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Global Letter of Protest
AN OPEN LETTER OF PROTEST TO THE CO-CHAIRS OF THE SCIENTIFIC/ORGANISING COMMITTEE (IFSW/IASSW/ICSW BI-ANNUAL WORLD SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN DUBLIN 4-7 JULY 2018) Read More