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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19 November, 2019
13 November, 2019

2019 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Announced

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The Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The 2019 Award goes to Aminatou Haidar (Western Sahara), Guo Jianmei (China), Greta Thunberg (Sweden) and Davi Kopenawa / Hutukara Yanomami Association (Brazil). The Laureates were announced in Stockholm, Sweden

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), 3 December 2019

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The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on 3 December around the world. The theme for this 2019 IDPD is ‘Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda’. The theme focuses on the empowerment of persons with disabilities for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

UN Secretary-General's remarks at pre-COP25 press conference

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"Climate-related natural disasters are becoming more frequent, more deadly, more destructive, with growing human and financial costs. Drought in some parts of the world is progressing at alarming rates destroying human habitats and endangering food security"

Mark Carney to be new Special Envoy for Climate Action

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The Secretary-General of the United Nations announced on Sunday that the current head of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, is to become the UN’s new Special Envoy for Climate Action

WMO (World Meteorological Organization) Provisional Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2019

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Global average temperature in 2019 (January to October) was about 1.1 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial period.Average Temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods are almost certain to be the highest on record.”

UN Climate Change Conference

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The UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 (2 – 13 December 2019) will take place under the Presidency of the Government of Chile and will be held with logistical support from the Government of Spain. SBSTA 51/ SBI 51 will take place 2-9 December 2019.

News release – Three exceptional women nominated for the 2020 Martin Ennals Award

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Three exceptional women are the finalists for the 2020 Martin Ennals Award, a demonstration of the leading position now occupied by women in the defence of human rights.

Innovative Partnership for Social Inclusion

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Aloft Hotel is showing the way on how to lead in social inclusion.

AidWatch Reports, Leaving No One Behind: Time for Implementation

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Too little money pledged by EU countries are really reaching out the least developed countries according to the latest Concord Report.

The Least Developed Countries Report, UNCTAD

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New report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.Persistent shortfalls in domestic savings in the least developed countries make them heavily dependent on external development finance. Among available sources of external development finance, the least developed countries are most dependent on official development assistance.

Nepal Pheri Auchu

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I was recently in Nepal and felt very at home.

For every child, every right: The Convention on the Rights of the Child at a crossroads

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There have been historic gains overall for the world’s children since the Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted 30 years ago. However, many of the poorest children are yet to feel the impact, according to The Convention on the Rights of the Child at a Crossroads, a new report released today.

G20 Brown to Green Report 2019

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The Brown to Green Report 2019 is the world’s most comprehensive review of G20 climate action. It provides concise and comparable information on G20 country mitigation action, finance and adaptation.

Cities of Service Announces Winners of the 2019 Engaged Cities Award

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San Francisco, Plymouth, UK, and Flint, Mich. are each awarded $75,000 in recognition of groundbreaking co-creation projects with residents

PARIS PEACE FORUM

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Peaceful global governance solutions for an international system in crisis.The Paris Peace Forum was created to counter these tendencies and to convene all those among States and civil society that believe in collective action, multilateralism and the good stewardship of common public goods to address common challenges and maintain peace.

ZERO CARBON BILL PASSED BY NEW ZELEAND. PRESS release Hon James Shaw

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New Zealand is marching on in the fight again climate change...The landmark legislation which provides a framework to support New Zealanders to prepare for, and adapt to, the effects of climate change delivers on the Government’s Coalition and Confidence Supply agreements, and is a key part of the Government’s plan to tackle the long-term challenge of climate change.

2019 Václav Havel Prize shared by Ilham Tohti and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights (from the Council of Europe)

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The seventh Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded jointly to imprisoned Uyghur intellectual Ilham Tohti from China and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR), which brings together young people from across the Balkans to promote reconciliation.

Giving Voice to Indigenous People in the Australian Parliament: Liberal Senator Andrew Bragg proposes a new way forward (SPEECH)

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Following the Uluru process, a participatory process that involved Indigenous people in Australia to find new ways to give them more and better representation, Senator Andrew Bragg proposes a new bottom up approach to give some stronger decision making power to the Indigenous People of Australia.

World Bank and Germany Launch Fund to Curb Forest Loss, Build Resilient Landscapes

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The World Bank and Germany today announced the launch of PROGREEN, a new global partnership to boost efforts to stop deforestation; restore degraded lands; improve livelihoods in poor, rural communities; and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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