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School of Social Work

37th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations

Theme: Building Human Relationships Through Social Inclusion and Gender Empowerment


Social Work Day

The International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of School of Social Work and the International Council on Social Welfare are pleased to announce that the 37th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations is scheduled for Monday, March 23, 2020 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon in the Trusteeship Council Chamber.

All participants must register. Registration for this event will open on Monday, March 2, 2020  at 1 p.m. EST on this web site.

To enter the UN, participants will need to collect their pre-approved ground pass between 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. from Social Work Day volunteers stationed outside the Visitors Entrance on E. 46 St and First Avenue.  Those arriving after 9:30 a.m. will not be able to attend Social Work Day.

In addition, the Student Forum will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service at 113 W. 60th Street, New York.

Students interested in attending should register on this site on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 beginning at 1 p.m. EST.

Social Work Day at the UN is a gathering place for people around the world who are working to make a difference.

For 36 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.

PLEASE NOTE: A live streaming video of Social Work Day will be available to view from this web site on the day of the event.



Suggested Reading

UN building 1
Sustainable Development Goals

Social Work Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability ( FREE! Adobe PDF)

33rd Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations 2016 Program (Adobe PDF)

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

29th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations 2012 Program (Word Doc)

29th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations 2012 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)