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

global compact on migration agreed at the UN

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For the first time ever, United Nations Member States have agreed an all-encompassing Global Compact to better manage international migration, address its challenges, strengthen migrant rights and contribute to sustainable development.

ASEAN affirms commitment to disaster risk reduction, prevention

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A recent conference held in Mongolia refocus the ASEAN, the South East Asian nations bloc on disaster prevention and management.

PROGRESSIVE ALLIANCE: Supporting democracy and fostering renewal in times of change

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Here the resolution adopted by the Progressive Alliance, a network of social democratic parties from around the world that recently met in Kathmandu between the 29 and 30 June, 2018.

Missed Opportunities: The High Cost of Not Educating Girls ( FROM THE WORLD BANK)

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The report says that limited educational opportunities for girls and barriers to completing 12 years of education cost countries between $15 trillion and $30 trillion dollars in lost lifetime productivity and earnings. The report finds out that primary education is not enough. Across many indicators, benefits from primary education only are limited.

INTERVIEW WITH H.E.Elisabeth von Capeller, Ambassador of Switzerland to Nepal ( PART 2)

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In this exclusive interview for ENGAGE, whose first part was published on July 5th carried out in partnership with reputed media firm Middleway Films, the Ambassador speaks about social inclusion and the role tha sports can play to create the basis for a more inclusive society.

 

Official Bio of H.E.Ambassador Elisabeth von Capeller

SAIEVAC Secretariat to remain in Kathmandu

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The South Asian Initiative to end Violence against Children, a SAARC Apex Body will remain in Kathmandu, after renewing the MoU with the Government of Nepal.

How UNV helped ECOWAS set up its Volunteer Programme ( from UNV)

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This is the story of how the United Nation Volunteers, UNV, helped established a regional volunteering program in western Africa.

Because of Her, We Can! - NAIDOC Week 2018

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NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life.

The Future of Asia and Pacific Cities 2019 Report: Thematic consultation on Smart Cities in Asia and the Pacific

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ESCAP, The UN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND PACIFIF and Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) are partnering to develop a chapter on the Future of Smart Urban Data and Technologies, which will focus on how cities in the region can create sustainable communities and contribute to achieving the SDGs.

ISTR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, AMSTERDAM, 10-13 JULY, 2018

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Founded in 1992, the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR) is a major international association promoting research and education in the fields of civil society, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector. The conference is one of the biggest events related to the study of not for profit sector.

“I Felt Like a Second Class Customer”

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Current physical infrastructures in the capital city of Nepal, pose as barriers for people who use mobility devices discouraging social participation, independence and dignity putting them in vulnerable situations. It is a matter of public safety concern for senior citizens, cyclists, wheelchair users, people with a vision disability, baby strollers and joggers.

Adjusting to a New Life

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I've lived in Durham, North Carolina for a little over four months. This is a story as to how I'm adjusting.

INTERVIEW WITH H.E.Elisabeth von Capeller, Ambassador of Switzerland to Nepal ( PART 1)

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In this exclusive interview for ENGAGE, carried out in partnership with reputed media firm Middleway Films, the Ambassador reviews the work done by the Swiss Development Cooperation/Embassy of Switzerland  in the last few years and explains the upcoming Swiss Cooperation Strategy 2018-2011 for Nepal.The Part II will be posted next Thursday, 12th of July.

 

Official Bio of H.E.Ambassador Elisabeth von Capeller

THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2017 Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

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What true prosperity is, and how it can be realised, are fundamental questions that must be answered by every country. This year the global findings reveal good news – prosperity is rising. But there are major challenges facing many countries and regions.What true prosperity is, and how it can be realised, are fundamental questions that must be answered by every country.

Remarks by President Martti Ahtisaari at the Kultaranta Talks 2018: “Power and Strength or a Shared Order?”

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The speech was delivered in Kultaranta, 17 June 2018 by Former Finnish President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Martti Ahtisaari in occasion of the annual Kultaranta convened by the Finnish President Niinistö.

Cambodia's Dirty Dozen A Long History of Rights Abuses by Hun Sen's Generals (HRW)

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– Cambodia’s increasingly dictatorial, one-party rule is underpinned by generals in the security forces who are responsible for serious and systematic human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report.

The Rule of Law and Human Rights - Fundamentals for the 2030 Agenda and Sustaining Peace

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The high-level meeting on ‘Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights for Sustaining Peace and Fostering Development,’ organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) brought together Member States, governments, UN agencies, civil society, relevant experts, and actors to enable collaboration and outline priorities for improving the rule of law in crisis-affected contexts.

What Is the 100RC Network?

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100 Resilient Cities—Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) is dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century. According to the network, "Resilience is about surviving and thriving, regardless of the challenge"

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