Ana I. Lima Fernández (IFSW Europe President) and Manane Petrosyan (Deputy Executive IFSW Europe, invited by Ana and supporter of the president of IFSW Europe by this meeting) has met Joran Le Gall (ANAS president), as well as ANAS´vice-president, Treasurer, three executive members, the Committee of Health/ International/ IT/ and Education, and nine representatives of different regions of France.
The meeting was hosted by ANAS in their central office, in Paris, where we met them the 25 of November 2017, from the morning till lunch. ANAS opened the doors for us, inviting us to a lunch post meeting and being a wonderful host.
A chance to comment the future lines and paths of collaboration and an approach to ANAS, reinforcing bridges with them, meeting their recently elected president, Joran Le Gall, as well as meeting the colleagues that are working and supporting us from the area of International, as Marie-Geneviévè Mounier, Christine Windstrup, and Aline Blanchy (how is also participating in the regional project), in between many other good colleagues and excellent social workers.
Ana Lima has presented the documents, protocols and the working program 2018, as well as the Agenda plan fron 2018, inviting ANAS to participate to the next Delegates meeting in Romania on May, and to assist to the SWSD 2018, in between other compromises.
ANAS raised some questions too, regarding the communication with the IFSW and other doubts that Ana I. Lima Fernández answered as the link person from the executive. Many of the information is accessible for members in the website as key-documents, but from the executive the message it is welcoming to consult them and to share their questions with the executive, in order to prepare the agenda and plan the next Delegates Meeting for 2018.