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

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The 50 for Freedom Campaign: Four new countries have ratified the Forced Labour Protocol – the International treaty that aims to eradicate all forms of forced labour.

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Here some data: 21 million people in forced labour. $150 billion in illegal profits. Support the international treaty to end modern slavery for good. The International Labour Organization's Protocol on Forced Labour could restore hope and freedom to millions of people trapped in modern slavery

YouthConnekt Africa Summit

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Hosted by H.E. President Paul Kagame and organized in collaboration with UNDP and UNCTAD, the 2017 YouthConnekt Africa Summit will be held from 19 – 21 July 2017, Kigali, Rwanda. Under the theme, From Potential to Success, the Summit will mark the launch of the YouthConnekt Africa Hub and the YouthConnekt Africa Empowerment Fund across the continent.

SOFT POWER INDEX PUBLISHED

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France comes first but mostly because he has a new "fashionable" president...UK is second, USA third, Germany is fourth...

The Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index: A new global ranking of governments based on what they are doing to tackle the gap between rich and poor

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The Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index prepared by OXFAM uses a new database of indicators covering 152 countries, which measures government action on social spending, tax and labour rights – three areas found to be critical to reducing inequality. Nepal is at 81 place...

How the Turkish Airlines ENGAGE Empowerering League started

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Many people asked me how the League started. Here the story. Thea article was published on The Himalayan Times' Perspective supplement on the 9th of July.

Celebrating with Future Citizens

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I celebrated July 4 on July 8 with future American citizens. This is really what the fourth of July is about!

REFLECTION ON ADAPTIVE SPORTS IN NEPAL

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The recently held 2nd edition of Turkish Airlines ENGAGE Empowering League offers an opportunity to reflect some on the status of adaptive sports in Nepal and the Turkish Airlines ENGAGE Empowering League.

A PERFECT STORM. THE FAILURE OF EUROPEAN POLICIES IN THE CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN ( from Amnesty International)

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Amensty International criticizes EU approach to stem immigrants crossing the Mediterranean. humanitarian crisis continues to unfold in the central Mediterranean as thousands of people die at sea in the desperate attempt to reach safety or a better life in Europe. In the first half of 2017 73,000 refugees and migrants reached Italy by sea: 14% more than in the same period the previous year.

You never heard of this Freedom Fighter, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo and you should know about him ( from The Guardian)

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Find here the obituary of the Namibian independence fighter, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, freedom fighter who led the struggle to liberate Namibia before spending 16 years in a South African jail with Nelson Mandela

Innovation Growth Lab Global Conference 2017 held in barcelona

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GL2017 brought together senior policymakers, practitioners and researchers to explore future innovation and entrepreneurship policies. It has been organized by NESTA with a support of a great network of partners.

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Wheelchair Basketball Camp at the University of Arizona

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At this camp I learned a lot about coaching but also about the connections that exist throughout the wheelchair basketball world

SANSKAR JOSHI

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A person with great talent who is a photographer and a mountain biker as well and is only in his teens.

PARTNERSHIPS AT THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE TURKISH AIRLINES ENGAGE EMPOWERING LEAGUE

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We are almost at the end of the Turkish Airlines ENGAGE Empowering League. The finals will be held on July 1st and so far it has gone very well and this thanks to a great partnership approach.

Building the Future: Children and the Sustainable Development Goals in Rich Countries

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This UNICEF Report Card offers an assessment of child well-being in the context of sustainable development across 41 countries of the European Union (EU) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

the 12th of June was WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR

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Our sincere apologies for forgetting such an important day. This was the theme of 2017 ""In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour" “Children in areas affected by conflict and disasters are among the most vulnerable. No child must be left behind.” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in his statement for World Day Against Child Labour.

10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, STARTS TODAY

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The main theme is “The Second Decade of the CRPD: Inclusion and full participation of persons with disabilities and their representative organizations in the implementation of the Convention”

Global Peace Index 2017

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The 2017 Global Peace Index finds that the world became more peaceful in the last year, however, over the last decade it has become significantly less peaceful.Iceland is joined at the top of the index by New Zealand, Portugal, Austria, and Denmark, all of which were ranked highly in the 2016 Global Peace Index.

A great way of doing partnership,the Global Giving way

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There are many misconceptions about doing partnerships but Globalgiving, a social business organization with office in London and Washington is putting learning at the center of everything.

Amnesty International "Nepal: Unscrupulous recruiters given free rein to exploit migrants"

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The Nepali government is failing to address rampant deception and extortion in the country’s labour recruitment business, putting migrant workers at risk of forced labour abroad and leaving them with crippling debts, according to a report published today by Amnesty International.

THE NEW EUROPEAN CONSENSUS ON DEVELOPMENT “OUR WORLD, OUR DIGNITY, OUR FUTURE” APPROVED BY THE EU PARLIAMENT

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On 19 May, the Council adopted a new European consensus on development. This joint statement by the three institutions (Parliament, Council and Commission) sets out a new framework for development cooperation for the EU and its member states. The document was validated by the EU Parliament on June 1st.

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