The consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic for the role and practice of social work around the world

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Live Panel facilitated by the Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work (COSW)

The Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work (COSW) works closely with IFSW and other partners aiming to ensure that the voice of social work is influential in the deliberations and activities of the Commonwealth, which has a membership of 54 independent and equal countries. The COSW Board includes members from all regions of the Commonwealth. In this live panel discussion, Board members from Asia, Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and North America will reflect on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the practice of social work in their countries and regions and consider the implications for future policy and practice.

Panellists

  • Sylvia Daisy Romanus, Chair of Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (India)
  • Monique Auffrey, Honorary Secretary of the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (Canada)
  • Godfred Boahen, Honorary Treasurer of Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (UK/Ghana)
  • David N Jones, Main Representative to the Commonwealth Institutions (UK)
  • Naomi Spencer Board Member of the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (Australia)
  • K. S. Ramesh Board Member of the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (India)
  • Joachim Mumba Board Member of the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (Zambia)
  • Gerald Okiria Board Member of the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (Uganda)
  • Ai Hua Teoh Board Member of the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (Malaysia)
  • Charles Mbugua, Board Member of the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (Kenya)
  • Sharon-Rose Gittens Board Member of the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (Barbados)
  • Jan Christianson-Wood Board Member of the Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (Canada)

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