In April of 2015 Chair of AZSWU, Gulnara Panahova and current Executive Director, Lamiya Rzayeva represented Azerbaijan at the international conference on Strengthening Social Work Profession with participation about 50 countries in Tbilisi, Georgia by presenting on Achievements and Challenges in Social Work in Azerbaijan.
In 2015, AZSWU applied to Fulbright program to invite a social worker from the US and Dr. Leticia Villarreal Sosa will be visiting Azerbaijan 3 times, each being 2 weeks during 2016 to teach a course to social work students, hold capacity building seminars with teachers and relevant government and non-government agencies.
In 2015, AZSWU cooperated with “Development of social service provision in Azerbaijan” twinning project and Austrian Social Workers Association (OBDS) which is mainly involved at implementation of the project. Twinning experts were invited to workshops for AZSWU members and social work students.
October 30, 2015, AZSIB was represented at international conference on “Social Protection Floors – regional and international experiences within the Social Protection Floor Initiative by Gunay Ismailova, ex-member of Board of Directors. The Conference was organized by International Council for Social Welfare (ICSW), Georgian Association of Social Workers and International Labor Organizations in Tbilisi, Georgia.