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

It’s World Children’s Day!

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World Children’s Day is UNICEF’s annual day of action for children, by children. This year, the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in a child rights crisis. The costs of the pandemic for children are immediate and, if unaddressed, may last a lifetime. It’s time for generations to come together to reimagine the type of world we want to create. Kids are reimagining a better world. What will you do?

EU takes global lead in protecting and supporting human rights and democracy

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The world is rapidly changing and new challenges are arising, including universal rights. The European Union will never ever give up on its commitment to protecting and supporting human rights and democracy, moreover in times of the Covid-19 pandemic. On the contrary. The EU takes now the lead globally, with the adoption today of the third Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy.

CHOOSING GREEN: A digital summit in the lead up to COP2 (from the NORDIC COOPERATION OF THE NORDIC COUNCIL OF MINISTERS)

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Join us for a digital one-day-event on post-corona green recovery in the lead up to COP26. In six debates, we challenge politicians, organisations, representatives from the public and private sector and entrepreneurs from the Nordic Region to pinpoint strengths and vulnerabilities in the Nordic Model. What do we have to offer and where are our blind spots?

A BINDING AGREEMENT AGAINST PLASTIC POLLUTION?

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From 22-26 February 2021, government officials from around the world will meet in Kenya at the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) to discuss the possibility of initiating the development of a global plastic treaty. Read this Q&A from the Environmental Investigation Agency

Winners of the 2020 UN Global Climate Action Awards Announced

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The recipients of the 2020 United Nations Global Climate Action Awards were announced today, shining a light on some of the best examples of what people across the globe are doing to combat climate change in a year that has cast darkness upon so many.

“Can Democracy Save the Environment?”: one question at the heart of 9th Edition of the World Forum for Democracy, 18TH NOV, 2020

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The 9th edition of the World Forum for Democracy will take the form of a year-long campaign to answer the question “Can Democracy Save the Environment?”. The “12 Months, 1 Question” campaign will allow participants, including political decision-makers and activists, to tackle various aspects of climate change and to debate innovative solutions to collectively respond to the urgency of our environm

EUROPEAN INCLUSION SUMMIT 2020

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As part of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Persons with Disabilities will host the first major meeting of all European commissioners/ombudspersons for people with disabilities. He will also invite representatives of non-governmental organisations, self-advocacy groups and organisations for and including disabled people.

Ashoka Changemaker Summit (ACMS): YOU CAN STILL REGISTER

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The Ashoka Changemaker Summit (ACMS) is the largest online gathering of system-changing social innovators and changemakers from across the globe. It connects Ashoka’s vast community of world-leading social entrepreneurs and leaders from business and philanthropy.

PLASTIC WASTE INCREASED DURING THE COVID19 PANDEMIC, WHAT CAN WE DO?

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The increase of waste has been a concern since long time ago, and COVID-19 make this worst.

EU Pact for Skills: mobilising all partners to invest in skills

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The Pact promotes joint action to maximise the impact of investing in improving existing skills (upskilling) and training in new skills (reskilling). It calls on industry, employers, social partners, chambers of commerce, public authorities, education and training providers and employment agencies to work together and make a clear commitment to invest in training for all working age people.

Challenge Campus 2030 - Edition 2: ACT TODAY, TRANSFORM THE CAMPUS OF TOMORROW!

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Calling students and university professors and researchers – the 2nd edition of the Challenge Campus 2030 is calling for projects to submit their vision for a campus of 2030; one that has achieved all 17 SDGs. Projects can fall under one of three themes: Student Life, The Campus in the City, or New Educational Issues.

72 Hours Left to Submit your 2021 Ashoka U Exchange

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Applications are still open to become a presenter or facilitator.The Exchange is Ashoka U’s global gathering for social impact educators. Now more than ever, the Exchange is more than just a conference. It’s a home for educators, students, thought leaders, and visionaries who are passionate about transforming higher education into a home for changemakers.

Vancouver' Climate Emergency Action Plan

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Council declared a Climate Emergency in 2019 as we're experiencing the growing impacts of the climate crisis and we're at risk to greater challenges as the planet continues to warm. Through the Greenest City Action Plan, we cut our carbon pollution by 9% (between 2007 and 2019), while increasing the number of green jobs by 35%. The Climate Emergency Plan builds on these achievements.

UNICEF: Secondary education guidance: Multiple and flexible pathways

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Targeted education interventions are important during the second window of developmental opportunity.

Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 2020 ( NOT FREE EVENT)

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The Global Symposium on Health Systems Research is organized every two years by Health Systems Global to bring together the full range of players involved in health systems and policy research and practice.

Launch of the 2nd GUNi International Conference on SDGs: Higher Education & Science Take Action. Summary Report

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· This Summary Report provides the reader with a comprehensive picture of the discussions, topics and recommendations covered during the 2nd GUNi International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals: Higher Education and Science Take Action. The 2nd GUNi International Conference on SDGs and Higher Education was held in Barcelona in March 2020 and put the Agenda 2030 at the center.

Future of Development Conversation with Amartya Sen (12th Nov, 2020)

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UNDP invites you to the first Future of Development public conversation between Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, and Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator.

HESI highlights the role of higher education in building a better world for current and future generations

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On 20 October 2020, the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) raises the flag of higher education as a driver for sustainable development and inclusive societies on the first day of the Global Education Meeting 2020.

World Economic Forum Jobs Reset Summit: Post-Pandemic Growth Needs New Skills for New Jobs that Are Open to All

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The World Economic Forum’s first Jobs Reset Summit convened more than 1,000 leaders from government, business and civil society to shape a new agenda for growth, jobs, skills and equity.

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