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

NZ Wellbeing Budget 2020 (14 May, 2020)

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The Wellbeing Budget is the main source of Budget information. Among the several initiative, a strong focus on mental health, fulfilling a promise of the Government, free vocational trainings for 2 years and $100.4 million to meet increased demand in early learning and increasing school rolls, new school buildings and a push to solve the housing crisis, including an effort to fight homelessness.

UNU-WIDER: COVID-19 fallout could push half a billion people into poverty in developing countries

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In this paper we make estimates of the potential short-term economic impact of COVID-19 on global monetary poverty through contractions in per capita household income or consumption. It has been produced by The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research based in Helsinki.

PRESS RELEASE: WHO report on health behaviours of 11–15-year-olds in Europe reveals more adolescents are reporting mental health concerns

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In around a third of countries, the report reveals a rise in adolescents feeling pressured by schoolwork and a decline in young people reporting to like school. The report also discloses that over 1 in 10 adolescents report having been cyberbullied at least once in the past two months.

Dreaming Pelicans

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My experiences with pelicans and how they are helping me to. fly

Substantial investment needed to avert mental health crisis: WHO REPORT

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The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the need to urgently increase investment in services for mental health or risk a massive increase in mental health conditions in the coming months, according to a policy brief on COVID-19 and mental health issued by the United Nations today.

Survey on Jewish Americans’ Experiences with Antisemitism

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Over half (54%) of Jews in America have either experienced or witnessed some form of incident that they believed was motivated by antisemitism over the past five years.

ILA's 5th Women and Leadership Conference

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Join on June 7-10, 2020 for ILA's 5th Women and Leadership Conference, a live online virtual event, hosted by the International Leadership Association and the Women’s Leadership Institute at the College of Saint Rose.

Global Mayors COVID-19 Recovery Task Force

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C40 mayors have united to launch the Global Mayors COVID-19 Recovery Task Force to rebuild our cities & economies in a way that improves public health, reduces inequality and addresses the climate crisis.

Democracy during Pandemic (FREEDOM HOUSE)

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The coronavirus outbreak presents a range of new challenges to democracy and human rights.

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Shocks to Education and Policy Responses ( WORLD BANK)

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The policy responses to achieve this can be summarized in three overlapping phases: 1. Coping 2. Managing Continuity 3. Improving and Accelerating

Europe Day

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On Europe Day 2020, the EU institutions want to pay tribute through numerous online activities to the many Europeans who, in a spirit of solidarity, are helping our Union get through the coronavirus crisis. You will find here an impressive and heart-warming set of testimonials as well as updated information on the EU’s response to the coronavirus crisis.

UNEP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT ON COVID AND NATURE

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Inger Andersen, Executive director of UN Environment Programme to 150th Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives, highlights: 1) One roadmap to recovery – the SDGs and the Paris Agreement , 2) COVID requires effective waste (including plastics) management, 3) It is time to review our relationship with nature, 4) build back better, 5) enhance environmental diplomacy.

THE CASE FOR BASIC UNIVERSAL INCOME (Stewart Lansley, Compact)

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Meeting the Economic and Livelihood Crisis: From a Recovery Basic Income to a Permanent Income Floor

Together for Her

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ccording to the UNFPA, six months of lockdowns could result in an additional 31 million cases of gender-based violence. Coming together as women to support women in this crisis is critical.We stand #TogetherForHer.

COVID-19: Urgent need for child protection services to mitigate the risk of child sexual abuse and exploitation worldwide (UN HUMAN RIGHTS)

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Ms. Mama Fatima Singhateh (The Gambia), appointed as the UN Special Rapporteur on sale and sexual exploitation of childrenby the UN Human Rights Council in March 2020 explains about “The UN Secretary-General’s Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on children "

How nature can protect us from pandemics (UNEP)

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Bernard Bett, nternational Livestock Research Institute, discusses the delicate relationship between humans, wildlife and the pathogens that circulate among them in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

19 million children internally displaced by conflict and violence in 2019, highest number ever ( UNICEF)

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NEW YORK, 5 May 2020 – An estimated 19 million children, more than ever before, were living in displacement within their own countries due to conflict and violence in 2019 – some of them for years, UNICEF said in a new report today.

Let’s move humanity for children in the fight against coronavirus (Press Release Unicef)

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Protecting children, today and tomorrow. Join us to stop the consequences of the pandemic. Greta Thunberg and Human Act join forces with UNICEF to kick-start a campaign to save and protect the most vulnerable children affected by the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Global Response: €7.4 billion raised for universal access to vaccines

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Overall €7.4 billion, equivalent to $8 billion, in pledges from donors worldwide during the Coronavirus Global Response pledging event.

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