International Cooperation in Social Work: Some Reflections on a Swiss-Russian Cooperation Project

Sigrid Schilling, Joel Gautschi, Cornelia Rüegger, Olga Kurenkova, Gregori Shcherbakov


This reflection report provides insights into a multi-year Swiss-Russian development cooperation involving two schools of social work. Cooperation was aimed at developing a methods handbook for social workers in the penal system of the Russian Federation. The report discusses the challenges posed by such international cooperation projects and the various factors contributing to successful cooperation.

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