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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18 August, 2017

The Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017 ( ECONOMIC WORLD FORUM/DAVOS)

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Slow growth and rising inequality have reached a tipping point in many of the world’s advanced economies. The World Economic Forum's Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017 lays out strategies for cutting the current vicious cycle of stagnation and polarisation of income and opportunities.

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The shared society: British Prime Minister's speech at the Charity Commission annual meeting

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Theresa May set out her vision for the shared society, the government's role within it and how to transform mental health support.

DOING BUSINESS REPORT 2017 ( WORLD BANK): EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

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Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 14th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies

Presidential Proclamation -- Martin Luther King Jr., Federal Holiday, 2016

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Today is the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr, a public holiday that is celebrated as a "service" day in the USA. Read President's Obama's proclamation

Arizona Welcomes Refugees

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One group that is doing its best to welcome refugees into the US.

The Khartoum Process: A sustainable response to human smuggling and trafficking? (Report by from Institute for Security Studies)

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You probably never heard of the partnership between EU and some african countries to solve the migration crisis for good. The process, very ambitious and met with skepticism is called the Khartoum Process. You will find here a critical review of it, written by Tuesday Reitano, deputy director of the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and a senior consultant for the ISS.

States, Markets and Society – New Relationships for a New Development Era ( FROM IDS BULLETIN)

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Interesting reading from the Institute of Development Studies: ‘How does change happen?’ and ‘How should change happen and how can it be enabled?’ are key questions analysed in this IDS Bulletin, drawing on the Institute of Development Studies’ reflections on States, Markets and Society as a theme of its 50th Anniversary year.

Lohri as the Harvest Festival of Punjab and Haryana

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Lohri is the Harvest festival of  Punjab as well as Haryana too which is famously known as Breadbasket state of  India. Thus, people residing in Punjab attach a great significance to Lohri. In Punjab, wheat is the main winter crop, which is sown in October and harvested in March or April. In January, the fields come up with the promise of a golden harvest, and farmers celebrate Lohri during this rest period before the cutting and gathering of crops.

Ramblings about a book : The Little Prince

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When a book means much more than a few pages bound together.

The Hyper Christmas in Nepal

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Christmas has been become super trendy and an amazing opportunity to have fun. A pity that many do miss the real meaning of this celebration.

Celebrating volunteerism. Article written with Martina Voss, UNV, Nepal

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We need to do more to lay the foundations for a stronger volunteerism movement in the country.

A Model for Working with People with Disability in Nepal

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The US has a number of examples of facilities and processed that can be adapted in Nepal to help persons with disabilities

2 YAZIDI WOMEN WIN PRESTIGIOUS EU HUMAN RIGHT PRIZE

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Iraqi Yazidi Islamic State survivors and activists Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar receive the EU Parliament’s 2016 Sakharov Prize during a ceremony in Strasbourg on Tuesday 13 December. After escaping sexual enslavement by Islamic State they both became spokespeople for women affected by the terrorist group's campaign of sexual violence and for the persecuted Yazidi minority

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Dynamic Borderlands: Livelihoods, Communities and Flows 5th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network starts today

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A very interesting conference is starting today in Kathmandu with scholars with an incredibly diverse background attending from all over the world. The conference is organized by Social Science Baha; International Institute for Asian Studies and the Asian Borderlands Research Network (ABRN).

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE TO THE COLOMBIAN PRESIDENT SANTOS: Presentation Speech by Kaci Kullmann Five, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee

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The speech of Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, presented by Berit Reiss-Andersen, deputy chair of the Committee, Oslo, 10 December 2016. Prize motivation: "for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end"

International Human Rights day: EU and USA pushes CHINA to free political prisoners ( from the Guardian)

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Surely the EU and USA have a lot to improve themselves and they should not preaching other countries but China needs to find other ways to assert itself and win over its fears. Oppressing activists is not a way for China to claim global leadership.

Stand up for someone’s rights today Human Rights Day 2016

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Many of us are fearful about the way the world is heading. Messages of intolerance and hatred prey on our fears. But we can change the course by reaffirming our common humanity and taking action to support everyone’s human rights.

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2016: Message from the United Nations Segretary General Message

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"Upholding human rights is in the interest of all. Respect for human rights advances well-being for every individual, stability for every society, and harmony for our interconnected world" sats Ban Ki Moon

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2016: Stand up for someone's rights today!

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Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day.

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