The International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG) is a Supporter of this Event!!

The International Federation of Social Workers &
The International Association of Schools of Social Work are pleased to announce:

Social Work Day at the United Nations
Refugees and Displaced Persons: Ensuring Dignity and Worth
Monday, April 4, 2016
Check In: 8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Note: Online Registration for Social Work Day at the United Nations
 will begin at  at 1 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 8.
2 CE hours will be available for licensed social workers in New York State or New Jersey.
The $10 processing fee for CE hours must be paid at time of registration.

Social Work Day at the United Nations
Student Event
Monday, April 4, 2016
Check In: 2:30 pm.
Program: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
This Event will focus on International Careers for Social Workers

Note: Online Registration for the Global Student Social Work Conference 
 will begin at  at 1 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March 9.
There is a $10 registration fee for the Student Event.

Registration Instructions: There is no registration fee to attend Social Work Day at the UN. All attendees must be registered, no walk-ins can be accommodated. Electronic registration through the Social Work Day website:  Registration on for both events will close when we reach our capacity – this sometimes happens the first day that registration opens!

Please be advised that in accordance with UN security procedure anyone coming to the UN after 9:45 am time will NOT be admitted to the conference.
For 33 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.  Past attendees have found this event extremely valuable.

Following registration, feel free to contact Carol Cohen at if you would like to meet up at Social Work Day at the UN and/or at the Student Event, and include the best way to reach you by email and phone. Before the event, I will circulate a list with contact information to people who respond.

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