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…

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),…

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…

IASSW Statement on recent developments in Turkey

IASSW Statement on recent developments in Turkey IASSW and EASSW have been monitoring recent developments in Turkey closely. Our organisations and the wider social work community consistently and unequivocally condemn military coups and attempts to limit civil liberties, and curtail human rights. The attempted coup de etat in Turkey, was appallingand dangerous. Perpetrators need to…

IASSW statement on recent terror attacks

IASSW statement on recent terror attacks International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) condemns violence and terror attacks held in recent days: on June 28thattack at the Istanbul airport (Turkey), on the 1st July massacre  in a restaurant in Dhaka (Bangladesh), on 3 July 2016, two bomb attacks were carried out in Baghdad, resulting…

Statement about the priority issues for the Latin American Region

Asociación Latinoamericana de Enseñanza e Investigación en Trabajo Social Associação Latino-Americana de Ensino e Pesquisa em Serviço Social   Statement about the priority issues for the Latin American Region[1]   The Latin American Association of Education and Research of Social Work (ALAEITS, Spanish Acronym) agree that the following issues deserve priority attention by governments, institutions,…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – IASSW REGIONAL RESOURCE CENTRES

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS    –   IASSW REGIONAL RESOURCE CENTRES To promote capacity building for social work education and training IASSW is establishing Regional Resource Centres (RRCs) in different parts of the world. RCCs will offer and coordinate capacity building initiatives, services and resources to member institutions.  IASSW invites applications from qualified institutions. Purpose of Regional Resource…