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Monday, 2 March 2015

WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY 2015: Panel Discussion March 21, 2015

In conjunction with World Social Work Day 2015 (which is on March 17, 2015), the Malaysian Association of Social Workers (MASW) and the Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (PROHAM) are hosting a discussion on the theme:-

‘PROMOTING THE DIGNITY AND WORTH OF PEOPLES: From Social Work & Human Rights Perspectives'
There is a global commitment to respect human dignity and human rights. This is at the heart of social work practice as we live the reality of social injustice.  Our experience and research tells us that people, systems and the way we exist together can change for the better. 

Together, we can create a better world. This conviction is the driving force behind the global social work community's efforts (spearheaded by IFSW, IAASW and ICSW) in establishing The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development. (Document enclosed for review)

Date:               March 21, 2015 (SAT)

Time:               9.30am to 12.00 (From 8.30am refreshments served)

Venue:             Brickfields Asia College (PJ Campus) - VSQ@PJ City Centre.
Jalan Utara Section 14, Selangor (Next to Tun Hussin Onn Eye Hospita & Lutheran Centre).

Word of Welcome by Mr Teoh Ai Hua, President, Malaysian Association of Social Workers

Panel of Speakers

From Human Rights Perspective: Datuk Kuthubul Zaman Bukhari (Proham Chairman)

From Social Work Perspective: Prof Dr Ismail Baba (Social Work Professor and Exco of MASW) 

From Social Work Perspective: Mrs Amy Bala (Treasurer, MASW)

From Human Rights Perspective: Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria (Secretary General, Proham)

Participation is by registration and admission is free. Please register before March 16, 2015 with Madam Rina Wong of MASW at 03-79549379 or email to

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