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

Secretary-General's 2019 New Year’s Message

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

Promoting Volunteerism in Nepal

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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.

World Development Report 2019 THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORK

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Invest in human capital especially in disadvantaged groups and early childhood education to develop the new skills that are increasingly in demand in the labor market, such as high-order cognitive and sociobehavioral skills Enhance social protection to ensure universal coverage and protection that does not fully depend on having formal wage employment; Increase revenue mobilization

EU Action Plan to step up efforts to counter disinformation in Europe and beyond.

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The European Commission is proposing a wide range of initiatives to protect EU citizens from on line disinformation that force the major players of the industry to swiftly implement the Code of Practice that was signed in September 2018

DFID NEW DISABILITY STRATEGY: MESSAGE FROM, Penny Mordaunt Minister for Women and Equalities

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"Our vision is for a world where all disabled people are engaged, empowered and able to exercise and enjoy rights on an equal basis with others, contributing to poverty reduction."

DFID PUBLISHES ITS DISABILITY STRATEGY: Foreword from the Secretary of State

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An ambitious first disability strategy has been finally launched by DFID. "This can no longer be business as usual" says Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP Secretary of State for International Development

The battle for Social Inclusion

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It is about a journey of personal leadership, and personal uplifting, what i call self empowerment by vulnerable youths but it is also a common battle, a shared dream and destination.

Secretary-General's remarks at the opening of the COP 24

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During the UN COP24 Climate Change Conference grand opening on Monday, Secretary-General António Guterres told over 150 world leaders gathered for climate action that “we are in deep trouble” and asked decision-makers to focus on four key things: stepping up climate action, according to a solid plan, with more funding, as a smart investment in the future of the planet.

Thanksgiving

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I am thankful for so many things in my life!

The Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, Nairobi

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The Sustainable Blue Economy Conference is the first global conference on the sustainable blue economy. Over 18,000 participants from around the world are coming together to learn how to build a blue economy that: Harnesses the potential of our oceans, seas, lakes and rivers to improve the lives of all, particularly people in developing states, women, youth and Indigenous peoples

The Commission calls for a climate neutral Europe by 2050

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The European Commission adopted a strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy by 2050 – A Clean Planet for all. The strategy shows how Europe can lead the way to climate neutrality by investing into realistic technological solutions, empowering citizens, and aligning action in key areas such as industrial policy, finance, or research.

2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Honoured

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Saudi human rights defenders Abdullah al-Hamid, Waleed Abu al-Khair & Mohammad Fahad al-Qahtani received the Award “for their visionary and courageous efforts, guided by universal human rights principles, to reform the totalit.The Laureates of the 2018 Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, will receive their prizes at today’s Award presentation in Stockholm, Sweden

Being Black in the EU

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Almost twenty years after adoption of EU laws forbidding discrimination, people of African descent in the EU face widespread and entrenched prejudice and exclusion. This report outlines selected results from FRA's second large-scale EU-wide survey on migrants and minorities (EU-MIDIS II). It examines the experiences of almost 6,000 people of African descent in 12 EU Member States.

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