Thursday, February 21, 2013

Celebration of World Social Work Day- Social Work and the United Nations- Geneva 22nd March 2013

Soziale Arbeit Schweiz 
Travail social Suisse
 Lavoro sociale Svizzera
 Lavur sociala Svizra

Invitation to the Celebration of World Social Work Day
Social Work and the United Nations - Friday 22nd March 2013

Social Work and Social Development Promoting Social and Economic Equality

Ecumenical Centre 150 Route de Ferney 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneva Bus 5 and F direct from Central station Cornavin to Bus stop Crêts-de-Morillon

Program 1.00 3.00 p.m.

1.00 p.m. Welcome:
Klaus Kühne, IFSW Representative at UN Geneva
Jacqueline Heinen, ICSW Representative at UN Geneva
Avenir Social, Swiss Social Work Association 
School of Social Work Geneva HES-SO

Christine Behrendt, ILO Social Protection Expert:
Social Protection Floor for all. The recommendation 202 of ILO
Janet Nelson ATD Quart Monde:
Guiding Principles on extremepoverty and Human Rights 

Equality trust: Why equality is better for everyone
short Video presentation

Panel discussion: Global Agenda: a commitment for more social and economic equality
David Jones, IFSW Special representative for the Global Agenda
Sue Lawrence, President EASSW / Vice President IASSW
Christian Rollet, President of the European Region of ICSW

Opening the panel to the public: Questions and Discussion 
3.00 p.m. Close

Seminar 3.30-5.30 p.m. 

3.30 p.m. Stéphane Beuchat (AvenirSocial):
L'examen périodique universel EPU et le travail social en suisse

4.30 p.m. Angelika Groterath (University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt): 
Social work in the UN and in international organisations Ways in to the UN and international NGOs for social workers.

Klaus Kühne, Representative of IFSW at ECOSOC in Geneva
You will find the updated programme and the registration form at

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