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

15 October, 2018

Leadership for Good

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Leadership is not really about being on the top of the chain of command but rather having the determination to harness your potential, understand how and where you can contribute the most and then develop the adequate skills that will help you get where you want.

Human Capital and Technology: Building the New Social Contract, Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President

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In the push for growth, both in terms of sales and a country’s GDP, would your innovation shift capital away from poor communities to wealthy ones? In the search for efficiency, does your platform erode social safety nets? In the name of progress, what parts of economies and societies will be disrupted, and how prepared are they for that disruption?

HUMAN CAPITAL INDEX LAUNCHED IN BALI

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By improving their skills, health, knowledge, and resilience—their human capital—people can be more productive, flexible, and innovative. Human capital is a central driver of sustainable growth and poverty reduction. Investments in human capital have become more important as the nature of work has evolved.

International Day of the Girl Child: With Her: A Skilled GirlForce

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On this International Day of the Girl, let us recommit to supporting every girl to develop her skills, enter the workforce on equal terms and reach her full potential. " — UN Secretary-General António Guterres

World Mental Health Day 2018 ( 10th October)

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Yesterday was World Mental Health Day. Mental health has always been neglected in Nepal as well as in many other developing countries. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.

Waleed Abulkhair wins PEN Pinter Prize for an International Writer of Courage

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Lawyer and human rights activist Waleed Abulkhair has been named International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony. Currently serving a 15-year prison sentence, Abulkhair is a founding member of the Monitor of Human Rights in Saudi Arabia (MHRSA) and has written for local and international media. Abulkhair has also represented fellow activists and writers...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize

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The Prize is awarded annually to a writer from Britain, the Republic of Ireland or the Commonwealth who, in the words of Harold Pinter’s Nobel Literature Prize speech, casts an ‘unflinching, unswerving gaze upon the world’ and shows a ‘fierce intellectual determination…to define the real truth of our lives and our societies"

Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C approved by governments

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Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment. With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, limiting global warming to 1.5°C compared to 2°C could go hand in hand with ensuring a more sustainable and equitable society, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

IMF/World Bank Group annual meeting in Bali

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There will be a lot of side events including the launching of the New Human Capital Index and discussion on the Global Finance Facility.

Nobel Peace Prize: Announcement of The Norwegian Nobel Committee

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The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, such war crimes.

THE EU TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS' ABUSES OF Myanmar and Cambodia

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European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström is taking steps to start the withdrawal process Everything But Arms trade preference. This action might have a negative impact on people's lives but is this the price to pay to bring a change in the policies of such regimes? Read the blog of Cecilia Malmström

UN Secretary-General Releases Strategy for Financing 2030 Agenda

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The Strategy elaborates on three objectives where the Secretary-General’s leadership can galvanize action, from the global to the local arena. To execute the Strategy, the UN Secretary-General will provide a three-year roadmap of actions and initiatives. The Strategy was released on the occasion of the UN's high-level meeting on financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Expert Survey: Girls' Safety in Cities Across the World

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lan International surveyed almost 400 experts in 22 cities across 6 continents. This survey is the first of its kind to examine the safety risks facing girls and young women on such a large scale, highlighting the universality of the dangers girls face in cities across different societies and cultures.

Social Emotional Learning: In Walks of Life

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Social Emotional Learning (SEL) process shouldn’t only be limited to schools it should also be built in education policies, supported by families and community.

EU-UN Spotlight Initiative - Latin America Regional Programme officially launched

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A new EU-UN partnership to eradicate violence against women in latin america (Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico)

The Power of Impact: GSC Impact event in Delhi

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The GSG, an independent global steering group catalyzing impact investment and entrepreneurship, invites you to its annual summit in New Delhi on 8-9 October.

UN Launches 2030 Strategy and Global Partnership Initiative for Youth

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The UN launched its strategy ‘Youth 2030: Working With and For Young People,’ and the Generation Unlimited partnership initiative on 24 September 2018, at UN Headquarters in New York, US.

ASEAN, UN move forward in achieving Vision 2025 and SDGs

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– ASEAN and the United Nations (UN) reaffirmed the importance of further strengthening their Comprehensive Partnership towards the fulfilment of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the ASEAN-UN Ministerial Meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York

Good Human Rights Stories coalition launched

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At a high-level meeting at the UN General Assembly on 27 September, the EU together with 13 partners from all over the world launched the “Good Human Rights Stories Initiative”, a cross-regional coalition of countries to whom human rights matter.

SEPTEMBER 30 ORANGE SHIRT DAY in CANADA: Every Child Matters

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.The events were designed to commemorate the residential school experience, to witness and honour the healing journey of the survivors and their families, and to commit to the ongoing process of reconciliation

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