• 32nd Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations

    Advocating for the Dignity and Worth of All People

    UN building 1

    The International Federation of Social Workers is pleased to announce that the 32nd Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations is scheduled for Monday, March 23, 2015 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Our theme for the program is "Advocating for the Dignity and Worth of All People"

    Please arrive to the UN before 9:45 as registration will close at 9:45.

    Social Work Day at the UN is a gathering place for people around the world who are working to make a difference. For 32 years students, practitioners, and educators have been convening at the UN to learn more about the UN, innovative projects and issues related to International Social Work and the critical role Social Work plays in the international arena.

    Conference Co-chairs:
    Michael Cronin, IFSW
    Robin Sakina Mama, IFSW



    Suggested Reading

    An Introduction to Treaties for International Social Workers (Daniel Pollack, Elisa Rosman)

    30th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations 2013 Program(Word Doc)
    30th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations 2013 Program(Adobe PDF)

    Global Agenda on Social Work and Social Development

    Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations 2008: An Anniversary Celebration (Katherine A. Kendall)

    Social Work and the United Nations (Michael Cronin, Robin Sakina Mama, Charles Mbugua, Ellen Mouravieff-Apostol)

    Social Workers and the United Nations: Effective Advocacy Strategies (Daniel Pollack)


    We are grateful to the following Schools, Programs and Organizations for their support of Social Work Day at the United Nations and their support of the Social Work Day Student Event:

    Supporters:

    Boston College School of Social Work

    Monmouth University School of Social Work

    Rutgers University School of Social Work

    University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work

    Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University

    Nyack College/Alliance Theological Seminary School of Social Work

    Touro Graduate School of Social Work

    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandell School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University

    Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College

    Fordham Graduate School of Social Service

    Collaborating Organizations:

    Council on Social Work Education – Katherine Kendall Institute

    National Association of Social Workers, USA

    International Council on Social Welfare

    NASW – New Jersey

    NASW – New York City