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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10 October, 2020

International Literacy Day

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Since 1967, International Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance the literacy agenda towards a more literate and sustainable society.

South Asian Youth Summit

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The summit aims to bring together the young people living in South Asia and share the impact of COVID-19 on Youth issues’ ( Education, Health, Employment, psychology, among others), youth activism to address the challenges created by the pandemic and ways forward.

Global Impact Visa (GIVs) in NEW ZEALAND

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Immigration New Zealand has partnered with the Edmund Hillary Fellowship (EHF) to deliver an innovative immigration product for high impact entrepreneurs, investors, changemakers, and start-up teams.

GSG Global Impact Summit

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The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) is going virtual - and truly global - with the GSG Global Impact Summit 2020 on September 9th, 10th and 11th.

European Commission announces actions to make Europe's raw materials supply more secure and sustainable

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The Commission presents an Action Plan on Critical Raw Materials, the 2020 List of Critical Raw Materials and a foresight study on critical raw materials for strategic technologies and sectors from the 2030 and 2050 perspectives.

Press release: COVID-19 will widen poverty gap between women and men, new UN Women and UNDP data shows

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The pandemic will push 47 million more women and girls below the poverty line, reversing decades of progress to eradicate extreme poverty.

UN experts launch ground-breaking guidance on access to justice for people with disabilities (PRESS RELEASE)

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GENEVA (28 August 2020) – Lawmakers, lawyers, judges and prison officers today received much-needed support from UN experts to make sure people with disabilities can use justice systems around the world as easily as anyone else, in line with international standards.

Launch of ‘girls back to school’ guide (Press Release, UNESCO, UNICEF, MALALA FUND, UNGEI, PLAN INTERNATIONAL)

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"The guide aims to help policymakers and practitioners in Ministries of Education and their partners address the gender dimensions of COVID-related school closures. It provides targeted recommendations to ensure continuity of learning while schools are closed, and to establish comprehensive, timely and evidence-based plans for reopening schools in a way that is safe, gender-responsive."

FAR-REACHING CLIMATE CHANGE RISKS TO AUSTRALIA MUST BE REDUCED AND MANAGED (PRESS RELEASE)

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The Australian Climate Roundtable (ACR), a multi stakeholders forum, is calling for bolder actions to fight climate change and call for a transition to net-zero emissions among others suggested actions.

Good Childhood Report 2020 (The Children Society UK)

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The report "seeks to understand the experiences of children who have low well-being - what enhances and hinders children’s happiness. We have made every effort to reflect children’s own views in the reports, working with children to identify and focus on topics that they tell us are important, in addition to being guided by the available evidence."

From UNICEF: COVID-19: Are children able to continue learning during school closures?

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"In response to the unprecedented educational challenges created by school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 90 per cent of countries have implemented some form of remote learning policy. This fact sheet estmates the potential reach of digital and broadcast remote learning responses, finding that at least 463 million students around the globe remain cut off from education..."

Volunteering to Build Resilience (October 13-15)

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The virtual Ideathon is a three-day marathon, during which volunteer teams from major NGOs and volunteering organizations from around the world come together to develop sustainable and impactful solutions to challenges from some of the key themes of the global response to the COVID19 pandemic. UAE Volunteers and IAVE invite all those passionate about making a difference to join this gathering.

United Nations Summit on Biodiversity (30 September 2020, New York)

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The United Nations Summit on Biodiversity will be convened by the President of the General Assembly on 30 September 2020, at the level of Heads of State and Government under the theme of “Urgent action on biodiversity for sustainable development.”

UNEP and The Ocean Agency join forces with Adobe on new campaign for ocean protection (PRESS RELEASE)

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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and The Ocean Agency, in collaboration with creativity partner Adobe, today launched Ocean League, a new campaign that showcases the power of creativity in driving positive change for ocean protection and climate action.

Hate Speech in Asia: Challenges and Solutions

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The event will be organized by the Asia Centre on October 7 @ 5:00 pm - October 9 @ 9:00 pm BMT to discuss the raising of intolerance.Across Asia hate speech based on fake news has led to an increase of violent incidents as disinformation divides communities during periods of political and communal tensions.

Webinar on Child Protection Completed

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Webinar on Child Protection organized by Coalition for Training Research and Development Pvt Ltd and FEYVINA FOUNDATION was completed successfully. The objective of the webinar was to share the learning, experiences of child rights and child protection, Issues of child protection, legal provisions. 
Participants were from diverse background including child rights activists, representatives of social organizations, students in the program. Such events will continue in the future in a different topic on a regular basis .

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Why systemic change requires a different approach to collaboration (FROM TACSI)

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The The Australian Centre for Social Innovation is innovating in the field of social housing, trying to propose a systemic approach to shortages of housing by creating a a Systemic Impact Network in Home and Housing.

World Water Week 2020 at Home

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World Water Week 2020 has been moved to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 edition of World Water Week was scheduled to take place from 23-28 August 2020, in Stockholm, Sweden. It will now take place from 24-28 August. Participation is free online

Three trends for how younger generations make change (FROM ASHOKA)

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Young people are leading social and environmental movements in countless ways. But there are several things they have in common.

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