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Welcome Address and Honoring March 19th – World Social Work Day (India)

19 Mar 2019
9:25 am - 9:55 am

Welcome Address and Honoring March 19th – World Social Work Day (India)

The 2019 world social work day highlights ‘Promoting the Importance of Human Relationships’.
World Social Work Day is on the 19th March 2019. It is the key day in the year that social workers worldwide stand together to celebrate the achievements of the profession and take the theme message into their communities, workplaces and to their governments to raise awareness of the social work contributions and need for further action.

This year’s theme focusses on the social relationships between people’s essential relationships with each other, their environments and their futures. Dr Rory Truell, IFSW Secretary-General said:

‘There was a famous moment in recent history when politician Margaret Thatcher ushered-in the current global period of conservatism and the dismantling of state services when announcing: “there’s no such thing as society, there are individual men and women”.   Read Full Statement

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