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

Are Regional Inequalities Driving Us Apart? Geographical and political polarisation in an age of populism'!

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Webinar organized by the International Inequalities Institute, III, a research center within the London School of Economics & Political Science, LSE.

Celebrating a Life of Purpose: Dr. Jane Goodall, Winner of the 2021 Templeton Prize

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Templeton Prize is now proud to honor Dr. Goodall’s lifelong scientific and spiritual curiosity, and unrelenting effort to help humanity understand the interconnectedness of the natural world. At $1.5 million, it is the largest single award she has received in her illustrious career.

GERMANY RECOGNIZES IT COMMITTED GENOCIDE IN NAMIMBIA, MEDIA REPORTS

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The Namibian and DW reported the news that followed a long debate within Germany that had strained the relationship with the former colony. The German government is willing to pay 1,1 billion euros over 30 years but the amount has been rejected by Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA) and the Nama Traditional Leaders Association (NTLA) whose people suffered the most.

Australian court finds government has duty to protect young people from climate crisis ( From The Guardian)

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"The federal court of Australia has found the environment minister, Sussan Ley, has a duty of care to protect young people from the climate crisis in a judgment hailed by lawyers and teenagers who brought the case as a world first."

It’s time to Reenergize Exxon

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EXXON has been forced to have climate change activists in its board and this this thanks to an effort led by ENGINE NO.1 and other shareholders sensitive about climate change.

Historic victory: judge forces Shell to drastically reduce CO2 emissions

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The Hague, 26 May 2021 - For the first time in history, a judge has held a corporation liable for causing dangerous climate change. Today, as a result of legal action brought by Friends of the Earth Netherlands (Milieudefensie) together with 17,000 co-plaintiffs and six other organisations1 the court in The Hague ruled that Shell must reduce its CO2 emissions by 45% within 10 years.

A Decade of Explosive Violence Harm, 2011-2020

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In this report, Action on Armed Violence presents the findings from ten years’ worth of its data (2011 – 2020) collected as part of AOAV’s Explosive Violence Monitoring Project (EVMP). For the last decade, the EVMP has tracked the impact of explosive weapon use worldwide as reported in global English- language media.

CARTIER WOMEN'S INITIATIVE: DRIVING CHANGE BY EMPOWERING WOMEN IMPACT ENTREPRENEURS

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The Cartier Women's Initiative is an annual international entrepreneurship programme that aims to drive change by empowering women impact entrepreneurs. Founded in 2006, the programme is open to women-run and women-owned businesses from any country and sector that aim to have a strong and sustainable social and/or environmental impact.

Euroleague Basketball supports One Tree Planted

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Euroleague Basketball is proud to support the One Tree Planted Amazon Rainforest initiative by donating to plant 4,000 trees to help relieve Amazon Rainforest deforestation.

Left Behind: How Facebook is neglecting Europe's infodemic

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As Europe enters a third COVID-19 wave, our research finds that Facebook is failing to protect Europeans from dangerous misinformation. Facebook promised to do more to protect its users, but a year after the start of the pandemic, our findings suggest it has not improved its ability to detect dangerous misinformation, emphasising the need for urgent EU regulations.

New Report: Tropical Forests the Size of Denmark Illegally Cleared Every Year for Commercial Crops Consumed Worldwide

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The criminal destruction of rainforests for commodities such as beef, chocolate, soy and palm oil knocks down 4.5 million hectares and releases 2.7 gigatons of emissions a year. The study was carried out by Forest Trends, an organization promoting conservation based in the USA.

EU leaders to debate who will pay for the green transition (EURACTIV's Link)

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Today at the second session of the European Council been held in Brussels, the heads of state will discuss " debate how to split the efforts and costs of the bloc’s shift to a low-carbon future, at a summit that will set the tone for an upcoming revamp of EU climate change policies."

Global Breastfeeding Collective

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The Global Breastfeeding Collective is a partnership of prominent international agencies calling on donors, policy makers and civil society to increase investment in breastfeeding worldwide.

Upskilling and Youth Employment Programme – Apply Now!( AVPN)

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Are you a Non-Profit Organisation accelerating upskilling and youth employment in Thailand & Indonesia? Apply by 30 June 2021 to accelerate support for your work in increasing employment for youths with a leading Swiss Foundation.

State of Finance for Nature: Tripling investments in nature-based solutions by 2030

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative hosted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) will release the “State of Finance For Nature: Tripling investments in nature-based solutions by 2030” at the WEF-hosted Climate Breakthroughs: The Road to COP26 and Beyond on 27 May 2021.

Seventy-fourth World Health Assembly

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The WHA74 will take place virtually from 24 May to 1 June 2021, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. You will be able follow proceedings on the webcast below.

FUTURE OF ASIA NIKKEI CONFERENCE, 20-21 MAY 2021

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The Future of Asia is an international gathering where political, economic and academic leaders from the Asia-Pacific region offer their opinions frankly and freely on regional issues and the role of Asia in the world. Held by Nikkei every year since 1995 (it has been canceled due to the new coronavirus pandemic last year), it is considered one of the most important global conferences in Asia.

European Solidarity Corps 2021-2027

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Here the key components of the European Solidarity Corps that, already in place, was last week formally approved as a single standing alone program by the EU Parliament.

Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council, 17-18 May 2021 (EU)

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An array of initiatives from training to inclusive education opportunities to advances in strengthening the "European Universities Inivities" have been approved by the EU Council under the Portuguese Presidency.

Children and Digital Media: Latest Research Studies and Practices in Early Childhood Education and Care Q&A

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On February 17, 2020, we hosted an online symposium under the theme of "Children and Digital Media: Latest Research Studies and Practices in Early Childhood Education and Care." During the live streaming, the following speakers answered questions received from viewers in Japan and China. The event was organized by Child Research Net (CRN) based in Japan.

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