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

Why we need to fund education now more than ever (Global Partnership for Education)

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Financing education is financing our shared future. One year after the Global Education Summit, GPE calls on donors to maintain their commitments towards global education for the world’s most vulnerable children, and on governments to continue prioritizing education in their national budgets.

Reading between the lines: G7 leaders make important commitments to nature

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aturally much of the focus of the recent G7 Summit, held in Elmau, Germany addressed the war in Ukraine and its economic and security repercussions, including on food and energy. That being said, and perhaps lost beneath the headlines, their G7 Leaders’ Communiqué underscored a variety of important commitments to nature that should be brought to light.

New global alliance launched to end AIDS in children by 2030

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lobally, only half (52%) of children living with HIV are on life-saving treatment. UNAIDS, UNICEF, and WHO have brought together a new alliance to fix one of the most glaring disparities in the AIDS response.

Accessibility

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Accessibility and sensitivity to accessibility has very different meanings depending upon what one can see and experience. I’ve been very fortunate in having learned about accessibility when I lived in India and Nepal from 2009–16. But then being able to pay more attention when I came back to the US has also enabled me to form stronger opinions and to see the possibilities.

In historic move, UN declares healthy environment a human right

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The United Nations General Assembly declared today that everyone on the planet has a right to a healthy environment, a move backers say is an important step in countering the alarming decline of the natural world.

Technology & Democracy (Freedom House)

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Rapidly advancing information and communication technologies have had a profound impact on democracy around the world. They have provided new platforms for civic mobilization and the dissemination of news and commentary, but they are also subject to censorship, surveillance, and exploitation by antidemocratic forces.

Sport Positive Summit 2022

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Join the 2022 Sport Positive Summit to support the acceleration of positive climate action and ambition, and to safeguard the future of global sport.

[Joint Statement] India: Joint statement In Response to the EU-India human rights dialogue – calling on the EU to address reprisals against human rights defenders in India

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The joint European Union (EU)-India press release, which provides a summary of the topics discussed during the 10th EU-India human rights dialogue which took place on 15 July 2022 in New Delhi, fails to adequately address pressing issues of security and reprisals faced by human rights defenders in India, five human rights organizations said today.

Israel Part II-The Games

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More on my recent trip to Israel!

Action Aid: Gender Responsive Disability-Inclusive Education Budgeting

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ActionAid, Light for the World and the Global Campaign for Education have joined forces to develop a manual on Gender Responsive Disability-Inclusive Education sector budgeting. The manual is a simple, practical resource that trainers and facilitators (beginners and experts) can use to develop awareness of and skills in education sector budgeting and analysis using a gender and inclusion lens.

Announcing the 2022 ROLL Models!

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For the third year running, Skateistan and Women Win are kicking off the ROLL Models programme, aimed at supporting leadership in skateboarding and inspiring the next generation of girls to be empowered, active and healthy.

Top DJ duo NERVO debut song to raise awareness of child labour and human trafficking

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Ahead of World Day Against Human Trafficking, top-ranked female DJ duo NERVO have teamed up with the children’s charity Hopeland and the International Labour Organization to urge action on child vulnerability, child labour and human trafficking.

Situating SDGs in the Paradigm Shift of Sustainability in Southeast Asia (By Maya Dania )

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A Conference note from “Paradigm Shift in International Development towards SDGs and the 2030 New Global Agenda” on Friday, 17 June 2022 co-organized by Mae Fah Luang University and Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Southeast Asia regional office

2022 Regional Policy Dialogue on Building Inclusive Digital Economies through Innovation and Public-Private Partnership

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ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office in collaboration with UNDP Seoul Policy Centre and WFUNA are organizing virtually the 2022 Regional Policy Dialogue on Building Inclusive Digital Economies through Innovation and Public-Private Partnerships on the 8th August as part of our annual Citypreneurs program.

How digital media impacts voter education in Nepal

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"Digital is the next big thing." We have been hearing this for quite a while, but it was COVID-19 that really demonstrated the impact of online engagements and the power of digital media. This was evident in various walks of life, but most importantly in volunteering. Online volunteering emerged as trend to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Starting unequal: How’s life for disadvantaged children": OECD POLICY PAPER

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Children from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds frequently fare worse across all well-being areas compared to their more advantaged peers. “Starting unequal: How’s life for disadvantaged children?” charts the well-being of disadvantaged children, both across OECD countries and relative to their more advantaged peers, and shows how growing up at the bottom.

Women leading local humanitarian response during the Covid-19 pandemic (ODI)

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By Sarah Njeri, Megan Daigle. This study explores the hypothesis that not only are women’s rights organisations (WROs) working in crisis settings already active in providing humanitarian assistance, but also continued failure to support them in this capacity risks further marginalising and harming their constituencies, entrenching inequalities and undermining efforts towards gender justice.

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