Georgian Association of Social Workers joined the International Federation of Social Workers in July, 2010. The International Federation of Social Workers is a global federation of national organizations of social workers (unions or associations).
The International Federation of Social Workers is a successor to the International Permanent Secretariat of Social Workers, which was founded in Paris in 1928 and was active until the outbreak of World War II. In 1950, at the International Conference of Social Work held in Paris, that the decision was made to create the International Federation of Social Workers, an international organization of professional social workers. Originally, seven national organizations expressed willingness to become members of IFSW. After much preliminary work, the Federation was finally founded in 1956 at the International Conference on Social Welfare in Munich, Germany.
IFSW is striving for social justice, human rights and social development through the development of social work, best practices and international cooperation between social workers and their professional organizations.
In this block, You can find information on GASW’s coorporation with IFSW.