Open Letter to the United Nations advocating for open corridor for humanitarian aid and safe passage for social service workers.

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 Urgent Action for Afghanistan crisis 2021

On behalf of Global Institute of Social Work, Social Work Across Borders, and with the support of International Association of Schools of Social Work, International Council of Social Welfare, Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work, Connexions International and other international organisations, we have written to the President of UN Security Council in support of the plight of humanitarian and social workers in Afghanistan. 


We feel that urgent action is needed as we advocate that UN as well as other global action agencies including the Red Cross and Red Crescent, to act speedily to save lives and maintain basic human rights for the protection of humanitarian and social workers and to ensure their safe passage.

GISW Happenings

Global Social Work TALK launched

The key purpose of the Global SW TALK is to inspire for action, share best practices and ideas, innovate and co-create the future of social work. Prominent leaders in social work from all over the world will be invited to speak on issues that are important to social work and the future well being of our society. 


The inaugural presentation for the Global SW TALK was by Associate Professorial Fellow S. Vasoo from the Department of Social Work, National University of Singapore, who is also advisor and fellow of the Global Institute of Social Work. He spoke on vital community work strategies for future good of society. 


Professor Angie Yuen, Past President of International Association of Schools of Social Work presented on Innovation and Partnership in Social Work and Social Work Education. 

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CXI supports GISW and SWAB

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