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

17 September, 2021

OECD Youth Week 20-24 September

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The OECD is organizing a series of events focused on policy making that is youth centric and youth focused.

Inclusive Volunteering for Global Equality: 16-20 October 2021

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IVCO 2021 will be hosted by ActionAid Hellas on the theme Inclusive Volunteering for Global Equality, from 16 to 20 October 2021. It will be held online and will include the first Virtual Global Volunteering Fair and an Active Citizens International Photo Salon.

DECRIMINALISING SUICIDE: SAVING LIVES, REDUCING STIGMA

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The latest report by United for Global Mental Health offers a clear picture: around the world, 700,000 people die by suicide every year. In most countries suicide is not a criminal offence, but in 20 countries it is.

ILO and IUCN sign an agreement to harness the interdependence between jobs and nature

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The Memorandum of Understanding between the two agencies aims to make biodiversity an integral part of the agenda to promote decent work and advance social justice.

IDA welcomes first report on rights of persons with disabilities in armed conflict by the Special Rapporteur

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The International Disability Alliance (IDA) welcomes the first report on rights of persons with disabilities in armed conflict by the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Gerard Quinn.

3rd Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity

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Discussions at the virtual third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (WG2020-3) took place between 23 August and 3 September 2021.

New research puts big banks’ sustainability claims in doubt (ShareAction)

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While 20 of Europe’s 25 largest banks have pledged to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 at the latest, none have matched these long-term ambitions with comprehensive plans to avert climate change and biodiversity loss.

Ministerial Conference on Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution

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Ecuador, Germany, Ghana and Vietnam jointly organised the Ministerial Conference on Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution Informal consultations addressing the mandates of UNEA 3/7 and 4/6 towards the 5th UN Environmental Assembly (UNEA-5.2) 1 & 2 September 2021

EDUCATION IN A QUARTER OF THE WORLD’S COUNTRIES IS ON THE BRINK OF COLLAPSE WITHOUT URGENT ACTION – SAVE THE CHILDREN

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The education of hundreds of millions of children in a quarter of the world's countries is at extreme or high risk of collapsing, Save the Children said today. New analysis from the organisation finds that factors such as climate change, a lack of COVID-19 vaccines, displacement, attacks on schools and lack of digital connectivity are jeopardising access to schooling.

Finance for Biodiversity (F4B) : Making Finance Work for Food: Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Food System,

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Finance for Biodiversity (F4B) aims to increase the materiality of biodiversity in financial decision-making, and so better align global finance with nature conservation and restoration

GLOBAL CENTER ON ADAPTATION HIGH-LEVEL COMMUNIQUE:THE ADAPTATION ACCELERATION IMPERATIVE FOR COP26

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From the Global Center on Adaptation, Rotterdam; Global Leaders convened by the GCA call for COP26 to elevate adaptation action onto an equal footing with efforts to cut emissions because of escalating climate emergency.

IUCN World Conservation Congress

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The IUCN World Conservation Congress is where the world comes together to set priorities and drive conservation and sustainable development action. IUCN’s 1400+ government, civil society and indigenous peoples’ Member organisations vote on major issues, action which guides humanity’s relationship with our planet for the decades ahead.

5th South-East Asia Multi-Stakeholder Forum on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

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The South-East Asia Multi-Stakeholder Forum on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals provides governments, development partners, civil society, academia, the private sector and other stakeholders opportunities to share subregional perspectives, discuss collaborative measures to address subregional priorities and exchange good practices to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sust. Develop

Brazil: Illegal mining on indigenous land increased almost 500% over the last decade (BUSINESS & HUMAN RIGHTS RESOURCE CENTER)

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"Illegal mining on Brazil indigenous land up 500% in decade", 31 August 2021 Illegal mining expanded by nearly 500 percent on protected indigenous reservations in Brazil in a decade, and by more than 300 percent on protected park lands, according to a study released Monday.

UN Report Assesses How Far National Institutions Have Gone for SDGs

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The World Public Sector Report 2021 examines countries’ institutional arrangements for SDG implementation, and suggests lessons for national policymakers. It finds that voluntary national reviews have catalyzed civil society engagement around the SDGs, even in countries that did not have a strong tradition of engaging civil society in decision-making.

Constitutionalizing Institutions for a Safer Environment (INTERNATIONAL IDEA )

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The Constitution-Building Programme of International IDEA invites you to a webinar on “Constitutionalizing Institutions for a Safer Environment”, part of our series on Conversations on Innovative Constitutional Design Options.

HRW: UN Security Council: Renew Afghanistan Mission

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Bolster Rights Monitoring; Ensure Sanctions Don’t Impede Humanitarian Aid

Transforming the Education Conversation: Using motivational thinking to change how we nurture young minds (NESTA, 9TH SEPTMBER)

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Education and parenting are key to achieving fairer outcomes and levelling up our societies. But we are not preparing children and young people to become job-ready or life-ready, let alone world-ready, says education expert Sharath Jeevan.https://www.nesta.org.uk/event/nesta-talks-to-sharath-jeevan/

COVID-19 and development – effects and new realities for the Global South WIDER Development Conference

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The 2021 WIDER Development Conference will take place online during 6-8 September 2021, with the aim of connecting research and policy communities around the world to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on development in the Global South, and how to move forward.

Essential for Recovery Summit (8 September, 2021 - 10:00 - 10 September, 2021 - 19:00)

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Join us September 8-10 for three days of programming where world leaders and essential workers from across the globe will lay out a vision for a just economic recovery that prioritizes the rights of workers, their health, and the well-being of their families and communities – particularly the poorest and most vulnerable.

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