SWESD 2020 i Rimini och situationen kring coronaviruset

Organisationskommittén för konferensen i Rimini har gått ut med följande information som bekräftar att i dagsläget finns ingen avrådan från att resa till Rimini p.g.a situationen kring coronaviruset.

Dear Members of ICSW, 

International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) and the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) are receiving concerns and messages from members, non-members and friends across the globe concerning the Corona virus situation. We are daily monitoring the situation which is currently in progress.

In Rimini area there have been no cases at the moment and there is currently no limitations to travel towards this area from the Italian Ministry.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs is at work to provide correct information abroad: https://www.esteri.it/mae/en/sala_stampa/archivionotizie/approfondimenti/farnesina-al-lavoro-per-una-corretta-informazione-all-estero.html

WHO did not recommend any travel or trade restrictions based on the current information available. WHO is working closely with global experts, governments and partners to rapidly expand scientific knowledge on this new virus, to track the spread and virulence of the virus, and to provide advice to countries and the global community on measures to protect health and prevent the spread of this outbreak.” . Day to day situation reports are available on their website: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports/

We will be updating you all on regular basis. Please be calm and have patience.

In Solidarity,
IASSW & ICSW  Board of Directors
and Organizing Committee of SWESD