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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COP 15 RE-STARTS IN MONTREAL

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The UN Biodiversity Conference, COP 15 that had started in China is now reconvening with the “urgent task of making peace with nature,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres reminded participants at the opening ceremony, which featured a ceremonial welcome, statements by high-level representatives, and cultural performances.

Southeast Asian MPs denounce the inclusion of articles curtailing freedoms in Indonesia’s new Criminal Code

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JAKARTA, 7 December 2022 — Indonesia’s recently passed new Criminal Code includes problematic articles that could unduly restrict the right to freedom of religion or belief, freedom of speech and expression, as well as the right to privacy and sexual autonomy. This is a dismaying step backwards for the country, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) denounced today.

KINDNESS ALL YEAR ROUND

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Recent experiences in my neighborhood are what I write about in this article!

ActionAid launches first Anti-Modern Slavery Campaign, #HERSTORY

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To mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery this year, ActionAid International launches #HerStory, an anti-modern slavery campaign to raise awareness of the prevalence of modern slavery, shed light on the impact it has on women and girls in particular, and amplify the voice of female survivors.

IOM Launches Fair and Ethical Recruitment Due Diligence Toolkit to Support Businesses and Protect Migrant Workers

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Manila – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today is launching the Fair and Ethical Recruitment Due Diligence Toolkit to support business enterprises in conducting comprehensive due diligence to ensure the fair and ethical recruitment of migrant workers.

Asia-Pacific countries renew commitment to ramp up climate action, protect the planet (UN-ESCAP)

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Ministers and high-level officials today renewed commitments from Asia-Pacific countries to boost regional cooperation in climate action, sustainable urban development, the protection of ecosystems and oceans, and implementing environmental rights principles; all critical elements to achieve the common goal of a healthy environment

ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN) held its global annual conference

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For the ninth time, the ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN) held its global annual conference – this time in a virtual format.

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY, IVD 2022

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This International Volunteer Day, UN Volunteers encourages all our partners to join us in using the slogan, “Together Act Now” – and the associated hashtag, #TogetherActNow - to focus on the remarkable and growing impact of volunteers.

Historic Moment of First Woman Referee in Men’s World Cup - and in Qatar too: Qatar Should End its Male Guardianship Rules Over Women

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By Rothna Begum, Senior Researcher, Women's Rights Division, FIFA is keen to celebrate how French referee Stéphanie Frappart and her assistants, Brazil’s Neuza Back and Mexico’s Karen Díaz, adjudicated the match between Germany and Costa Rica, as proof that it is advancing gender equality.

Europe Sustainable Development Report 2022

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Achieving the SDGs: Europe's Compass in a Multipolar World

Beyond neutrality: alternative forms of humanitarian action (ODI Event 1st Dec)

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The Humanitarian Policy Group organized on Thursday 1 December a discussion with a range of experts to explore consistent challenges and new developments associated with the principles and ethics of humanitarian action in key conflicts of 2022.

Southeast Asia MPs urge new Malaysian government to realize the people’s aspirations for genuine reforms

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JAKARTA – Parliamentarians from Southeast Asia welcome the formation of a unity government in Malaysia led by Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim after the results of the 19 November general elections led to a hung parliament, and urge it to work towards realizing the citizenry’s aspirations for genuine democratic reforms.

European Green Deal: Putting an end to wasteful packaging, boosting reuse and recycling

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30th nov. The European Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules on packaging, to tackle this constantly growing source of waste and of consumer frustration. On average, each European generates almost 180 kg of packaging waste per year.

The Global State of Democracy 2022: Forging Social Contracts in a time of Discontent

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The fourth edition of International IDEA’s Global State of Democracy report comes at a time when democracy is under assault around the world. Beyond the lingering pandemic, today’s wars, and a looming global recession lies the challenge of climate and the multi-fold consequences for democratic governance.

Defining Women’s Economic Empowerment and Resilience (Written by Louise Anten, Women Win)

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Women’s economic empowerment (WEE) basically means enabling women to earn a decent living. It has taken on a variety of definitions and sometimes, even at the highest levels, is used without definition (e.g. the Beijing Platform for Action, or the 2017 UN High Level Panel reports on WEE). Proponents differ in defining the how and why to achieve WEE. How to tackle the wicked problems of poverty....

Interceptions at sea and returns of migrants and refugees to Libya constitute a crime against humanity

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The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), with the support of Sea-Watch, has filed a Communication to the International Criminal Court (ICC) concerning the commission of crimes against humanity against migrants and refugees who have been intercepted at sea and systematically returned to and detained in Libya.

The HU named UNESCO Artist for Peace

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This Friday, 25 November, Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, will name the Mongolian heavy metal band The HU as UNESCO Artist for Peace at a ceremony at the Organization's Headquarters.

Social Europe Conference on the future of social protection and the welfare state (1st Dec, 2022)

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“Social Europe is the answer!": Register for the Social Europe Conference on the future of social protection and the welfare state co-organised by SOLIDAR and Social Platform.

ILO: Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging

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Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.

PEOPLE POWERED NOV UPDATE: November news: Lessons from Brazil & Chile, research grants, new team members

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In this month’s newsletter: Why the new Chilean constitution was rejected and what we can learn from it Ollin founder joins People Powered staff Five global leaders join the People Powered board Meet the recipients of our first research grants Featured resources What we’re reading Upcoming events Funding opportunities What to do

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