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region NorthEastAsia 150x150ICSW North East Asia Region, which has been divided from Asia-Pacific Region since 2000, comprises five members: Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Taiwan.

A. Introduction to ICSW North East Asia Region

1) Headquarter

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  Name Position
1 Mr Chua Hoi Wai - Hong Kong (left 4, front row) President
2 Dr. Peiyuen Tsai - Taiwan (right 4, front row) Vice President
3 Ms. Hyewon Yoon - Korea (right 1, front row) Treasurer

Secretariat

  • Address : Room 1305, 13/F, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building
    15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
  • Tel : +852-28642995
  • Fax : +852-25284230
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2) Member organization

  Name of Organization Email
1 The Hong Kong Council of Social Service Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
2 Japanese National Committee of the ICSW Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
3 Korea National Council of Social Welfare Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
4 Mongolia United Association of Social Welfare Organization Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
5 The Council of Social Welfare, Taiwan Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.

B. Regional Activities

2019 ICSW North-East Asia Regional Conference on Family Development and Social Welfare
nea 2019 FDSW 800x2019 NEA Regional Conference was successfully held during 8-9 July 2019 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The theme of conference was “Family Development and Social Welfare”. Other than exchanging experience and insights for promoting better family services and policies, regional members also visited different service facilities to know more about family and social service development in Mongolia. About 150 participants attended the Conference.

 

Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2018 (SWSD2018)
nea dublin 2018 800xNorth East Asia is experiencing a large and growing ageing population. The pace of ageing is rapid due to declined fertility and increased longevity, and in some cases shrinking populations. The ageing population with the increasing old-age dependency ratio becomes one of the major challenges to the society, from socio-economic to policy systems. In recent years, North East Asia region is trying to identify technological solutions to assist older adults in independent living and social participation. The assistive technologies also contributes by reducing the burden on their families and caregivers.

“ICSW NEA Symposium: Technology and Social Innovation for Ageing in North East Asia” was organized on 6 July 2018 in the Joint World Conference on SWSD 2018. The Symposium aimed to share and exchange the experience in technology advancement and adoption in ageing North East Asia societies, and to engage practitioners and participants to discuss innovative solutions to increase the effectiveness and responsiveness to the needs and aspirations of elders in the region and worldwide. Around 70 participants joined the Symposium.

 

2017 ICSW North-East Asia Regional Conference on Long Term Care
The biennial NEA Conference was successfully held during 27-28 June 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan. The main theme of the Conference was “Technology Application and Social Innovation in Aging Society”. In the Conference, regional members shared and exchanged innovative ideas and projects in technology application and visited elderly facilities and related services in Taipei. The Conference attracted an attendance of over 200.

 

Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016 (SWSD2016)
nea swsd2016 1The SWSD2016 has been successfully held during 27-30 June 2016 in Seoul, Korea. The theme of the conference was “Promoting the Dignity and Worth of People”. A total of 232 sessions and 1,540 presentations were arranged. 3 social programs and 12 field visits were organized. More than 2500 participants from more than 80 countries attended the conference. The Seoul Declaration from IASSW, ICSW & IFSW was adopted during the Conference.

 

2015 ICSW North-East Asia Regional Conference on Long Term Care
nea swsd2016 2The Hong Kong Council of Social Service hosted the biennial NEA Conference during 5-6 November. In the Conference, regional members shared and exchanged the long-term care service development and the challenges facing in the region. Gala Dinner, agency visits and community tour were organized to regional members. Over 100 participants from regional members, Mainland China, Macau and Hong Kong attended the Conference.

 

Report from ICSW-NEA Headquarter

Activity Reports from Member Organizations

C. Regional Newsletters