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IASSW: World Social Work Day 2018

IASSW: World Social Work Day 2018

World Social Work Day is celebrated each year on the third Tuesday of each March. This year, it falls on Tuesday, 20 March 2018. This year highlights ‘Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability’, which relates to the third pillar of the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development.

We understand that you all must be planning some activities for the celebration of World Social Work Day 2018 in your schools/ Colleges/Universities and at your networks.

Video message of President on WSWD 2018

We are sharing video message from Prof. Annamaria Campanini President International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW), on World Social Work Day 2018 in three languages: English, French and Spanish. I hope you will use this video on WSWD 2018 and circulate further with your network.

Links are as follows:




Members are invited to send us photographs they’ve taken in-keeping with this year’s theme of ‘Promoting Community & Environmental Sustainability’ also we would like to have your reports, video messages etc. which will be published on IASSW website and social media.

IASSW is asking members to get involved on World Social Work Day 2018 by using Twitter and Facebook to celebrate social work. Please use the hashtags #WSWD2018 #IASSW and  please remember to tag us in your tweet  @IASSW_AIETS

WSWD Greetings from Japan:

International conference and Social work day in Kigali Rwanda 2018: