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 future of education is here", UN SECRETARY GENERAL

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An alarming call for action from the UN Secretary General as more than 250 million school-age children were out of school. The UN Secretary General is urging governments to raise their budget for education.

Convention on worst forms of child labour receives universal ratification

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All 187 countries that are members of the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) have now ratified a convention to protect children from the worst forms of child labour, including slavery, prostitution and trafficking.

NBA Board of Governors launch first-ever NBA Foundation with NBPA to support Black communities and drive generational change (PRESS RELEASE)

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NEW YORK – The NBA Board of Governors announced today that it will contribute $300 million in initial funding to establish the first-ever NBA Foundation dedicated to creating greater economic empowerment in the Black community. The Foundation is being launched in partnership with the National Basketball Players Association.

A third of the world’s children poisoned by lead, new groundbreaking analysis says

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UNICEF and Pure Earth call for urgent action to abolish dangerous practices including the informal recycling of lead acid batteries

European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day: Statement by President von der Leyen, Vice-President Jourová and Commissioner Dalli

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In 2015, the European Parliament declared 2 August the annual "European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day" to commemorate the 500,000 Roma – representing at least a quarter of their total population at that time – murdered in Nazi-occupied Europe. Sunday, 2nd of August, was commemorated to remember the victims belonging to ROMA communities who were exterminated during the holocaust.

Fix the US Healthcare System

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In one of the world's richest countries we do not have adequate healthcare coverage for all. This piece is about my four year journey in navigating healthcare since coming back to the US from Nepal in August 2016.

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 30 July

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Working on the front lines to end human trafficking This year, we will focus on the first responders to human trafficking. These are the people who work in different sectors - identifying, supporting, counselling and seeking justice for victims of trafficking, and challenging the impunity of the traffickers.

Australia: Coalition of Peaks release landmark report on community engagements shaping new National Agreement on Closing the Gap

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The Coalition of Peaks today released a ground-breaking report on the 2019 community engagements with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people about their views on what should be included in the new National Agreement on Closing the Gap. The report is called, ‘A report on engagements with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to inform a new National Agreement on Closing the Gap’.

Update Regarding Phase-1 Classification Reassessment Process (IWBF)

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The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation was forced by the International Paralympic committee to revise its classification rules that categorize the players according to their level of mobility. Many players with higher levels of mobility risk to be excluded from the game.

AUSTRALIA GOV RELEASES NEW CLOSING THE GAP REPORT

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The Australian Government released a new "Closing the Gap" agreement focused on empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and it might be a game-changer with new targets and new approach.

Gavi helps immunise 65 million children in 2019, though COVID-19 puts progress under pressure

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New analysis of WHO/UNICEF data by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, shows the gap in vaccine coverage between Gavi-supported lower-income countries and wealthier countries has shrunk to record lows. Coverage for newer vaccines, such as those that tackle pneumonia and diarrhoea, now higher in Gavi-supported countries than the global average

MEET THE ECHOING GREEN 202O Fellows

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The 2020 Echoing Green Fellows come from across the globe, working in seven different countries and territories (India, Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, and the United States) and U.S. cities including Dallas, Chicago, Little Rock, and New York City. Echoing Green selected the 13 talented winners from a pool of 3,134 applicants working in 161 countries after a 10-month vetting process.

Defending Tomorrow The climate crisis and threats against land and environmental defenders (Global Witness)

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For years, land and environmental defenders have been the first line of defence against climate breakdown. Yet despite clearer evidence than ever of the crucial role they play, far too many businesses, financiers and governments fail to safeguard their vital and peaceful work.

Rating World Leaders report, GALLUP (PRESS RELEASE)

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Each year, Gallup releases the Rating World Leaders report, which details the rise -- or fall -- in the job approval ratings of the world's leading powers in more than 130 countries and areas, where the biggest gains and losses came from and how each country stacks up in different parts of the globe.

Temporary Basic Income: Protecting Poor and Vulnerable People in Developing Countries

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New York – The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 cases by enabling nearly three billion people to stay at home, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today.

New report shows hunger is due to soar as coronavirus obliterates lives and livelihoods (WFP PRESS RELEASE)

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ROME – A new report published today shows that people in some 25 countries are set to face devastating levels of hunger in coming months due to the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. While the greatest concentration of need is in Africa, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, and in the Middle East and Asia - are also being ravaged by crippling levels of food insecurity.

Announcement of Online Training on Power Point Presentation

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One Day training on PowerPoint will focus on how to develop a PowerPoint. Anyone who has basic knowledge of PowerPoint can join.

International Green Gown Awards

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Recognising exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by the world's universities and colleges, the International Green Gown Awards set the bar and put every learning institution at the heart of delivering the UN Global Goals.

INTERVIEW WITH MBS IN QUARANTINE

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Michael Bungay Stanier answers some special questions from us. n this video Micheal explains about his passion for literature, how he organizes his day, how he relexes with ukulele among others, about the importance of personal accountability and the power of coaching to make people and society better and especially about the importance of remaining curious and how he fund raised in a very special way to fight malaria and much more.

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UN-Habitat and UNOSSC commit to stepping up South-South cooperation on urban issue

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UN-Habitat and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) havesigneda Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) providing a framework forcooperation to facilitate and strengthen their joint workin mainstreaming South-South and triangularcooperationto support the New Urban Agenda and urban-related components of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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