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Position Paper on Social Work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as concrete outcome of the PROSOWO II conference in Kigali

Note d’orientation Sur Le Travail Social en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC)


Final programme and book of abstracts

for international social work conference in Rwanda now available.


Save the date: International social work symposium on 29th of June 2018

The PROWOWO II team invites you to attend the international symposium which will take place at FH Kärnten in Feldkirchen / Carinthia.


Five people posing for a group photo in front of a big conference poster © CRISOWO

PROSOWO team shares insights at Global Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development

Wisdom from the South: From the 4th until the 7th of July a team of six from the PROSOWO project participated in the Global Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development at the Royal Dublin Society International Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ireland.


Event at Carinthia University of Applied Sciences

23rd of April 2018

„Ruanda: Soziale Arbeit nach einem Völkermord“ – mit Impressionen einer Studienreise ins Land der tausend Hügel.



Blue, red and black colored CRISOWO-Logo on white background © PROSOWO


Social Work Conference 2018: Call for abstracts

The conference will take place from 19th to 22nd of March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. Abstracts can be submitted until 15th of October 2017.

Conference website

Invitation


General meeting of NASW-Burundi in October 2018 © Susan Muchiri

Good news from Burundi

An update about the National Association of Social Workers in Burundi – NASW-Burundi.


'Professional Social Work in East Africa' extended to Eastern Congo

With funding from the state government of Carinthia (Austria) and the NGO 'AfriCarinthia", new project activities in Eastern DRC will be started soon.


Group of people with sunglasses holding up a poster with a slogan on it (opens image in lightbox) © Carinthia University of Applied Sciences


World Social Work Day 2017 celebrated in Austria; inspired by similar happenings in East Africa.

Find more information here.


CRISOWO announcement (opens image in lightbox) © PROSOWO project


CRISOWO – the newly established East African Centre for Research and Innovation in Social Work

was officially launched on the 24th of February 2017 at Makerere University.

Read a report of the launch.


CRISOWO | East Africa Centre for Research and Innovation in Social Work

CRISOWO - under the auspices of PROSOWO II project - launched its website.

Click here to open the website and learn more about the centre's objectives, its efforts and activities towards achieving excellence in social work.


PROSOWO features prominently in regional reports on Africa

The PROSOWO project is referred to in two recent reports namely, the IFSW Africa regional report and the second report on the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development. Both reports were presented at the World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016 in Seoul.


Social workers as "angry reminders"

Report on the PROSOWO II kick-off workshop and international social work conference in Arusha, Tanzania.

Download report Arusha

Call for Action


Additional funding

5.000 Euros provided by the Carinthian Provincial Government will facilitate the participation of Tanzanian partners in the upcoming International Social Work Conference in March 2014. Read more


Capacity building

New books at University of Nairobi.


Additional funding

10.000 Euros provided by the Carinthian Provincial Government will strengthen the role of the project partners in Tanzania and Rwanda.