Nino Žganec, Ph.D. is from Croatia where he finished social work study and obtained his PhD. Since 1991 he works at the faculty of social work and currently is associate professor and head of the Social Work Department at Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. His writings, research interests and practice are in community social work, human rights and organization of social services. He introduced several new social work subjects in the curriculum of the social work study as e.g. ethics in social work, social work and human rights and other. Since 2015 he is the president of the European Association of Schools of Social Work and vice president of the International Association of Schools of Social Work. He was assistant minister and state secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare in the government of Republic of Croatia since 2000-2005. During his term in the office he initiated and led the reform of the Croatian social welfare system. He is the president of the Croatian Anti-Poverty Network and member of the Executive Committee of the European Anti-Poverty Network.