With the support of FES and under the patronage of the Minister of Social Affairs H.E. Pierre Bou Assi, the syndicate of Social Workers in Lebanon organized its conference to launch their Code of Ethics and website www.socialworkerslb.com
The conference entitled “Our Profession, Our Responsibility - Accountability, Transparency And Commitment” was attended by more than 400 participants including representatives from the Internal Security Forces, Lebanese Armed Forces, concerned ministries, UN agencies, embassies, regional and international associations, trade union as well as judges, clergymen, mayors, academics and students.
The panel discussions focused on:
1. The legal value of the ethics and their impact on the profession and its beneficiaries.
2. The scientific value of the code and how it stimulates the development of the profession and performance in general.
3. The institutional value of ethics codes.
The conference also stressed out the need to progressively update the content of the Code by a committee of specialists constantly advising, supporting and reviewing upcoming challenges.