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International Social Work Conference

The East Africa Centre for Research and Innovation in Social Work (CRISOWO) is pleased to invite you to the International Social Work Conference that will take place from 20 to 22 March, 2018, to coincide with World Social Work Day.

Conference theme: Professional Social Work and Sustainable Development in Africa

Conference Sub-themes:

1. Social work ethics and legislation2. Social and environmental justice in a changing global environment3. Population dynamics, human rights, gender equality and social justice4. Poverty, unemployment, socio-economic inequalities and sustainable poverty eradication5. Social administration, policy processes and advocacy6. Social work linkages, networks and partnerships for development7. Indigenous and innovative social work models and approaches8. Social work with special groups: children, youths, the elderly, victims of conflict, violence andhuman trafficking, minority groups, and others9. Social work education: curricula, pedagogy, field practice, carrier pathways and research10. Social protection and social security systems: challenges and innovation

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 October 2017

Deadline for registration: 15 December 2017

Conference date: 20 - 22 March 2018

Venue: Kigali, Rwanda

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Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:15