Asian and Pacific Association for Social Work Education (APASWE)

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1974 Nairobi Kenya


1974, Nairobi (Kenya), as Asian Regional Association for Social Work Education (ARASWE), during 17th International Congress of Schools of Social Work.


Promote inter-school exchange of bibliographies, teaching materials and curricula, faculty and students and such other activities that might enhance the further development of social work education in the region; serve as a clearing house for communication, planning and implementation of special projects, field research and pilot projects; function as a body through which resources may be channelled to the region; promote inter-regional cooperation.


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General Body (meets every 2 years, during biennial Conference). Executive Board, consisting of President, Vice President, Honorary Secretary, Honorary Treasurer and 4 members. In addition, the Executive Body includes (ex-officio): Immediate Past President; the presidents (or their representatives) of each of the national associations of schools of social work; the representative of ESCAP (without voting powers); and the representatives of 3 NGOs: IASSW, ICSW (Asia and Pacific Region), IFSW (Asia and Pacific Region) (without voting rights).


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GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities



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