33nd Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations

33nd Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations Theme: Refugees and Displaced Persons: Ensuring Dignity and Worth The International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of School of Social Work are pleased to announce that the 33nd Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations is scheduled for Monday, April 4, 2016…

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IASSW condemns the terrorist attack on the Bacha Khan University in North West Pakistan

IASSW condemns the terrorist attack on the Bacha Khan University in North West Pakistan   We Board members of International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) strongly condemn the cowardly terrorist attack by heavily armed Taliban militants on the students and faculty in the prestigious Bacha Khan University in northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. Media reports…

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COP 21 and ‘The Paris Agreement’

COP 21 and ‘The Paris Agreement’: The Promise of a Legally Binding Agreement on Climate Change   Lena Dominelli attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) or COP21 meeting in Paris, France, representing social work for the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW).  COP21 ran…

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Project Funding − Call for Proposals

Project Funding − Call for Proposals IASSW Grants for Projects in Social Work Education   IASSW invites proposals for projects, designed to advance social work education internationally. Grants of up to USD 4.000 are available for proposals that can be expected to contribute to the implementation of the IASSW Mission Statement, and to the enhancement…

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UNAIDS Meeting Statement-November 2015

 Catalysing Global Action to Eliminate Stigma and Discrimination in Health Care Geneva, 10 – 11 November 2015 Meeting Statement September 2015 marked the transition from one era of global health and development to the next. Seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by world leaders setting a vision for sustainable development grounded in international human…

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UN New York Newsletter-November 2015

Please look at the newsletter for recent news of events and IASSW activities at the United Nations.  We hope that this information is useful to you in your teaching and/or advocacy efforts and would appreciate hearing from you regarding your interest or efforts on any of these issues. All suggestions are welcome. Click here; UN New York Newsletter-November…

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