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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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.

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.

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