The 2019 Africa region Conference
In October 2018, Government of Uganda through Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) in partnership with the National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) won the bid to host the international Federation of Social Workers 2019 Africa region Conference on October 28-31, 2019 The conference is part of the National agenda to continuously expand and strengthen Social Work practice for improved social service delivery. Its therefore aligned to the national policy frameworks notably the social development sector plan 2015-2020 and the national social protection policy among others.
This conference aims to enhance existing linkages and build new partnerships and collaborations for the scale up of best social work practices that will hone the human relations and drive Uganda into achievements of sustainable development goals and national social development priorities
Welcome Message from IFSW President
Dear colleagues from the African region and beyond, I would like to warmly welcome you to the 2019 IFSW African Regional Conference in Kampala. Many of the world’s best examples of social work come from the African region and this conference will create wonderful opportunities to share and learn from one another and to take-home inspiring experiences. This conference will also play a major role in strengthening the social work profession’s visibility and capacity as social work leaders and representatives will be in attendance from the North, South, East, West and Centre of the African region. I look forward to seeing you at what will be an exciting and historic event.
IFSW Global President
Kampala is Uganda's national and commercial capital bordering Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake. Hills covered with red-tile villas and trees surround an urban centre of contemporary skyscrapersLearn More
It is envisioned that the conference will be attended byInternational, Regional and National Academicians, Practitioners, Policy makers, Social Work Service Providers, In school youth, out of school youth, community frontline workers among others g others
Speke Resort Munyonyo is situated in an idyllic setting in Munyonyo, 30 minutes away from Kampala City- the capital of Uganda and 45 minutes from Entebbe International Airport.