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

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Asia Foundation Encourages Digital Transformation in Emerging Asian Economies and in the Organization

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Microsoft’s Asia News Center features a piece by Geoff Spencer highlighting the Foundation’s goal to encourage Asian economies toward digital transformation, establishing new industries and developing relevant skills for their labor force:

World Heritage Volunteers 2018: Empowering the Commitment to World Heritage.

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This year’s theme for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2018 campaign is Empowering the Commitment to World Heritage. For its 11th year, 51 action camp projects will be implemented at 50 World Heritage properties and sites inscribed on the Tentative Lists, from June to December 2018, by 44 organizations in 28 countries.

Joint Media Statement of The Sixth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting

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The Ministers from the 16 RCEP Participating Countries (RPCs) attended the 6th RCEP Ministerial Meeting held on 30-31 August 2018 in Singapore

Interview with Takumi Kawahara, Sport for Tomorrow ( Part I, 2nd Part will be published on the 4th of September)

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Mr. Takumi Kawahara is the Director of the Secretariat of Sport For Tomorrow Consortium that is a unique innovation in the field of sport for peace program initiated by Japan. In the first part of this interview, Mr. Kawahara explained about the aims and activities of the consortium while also explaining how his overseas development aid experiences shaped his daily work.

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

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In the second part of the interview, Mark, an activist and development expert focuses on her passion and expertise on environment related issues. The 1st part was published on the 17th of August.

Finding the Fluoride: Why Relationships Matter

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Search Institute is in the midst of a multi-year effort to study and strengthen developmental relationships in young people's lives. Our most recent publication, “Finding the Fluoride: Examining How and Why Developmental Relationships Are the Active Ingredient in Interventions That Work,” is a comprehensive summary of what we have learned thus far.

Small Charities Are Being Left Behind by Big Data for Social Good Initiatives

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Data has the potential to help nonprofit organizations work at a scale larger than ever before and to solve problems more efficiently and effectively. Data can help organizations improve their monitoring and evaluation, determine where the biggest problems lie and where the most value can be added, influence policy through evidence, increase their reach, and enhance their fundraising capabilities.

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