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

David Attenborough: 'The Garden of Eden is no more'. Read his Davos speech in full

Full Text Sharing
" We can create a world with clean air and water, unlimited energy, and fish stocks that will sustain us well into the future. But to do that we need a plan"

World Economic Forum 2019 Annual Meeting launching a new Humanitarian Investing Initiative

Full Text Sharing
The World Economic Forum, the World Bank and the International Committee of the Red Cross are launching a High-Level Group on Humanitarian Investing to unlock new capital in fragile contexts.

WORLD ECONONOMIC FORUM: Civil Society in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Preparation and Response

Full Text Sharing
The 4th Industrial Revolution will be driven by Artificial Intelligence. How can civil society organizations react and be part of the process?

Billionaire fortunes grew by $2.5 billion a day last year as poorest saw their wealth fall

Full Text Sharing
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day - while the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, reveals a new report from Oxfam today. The report is being launched as political and business leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

human rights watch World report: Reversing Autocrats’ Attacks on Rights

Full Text Sharing
There is a growing global trend to confront the abuses of headline-grabbing autocrats, Human Rights Watch said today in launching its World Report 2019. Within the European Union, at the United Nations, and around the world, coalitions of states, often backed by civic groups and popular protests, are pushing back against anti-rights populists.

The EIU Democracy Index 2018

Full Text Sharing
"The eleventh edition of the Democracy Index reveals that political participation is on the rise in almost every region of the world. Whilst clearly disillusioned with formal political institutions, the population has turned anger into action, and turned out to vote, and to protest.The most striking advance has been in the participation of women " The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Meet the Obama Foundationn Leaders at the Asia-Pacific Program Design Workshop Hawaiʻi

Full Text Sharing
The 21 leaders joining us for the design workshop that kicked off on Friday, January 4, hail from 16 countries and territories from across the Asia Pacific and have a diverse mix of experiences and backgrounds that will spark deep conversation and opportunities to learn from each other as they explore solutions to shared challenges.

Learning, serving and leading: the experience of ENGAGE SPORT COACHES

Full Text Sharing
We have started with the capacity building sessions of the new batch of ENGAGE SPORT COACHES, a dynamic group of local young who love sports and want to contribute to make the society more inclusive by serving and learning from peers living with disabilities who share the same love for sports.

The 2018 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

Full Text Sharing
The 2018 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons is the fourth of its kind mandated by the General Assembly through the 2010 United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. It covers 142 countries and provides an overview of patterns and flows of trafficking in persons at global, regional and national levels, based on trafficking cases detected between 2014 and 2016

Kavish Part II-A Love Story About My Little Cricketer by Prerna Khanna

Full Text Sharing
Categories: 
A lovely story from my friend who has a teenage child with disability. Life is a challenge and my friend Prerna and her family make the most of it.

International Friends and Partnerships

Full Text Sharing
Categories: 
My recent visit to Japan to see my partner Yasuyo and her family enabled me to continue my path of becoming an international citizen. Read about my adventures in this brief article.

Secretary-General's 2019 New Year’s Message

Full Text Sharing
"Intolerance is on the rise. Trust is on the decline. But there are also reasons for hope.

Promoting Volunteerism in Nepal

Full Text Sharing
It is high time we started thinking of volunteerism in strategic way. A shorter version of this article was published on Republica on 9th December, 2018

AUSTRALIA LABOR PARTY COMMITMENT TO INCREASED AID FUNDING A FOREIGN POLICY LEAP FORWARD

Full Text Sharing
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) – the peak-body for aid and international development NGOs – has welcomed today’s Labor Party Conference resolution to increase international development program expenditure as a percentage of gross national income every year that Labor is in office starting with its first budget

Youth Employment Programmes: What Works in Rural Settings? (FROM DFID)

Full Text Sharing
Youth employment challenges are much more severe in rural areas than urban areas in developing countries. This rapid review looks at available evidence on the extent to which youth employment interventions work in rural settings, particularly in terms of employment creation for rural youth.

EU funding through NGOs must be more transparent, say Auditors

Full Text Sharing
The way in which EU funding is channelled through NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisations) for humanitarian and development aid, environmental protection, culture and other purposes needs to be more transparent, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights reaches its 70th anniversary

Full Text Sharing
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights reaches its 70th anniversary on Monday, a chance to highlight the many important breakthroughs brought about by the landmark UN document, and to remind the world that the human rights of millions are still being violated on a daily basis.

THE BRIGH STAR SOCIETY'S WAY: A GREAT EXAMPLE OF DOING PARTNERSHIP

Full Text Sharing
The amazing brothers Sushil and Basudev did it again: create a formidable coalition for an event in occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The piece was published today on Perspectives of the Himalayan Times.

Pages