International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW)
Conseil international de l'action sociale (CIAS)
Consejo Internacional de Bienestar Social
1928 Paris France
1928, Paris (France), at 1st International Conference of Social Work, as Permanent Committee of the International Conferences of Social Work -- Comité permanent des conférences internationales du service social -- Ständiger Ausschuss der Internationalen Konferenz für Soziale Arbeit. Reorganized: 1946; 1966. Constitution amended: 4 Sep 1982, Brighton (UK); 1986, Tokyo (Japan); 2007, Utrecht (Netherlands).
Promote forms of social and economic development which aim to reduce poverty, hardship and vulnerability, especially amongst disadvantaged people; strive for recognition and protection and realization of fundamental rights to employment, income, food, shelter, education, health care and security; promote equality of opportunity, freedom of expression, freedom of association, participation and access to human services and oppose discrimination; promote policies and programmes which strike an appropriate balance between social and economic goals and which respect cultural diversity; strengthen civil society worldwide; seek implementation of objects by governments, international organizations and non-governmental agencies in cooperation with member organizations.
Events2020-06-28 | Rimini, Italy – Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development
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