Social Workers' Syndicate in Lebanon - About

Social Workers' Syndicate in Lebanon

ACRONYM: 
SWSL
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : 
Lebanon
Founding Year: 
1997
Address: 
Center of the National Council for Social Service Center in Lebanon
58 / Park, 80 / Badaro Street Al Thani Building, No. / 97 / second floor
961 Beirut
Lebanon
Phone: 70 279584
Fax: N/A
LB
Organisation Type: 
Local Trade Union/Syndicate
Intervention Sector(s): 
Advocacy & Awareness
Development
Education
Family
Training & Capacity Building

The basic values and principles of the Social Workers’ Syndicate in Lebanon and of social work :
- Psychosocial health is a basic right for every human being
- Professionalism
- Social responsibility
- Equality and social justice
- Situational analysis
- Excellence and creativity
- Transparency and accountability
The Syndicate’s objectives:
1. Strengthen the Syndicate’s status and role in Lebanon, the Arab region and the world.
2. Organize the Syndicate’s administrative structure.
3. Strengthen the social work profession in the Lebanese society and protect the rights of professionals.
The Syndicate’s strategy:
1. Build a public relations network with local civil society organizations and international and regional organizations operating in Lebanon and in the Arab world.
2. Communicate with the current and potential members of the Syndicate and network with their institutions.
3. Strengthen the social work profession on the legal level.
The Syndicate’s programs and activities:
1. Capacity building program for social workers
2. Awareness program about the profession
3. Networking program with stakeholders (universities, trade unions, ministries, etc.)
4. Social marketing program
5. Advocacy program for human rights and national social issues
6. Conferences serving the profession’s interest and about social issues
7. Follow-up of professionals
8. Monitoring and evaluation system
 

City: 
Beirut
Street: 
58 / Park, 80 / Badaro Street
Additional: 
Al Thani Building, No. / 97 / second floor
Phone: 
70 279584
Fax: 
N/A
Website: 
Partnerships: 
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Contact person's name: 
Nadia Badran
Contact person's position: 
Syndicate President
Contact person's phone number: 
70279584
Contact person's email: