The International Federation of Social Workers is delighted to announce that we have three new country-level members!
The following organisations have had their applications for Full IFSW Membership approved unanimously during the General Meeting on July 2020
- Republic of the Congo – National Association of Social Workers of the Republic of Congo.
- Jordan – Jordan Association for Social Work
- Mexico – National Federation of Mexican Collegium of Social Work
Successful membership applications to IFSW over recent years shows that social work is one of the fasting growing professions.
In 2019, three more African social work associations were admitted in IFSW, two from The Democratic Republic of Congo and one from Togo.
In 2018, Paraguay joined IFSW and in 2017 the following country-level members joined IFSW: The Netherlands, Malawi and Sierra Leone.
In 2016 the following country-level members joined IFSW: Moldova, Poland and Lebanon.
In 2015 the following country-level members joined IFSW: Greece, Haiti, India, and Panama.
In 2014 the following country-level members joined IFSW: Aotearoa /New Zealand (as a new coordinating body), Egypt, Grenada, Mexico, Nepal, Romania (as a new coordinating body) and Morocco.
IFSW keeps working with new National Associations processing further applications
IFSW Secretary-General, Rory Truell said:
“The global social work profession continues to leap from strength-to-strength and to rise to new levels of cooperation and solidarity. IFSW is a place of shared learning and global action. Social workers from Rep. of Congo, Jordan and Mexico will bring new rich experiences and insights to both their regions and to global IFSW. They can now stand alongside our other country-level members in our global work to reinforce social work solutions to achieve social justice and human rights. We extend a heartfelt welcome and congratulate them on achieving full membership”.