IFSW - International Federation of Social Workers Europe
The IFSW Europe e.V. is an umbrella organisation for professional social work associations in Europe. It represents all in all 150000 social workers in 32 countries. It is affiliated to IFSW Global which was establishes in 1956 and represents social work associations worldwide.
Its aims are:
– Promotion of social work through international collaboration, in particular the consideration of professional values, standards, ethics, human rights, recognition and training and working conditions.
– Promotion of the rights of service users.
– Networking with other NGOs,
– Supporting social work organisations in promoting the participation of social workers in social planning and the formulation of social policies, nationally and internationally.
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