What is it?

S4G, the un-mediated, not moderated social platform

Have you ever thought you have something to “express” with a social dimension but never had the opportunity to do it?

Then S4G is what you are looking for:

  • Open, unrestricted and easy to use
  • Three mediums to choose from: TEXT, VIDEO, PHOTO
  • A way to express your ideas, reflections and expertise, on social issues and broader development and society at large
  • You do not need to be an expert but just passionate about what you share

Latest Sharings

Global Liveability Index 2018

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Vienna dislodges Melbourne to top the Global Chart of most livable place

Angel Gurría OECD Secretary-General Closing remarks at OECD Roundtable on Equal Access to Justice

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Angel Gurria proposes some ideas on how to create a more equal and fair world: 1) tools for measurement, 2) better understanding of what works, 3) Exchange of good practices is essential.

Harnessing the power of youth through volunteering (UNV)

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UNV promotes youth participation through volunteering, offering opportunities for young people to engage in local and global action, and providing spaces for them to contribute to peace and development as volunteers, while building their skills and professional experience.

The International Congress of Youth Voices

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Students coming together to learn about activism and social change. The congress was held on 3-5 August 2018 in San Francisco.

BUILDING PARTNERSHIP, IT IS NOT ROCKET SCIENCE BUT REQUIRES EFFORTS

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This piece was originally published on the Perspectives of The Himalayan Times.

BALI PROCESS CONFERENCE

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Since its inception in 2002, the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime (Bali Process) has effectively raised regional awareness of the consequences of people smuggling, trafficking in persons and related transnational crime.

new data visualization tool to identify market gaps in emerging market economies

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This new interactive site offers a visual display of the financial and nonfinancial support that organizations provide for entrepreneurs in emerging market economies. The goal of this site is to identify gaps and opportunities for the small and growing business sector.

EU-ASEAN Blue Book launched in Jakarta

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The new EU-ASEAN Blue Book 2018 was launched in Jakarta today. It demonstrates the success and benefits of the close cooperation between the EU and ASEAN countries, and that joining forces will contribute to prosperity, stability and security for all.

Presidential Leadership Scholars Graduation Program with President Bill Clinton and George W. Bush

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Presidential Leadership Scholars serves as a catalyst for a diverse network of leaders brought together to collaborate and make a difference in the world as they learn about leadership through the lens of the presidential experiences of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson.

The 2018 Edelman TRUST BAROMETER

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The 2018 Edelman TRUST BAROMETER reveals a world of seemingly stagnant distrust. People’s trust in business, government, NGOs and media remained largely unchanged from 2017 — 20 of 28 markets surveyed now lie in distruster territory, up one from last year. Yet dramatic shifts are taking place at the market level and within the institution of media.

Garma Festival in Australia ( 3 TO 6 AUGUST)

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Garma is a celebration of indigenous culture, history and heritage. It is one of the biggest forum for indigenous Australian to debate and celebrate their culture. This year is the 20th anniversary.

Lending a Helping Hand Through Volunteering

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I'm doing some volunteering with seniors through the NGO, A Helping Hand in Durham, North Carolina, USA

Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector inquiry

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Read the findings of the report prepared by International Development Committee of the British Parliament that was set up following the scandals the engulfed Oxfam. Key points Sexual exploitation and abuse is endemic across organisations, countries and institutions, Collective failure of leadership and engagement from top levels down over many years.

meet the new Ashoka Fellows 2018

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Find here the latest batch of Ashoka Fellows. our Fellows are expanding perspectives and rewriting the way things are done in every corner of the planet. Their systems-changing innovations lead to real impact and breakthroughs—like using games to craft better public policy in India or working with the military and police forces to stop gender violence in Bolivia.

The 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees

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From Cambodia to Timor Leste, Philipines, India and Cambodia, see here the winners of 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees

Major transformations needed to put sustainable development in Asia Pacific back on track

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An High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York heard the outcomes of the 5th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) – a meeting convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in March 2018.

Speech of Penny Mordaunt, UK Secretaty of State for International Development at Global Disability Summit

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Here the UK Secretary for International Development Speech at the Global Disability Summit. "This is not just the right thing to do for a common humanity - it is the smart thing to do. When disabled people are included great things happen"

Global Disability Summit: Civil Society Statement

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On the 26th of July, the UK and Kenyia Government in partnership with the International Disability Alliance organized the Global Disability Summit in London. Here the declaration from the civil society who gathered on the 23rd.

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