What is this webinar about?

To celebrate the 37th Annual Social Work Day at the UN, please join this year's event on the theme of Responses to COVID-19: Standing Together Makes Us Stronger.

Social Work Day at the UN brings together nearly 700 social work students, faculty, and practitioners from largely the New York metropolitan area but also from around the United States as well as international guests. The purpose of this event is twofold, to increase social worker knowledge of global social issues, and to increase the visibility of social work at the United Nations. 

This event is organized/ hosted by:

  • The International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)
  • The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)
  • The International Council on Social Welfare(ICSW)
  • Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service
  • Monmouth University School of Social Work
  • Rutgers University School of Social Work

Who are the panelists?

  • Christina Behrendt, Ph.D., Head Social Policy Unit, Social Protection, International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director of the Advancement Project
  • Paul Ladd, Director of the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development (UNRISD)
  • Laurel Patterson, Head of the SDG integration Team, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

How to join this webinar?

This webinar will take place on Tuesday 16 March 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM (EST). Registration is free but required. Attendees will be emailed a Zoom invite following registration. Click here to register for the webinar.

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