Main area of work at the UN: Migration, Status of Women
Elaine Congress, MSSW, DSW is Professor and Associate Dean at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. At the UN she is Recording Secretary and member of the Executive Committee for the NGO Committee on the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and also a member of the Executive Committee for the NGO Committee on Migration. Dr. Congress has presented and published widely in the area of cultural diversity, immigrants and refugees, ethics, and social work education. In addition to representing IFSW at the United Nations in New York, she also serves as a member of the IFSW Permanent Committee on Ethical Issues.