ICSW North East Asia Region, which has been divided from Asia-Pacific Region since 2000, comprises five members: Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Taiwan.

A. Introduction to ICSW North East Asia Region

1) Headquarter

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  Name Position
1 Mr Chua Hoi Wai – Hong Kong (right 6) President
2 Dr. Peiyuen Tsai – Taiwan (left 1) Vice President
3 Mr. Atsuo Shibuya – Japan (right 2) Treasurer


  • Address : Room 1305, 13/F, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building
    15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
  • Tel : +852-28642995
  • Fax : +852-25284230
  • Email : [email protected]

2) New member in ICSW family: United Association of Social Welfare Organization (Mongolia)

United Association of Social Welfare Organization (herewith “United Association”) joined the ICSW family as a new national member organization in North East Asia Region since 2016. The United Association strives to make contribution in increasing engagement and cooperation of civil societies in social welfare, to develop comprehensive system and change the public attitude in Mongolia, and to strengthen the networking between local welfare NGOs and overseas counterparts

3) Member organization

  Name of Organization Email
1 The Hong Kong Council of Social Service [email protected]
2 Japanese National Committee of the ICSW [email protected]
3 Korea National Council of Social Welfare [email protected]
4 Mongolia United Association of Social Welfare Organization [email protected]
5 The Council of Social Welfare, Taiwan [email protected]

B. Regional Activities

1) Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016 (SWSD2016)
nea swsd2016 1The SWSD2016 has been successfully held during 27-30 June 2016 in Seoul, Korea. The theme of the conference was “Promoting the Dignity and Worth of People”. A total of 232 sessions and 1,540 presentations were arranged. 3 social programs and 12 field visits were organized. More than 2500 participants from more than 80 countries attended the conference. The Seoul Declaration from IASSW, ICSW & IFSW was adopted during the Conference.

2) 2015 ICSW North-East Asia Regional Conference on Long Term Care
nea swsd2016 2The Hong Kong Council of Social Service hosted the biennial NEA Conference during 5-6 November. In the Conference, regional members shared and exchanged the long-term care service development and the challenges facing in the region. Gala Dinner, agency visits and community tour were organized to regional members. Over 100 participants from regional members, Mainland China, Macau and Hong Kong attended the Conference.

3) Report from ICSW-NEA Headquarter

4) Activity Reports from Member Organizations

C. Regional Newsletters