celebrates #WSWD2020 at the UN Geneva

March 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm UTC+0
I N T E R N AT I O N A L C O N F E R E N C E CENTRE GENEVA (CICG)

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. FURTHER INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW. IFSW celebrates #SWSD2020 at the UN Geneva with the Workshop "Community engagements for social and environmental justice" at the UN  Geneva, in the International Conference Centre. Wednesday, 18 March 2020 This event is organized together with the International Association Schools of Social Work, Haute école de travail social, HES-SO Genève, Haute école de travail social de Fribourg (HETS-FR) , and with the United Nations of Research Institute for Social…

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WSWD 2020 Dhaka, Bangladesh

March 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Dhaka, KIB 3D Conference Hall, Lebel #4, Krishi Khamar Bari, Farmgate, Dhaka-1215 Bangladesh

WSWD 2020 3rd International Conference on “Enhancing Human Relationship, Social Capital and Community Sustainability” Venue: KIB 3D Conference Hall, Lebel #4, Krishi Khamar Bari, Farmgate, Dhaka-1215 IMPORTANT DATES ▪ Abstract Submission: January 31, 2020 ▪ Notification of Acceptance of Abstract: February 05, 2020 ▪ Full Paper Submission: February 25, 2020 (If Possible) ▪ Registration Begins: December 05, 2019 ▪ Last date for Registration: February 15, 2020 Registration Call for Papers

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CANCELLED: 2020 Social Work Day at the UN, New York

March 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-5
United Nations Headquarters, 760 United Nations Plaza Manhattan
New York City, 10017 United States

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED The International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of School of Social Work are pleased to announce that the 37th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations is scheduled for Monday, March 23rd 2020, 10 am - Noon in the ECOSOC Chamber. Please arrive to the UN before 8:45 a.m. as registration will close at 9:30 a.m. Social Work Day at the UN is a gathering place for people around…

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April 2020

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International Social Work: Possibilities and Opportunities / CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19

April 23, 2020
Signing Tree, Deaf Cultural Centre, Ladywood Road
Birmingham, West Midlands B16 8SZ United Kingdom

  A space to learn, to share, to reflect and to open up space for future collaboration https://www.basw.co.uk/events/international-social-work-possibilities-and-opportunities  

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July 2020

General Meeting 2020 (held as online forum) 11 – 13 July

July 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - July 13, 2020 @ 5:30 pm UTC+0

The IFSW 2020 General Meeting will be held as an online forum. Please find the latest information on our dedicated page by clicking the link below: IFSW General Meeting 2020

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August 2020

Human Rights Violations Amid Covid-19 in Africa: Social Work Voices from the Inside

August 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+2
Virtual

6pm CAT 5pm UK Time Livestream via Facebook: https://facebook.com/IFSW-Africa/ Hosted by: Joachim Mumba and Anstance Fometu Speakers include: Trust Tsadzi, Isatou Jammeh, Cornelius Dudzai, Florence Nyaoke, Nigel Hall, Colleen Lundy

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March 2021

The Value of Ubuntu to Social Work

March 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm UTC+2
Virtual

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World Social work Day 2021 Thailand (T)SWPC Events

March 16

Thailand Social Work Professions Council (SWPC) and Thailand Association of Social Workers (TASW) in collaboration with IFSW and UNICEF Thailand, will have  the afternoon session (international session), perhaps called the side event. This afternoon session's theme is “Shared Learnings and The Role of The Social Work Profession in Building a Sustainable, Fair And Socially Just Future” on March 16, 2021, at 13.00-16.30 Indochina (Bangkok) #WSWD2021 Event Poster  Contact Dr. Wilaiporn Kotbungkair

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World Social Work day 2021International Seminar – India

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+5.5

International Seminar on Social Service, Social Work, Social Sciences - A Road a Head - Awareness, Education & Opportunities Each and every Small step, efforts will lead us to success. Let us make our efforts, our success, together, for each other. International Seminar on Social Service, Social Work, Social Sciences - A Road a Head - Awareness, Education & Opportunities (As part of Social Work Month & Social Work Day - 16th March 2021 - Celebrations, Awareness & Campaign) Promoting…

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37TH ANNUAL SOCIAL WORK DAY AT THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK

March 16 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

WSWD2021 37TH ANNUAL SOCIAL WORK DAY AT THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK Theme: Responses to COVID-19: Standing Together Makes Us Stronger Panelists: Christina Behrendt, Ph.D., Head Social Policy Unit, Social Protection, International Labour Organization (ILO) Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director of the Advancement Project Paul Ladd, Director of the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development (UNRISD) Date: Tuesday 16 March 2021, Noon – 1:30 p.m. ET Registration is free but required. Please register here. Attendees will be emailed a Zoom invite following…

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World Social work Day 2021 Sharing our lived experiences about “UBUNTU

March 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EAT

The African region event on Sharing our lived experiences about “UBUNTU”: Telling our stories around the evening fire  Date: Tuesday 16th March 2021 Time: 15:30 PM CAT Live Stream Via Facebook IFSW Africa https://www.facebook.com/IFSW JOIN OUR EVENING CONVERSATION ON WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY 2021 https://zoom.us/j/97128087073?pwd=VXF0RDdBWVp5LzBHMnltNFJUR1JpQT09 Meeting ID: 971 2808 7073 Passcode: 442596

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“Time to deliver on Social Europe!”

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+0

NEW!  SAVE THE DATE FOR SOCIAL PLATFORM WEBINAR "TIME TO DELIVER ON SOCIAL EUROPE!" 18 MARCH 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 Europe is grappling with the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people’s health, living and working conditions. While short-term measures are still crucial to tackle its devastating impact, it is equally important to find sustainable and inclusive solutions to recover from this crisis in the medium term and long-term, with the aim of building a more resilient, socially just…

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East Asia Sub-region APASWE WSWD2021 webinar

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm JST
Online (East Asia), East Asia + Google Map
Free

WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY 2021 East Asia Sub-region APASWE WSWD2021 webinar Theme: What can social work education do? DATE & TIME March 26th (Fri) 2021, 2pm in Beijing and 3pm in Seoul & Tokyo Detailed poster East Asian APASWE Webinar REGISTRATION by March 24th (Wed) midnight Tokyo time Contact Viktor Virag (Nagasaki International University, APASWE Board Member)  

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