Celebrations for World Social Work Day were postponed in Palestine after four civilians were killed by the Israeli military the day before the event was to take place. The celebration and promotion of social work was planned to be held with the Ministry of Education and other partners at Bethlehem University. The Palestinian Union for […]
Asia and Pacific
IFSW member The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) expressed its support for all who were affected by today’s events in Christchurch / Otautahi. We are shocked to learn of the multiple fatalities and injuries caused by this attack, which was clearly intended to do maximum damage to worshippers in two Mosques in […]
Kua puta te pānui mō te IFSW, Te Rā Toko i te Hāpori E whakatairanga ana i te taura here tāngata Te Rā Toko i te Hāpori Tekau mā iwa o Poutūterangi, rua mano, tekau mā iwa
Social Work Students from the Department of Social Work, Nagasaki International University, Japan have produced this video for 2019 World Social Work Day
Photo left to right: Sarah Clark SWRB Cheif Executive, Shannon Pakura ANZASW President, Lucy Sandford-Reed ANZASW Cheif Executive, James Poskitt MSD; Paul Dicky MSD; Margaret McArthur MSD; obscured Tanya Roth; Shayne Walker; Anahila Kanongata’a-Suisuiki Labour MP IFSW member the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) announces that a historic milestone for social work has been […]
For all the latest news and registration information – please visit the APSWC Website: https://apswc2019.com/ Please note: The last date for submission of abstracts is extended until 30th March 2019.
As the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers took to the streets on Sunday to support LGBTIQ Victorians at the Midsumma Pride March, the Association welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement that it plans to outlaw ‘conversion therapy’. The harmful and thoroughly debunked practice aims to change, suppress or eliminate an individual’s sexual […]
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 […]
Sub theme Academic Frustration among students, Importance of Human Relations for a sound community, Involvement in Drugs, Counseling and Rehabilitation Role of Social Workers and Department of Narcotics of Bangladesh Government. Digital Education, ICT and Sustainable Development of Bangladesh. Sustainable Development Goals, Community Development, and Social Leadership. Environment, Climate Change and Disaster Management and […]
Submitted by the Korea Association of Social Workers In Korea, the national budget is fixed by the National Assembly every fall. From fall 2018, the Korea Association of Social Workers has been making proposals on the social welfare budget. One of them is the budget for local children’s centres. In December, groups of local children’s […]
International Social Work Congress of Social Work in Siberia The first Congress of social workers of Siberia with international participation will take place in West Siberian city Kemerovo. The title of the Congress is «Social workers are the key factor for social welfare of vulnerable people». In Siberia we have 10 regions and all […]
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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Social worker Sher Gestro, Service leader at Lifewise Family Services in Auckland New Zealand talks about ‘Mana Whānau’ – a social work programme that works with families that are at imminent risk of losing their child to state-care when it has been identified that a child is at significant risk. The intensive evidence-based programme involves […]
IFSW Secretary-General, Dr Rory Truell speaking on social work perspectives and experiences in advancing human rights in an interview with ANZASW.
The 2nd “Belt and Road” Initiatives Social Work Cooperation and Development Forum was held in Nanning on November 16th, with the theme of “Innovation, Cooperation and Communication: Social Work under the Belt and Road Vision”, the 2nd “Belt and Road” Social Work Cooperation and Development Forum was opened in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. This […]
Dear colleagues and friends, To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Hong Kong Social Workers Association and the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at The University of Hong Kong, we are co-organizing an international conference on “Change and Innovation for a Better World: The Future of Social Work Profession” on June 27-28, 2019 at […]
Irene Leung from the Hong Kong Association of Social Workers has been successfully elected as the new Regional Vice-President. IFSW President Silvana Martinez said, “We welcome Irene to the global Executive and look forward to benefiting from her considerable experience as a social work leader. Along with The Asia-Pacific President Rose Henderson, I am sure […]
The World Social Work Day poster for 2019 is now available. IFSW President Silvana Martinez invites social workers and organisational partners to co-brand the poster and send language translations to be displayed on the IFSW website. Dr Martinez said: World social work day and our joint actions are not only a demonstration of the […]