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

‘Entire Economies Could Be Held Hostage by Climate Change’ The Development Podcast by the World Bank

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On this edition of the Development Podcast, on this edition of the Development Podcast from the World Bank Group, Raka Banerjee and Paul Blake examine one of the biggest challenges facing the global community today: Climate Change.

Youth Recovery Plan (WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM)

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Young people are the most affected demographic when it comes to the world's rising socio-economic, political and environmental crises. Yet, they are also the best placed to lead the transition to a more equitable world. This is one of the key findings of the world's first Youth-Driven Recovery Plan developed by the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Community.

Asia-Pacific Regional Review of the Istanbul Programme of Action for Least Developed Countries

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The Asia-Pacific Regional Review is important as 12 out of 46 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are located in the region. They are making considerable progress in their socio-economic development, particularly in reducing income poverty and investing in human resources and infrastructure, enabling most of the countries of this region to fulfill the criteria for graduation.

Nepal: Stop Stalling Enforced Disappearance Inquiries

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The government of Nepal should promptly enforce Supreme Court rulings and permit the regular courts to try cases of enforced disappearance and other grave international crimes, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today.

All schools in Europe & Central Asia should remain open and made safer from COVID-19, say WHO and UNICEF

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As millions of school children return to school across the European Region where the highly transmissible SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant is dominant, the WHO Regional Office for Europe and UNICEF ECARO call for schools to stay open

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, 30 August

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More than a human rights violation against an individual Enforced disappearance has frequently been used as a strategy to spread terror within the society. The feeling of insecurity generated by this practice is not limited to the close relatives of the disappeared, but also affects their communities and society as a whole.

The Climate Connection, the British Council

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The Climate Connection brings people around the world together to meet the challenges of climate change. Through arts and culture, education and the English language, it is about ideas, innovation and real change.

Era of leaded petrol over, eliminating a major threat to human and planetary health

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Official end of use of leaded petrol will prevent more than 1.2 million premature deaths and save USD 2.45 trillion a year The end of leaded petrol follows a 19-year campaign led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners UNEP urges countries to work towards zero emissions vehicles to further address air pollution and climate change

HOW TO BE RESILIENT: WHAT WE'VE LEARNED AFTER A YEAR OF MASSIVE TRANSITION (CANADA)

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Join us on August 31st, 2021 at 1pm ET to hear six incredible changemakers share unique stories and perspectives on resilience. Together, they will reflect on how social change has changed — and how it hasn’t — over the past 16 months since the pandemic began, and what the fall and winter months hold for Canada’s social impact world.

FROM UNV: How volunteering strengthens social inclusion and well-being of senior citizens

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By Celina Menzel, Programme Analyst on Volunteerism Policy, UNV: "Volunteers can engage in a wide range of activities to support senior citizens in leading an active social life, for example by regularly visiting them, taking them out for activities, or exchanging letters and phone calls.

IFC Study: Promoting Accessible Tourism Can Help Nepal Drive Sector Recovery, Boost Economy

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Kathmandu, Nepal, August 25, 2021—Investing in disability-friendly infrastructure and services can help hoteliers and entrepreneurs tap the accessible tourism market in Nepal, a growing segment globally, while driving economic growth and accelerating recovery, reveals a new IFC study.

World Drug Report 2021 (UN Office on Drugs and Crime)

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Consisting of five separate booklets, the World Drug Report 2021 provides an in-depth analysis of the global drug markets and paints a comprehensive picture of the measurable effects and potential impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the world drug problem.

ESCAP Disaster Resilience Week

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 ESCAP is holding the third Disaster Resilience Week from 23-27 August 2021 under the theme “Building back better after COVID-19: addressing cascading risks and systemic gaps for resilient peoples and economies.” 

Global Disability Summit: 2022

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The Government of Norway in partnership with the International Disability Alliance will organize the 2nd Global Disability Summit in Feb 2022. The Summit will mobilize efforts for the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), the principle of leaving no one behind and on building back better and more inclusive with regards to Covid-19.

New guidelines to localize the SDGs by United Cities and Local Governments, UCLG.(VOLUME 2)

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"Local governments reporting on localization, building on their communities’ experiences and practices, involving their population in the achievement of the SDGs can become laboratories for policy change at all levels.:

Debt Relief for a Green and Inclusive Recovery (BOELL FOUNDATION)

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Securing Private-Sector Participation and Creating Policy Space for Sustainable Development

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