The newly established IFSW Asia Pacific representatives to the UN in Bangkok had their first meeting over the weekend bringing together social workers from all over the region
Silvana Martinez Joachim Cuthbert Mumba Ana Radulescu
John Brennan Larry Emil Alicea-Rodríguez Jan Christianson Wood Kathy Wehrmann Priska Fleischlin Wilaiporn Kae Kotbungkair Sug Pyo Kim Pushkar Sebastian Suresh Pathare Herbert Paulischin Swetha Rao Pascal Rudin
Michael Cronin Shane Pakura Robyn Corrigan Australian Association of Social Workers Habibur Rahman
香港社會工作人員協會 Indian Society of Professional Social Work: ISPSW Karnataka Association of Professional Social Workers National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI) Kerala Association of Professional Social Workers - KAPS Hamed Olamaee 日本ソーシャルワーカー連盟（Japanese Federation of Social Workers） 日本ソーシャルワーカー協会 Sug Pyo Kim Teoh Ai Hua Yemen union of sociologists ,social workers and psychologist" 한국사회복지사협회 Association des Assistants Sociaux au Liban 澳門社會工作人員協進會 - MSWA/ Malaysian Association of Social Workers
Social Worker's Association Nepal "swan" Anzasw Voice
PUSWP - Palestine - نقابة الأخصائيين الإجتماعيين والنفسيين الفلسطينية
Philippine Association of Social Workers, Inc. - Laguna Chapter "IFSW UN Global Commissioner and Asia Pacific Regional Representatives
First Meeting – 21 March 2020
The newly established IFSW Asia Pacific representatives to the UN in Bangkok had their first meeting over the weekend bringing together social workers from all over the region with representative from China, Thailand, Korea, India, Iran, New Zealand and Australia. Rose Henderson, President of ISFW Asia Pacific welcomed the new team and gave a presentation about the region and the IFSW structure and the leading documents such as the definition, the code of ethics and the policy papers.
This team is now part of the IFSW UN Commission that represents social work to the UN headquarters and offices in order to strengthen the understanding of social work and to raise awareness about the importance for governments to partner with the national social work associations.
This new established team discussed key future actions, partnership within the commission and the IFSW community. Due to current circumstances, the meeting on Zoom also included a chance for sharing knowledge and experiences in relation to each countries response to COVID-19 ... See MoreSee Less
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