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

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The Future of Lifelong Learning(Desire to Learn Whitepaper)

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In this global Fourth Industrial Revolution, artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology, and genetics research are accelerating the transformation of industries, labour markets, and lifestyles. Government, higher education and industry all play a role in providing learning opportunities to workers

PRESS RELEASE: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2020

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New Report shows how to use the Sustainable Development Goals to build back better after Covid-19.The report outlines the likely short-term impacts of Covid-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and describes how the SDGs can frame the recovery. The report also tracks progress by countries towards the SDGs.

CANADA DAY: MESSAGE OF Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada

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"I believe there are many crossroads, along the road of life, where we have to make choices and decide which direction we take. This is exactly what we witnessed throughout the country in these trying times". "Canadians chose “compassion and solidarity.” They chose to live with one eye on their individual needs and the other eye on the common good."

HOW OUR FUTURE WILL BE

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Some personal reflections on how the future will be...

In the Year 2020: A Poetry Conversation with Awa Ndiaye (Jul 1, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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How do we position ourselves as change-makers amidst the numerous challenges the world is currently facing? To help explore this question, this interactive virtual event will be a discussion inspired by poetry, with a live performance of Awa’s poem. Awa is a renown global citizen and activist.

Leading Beyond Lockdown, CLORE SOCIAL LEADERSHIP TRAINING

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27 July 2020 - 23 November 2020 A highly subsidised online skills and development programme designed to help you gain clarity, support and a renewed sense of purpose to lead beyond lockdown with confidence ( WITH FEE)

GOTO Climate action summit - Al Gore, Former US Vice President keynote speaker

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The action-oriented problem-solving community based at Oxford Saïd Business School organizes an annual conference every year under the banner of "Global Opportunities and Threats" group GOTO. This year the topic was climate change actions with Al Gore forecasting the coming of a sustainability revolution.

FORD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SOCIAL BOND

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"Our Social Bond to Strengthen the Social Justice Sector". "The proceeds of the bond will enable us to nearly double our grantmaking from approximately $550 million per year to more than $1 billion. We will focus our support on funding under-resourced areas in the US and around the world."

WORLD EDUCATION FORUM: One generation – what does it take to transform education? + Resources

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The next summit will be only next year but at the same time you can find great insights on the future of learning

Interview with Woody

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Woody is an amazing person, having served in Special Ops for the USA, having worked with Outward Bound.  He is a wonderful person.  You will be amazed by his stories and this interview.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rftjf_Zbn7Q&t=1693s

Why Do You Hate US?

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A letter

Global Technical Meeting on 'Reimagining Volunteering for the 2030 Agenda'

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A Global Technical Meeting (GTM2020) on ‘Reimagining Volunteering for the 2030 Agenda’ will take place virtually in July 2020 to provide a platform to advance the discussions and debates on volunteering for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and jointly shape the future of volunteering.

Bridges Out of Poverty and Getting Ahead

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Elle Richards, the Manager of Cities, Cities Reducing Poverty at Vibrant Communities Initiative organized by Tamarack Institute, explains the "Bridges" Movement that tries to "address causes of poverty and build communities where everyone can thrive".

June 19, 2020: Debt and investment transparency for better outcomes (DAVID MALPASS, WORLD BANK)

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""I believe it is important to have detailed and timely public disclosure of debt service payments that may be deferred." says David Malpass, President of the World Bank

University in the USA removes the name of President Wilson (PRESS RELEASE)

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Dr. Patrick Leahy President of Monmouth University announced that the university will remove the name of former President Wilson from one of his hall due to his racist views and behaviors.

IMD’s 2020 World Competitiveness Ranking revealed, showing strength of small economies (PRESS RELEASE)

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Singapore was number one for the second year in a row. In second to fifth place, in order, came: Denmark, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Hong Kong SAR.

Library of Congress to Award Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity to Danielle Allen (PRESS RELEASE)

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Allen, Director of Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Will Work with the Library to Share Expertise on Justice, Citizenship and Democracy with a Wide Audience

National Indigenous Peoples Day CANADA ( PRESS RELEASE)

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On June 21, Canada celebrates the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis!

BLACK ARTIRSTS FOR FREEDOM

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On occasion of June teenth a national holiday in the USA that celebrates the day in which the Emancipation Proclamation that ended slavery, was read aloud in Texas, two years late...a platform of black artists came up with a manifesto.

Renee Montgomery, a professional basketball player takes year off to focus on social actism (PRESS RELEASE)

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"Montgomery, an 11-year veteran and two-time WNBA Champion, will apply her time to growing the Renee Montgomery Foundation and focusing on social justice reform. Montgomery has been instrumental in raising money to help protesters and support the Black Lives Matter movement. She will also take on speaking engagements to help educate and rally the Atlanta community and beyond."

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