The first Livestream webinar of IFSW Africa Social Work practice during Pandemic has brought together Social work practitioners across Africa in solidarity with colleagues around the world to share experiences. Professionals from Nigeria, Marocco, Kenia, Malawi, Gambia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, the UK gave a brief outline of what is happening in their countries. IFSW Africa Vicepresident, Mr. Joachim Mumba says […]
Young Carers celebrate 70 years of the commonwealth by developing a commonwealth young carer charter whilst enjoying a relaxing weekend Around 50 young carers gathered on 5-7 December 2019 in Nairobi for a festival of play, fun, reflection and campaigning. The event was organised by the Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work (COSW) in partnership with […]
In July members of the Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work, an organisation affiliated with IFSW, met with Commonwealth Youth Ministers in Uganda. See their report here.
Around 75 young carers from across East Africa gathered in Nairobi on Friday 7 December for the first young carers’ regional forum aimed at giving a voice and support to this often neglected and isolated group. The event was sponsored bythe Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work (COSW), organised by the Kenya National Association of Social […]
The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day. This year, the day will be celebrated on 1 October 2012. UN Habitat is primarily concerned with improving and developing the urban environment in cities, including work in the biggest slum communities in the world. The key objectives of […]
The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) welcomes the recent development in Kenya towards national unity and co-operation after a very difficult period of violence following the national elections at the end of 2007. The implementation of the power sharing agreement will be a challenge for everybody in Kenya. Real commitment and determination will be […]