• ICSW & The UN DESA
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    ICSW & United Nations DESA

  • Nairobi, Kenya to Host 2026 World Conference on Social Work and Social Development
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    Nairobi, Kenya to Host 2026 World Conference on Social Work and Social Development

  • Social policies to accelerate implementation of the 2030 Agenda
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    Social policies to accelerate implementation of the 2030 Agenda: Promoting civic engagement and community participation

  • 75 th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: ICSW Statement
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    75 th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: ICSW Statement

  • Icsw Winhoek Declaration
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    ICSW WINDHOEK DECLARATION ON SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIAL PROTECTION IN AFRICA

  • Lisbon Declaration for the development of Social Work and Humanitarian Action in the 21st century
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    Lisbon Declaration for the development of Social Work and Humanitarian Action in the 21st century

  • Launch of Global Agenda Theme 4: “Buen Vivir: Shared Future for Transformative Change“
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    Launch of Global Agenda Theme 4: “Buen Vivir: Shared Future for Transformative Change“

  • ICSW
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    Welcome to the International Council on Social Welfare

  • ISCW Global Newsletter: April 2024
    The Role of Social Protection in Addressing Major Socioeconomic Challenges Arising From Climate Change
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  • ISCW European Newsletter 1/2024
    ICSW seminar about child poverty in the Scandinavian countries
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  • North East Asia: Seventh Edition 2020
    The Role of Social Innovation In Building Local Communities
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  • North America & Caribbean Newsletter - Summer 2020
    COVID-19 Two Part Edition
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  • South East Asia and Pacific - December 2018
    The World Social Protection Report 2017-19: Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable
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  • South Asia Newsletter: January - June 2018
    Special Article: The Complexities of Realising Transgender Identity in South Asia by Gayathri Krishna
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ICSW President's Message: Social Impact of COVID-19
Various social problems have emerged in the era of COVID-19

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ICSW European President: "Black Swan is Here"
Ronald Wiman's message about coronavirus.

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SPIAC-B Statement
A Joint Statement on the Role of Social Protection in Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Around the World
Additional articles on ICSW's response to COVID-19

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Social Protection


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Addressing food insecurity in Africa and child-sensitive social protection

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Social Protection and Economic Reform Policies in Egypt

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The Social Situation in the MENA Region

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More Social Protection articles

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Global Agenda

The Global Agenda

A collaborative initiative with IASSW, ICSW, IFSW.

SPF

Social Protection Floor

ICSW has adopted the SPF-I as its major agenda.

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Events

Global conferences in social welfare and development.

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Created in 1928 in Paris to address complexities and challenges of social work, the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) has evolved through the years to embrace the major issues of social development, becoming a global organization committed to improving human well-being. Establishing common ground on issues of international significance, and acting with partners ICSW represents national and local organizations in more than 70 countries throughout the world working through its nine regional networks. Membership also includes major international organizations. By virtue of its constitution, ICSW operates as a democratic and accountable organization. Learn More