July 2018

March 2019

WSWD 2019: Round table on social workers standing up for human rights

March 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+2
Centre de Conference Internationales Geneve + Google Map

This year the World Social Work Day, 19 March, promotes the importance of human relationships. It is a key day in which social workers worldwide stand together to celebrate the achievements of the profession and take the theme message into their communities, workplaces and to their governments to raise awareness of the social work contributions […]

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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 […]

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

September 18, 2019 - September 20, 2019
NIMHANS Convention Centre + Google Map

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 […]

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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 + 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 […]

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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

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 […]

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April 2020

June 2020

The First Arctic Forum of Social workers “The Arctic is the territory of love and care”

June 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Yakutia + Google Map

On 25-27 June 2020 Russian Union of Social Workers and Social Pedagogues together with the Government of Yakutia will hold the First Arctic Forum of Social workers “The Arctic is the territory of love and care”. Call for Papers The main topics for discussions The best practices and projects of social services to people living […]

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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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IFSW 2020 Online Conference: Co-Building Social Transformation

July 15, 2020 - July 19, 2020

This conference will finalise a global consultation process that will set the strategic priorities for the social work profession from 2020 to 2030. Social work is the fastest growing profession in the world as more governments and employers recognise the powerful impact that social workers have in communities. Lower crime rates, better health outcomes, more […]

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February 2024

IFSW side panel event for the UN 62nd session of the Commission for Social Development

February 9 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am UTC-5

IFSW is delighted to announce a side panel event for the upcoming 62nd session of the Commission for Social Development, emphasising the critical intersection of social justice and ecological sustainability. The event, titled “Rights, Voice, Protections: Co-Creating Social Justice in an Eco-Social World,” aims to spotlight the pressing goal of eradicating poverty within the framework […]

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March 2024

IFSW Africa celebrates International womens day

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0

IFSW Africa Joins and invites all social workers in celebrating the International Women's Day with an online webinar reflecting on the theme: 'Invest in women, accelerate progress' Day: 9th March 2024 Time: 12H00 to 14H00 UTC Venue: Online  

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March 14 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0

Webinar on transformative Gender-Responsive Social Protection  in and Eco-social World. IFSW virtual event in support of the 68th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. The event, titled “Transformative Gender-responsive Social Protections in an Eco-social World” is designed to spotlight the session’s priority themes: Accelerating the achievement of gender equality and the […]

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World social work day at the UN Geneva

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
UN Geneva + Google Map

The World social work day will be held on the 20th March 2024 at the UN Geneva focusing to explore the topic Buen Vivir in Social Work: Co-building a Sustainable and Just Future. This is done in collaboration with our partners. WSWD2024 UN Geneva event details Programme WSWD 2024 Register for the Geneva celebrations here

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Asia Pacific Webinar on Children’s Rights in the context of Cross Border Family Connections

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm UTC+12

Webinar on Children’s Rights in the context of Cross Border Family Connections. Jointly hosted by the International Social Service (ISS) and Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB), the webinar aims to address the urgent need for a family-first approach in child protection within our diverse and interconnected world. With the dramatic increase in cross-border movement […]

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June 2024

Asia Pacific Social Work Student Conference 2024 

June 5 - June 8

Asia Pacific Social Work Student Conference 2024  Theme Battle of Wits: Social Work Wisdom vs. InnoTech Intelligence Organizers Hong Kong Social Workers Association Foundation Limited Hong Kong Social Workers Association Macau Social Workers Association University of Saint Joseph Faculty of Health Sciences Sponsor: Drs Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation Date 5th to […]

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