The aim of the conference, organized by the UNED (Spanish Open University), was to deepen on migrant minors at the local, national, and global level. Well known international experts participated, and visits to centers specialized on unaccompanied foreign minors (MENAS) were organized. From 25th to the 27th of April, the city of Melilla hosted the […]
PREÁMBULO El primer código deontológico en trabajo social editado por el Consejo General del Trabajo Social fue aprobado por Asamblea General de Colegios Oficiales de Diplomados en Trabajo Social y Asistentes Sociales en su sesiónextraordinaria de 29 de mayo de 1999. Desde entonces, en los siguientes diez años, el código se ha impreso hasta en seis […]
By Ruth Stark, IFSW President Social Work Day 2017 celebrated the power of social work to help people find positive change in their lives. 3 million social workers in 126 countries provides that base of a powerful social movement for global change. In the last few days we have again joined social workers and the […]
Ana Lima, IFSW European Regional President and President of the Spanish Council for Social Work said today: “Social Work is committed to PEACE and NON-VIOLENCE, we condemn all forms of terrorism. Just as recently Barcelona has suffered ominous attacks. We want to send to the victims, their families and their inner circle our heartfelt condolences. […]
IFSW expressed full support and solidarity with Consejo General del Trabajo (the Spanish Council of Social Workers) by joining them in their campaign against austerity at the European Parliament held today on the International Day of Human Rights. Consejo General del Trabajo, along with families that use social work services, and politicians travelled together to […]
The IFSW member for Spain Consejo General del Trabajo Social has won an award for their scientific journal Servicios Sociales y Política Social (Social Services and Social Policy). The Journal has been recognised with the “Social Journalism Award” 2014, by the Foundation Ineprodes Group. The editorial board of the journal thanked all the Social Work Professional Associations, […]
While attending the IFSW European Regional Meeting in Madrid this month, IFSW Secretary-General, Dr Rory Truell was interviewed by the Spanish General Council of Social Workers on some of the issues and trends taking place in international social work. Click here for the English version.
En el último año el número de familias que han implorado ayuda de los servicios sociales por los recortes ha crecido un 74%. Son datos del estudio realizado por el Consejo General del Trabajo Social. “La pobreza en España ya es crónica”, con esta frase la Presidenta del Consejo General del Trabajo Social (CGTS), Ana […]
Madrid, 16 may (EFE).- Los trabajadores sociales de toda Europa ha exigido al nuevo Parlamento Europeo que gobierne para las personas y no para el mercado. El Consejo General del Trabajo Social acoge desde hoy y hasta el próximo domingo la reunión de delegados de la Federación Internacional de Trabajo Social (FITS), a la que […]
Los representantes de los trabajadores sociales de toda Europa han debatido este fin de semana cómo los recortes sociales y las políticas de austeridad están afectando a las familias. La presidenta del Consejo General del Trabajo Social (CGTS), Ana Lima, la de la FITS Europa, Cristina Martins, y el secretario general de la FITS Mundial, Rory Truell, […]
Press Release from the IFSW Delegates Meeting 2014 Madrid, Spain Social workers from the length and breadth of the European Economic Area (EEA) are assembling in Madrid for the annual Delegates Meeting of the European Region of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) which takes place between 16th and 18th May. The meeting is […]
More than 1,300 Spanish social workers came together in Marbella, Spain on 14 – 16 November 2013 for the national social work congress of the Consejo General del Trabajo Social (CGTS) (the Spanish social workers council and IFSW/FITS member). The conference theme was ‘Social Intervention in Troubled Times: We Know, We Can, We Demand’. There […]
René Schegg, IFSW Policy and Communications Officer, joined their social work awards ceremony and a celebration of 30 years of professional social work in Spain. He also participated in an open discussion forum at their General Meeting to discuss strategies for maintaining social services in Spain. At this event IFSW officially received this statement.
IFSW statement to Spain (13 March 2004): Dear friends in Spain, What a brave and strong people you are!! Already the day after the terrible terrorist attacks on the trains in Madrid you have been able to turn the stumbling blocks into stepping stones. We could not join you with the millions of people on […]