In Memory of Heinrich Schiller (1925-2016)

In Memory of Heinrich Schiller (1925-2016) This is an obituary of one of IASSW’s Presidents from 1980-1988. He passed away in Nürnberg on the 10th of November 2016, but with his long and active life he has left traces that will be remembered in times to come. Several autobiographical and biographical portraits by himself, by…

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IASSW Statement on the Peace Agreement in Colombia

IASSW Statement on the Peace Agreement in Colombia The International Association of Schools of Social Work would like to express its joy for the signing of the final peace agreement between Colombia’s government and the FARC-EP guerrilla movement. This agreement opens a bright new chapter for the people of Colombia. Colombian Society suffered from more…

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Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) to host the SWSD 2020 Conference

Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) to host the SWSD 2020 Conference  Joint World Conference for Social Work and Social Development, 2020,with the Theme: Promoting Human Relationships The Joint Steering Committee, representing the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW), the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) and the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW),…

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IASSW Statement Theme 3: Promoting environmental and community sustainability

Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development IASSW Statement Theme 3: Promoting environmental and community sustainability The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development (2012) reflects the commitment of social workers, social development practitioners, educators, and international, national and local organisations to contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In preparing for…

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