SDG consultation and Public Lecture at TISS-Mumbai, India

The tag line of “Leaving no one behind” has attracted many in the social sector towards debates and actions on Sustainable Development Goals. Social work being a practice based transdisciplinary profession, working towards SDGs is a natural response keeping the inclusive dimensions of the global goals. It is in this context, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences is organising a Roundtable Consultation and Public Lecture on Engaging with Sustainable Development Goals:Challenges and Responses of Social Work Practice on Monday 16 September 2019.

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SWESD 2020 International Scientific Committee: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The SWESD 2020 International Scientific Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the JOINT WORLD CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT: PROMOTING HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS: BRIDGING THE FUTURE!

Authors are warmly invited to submit abstracts for Oral, Symposium, Workshop, Regional dialogue and Poster presentations and invites both traditional papers and innovative contributions of various kind.

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Letter to Members: New Executive Director in ICSW

Dear Members and Friends,

In this mail I will inform you about the change in the position of Executive Director (ED). Sergei Zelenev resigned his position as Executive Director on May 27. ICSW thanks him for the seven years he has served the organisation with a wide engagement and huge knowledge in social policy. ICSW wishes him all the best for the future. Sergei however, will stay as our representative to the United Nations in New York for another year.

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IASSW, ICSW and IFSW Joint Statement

The Presidents of International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW), International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) and International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) are delighted to announce their ongoing joint commitment to the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social development and that the three organizations will be jointly holding world conferences in 2022 and 2024 with the expectation that joint conferences will continue into the future. It was agreed that whenever possible the world conferences will be rotated by the region. While there is no criterion for any of the partner organizations to have local member in the conference host country, attention should be given by the conference host to assist with the development of local members for each of the global members.  In 2022 other partners can be involved at the subcommittee level such as the Programme Committee. In 2024 a global service-user organization will be invited as an equal partner with IASSW, ICSW and IFSW as the global hosts of the world conference.

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