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

02 December, 2018

meet the new Ashoka Fellows 2018

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Find here the latest batch of Ashoka Fellows. our Fellows are expanding perspectives and rewriting the way things are done in every corner of the planet. Their systems-changing innovations lead to real impact and breakthroughs—like using games to craft better public policy in India or working with the military and police forces to stop gender violence in Bolivia.

What it's like being an International Student?

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It's not easy but it's not far. It's right there but a long way through the dark and up the hill. Harder and harder I work, nearer and nearer I get. SUCCESS! Oh, I wish it was not that hard to get. I should fall before I rise. I should fall, stumble upon the thorns and get to the point where I will be eaten by the bear but should not lose hope.

The 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees

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From Cambodia to Timor Leste, Philipines, India and Cambodia, see here the winners of 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees

Major transformations needed to put sustainable development in Asia Pacific back on track

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An High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York heard the outcomes of the 5th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) – a meeting convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in March 2018.

Speech of Penny Mordaunt, UK Secretaty of State for International Development at Global Disability Summit

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Here the UK Secretary for International Development Speech at the Global Disability Summit. "This is not just the right thing to do for a common humanity - it is the smart thing to do. When disabled people are included great things happen"

Global Disability Summit: Civil Society Statement

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On the 26th of July, the UK and Kenyia Government in partnership with the International Disability Alliance organized the Global Disability Summit in London. Here the declaration from the civil society who gathered on the 23rd.

INTERVIEW WITH IAN SAGAR PART 2

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This is the second part of an interview with Ian Sagar, a top wheelchair basketball player from England who plays with Briantea84. The first part of the interview was posted on 19th of July 2018.

 

Here some the titles won by Ian with Briantea84

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2018 published

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In a fragile and turbulent world, volunteers are active in every major shock and stress situation experienced by communities – from earthquakes and flooding to climate change and local conflicts. Often working behind the scenes, they are the thread that binds communities together, finds the latest State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2018, published by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV).

Communiqué,G20 Finance Ministers and Central bank Governors Meeting,Buenos Aires.(Jul.21-22,2018)

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Despite no major tensions and highlighting the importance of trade as engine for global economic development, no major breakthrough happened during the summit of the financial ministers of the 20 most advanced nations.

The 2018 Global Slavery Index

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There are still 40 million slaves in the world, of which the great majority is women, over 70%."Too often, the onus of eliminating modern slavery is placed only on the countries where the crime is perpetrated. They certainly have a responsibility, but they are not alone in this regard."

SOFT POWER INDEX: UK IS LEADING

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Published by Portland Communication in partnership with the University of Southern California Center for Public Diplomacy focuses on the concept of soft power that according Joseph Nye, the originator of the concept is based on political values, culture, and foreign policy.

The 2018 Aspen Security Forum 18-21 July

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To answer critical questions about national and homeland security, the Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Program presents the ninth annual Aspen Security Forum. Focus is on Homeland Security • National Security • Counterterrorism • Intelligence • Cybersecurity • Local Law Enforcement •

UNAIDS warns that progress is slowing and time is running out to reach the 2020 HIV targets

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New HIV infections are rising in around 50 countries, AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough and flat resources are threatening success. Half of all new HIV infections are among key populations and their partners, who are still not getting the services they need

VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH IAN SAGAR

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In this first part of this exclusive interview, Ian Sagar, a top athlete playing wheelchair basketball with Unipol Briantea84, the current Italian champion, summarizes his feelings about the season concluded few months ago.

Ian stated that the season been very good. He believes that  there has been the positive changes in the level of the game in Italy thanks to an increase in the number of teams through the years.

The importance of connections...

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This piece, originally published on Perspectives of the The Himalayan Times, talks about how difficult it is to create connections, a prerequisite for partnerships

Obama speech at Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

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Former President warns against the raise of strongmen.

today is mandela day: today matiba would have turned 100

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A big event has been staged in South Africa to celebrate Matiba's legacy

Special Report Chatham House Expert Perspectives 2018 Risks and Opportunities in International Affairs

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There is a sense that the established order in global affairs is shifting. The rules, norms and institutions that have governed state-to-state relations and international policymaking for decades are being challenged by phenomena that include diminished US leadership, a more assertive China, political populism and technological change.

Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action

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The 2018 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development addressed the politics of peace by assessing how different policies, processes and tools can be used to overcome political obstacles to building and sustaining peace. Interpeace and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation hosted a two-part session on May 8 and 9, entitled: “Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action.”

Meet the 2018 Leaders: Africa Conference, Johannesburg, 15th of July to July 18th (Obama Foundation)

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The Leaders: Africa program is bringing together 200 emerging leaders from across the continent to explore new ways to take on the biggest challenges in their communities.

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