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

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Munich Security Report 2017: Post-Truth, Post-West, Post-Order?

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The Munich Security Conference, a major platform on issues related to global security and defense, is underway. Each year the organizers publishes a major report that defines the issues of the moment. The big question this year edition of the report asks Is the world facing disorder and the rise of illiberal actors?

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Parkmandu, a great initiative to transform Nepal into a greener place

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Think of many micro parks and gardens around the Valley. Think of them throughout Nepal. Wouldn't they make the difference? Parkmandu is a local initiative to transform the way we live our urban experience.

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Social Intrapreneurs: a missing component that can make the difference

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There has been a lot of talks about social entrepreneurs but a new concept is emerging: social intrapreneurs, those insiders who can change the system from within.

Corruption Perceptions Index 2016

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This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality, which feed off each other to create a vicious circle between corruption, unequal distribution of power in society, and unequal distribution of wealth.

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Freedom in the World 2016: Populists and Autocrats, The Dual Threat to Global Democracy, Global Freedom under Pressure

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The world was battered by crises that fueled xenophobic sentiment in democratic countries, undermined the economies of states dependent on the sale of natural resources, and led authoritarian regimes to crack down harder on dissent. These developments contributed to the 10th consecutive year of decline in global freedom.

"United we stand, divided we fall": letter by President OF European Council, Donald Tusk

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Ahead of the Malta Summit, a key gathering of the EU Leaders to discuss the future of the Union, that will happen on the 3rd of January, former polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, charting his views on strategic issues, highlighting the upcoming threats to the Union: a more challanging geopolitical space, nationalism and populism.

Dreams do come True

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The Wichita Bash was a wonderful college wheelchair basketball event organized by the American Collegiate Society for Adapted Sports. The Director is 21 year old Rob Egan who had a dream when he was 14 to do more with athletics for people with a disability who are attending college

The Uncertainty of Tomorrow: Life of a Person with Disability without Parents

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As a disability inclusive development worker my thoughts are that there needs to be an incorporation of a welfare system that ensures children with disability can continue to enjoy the highest affordable standards of life even after the loss of their parents or guardians.

The World Education Forum is underway in the UK

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The Education World Forum takes place from 22 to 25 January 2017, enabling ministers and their senior advisers representing over 80 per cent of the world's population to gather and debate future education policy.

Better international co-ordination could lead to more worldwide benefits from migration (FROM OECD)

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Perspectives on Global Development 2017 presents an overview of the shifting of economic activity to developing countries and examines whether this shift has led to an increase in international migration towards developing countries. The report focuses on the latest data on migration between 1995 and 2015, and uses a new three-way categorisation of countries.

Interview with Timothy Garton Ash from the Quartz

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“[Liberalism’s] success has been so hegemonic for so long it’s not surprising there’s a reaction against it.” The problem is there’s a version of liberalism—globalization, the opening of frontiers, allowing the flow of goods and services across them—that doesn’t work for everyone in the West"

Interview with Timothy Garton Ash from the Quartz

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“[Liberalism’s] success has been so hegemonic for so long it’s not surprising there’s a reaction against it.” The problem is there’s a version of liberalism—globalization, the opening of frontiers, allowing the flow of goods and services across them—that doesn’t work for everyone in the West"

Timothy Garton Ash wins the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen for 2017

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The famous British historian wins the prestigious award for "is contributions to the debate surrounding European values and populism"

HOW I STARTED VOLUNTEERING

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It is about how I started volunteering. Why volunteering is so important.

Speech of Vice President Jo Biden at World Economic Forum, Davos

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A great speech from a great man, Vice President Biden, speaking about the challenges liberal democracies and the entire world are facing.He talks about globalization, social inclusion and social stability. He talks about "common sense" steps to increase access to education and other empowerment opportunities.

The Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017 ( ECONOMIC WORLD FORUM/DAVOS)

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Slow growth and rising inequality have reached a tipping point in many of the world’s advanced economies. The World Economic Forum's Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017 lays out strategies for cutting the current vicious cycle of stagnation and polarisation of income and opportunities.

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The shared society: British Prime Minister's speech at the Charity Commission annual meeting

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Theresa May set out her vision for the shared society, the government's role within it and how to transform mental health support.

DOING BUSINESS REPORT 2017 ( WORLD BANK): EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

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Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 14th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies

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