PRESS RELEASE – GLOBAL AGENDA REPORT PUBLISHED

PRESS RELEASE – GLOBAL AGENDA REPORT PUBLISHED 15 JULY 2020 ‘Human  relationships  are  the  engine  of  social  development’  says  global report The fourth and final report on the first decade of The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development 2010-2020 is published today, Wednesday 15th July 2020. The report includes a Global Overview and…

The Global Agenda 2020-2030

| The Global Agenda 2020-2030 | Your Definition on Solidarity The new decade has started with unprecedented disruptions and uncertainties. IASSW considers this epic moment in human history as the crucial time to discuss The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development 2020-2030 under ‘Solidarity’. Not only calling for ideas contribution, IASSW also joins…

Webinar announcement: Why are human rights considerations fundamental to social protection responses to COVID-19?

Webinar announcement Why are human rights considerations fundamental to social protection responses to COVID-19? On Tuesday 14 July 2020, Development Pathways, UNICEF South Asia and Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will host the twenty-second webinar of the “Social protection responses to COVID-19” webinar series.   For more details, click here: https://www.developmentpathways.co.uk/news/webinar-announcement-why-are-human-rights-considerations-fundamental-to-social-protection-responses-to-covid-19/  

Social Work Education Under Covid-19: A call for international projects

Social Work Education Under Covid-19:  A call for international projects Dear IASSW Members, Please note that IASSW has extended the  deadline for the submission of proposals till August 31st. This is call from a joint proposal from IASSW International Project Committee and Disaster Intervention, Climate Change And Sustainability Committee. You are invited to submit a…

ASASWEI -IASSW : webinar on Mandela Day 18 July 2020

ASASWEI -IASSW : webinar on Mandela Day 18 July 2020   Dear Colleagues, Greetings!!. It is our pleasure to inform you that the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) and The Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions (ASASWEI) is planning to have a joint webinar commemorating Mandela Day 18 July 2020.…

Symposia / Lecture on Gandhi

Symposia / Lecture on Gandhi As you may be aware, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation to India who led India’s Independent movement with Peace and Non Violence as the main strategy (Satyagraha) has led many civil rights movement across the world particularly in South Africa. Gandhi’s ideas have hugely…

The passing of a former social work leader

The passing of a former social work leader IASSW is  truly sorry to hear the news of the passing of Sybil Francis of Jamaica. She died at her home on June 3 at the age of 106. Ms Francis was an extraordinary leader in social work education in the Caribbean. Among many other contributions, she was…

SHARING IS CARING

SHARING IS CARING By Srishti Bhattacharya, Trainee Social Worker, Department of Social Work, University of Delhi In the era of the novel coronavirus, where underprivileged sections of the population including women and girls are facing hardships in maintaining a decent standard of life, even a small form of assistance can be fruitful in bringing smiles…

Social Work and Covid-19: from the front line, reflections for the post emergency

Social Work and Covid-19: from the front line, reflections for the post emergency Prepared by Elena Allegri -Professor of Sociology and Social Work, University of Eastern Piedmont, Alessandria, Italy.  Email: elena.allegri@uniupo.it Roberta T. Di Rosa -Professor of Sociology and Social Work,University of Palermo, Italy. Email: robertateresa.dirosa@unipa.it Silvana Mordeglia – President of the National Foundation of Social…