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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FROM THE GUARDIAN global-development-professionals-network: The Future of INGOs

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This is a piece written by Deborah Doane, an expert and practitioner on international development You will find here a very interesting reflection on the role of INGOs in development cooperation. The article was written on occasion of the national conference of BOND, the biggest membership body of organisations working in international development, that was held at the beginning of March.

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From CALVERT GROUP: The Evolving Role of the Corporation in Society: Implications for Investors

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An interesting report by the Calvert Group, a global leader in Responsible Investing that has the mission to deliver superior long-term performance to our clients and enable them to achieve positive impact. In a study with Professor George Serafeim from Harvard University, Calvert examine how companies are better managing their impacts on society and the environment.

Few ideas to keep the dream of regional integration alive

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With the incoming meeting of the foreign ministers of the SAARC nation in Pokhara, the Leaders of the region should find new ways to reinvigorate the regional integration process. 1st: the Leaders should find time to meet every year. 2nd: the Foreign Ministers should meet every six months. 3rd: the SAARC Secretariat, itself in need of a revamp, should invest in people to people people iniatitives

Nothing about us without us and you

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While I strongly believe on all inclusive coalitions to fight all kind of discrimination, necessary to achieve the big game changer in the society, a gender segregated run on the occasion of International women day made me rethink about different ways of being inclusive.

Interview with Caroline Scheffer, Umbrella Foundation, Part 1

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Yesterday 9th of March, the 2016 edition of Wisdom Wednesday started with an incredible presentation of Martin Punaks country director of Next Generation Nepal. There is no better way to create momentum on the issues related volunteering in orphanage homes than reviewing some of the best parts of Wisdom Wednesday 2015. Now, you will listen to Caroline who explain the work of Umbrella Foundation in the field of child protection.

I want to be me

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I want to be me.

Not someone's daughter, not someone's wife or sister.

Just me.

MEN’S MARCH ON 106TH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

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The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality.”I believe men have important role in making this happen. While in most part of the country, only women gathered and rallied to celebrate International Women’s Day, more than 70 men gathered at Lagankhel and marched with banners and posters with various slogans against violence against women a

A Week in Rasuwa-How to Really Change Things in Nepal

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Markets are what this is about-setting up the systems to help make farmers successful

Next Generation Nepal's "Wisdom Wednesdays"

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Wisdom Wednesdays is an innovative program of talks run by Next Generation Nepal and its partners about ethical volunteering. Our expert speakers work in international development, responsible tourism, child rights, volunteering, and diplomatic missions

9th Wheelchair Day

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On1st March,2016  there was the 9th Wheelchair Day in which ENGAGE had also participated.

ARE ATHLETES ROLE MODEL???

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This article explains whether athletes can be role model or not relating it with many athletes of the world.

STUDENT VOLUNTEERING WEEK 2016 (22-28 FEB)

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In UK Student Volunteering Week 2016 will take place from 22-28 February and it’ll be our 15th year. We’re delighted that SVW has become a fixture in many college and university calendars, with 86 different institutions taking part in 2015.

Social Innovation in the 21st century: Beyond Welfare Capitalism? ISIRC 2016 conference at Yunus Center

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ISIRC is the world’s leading interdisciplinary social innovation research conference. The conference brings together scholars from across the globe to discuss social innovation from a variety of perspectives. ISIRC 2016 will be hosted by The Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health at ​Glasgow Caledonian University from Monday 5th to Wednesday 7th September 2016.

European Social Innovation Competition: Integrated Future 2016

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he 2016 Social Innovation Competition focuses on social innovation for refugees and migrants. The 3 winners of the competition will each receive a prize of €50,000. The competition is open for entries until 8 April

Philantropy or Social Investment? (From the Piooner Post)

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Georgina Symons-Jones at CAF Venturesome considers whether social investment, philanthropy or something in between is the best way to give.

GLOBAL VOLUNTEERING CONFERENCE IN MEXICO CITY: VOLUNTEERING FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

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IAVE, THE International Association for Volunteer Effort, is organizing the 24th IAVE World Volunteer Conference, hosted by Cemefi (Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía). Our theme – Volunteering for Social Change – recognizes that volunteering is a powerful way in which individual and collective actions can bring needed change to our communities, our countries and our rapidly globalizing world.

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Tevel btZedak, Nyayik Sansar-Integrated Development

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Check out this article about a great INGO and their local partner.

When the NBA really cares: Special Olympics joins the All Stars Events

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Special Olympic athletes from all over the world where in Toronto, Canada for the All Stars Game held on Sunday. This is an incredible way to promote and mainstream disability and use sports to bring change

NEPAL: Access to justice for children (CRIN)

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Still a lot of work to be done to support nepali children access to law. Find here the Nepal country report on this pioneer research conducted by Child Right International Network, CRIN

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