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

The Eighth Summit of the Americas is starting today in Lima, Peru

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The Eighth Summit of the Americas will be held on April 13 and 14, 2018 in Lima, Peru.The Heads of State and Government of the Americas will address the central theme of the Summit, “Democratic Governance against Corruption.The Summits, held every three years, offers the opportunity for the leaders to jointly define a hemispheric agenda at the highest levels.

As global executions and death sentences slide

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Encouraging steps to reduce death penalty around the world! From the latest Amnestsy International global report on Death Penalty 2017

BOAO FORUM 2018: CLOSING PRESS RELEASE

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Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018 An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity has concluded

National Service Recognition Day in the USA

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More than 5,200 elected officials have stepped up as Leaders for National Service. On April 3rd, 2018, they will show their appreciation for AmeriCorps members and Senior Corps volunteers in their communities.

The Leadership Development Action Plan

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This template is designed to guide your leadership development activities over the next 12-24 months. Many of the steps require significant effort and/or reflection. Very few require money. Most of these activities can be self-guided, but it would be very helpful to recruit a mentor to help you along the way.

Former Mexican President Backs Opium Poppy Legalization

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ormer Mexican President Vicente Fox proposed on Wednesday the legalization of opium poppy production as a way to help end bloody turf battles fought by drug cartels in various parts of the country.

Global Social Innovation Wayfinder event in Istanbul (14-15 May)

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Organized by Social Innovation Exchange, SIX, the summit will look at what more can be done to tackle systemic barriers to systemic change over the next ten years. Istanbul Wayfinder will build on two calls to action from London: multi-sector collaborations for systemic change, inspired by the SDGs, and building regional social innovation ecosystems over the next decade.

One more activist killed in Brazil

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One month ago, a well known social activist Marielle Franco was killed in Rio de Janeiro. Now one of the witnesses got killed too. From Telesur

Convention of Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) deals with KILLER ROBOTS

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Do you believe that robots will not only take away jobs but also play a big role in future conflicts? Would this mean less humans lethal deaths and or more deaths because of catastrophic consequences of using robots in war? A meeting of experts in Geneva started yesterday under the Convention of Certain Conventional Weapons

Endless Sports

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What can a nine year old do? Check out this article for a terrific story!

Women, Business and the Law (WBL): Despite Progress, Legal Barriers Remain Widespread

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In its 5th edition, Women, Business and the Law from the World Bank Group introduces scoring to better inform the reform agenda. The report tracks progress made over the past two years and identifies opportunities to ensure economic empowerment for all. #WomenBizLaw #Get2Equal

UNDP NEW STRATEGIC PLAN 2018-2021

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The plan will focus on focus Strengthen its relevance as a trusted partner in a complex and evolving development landscape, strongly committed to its mandate to eradicate poverty; Be more nimble, innovative and enterprising – a thought leader that succeeds in taking and managing risks; Be more effective and efficient in utilizing resources to deliver result

The Globe and Mail's editorial: The Rohingya, Canada and the lessons learned in Rwanda

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Canada as well as many others so called developed nation should do more to step up and solve the Rohingya crisis

50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. assassination

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Today marks 50 years of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Here some links

AUTISM AWARENESS AND CARE IN BANGLADESH: EDITORIAL FROM THE DAILY STAR ( BANGLADESH)

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An interesting editorial from the leading english language daily in Bangladesh according to which Bangladesh could be considered a pioneer in matter of awareness of autism and and care.

From Bertelsmann Stiftung, Democracy under Pressure: Polarization and Repression Are Increasing Worldwide

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he quality of democracy, market economy and governance has fallen to its lowest level in twelve years on a worldwide average. This is the key finding of the latest Transformation Index of the Bertelsmann Stiftung (BTI).

International Conference on Accessible Adventure 2018 LAUNCHES FIRST ACCESSIBLE TREK

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The first edition of the ICAA was a great succss that also included the inauguration of first accessible trek.

INTERVIEW WITH TIZIANA OLIVA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-INTERNATIONAL AT LEONARD CHESHIRE

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Tiziana has enjoyed a successful career in international development working principally in Africa. In this interview she shares how the Global International Strategy of Leonard Cheshire is doing to advocate for and support persons with disabilities around the world. Besides, Tiziana also shares some of the best practices from around the world being implemented by Leonard Cheshire. Enjoy it

More ACTIVISTS KILLED IN LATIN AMERICA

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Three weeks ago Marielle Franco, a famous social activist got killed in Rio De Janeiro, Brasil. More disconcerting news are coming from Colombia where last friday two activist got killed. They were both involved in the famers' movement. From Telesur

OECD's review of Australian aid

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CANBERRA — The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has had its say on Australia’s aid program, its first development cooperation peer review conducted under Australia’s coalition government — and the first review following the 2013 integration of AusAID into the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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