A los Miembros de la Asociación Helénica de Trabajadores Sociales: Como Presidenta de la Federación Internacional de Trabajadores Sociales quiero manifestar a ustedes mi más sincera solidaridad con el pueblo griego por el incendio que afecta el país y que habría provocado al menos 74 muertos y 182 heridos. En representación de las organizaciones miembros […]
To Members of Hellenic Association of Social Workers: As President of the International Federation of Social Workers, I want to express to you my sincerest solidarity with the Greek people enduring the fires that are affecting the country causing at least 74 deaths and 182 injuries. On behalf of the all the IFSW member organizations, […]
The Spanish General Council of Social Work (CGTS) and the 36 Professional Bodies of Social Work throughout the territory and ratify their commitment to defend the immigrants´ rights. The professional body structure valued that the Spanish Public Administration has decided to welcome these people. Spanish social workers have offered to collaborate with the Public Administration […]
Social workers from Europe endorse the “Boot Out Austerity marches on – Blackwood to Cardiff, June 2018” and consent to the message sent by social workers. Ana Radulescu, IFSW European Vice President: today, social workers from BASW became our common voice on making visible the impact of austerity on social work services, social work profession […]
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 […]
Ana Lima, Regional President of IFSW Europe, spoke at a conference held at the University of Pisa on the future of social work, emphasising social rights, which was part of the World Social Work Day 2018 initiatives. The international workshop titled “Assistenti Sociali in Temp di cambiamento. Percorsi formative e sviluppo professionale” (Social Workers in […]
Ana Radulescu, The IFSW Europe Vice President, encourages social workers to take part in the debates related to Minimum Income Schemes organized during the EMIN Bus Journey. The EMIN Bus journey raises awareness on Minimum Income, European Minimum Income and is visiting 32 Countries over 64 days. During the Journey, a total of 120 programs […]
On the 9th of April, Ana I. Lima Fernández (IFSW Europe President) has been in Lisbon, Portugal, in the context of “Desafios colocados ao Serviço Social: Presente e futuro” (Challenges placed at Social Service: Present and future) organized by the ISCTE-IUL. A journey that has involved IFSW Europe activities, where Ana Lima has held different […]
International Federation of Social Workers European Region Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Social workers for transformational and sustainable social protection in Europe Making the most of the European Pillar of Social Rights for a better life for people goes far beyond the area of employment. Strengthening peoples’ resilience and enhancing their capability to react to risks of life […]
European Executive Committee Honorary Secretary and Representatives IFSW Europe e.V. IFSW Europe e.V. is one of the five regional divisions of IFSW. IFSW Europe e.V. is a registered legal body, and has 41 member associations in 39 countries, with a total of 170.000 social workers – the membership is representative as it covers all corners […]
Council of Europe IFSW Europe has designated representatives for the Council of Europe. The Council of Europe, based in Strasbourg (France), now covers virtually the entire European continent, with its 47 member countries. Founded on 5 May 1949 by 10 countries, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based […]
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 […]
The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers wishes to express solidarity with colleagues in the Maltese Association of Social Workers (MASW) who are engaged in industrial action. Members of MASW have been striking in order to seek improved work conditions, alongside employees of the Foundation for Social Welfare Services (FSWS), including psychologists, family therapists […]
The Turkish Association of Social Workers (TASW) expresses solidarity with the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) in expressing deep concern at the detention of the Palestinian social worker and activist Mr. Munther Amira. Mr. Amira was detained […]
The theme of the 2018 conference is Environmental and Community Sustainability: Human Solutions in Evolving Societies and over 2,000 delegates are expected to attend. The conference scientific programme aims to build on the successes of the previous world conferences with sub-themes built around the sustainable development of our environment and our communities.
We invite you to join us for this exciting event to be held at The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in what is our centenary year. Social Work at Edinburgh University began in 1918, and we are using 2018 as an opportunity to look backwards and forwards, nationally and internationally, at what social work is now and might be in the future.