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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Africa holds the key to many global climate solutions'

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A conversation with UNDP Regional Director for Africa Ahunna Eziakonwa

No sign of decrease in global CO2 emissions

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Global carbon emissions in 2022 remain at record levels – with no sign of the decrease that is urgently needed to limit warming to 1.5°C, according to the Global Carbon Project science team.

Education for Climate Action Why education is critical for climate progress

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This is a joint publication of The Education Commission, Educate Girls, Education Outcomes Fund, Malala Fund, BGC. Education is a powerful means of spurring behavioral change and collective action, cultivating green skills, ensuring a just transition to a sustainable economy, and building communities' adaptive capacity.

MORE THAN 70,000 OF THE HIGHEST EMITTING GREENHOUSE GAS SOURCES IDENTIFIED

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—Half of the 50 largest sources of emissions are oil and gas production fields and their associated facilities. —The top 500 sources represent less than 1% of the total Climate TRACE inventory but account for 14% of global emissions for 2021 – more than the annual emissions of the United States.

GSG Impact Summit Series. Part 3: New Frontiers of The Impact Revolution, Townhall Meeting.

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In the third and final part of the GSG Impact Summit Series on 22 November, we focus on implementation and delivery, to achieve the powerful recommendations of the G7 Impact Taskforce: impact transparency, mobilisation of mainstream capital into emerging economies, and ensuring a Just Transition.

Novartis: Leadership and a Reimagined Approach to Equity (Tuesday, November 29 at 10:30am ET)

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Don’t miss your chance to hear from Vas Narasimhan, M.D., a Fortune Global 500 CEO of medicines company Novartis, who is reimagining the ways his company uses innovative science, technology, and an “inspired, curious, unbossed” culture to deliver greater access to medicines.

What to expect from this year’s international climate talks: WWF

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COP27 aims to move nations from talking about climate solutions to implementing them

At the initiative of Senegal and Spain, leaders at COP27 launch an alliance to get ahead of future drought…

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Sharm el-Sheikh, 7 November 2022 -- At the initiative of the Presidents of Senegal, Macky Sall, and Spain, Pedro Sánchez, leaders from over 25 countries and 20 organizations today launched the International Drought Resilience Alliance to accelerate action and help countries to be better prepared for future droughts.

Real World Actors Share Progress and Strengthen Resolve at Opening of Global Climate Action Agenda at COP27

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COP27 President Shoukry announces the Sharm el-Sheikh Adaptation Agenda – a comprehensive, shared agenda to rally global action around 30 adaptation outcomes that are needed to address the adaptation gap and achieve a resilient world by 2030

Report Release: 2023 Chicago Budget Community Engagement Report

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On October 3, 2022 Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivered her $16.4 billion budget for the City of Chicago to City Council. In July, the City conducted a community engagement process and partnered with UIC’s Neighborhoods Initiative (UICNI) at the Great Cities Institute to design and engagement activities around the City’s 2023 budget.

Egypt: Rights chief calls for immediate release of jailed blogger and activist

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UN Human Rights High Commissioner Volker Türk on Tuesday appealed for Egypt to free a prominent blogger and activist whose life is in imminent danger following a seven-month hunger strike, that has escalated with the start of the COP27 climate summit being hosted there.

The ICRC’s Call to COP27 to Strengthen Climate Action in Conflict Settings

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Countries enduring armed conflict and other violence – the vast majority of which are among the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) – are some of the most vulnerable to the climate crisis.

PARTICIPATORY BUDGET IN DECLINE IN BRAZIL

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When Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva eked out a narrow win over Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential election in October, progressives around the world breathed a collective sigh of relief. And now, excitement is building as his supporters recall his campaign pledges to dismantle the notorious “secret budget” and bring back participatory budgeting (PB)

COP27: $3.1 billion plan to achieve early warning systems for all by 2027

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With climate-related disasters displacing more people than conflict, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday unveiled the details of his plan to ensure everyone on the planet is protected by early warning systems within the next five years.

Women’s Leadership in the ASEAN Region

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Gender equality and women’s empowerment are central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Community Vision 2025 of the Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Profiling poverty beyond income shows where to have the biggest impact in a world in crisis

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50% of poor people still lack access to both electricity and clean cooking fuel stressing how renewable energy access is critical for people and planet. New York - The new Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released today finds that reducing poverty at scale is possible and unveils new ‘poverty profiles’ that can offer a breakthrough in development efforts to tackle the interlinked aspects...

COP27 begins a ‘new era to do things differently’, UN climate change chief declares as pivotal conference gets underway

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The UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt, should shift the world towards implementation of previously agreed plans to tackle humanity’s greatest challenge, Simon Stiell, the new Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Convention (UNFCCC), said on Sunday at the opening of COP27.

Sixth South-East Asia Multi-Stakeholder Forum “Accelerating the Recovery from COVID-19 while Advancing the full Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”

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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 Sustainable

CEDAW Committee adopts General recommendation No 39 on the rights of Indigenous Women and Girls: 30 references to disability and to indigenous women and girls with disabilities

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The International Disability Alliance (IDA) welcomes the CEDAW Committee’s adoption General recommendation No. 39 on the rights of Indigenous Women and Girls providing guidance to States Parties to the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against women on the more relevant issues for indigenous women and girls and on the State’s obligations regarding their rights

How action on climate justice can be delivered at COP27

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4th November. Ahead of the COP27 climate talks, ActionAid is setting out five climate justice benchmarks to build trust and deliver the action needed to address the Loss and Damage and Climate Justice.  

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