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

For every dollar invested in assistive technology, there is a return of $9 ( by the International Disability Alliance, IDA)

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On 14th January, ATscale, the Global Partnership for Assistive Technology, hosted "Mobilising for Assistive Technology - Towards the 2nd Global Disability Summit". In the event, the panellists highlighted how only 10% of people in need of an assistive device could access it.

FROM ACTION AID: Afghanistan humanitarian crisis: Governments must ensure aid reaches those most in need

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Sudipta Kumar, Country Director of ActionAid Afghanistan, says: “The situation is grave for communities in all provinces of Afghanistan. Freezing temperatures and heavy snowstorms are intensifying an already devastating humanitarian crisis, with more than half of all Afghans facing severe hunger and malnutrition"

Call for Papers: ICEGOV 2022, UN UNIVERSITY

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On 4–6 October 2022, the UNU Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) and the University of Minho will co-organise the 15th edition of the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance in Guimarães, Portugal.

VSO Volunteer Impact Awards, The unsung heroes of 2021

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In the first week of December 2021, VSO awarded some amazing examples of champions of volunteerism, citizens impacting and creating positive change through volunteerism.

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick appointed professor of practice and co-director of HKS's Center for Public Leadership ( HKS, HARVARD)

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"Cambridge, MA—Deval L. Patrick, former two-term governor of Massachusetts, will join Harvard Kennedy School in February 2022 as a professor of the practice of public leadership and as co-director of the School’s Center for Public Leadership (CPL), Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf announced today. He will be starting at the Kennedy School next week".

FORUM ASIA: press Briefing: Myanmar attempted coup one year on – ASEAN must not fail its peoples, 31st JAN 2022

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This media briefing reminds ASEAN Member States and the whole ASEAN community of the regional bloc’s failure to hold the junta accountable for its grave human rights violations and its lack of commitment to the five-point consensus on Myanmar.

Walking the talk: Strengthening states’ capacity to mainstream gender into education systems (by Fabricia Devignes)

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Fabricia Devignes for the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)is highlighting how many countries are falling short of 2030 targets related to gender equality in education, capacity in gender responsive sector planning is a key component to achieving 2030 objectives.

Gender-Responsive Climate Finance Window by AVPN ASIA (28TH JAN)

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The Gender-Responsive Climate Finance Window will award early-stage grant funding for the design and launch of innovative blended finance vehicles focused on the intersection of climate change and gender equality in emerging markets globally. This Window is funded by the Government of Canada.

2022 Holocaust Remembrance Commemorations

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The 27th of January is celebrated as Holocaust Remembrance Day, a day to commemorate the millions of Jews who died during the second world war and those who fell victim to hatred.

Indonesians’ support for the death penalty declines with more rigorous survey methods

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"Indonesia, like its regional neighbours in Southeast Asia, has supported capital punishments for decades, particularly for drug-related offences" writes By Carolyn Hoyle and Parvais Jabbar

COVID:19 Scale of education loss ‘nearly insurmountable’, warns UNICEF

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NEW YORK, 24 January 2022 – More than 616 million students* remain affected by full or partial school closures. On the International Day of Education and as the COVID-19 pandemic nears its two-year mark, UNICEF shares the latest available data on the impact of the pandemic on children’s learning.

Bachelet outlines funding needs required to support her “agenda of rights”, UN HUMAN RIGHTS

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UN Human Rights Chief, Michelle Bachelet, has made an appeal to UN Member States and private donors to support her 2022 “agenda of rights” through the work of her Office’s 1,600 staff at headquarters and 103 field presences, as well as her Office’s global partners.

Capacity Development Webinar to Launch the Curriculum on Governance for the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia-Pacific Region

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ffective Governance for Transformational Change: Strengthening capacities, mindsets, and competencies of public institutions to build the next generation of public servants in the Asia-Pacific Region, 25th jan 2022. The event was organized by UNESCAP

The Global Risks Report 2021 (World Economic Forum)

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Environmental risks dominate the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2022 - for both the short and long term.

SportWorks TALKS: Care to Dare: Why sport leaders must focus on people

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Join SportWorks as they host Susan Goldsworthy to discuss how sports leaders and organizations can play to thrive, one person at a time.

Expo 2020 Dubai: Sport, Human Rights and Sustainable Development

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Join UNESCO at the Dubai Expo 2020, virtually or in-person, for a 3-day event with sessions on sport, human rights and sustainable development.

Disability at a Glance 2021: The Shaping of Disability-Inclusive Employment in Asia and the Pacific

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By this publication, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) offers a regional review of the employment status of persons with disabilities.

The European Commission steps up action for high quality and inclusive youth volunteering

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As one of the first concrete initiatives under the 2022 European Year of Youth, the Commission published today its proposal for a Council Recommendation on youth volunteering to facilitate transnational youth volunteering under the European Solidarity Corps or other schemes at national level.

Webinar: civic virtue and voluntary spirit (YOUNG FOUNDATION)

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There was upsurge in social action during the pandemic. This series of webinars considers how we can build on that ‘voluntary spirit’ in society, calling for a cross-party focus on community-mindedness.

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