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

15 October, 2018

GPE Results Report 2018

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The Global Partnership for Education published its Results Report 2018 shows progress against agreed-upon targets and identifies critical gaps that need to be addressed.

Skoll Venture Awards 2018 Winner Announced

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Now in its sixth year, the Skoll Centre at Saïd Business School recently held the final pitching round for the Skoll Venture Awards. On Thursday 14 June, four early-stage social ventures, drawn from 52 applications and developed by Oxford University students and alumni, were presented to an expert panel of judges and a live audience.

Regional Consultation on Achieving SDGs through Sector focused STI Policies

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his meeting is organized by the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) of ESCAP in collaboration with the Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR) and the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Royal Thai Government

Human rights focused ‘Pacific Commonwealth Equality Project’ launched in Kiribati

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Tarawa, Kiribati - The Pacific Community (SPC) and the UK Government today launched the “Pacific Commonwealth Equality Project” to help improve the capacity of Pacific Commonwealth countries to deliver on their international human rights commitments. With a funding commitment from the UK totaling £1.8 million (US$2.36 million) allocated from the “18-20 Commonwealth Fund”.

Not Educating Girls Costs Countries Trillions of Dollars, Says New World Bank Report

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Limited educational opportunities for girls and barriers to completing 12 years of education cost countries between $15 trillion and $30 trillion in lost lifetime productivity and earnings, says a new World Bank report launched ahead of the July 12 United Nations Malala Day.

UN chief encourages victims of terrorism to ‘raise up their voices’

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Victims of terror attacks have an important and powerful role to play in combatting the “global menace” the United Nations chief said on Friday, launching an exhibition at UN Headquarters in New York to commemorate the first International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

The economic case for a global volunteering infrastructure in Kenya

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In Kenya, research on volunteerism has always focused on the social, cultural, financial and philosophical dimensions, with no known body of research covering the economic dimension. This changed in 2015 when the Government of Kenya, in collaboration with the volunteer community, developed and adopted a National Volunteerism Policy

Highlights of the Secretary-General's main initiatives

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Find here the major initiatives that have been take by Antonio Guterres

Multilateralism: The only path to address the world’s troubles, signals Guterres

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As the world’s problems grow, multilateralism represents to best path to meet the challenges that lie ahead, said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday, launching his annual report.

Senior UN children’s advocate says they ‘should never be targeted by violence’

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Reacting to a recent upsurge in violent attacks affecting children, Virginia Gamba, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, called on Friday for those responsible to be held fully accountable.

Interview with Mark Takefman, Takefman, Citizen Sector Consulting, Founder and CEO ( PART I)

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Mark is a Canadian activist, social worker and development practitioner with long spells in India and China and now is back in Canada where he operates the Takefman Citizen Sector Consulting.Next Interview will be posted next Friday, 24th of August.

Incheon Youth Declaration on the Future of Work: Youth Calls for Action to Build the Workforce of the Future

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Over 400 youth representatives from Asia and the Pacific launched the Incheon Youth Declaration on the Future of Work, which calls upon the international community to invest in more inclusive, large-scale, and market-relevant solutions for youth employment and entrepreneurship

Global Liveability Index 2018

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Vienna dislodges Melbourne to top the Global Chart of most livable place

Angel Gurría OECD Secretary-General Closing remarks at OECD Roundtable on Equal Access to Justice

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Angel Gurria proposes some ideas on how to create a more equal and fair world: 1) tools for measurement, 2) better understanding of what works, 3) Exchange of good practices is essential.

Harnessing the power of youth through volunteering (UNV)

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UNV promotes youth participation through volunteering, offering opportunities for young people to engage in local and global action, and providing spaces for them to contribute to peace and development as volunteers, while building their skills and professional experience.

The International Congress of Youth Voices

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Students coming together to learn about activism and social change. The congress was held on 3-5 August 2018 in San Francisco.


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This piece was originally published on the Perspectives of The Himalayan Times.


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Since its inception in 2002, the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime (Bali Process) has effectively raised regional awareness of the consequences of people smuggling, trafficking in persons and related transnational crime.

new data visualization tool to identify market gaps in emerging market economies

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This new interactive site offers a visual display of the financial and nonfinancial support that organizations provide for entrepreneurs in emerging market economies. The goal of this site is to identify gaps and opportunities for the small and growing business sector.