Schedule

General Schedule and Timeline

The theme:

The theme of the conference is “Towards Ubuntu and Sustainable Development: Social Work position in achieving SDGs”. It falls under the UR thematic areas of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Economic Growth and Education, Peace and Justice for All.

The sub-themes are:

  • Poverty, inequalities, hunger eradication
  • Health and sustainable social infrastructure amid COVID-19
  • Inclusive education and child protection amid the pandemic
  • Natural and manmade disaster management
  • Sustainable communities and cities, co-building the future with social work
  • Ubuntu sustaining peace, justice and development
  • COVID-19, gender equality and violence
  • indigenous knowledge decolonising social work

The target population is 500 participants combining in-person and virtual online participants composed of social work students, educators, social work practitioners and paraprofessionals, clinical psychologists, policy makers and other professionals from sister disciplines such as public health, gender studies, human rights, environmental studies.

  • Call for abstracts: 30th June 2021
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 31th August 2021
  • Deadline for registration: 31st October 2021
  • Registration fee: 30$ (students), 100 (Africa practitioners), 150$ (outside Africa), Online 20$+ voluntary contribution to support the event by all online registered persons
  • Conference Dates: 23rd-26th November 2021
  • Venue: University of Kigali (Huye and Kigali Campus)
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