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

New measures by UAE Government for persons with disabilities (From the National)

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Focus is on employment and setting up Asian Paralympic Committee headquarters. More info coming

EU budget: Commission proposes €1.26 billion to reinforce the European Solidarity Corps

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For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing a new programme for the European Solidarity Corps beyond 2020, with €1.26 billion to broaden the opportunities it offers.

Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy

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Through Reaching Home, the Government of Canada will reinforce its community-based approach, delivering funding directly to municipalities and local service providers. The strategy’s reach will also expand to new communities.

Echoing GREEN 2018 FELLOWS

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The 35 newest Echoing Green Fellows have visions of a more equitable and sustainable world, and bold new ideas for driving us forward.

Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity (26th and 28th June, 2018)

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The Jeju Forum started as a regional multilateral dialogue for promoting peace and prosperity in East Asia. The Forum serves as a platform for world leaders and other high-profile participants to discuss and share visions on various issues in the region. It provides profound insights into the world and contributes to cooperation and development in Asia.

23rd International Conference on The Future of Asia: The Nikkei Conference

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With the title "Keeping Asia open -how to achieve prosperity and stability", the Nikkei Conference is bringing global leaders to talk about the future of the continent.

Valor Games Southeast 2018

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The VGSE is a huge event with 125 veterans from across the US competing in 11 different adapted sports. Can Nepal also honor its veterans by holding such games?

Asian Student Leadership Conference (ASLC) 2018 in Singapore (July 25 - 29, 2018)

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ASLC is an annual conference where students from all over Asia get together to learn the importance of being a leader and to become change makers in their communities.

European Union: Working with women's organisations and acting to prevent violence against women in conflict, critical to development

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As the 20th anniversary of UNSCR 1325 on Women Peace and Security approaches, EEAS Secretary General Helga Schmid joined UN, NATO and civil society representatives to discuss and define how to act to prevent conflict and violence against women at the European Development Days on 6 June 2018.

Global Peace Index 2018

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Measuring peace in a complex world: the 2018 Global Peace Index shows the world is less peaceful today than at any time in the last decade.

Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Award 2018

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Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders are the global awards for local peacebuilding. Awarded annually, they offer international recognition for grassroots peace activists in conflict-affected countries worldwide. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders are inspiring individuals working together to build a better tomorrow in some of the world’s most fragile areas.

Chair’s Summary: G7 Development Ministers’ Meeting

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Find here the summary of the meeting of G7 Development Meeting held last week in Canada.

Asia Policy Forum: Policy Showcase at the AVPN Conference

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The Asia Policy Forum (APF) is a collaborative effort that offers a convening platform, a community of champions of the social economy and practical learning opportunities to support governments, policymakers and policy influencers to build an enabling environment for the social economy to flourish.

The Continuum of Capital in Asia Report launched at AVPN Conference

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In a vibrant ecosystem where all kinds of capital work together to form a Continuum of Capital, funders may leverage different financial tools – combining grants, debt and equity across multiple investments within their own portfolio – to achieve deeper social impact, or they may seek out key partners and collaborators that can take on follow-on funding once an SPO has graduated.

Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest’ - European Development Days 2018

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Under the overarching title of ‘Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest’, the European Development Days 2018 agenda will be focusing on 'Ensuring the physical and psychological integrity of Girls and Women', 'Promoting economic and social rights and empowerment of Girls and Women', 'Strengthening Girls’ and Women’s voice and participation'.

G7 development ministers’ meeting focuses on empowering women and girls (From Global Affairs Canada )

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Advancing gender equality is the most effective approach to eradicating extreme poverty and building a more peaceful, inclusive and prosperous world. Recent estimates indicate that countries are losing $160 trillion in wealth because of differences in lifetime earnings between women and men. Canada and its G7 partners have a shared commitment to strengthening the empowerment of women and girls.

AVPN CONFERENCE IN SINGAPORE STARTS TODAY

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Now in its sixth year, the AVPN Conference will bring together a diverse group of funders and resource providers from around the globe to take part in the largest gathering of social investors in Asia.With the theme "Maximising Impact", the 2018 Conference reflects the importance of strategic, collaborative, and outcome-focused approaches to social investing - from philanthropy to impact invest.

you are a child? the luckiest ones are born in Singapore

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According to a report from Save the Children, the 2018 edition of End of Childhood Report 2018, Singapore is the best place for a child to grow. Article from the Straits Times.

Innovating for the System: What Makes Educational Innovations Scalable? Study on educational system in india published

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India is reported to have approximately 15 mllion NGOs in the education sector. Combined with the proliferation of social enterprises in recent years, the space for non-government education innovations is rapidly becoming a network of cottage industries; interventions are often reinventing the wheel and successful practices are not being appropriately leveraged to address India’s learning crisis.

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