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

UN Women statement for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

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UN Women stands in solidarity with and supports everyone with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) in efforts to resist, support and heal from hatred, fear and discrimination.

Renewables Global Status Report 2020 by REN 21

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“Growth in renewable power has been impressive over the past five years. But too little is happening in heating, cooling and transport. Overall, global hunger for energy keeps increasing and eats up progress, according to REN21’s Renewables 2020 Global Status Report (GSR).

Social Enterprise World Forum to COP 26

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Social Enterprises can have an important role in the COP 26 negotiations. These are three areas of work according to the Social Enterprise World Forum: Social Procurement, Social Enterprise Contracting and boosting local resilience.

Launch event for: ESCAP-UNEP Report ‘SDG7 Localization: affordable and clean energy in ASEAN cities’ & REN21’s Renewables in Cities 2021 Global Status report

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This workshop will bring together representatives of national and city governments, business and academic society to discuss good practices, trends and recent developments on sustainable energy in cities in ASEAN and other countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Child wellbeing reports highlight need for ongoing action, RT HON JACINDA ARDERN, NZ PRIME MINISTER

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The Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy Annual Report (for the year ended June 2020) establishes baseline data for the majority of the 36 wellbeing indicators outlined in the Strategy. It also summarises progress on key actions and next steps under each outcome.

UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development

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The UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development will be held as a virtual conference from 17 to 19 May 2021.Join UNESCO's call for education to change so that we can all act for our planet's survival. Tell us why you think education needs to transform and what you are doing to make it happen. Share your views via #LearnForOurPlanet.

Action for climate empowerment Activity Series 2021: Fourth informal consultations - 19 May, 20:00 - 21:30 (CEST)

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The upcoming event will close a series of conversations aimed at advancing discussions on renewing and reviewing the Doha work program that is focused on engaging citizens for climate action. The series is organized by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) also known as UN Climate Change

Christchurch Call, an Initiative to fight online hate: 2nd Summit

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The Christchurch Call is a commitment by Governments and tech companies to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. It rests on the conviction that a free, open and secure internet offers extraordinary benefits to society. It has been promoted by New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern and French President Manual Macron

The COVID decade: understanding the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19.

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The Institute of Community Studies is delighted to have contributed to The British Academy’s timely evidence review to understand the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19. It makes sobering reading for any who thought the end of the pandemic would see things return to some sort of ‘normal

Asia-Pacific Stats Café Series: Measuring National SDG Progress

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The 37th session of Asia-Pacific Stat Café on "Measuring National SDG Progress" will be held on Monday, 17 May 2021, 12:00 - 13:00 hours (GMT+7).

Webinar: Peer research in the UK policy context (YOUNG FOUNDATION, UK)

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Local governments and service providers have begun to recognise community members as experts in their own right, equipped with valuable lived experience and an inside understanding of how their communities work and what their communities need. Date: 27 May 2021 Time: 1pm - 2pm Venue: Zoom

TESLA AND BITCOIN

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Tesla will stop accepting bitcoin "which is made with an energy-intensive process that often relies on fossil fuels" says the Guardian

A GOOD NEWS: FOREST ARE GROWING AND YOU CAN HAVE A ROLE...

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The Trillion Trees map of Regeneration Hotspots reveals an estimated 58.9 million hectares of natural forest have grown back since 2000. What’s driving these areas of recovery? How can we encourage future regeneration? And how can you play your part? Explore the map to find out more.

Every Women Every Child

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Every Woman Every Child commenced the Decade of Action on 5 March 2020, with a meeting of its High-Level Steering Group (HLSG) co-chaired by Ms. Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, and H.E. Ms. Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia.

Global coalition needed to transform girls’ education - report

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"A ‘global coalition of parliamentarians’ needs to be set up to meet the urgent international challenge of delivering a quality education to millions of girls who are currently being denied access to any at all, a new report says." The report was prepared by The Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at Cambridge University with the United Nations Girls Education Initiative.

Global Assessment: Urgent steps must be taken to reduce methane emissions this decade

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Washington DC, 6 May 2021 - A Global Methane Assessment released today by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that human-caused methane emissions can be reduced by up to 45 per cent this decade. Such reductions would avoid nearly 0.3°C of global warming by 2045 and would be consistent with keeping the Paris Climate Agreement’s goal..

British Retailers and other global companies pushing the Brazilian Congress to defend the Amazon Forest

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Major retailers in the UK are threatening a boycott of Brazil if the Congress there moves ahead with a new bill that will further increase the levels of widespread deforestation.

22nd Biennial Conference of the International Consortium for Social Development: Poverty, Inequality and Social Development Innovations around the World

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The 22nd Biennial Conference of the ICSD in 2021 will bring together practitioners, researchers, students, communities, organizations and policy makers to think deeply and carefully about the challenges we face, critically appraise past responses and advance new and novel ways of responding to these difficult challenges

TWO-PART LEARNING SERIES: INCLUSIVE EDUCATION FOR GIRLS WITH DISABILITIES Tue, 25 May, 2021 - Wed, 09 Jun, 2021

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In the lead up to the G7 and the Global Education Summit convened by the Global Partnership for Education, the UN Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI), UNICEF, UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO), Sightsavers and Humanity & Inclusion are joining forces to launch two-part webinar series on inclusive education for girls with disabilities!

GLOBAL TEACHER PRIZE and GLOBAL STUDENT PRIZE

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The application and nomination process for the Global Teacher Prize and the inaugural Chegg.org Global Student Prize has been extended and will now close on 16th May 2021. The Varkey Foundation has launched the Chegg.org Global Student Prize this year, a US$50,000 sister award to the Global Teacher Prize, to create a powerful new platform to highlight the efforts of extraordinary students...

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