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2017 Social Work Day at the UN

The Council on Social Work Education’s Katherine A. Kendall Institute was a proud sponsor of the 34th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations held on April 17, 2017. 

Representatives from the International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of Schools of Social Work introduced this year’s theme, Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability. 

The audience was welcomed by the Honorable Ambassador Masud Bin Momnet, permanent representative of the Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations. Additional speakers included John Ennis, chief of information and outreach at the United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs; Terri Klemm, associate professor and BSW program director at Centenary University; Elizabeth Gustafson, MSW student at the University of Connecticut; and Robert Barrero from the NGO Committee on the Rights of Indigenous People.
The event can be viewed through the United Nations Live & On Demand website.