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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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18 August, 2017

ADIEU MY LOVE

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Tell me, how do you mourn the death of something that could have been but never was?  Do you say bid a tearful goodbye or let it slip  by like water through your fingers? The fingers that still tremble by the imagined touch that  was promised to them? 
 

a new approach to implement the new disability rights act

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While the recent approval of a new Disability Rights Act is a gamechanger, we need to harness the best practices from marketing and communication to ensure its implementation ( article originally published on Republica).

Youth (Disability) Sports Camp

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At the end of July Yasuyo and I volunteers at a youth sports camp for children with disability. This was really a wonderful experience and made me wonder how we could bring the same to Nepal!

The Story of Shane: How Wheelchair Basketball Changed My Life

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Shane was born with Caudal Regression Syndrome. This is the story of how he overcame this disability through playing wheelchair basketball.

Chickens and Turkeys in America: A Vegetarian's dilemma

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I recently went on an expedition to bring back turkeys and chickens for the refugees that I'm working with

UN-BLOCK THE SO CALLED BUSINESS AS USUAL

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The UNDP has been promoting several partnerships with several corporate houses to promote the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs and this is something very promising. The Upcoming ethical business summit organized by NBI, is a great opportunity to re-start a national conversation on the role of business to create a better Nepal. The article was published on Perspectives of the Himalayan Times.

PARTNERING WITH YOUTHS WITH DISABILITIES: MANY WAYS, MANY OPTIONS

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There are many ways to work and support the process of self empowerment of youths living with disabilities: from internship to exposure visits, there are plenty of way to work and partner with them

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.

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