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Secretary general of social workers' federation at UNI to discuss human rights

February 27, 2003
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Mimi Camarata, graduate student, Department of Social Work, (319) 266-9107
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Social Work, and the UNI Global Health Corps will host an address by Tom Johannesen, secretary general of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6. His address, 'A Human Rights Profession in the Era of Globalization,' will be in Expansion A of Maucker Union.

The IFSW is a global organization with interests in social justice, human rights and social development. The group has special consulting status with the United Nations Economic and Social council, and is accredited by UNICEF, the International Labor Organization, and the European Union.

The public may attend the address at no charge.