35th Annual Social Work Day
35th Annual Social Work Day was celebrated on March 26, 2018 at the US headquarters in New York.The panel discussion organized for the occasion focused on sustainable development agenda and social work practice. The panelists included representatives of the diplomatic community, United Nations Secretariat, environmental researches and experts from the Mayor’s office of the City of New York. The audience mostly included students who have chosen social work as their future profession, as well as social work academics and practitioners.
Annamaria Campanini, President of the International Association of Schools of Social Work and Professor of Social Work at Milano Bicocca University welcomed the participants. The discussion was moderated by two Co-Chairs of Social Work Day—Professor Shirley Gatenio Gabel, IASSW and Professor Michael Cronin, IFSW. The wrap-up was provided by Dr. Rory Truell, Secretary-General of IFSW.