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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HISTORIC SPEECH OF NEW ZEALAND PRIME MINISTER ON Waitangi DAY

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Waitangi Day is the national day of New Zealand, and commemorates the signing, on 6 February 1840, of the Treaty of Waitangi that is regarded as the founding document that established the modern Zealand. It is a day full of historical meanings as the Treaty was signed by the representatives of the british monarchy and local maori leaders.

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROMOTE AT GLOBAL EDUCATION SUMMIT

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During the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Financing Conference to launch a major new initiative called the Education Data Solutions Roundtable.

GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATION SUMMIT IN DAKAR

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Another big conference and big pledges to promote quality and INCLUSIVE education in the developing world. World leaders promised to spend $2.3bn on education over the next three years but this still fell short of what requested by the Global Partnership For Education Secretariat.

SPORT FOR SOCIAL INCLUSION SUMMIT IN MILAN 25th and 26th January

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Milan is hosting a great summit to promote sport for social inclusion, a great way to follow up on the important Kazan Plan of Action to promote sport and physical education. The summit is hosted by Universita' Cattolica of Milan, School of Psycology

Posting of Mark Zuckerberg: FACEBOOK CAN DO BETTER and be more meaningful to people's lives

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Below the posting of Facebook's founder about making facebook more meaningful and have a better impact on people's lives. It is an recognition of the failures of Facebook to deal with fake news. " I'm changing the goal I give our product teams from focusing on helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions"

OXFAM REPORTS CONFIRMS THAT INEQUALITY IS THE BIG PROBLEM

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Few days before the Davos gathering, as per tradition, the global charity Oxfam publishes its inequality report. "Richest 1 percent bagged 82 percent of wealth created last year - poorest half of humanity got nothing"

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Fostering Employability of youths living with disabilities

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A very interesting project called Inclusive Mindset promoted in Italy by Sodalitas, Fondazione Adecco per le Pari Opportunità, e INNPRONTA can be considered a best practice on ways to promote employability of youths with disabilities in the job market. Long run perspectives and investing on creating a new understanding of disabilities among executives is a key to succeed.

Feeling Thankful

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My family is very thankful that my mother is still living. She is a very unique individual and this article is what happened during this past month.

Reviewing 2017

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In this piece published for Perspectives of The Himalayan Times, we looked at some interesting events related to partnerships that happened last year and we look at some challenges and opportunities for 2018

Civic Engagement, a priority for all

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With federalism , we have to get citizens to stand up and step up, playing a bigger and stronger role, contributing in making Nepal a better place

STUDY ON SOCICAL CAPITAL IN SINGAPORE PUBLISHED: MORE CAN BE DONE TO BUILD THE BRIDGES

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The interesting report has been recently published by the Institute of Public Policy, part of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, shows that peoples tend not to mix enough with those different from them, living in "parallel world"

TONY BLAIR'S INSTITUTE PUBLISHES REPORT ON POPULISM in EUROPE

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It is hard to define what is populism as it an ideology that can span from from left to the right political spectrum. The report from the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change defines it as " “claim to represent the true will of a unified people against domestic elites, foreign migrants or ethnic, religious or sexual minorities". It seems that it can further increases and be the "new normal".

Vulnerable Youths in Nepal are part of the equation

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With the elections concluded, we need to believe in the potential of youths living in vulnerable conditions as positive agents of change. Rather then being a burden, they are an untapped resource that can greatly contribute to the advancement of Nepal.

The Government of Canada set up National Reconciliation Counci

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By setting up the Council, Prime Minister Trudeau implements one of the key recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

EU IS PROMOTING YOUTH EMPOWERMENT IN TUNISIA

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Finally we got a great initiative to support the youths of Tunisia, probably the best success story coming out from Arab Spring.

Singapore: Laws Chill Free Speech, Assembly End Repressive Prosecutions, Regulations, and Civil Suits (Human Right Watch)

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The Singapore government’s use of overly broad criminal laws, oppressive regulations, and civil lawsuits severely curtails freedom of speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

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The report represents the first comprehensive look from UNICEF at the different ways digital technology is affecting children, identifying dangers as well as opportunities.

INTERVIEW WITH PAWAN GHIMIRE, PIONEER OF ADAPTIVE SPORTS IN NEPAL

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Pawan Ghimire who lost his sight during the civil war that plagued Nepal, is the founder of Cricket Association of Nepal, Vice-President of the World Blind Cricket Limited and founding member of National Disability Sports Network Nepal. The interview is published on Empowering for social inclusion, the booklet recently launched by ENGAGE with support of Embassy of Switzerland.

Amnesty International report condemns EU nations in horrific abuse of migrants and refugees

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European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants detained by Libyan immigration authorities in appalling conditions in Libya, said Amnesty International in a report published today, in the wake of global outrage over the sale of migrants in Libya.

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