25th Asia-Pacific Joint Regional Social Work Conference at International Federation of Social Workers [India] [August 20, 2019]
Location: Bengaluru, India
Apply by: August 20, 2019
Event date: September 17-20, 2019
Description: The 25th Asia-Pacific Joint Regional Social Work Conference (2019) will be held at Bengaluru, Karnataka State, India, between 17th and 20th of September 2019. This is a biennial Joint Regional Conference of International Federation of Social Workers – Asia Pacific (IFAP ) and Asian and Pacific Association for Social Work Education (APASWE) and hosted by INPSWA – India Network of Professional Social Workers’ Associations in collaboration with the Dept. of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, and Dept. of Social Work, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru.
The Asia-Pacific Joint Regional Social Work Conference is held every two years in Asia-Pacific countries and is recognised as the most significant international conference in the area of Social Work Education and Practice in the region. In 2019 more than 1000 professional Social Work educators, practitioners, policymakers, research scholars and students from around 30 countries in Asia-Pacific region and from around the world are expected to converge at Bengaluru, India, to exchange and share experiences, ideas, challenges, methods and successful innovative interventions during this Regional Joint Conference on Social Work.
The main theme of the 2019 conference is ‘Social Work Partnerships towards an Equal Society Asia-Pacific Perspective’.
The main theme will be discussed under 10 sub-themes
- Social Work Partnerships
- Social Development
- Protection and Promotion of Human Rights
- Green Social Work
- Cultural Diversity and Social Work
- Social Policy – Programmes for Public Reach
- Children, Youth, Women and Elderly
- Correctional Social Work
- Health and Wellbeing
- Corporate Social Responsibility & Industrial Social Work
Organizer details The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) is the global body for the profession. The Federation and its national members strive for social justice, human rights and inclusive, sustainable social development through the promotion of social work best practice and engagement in international cooperation. https://www.ifsw.org/