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

02 December, 2018

UNV and the UN Secretariat sign Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their collaboration

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On Tuesday 11 September, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the United Nations Secretariat signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening and deepening their collaboration. The purpose of the agreement is to standardize and simplify the process of deploying UN Volunteers to UN Secretariat departments and offices, as well as provide a solid legal basis for doing so.

WOMEN'S FORUM GLOBAL MEETING 2018, Paris, 14-16 Nov, 2018

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Divisions are widening the gap - between people, countries, political parties, religions and within communities. Convening 14-16 November 2018 at Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, France, the 2018 Women’s Forum Global Meeting will gather global leaders from society and economy to bridge divides and move towards more inclusive progress for all of humanity.

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING: Knowing who we are.

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Social emotional learning is firstly connected with; knowing who we really are.

Political Declaration adopted at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit

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The Leaders of the UN Member Nations gathering in New York for the General Assembly Plenary gathered to celebrate Nelson Mandela and renew his legacy in a special peace summit.

sOUTH Sudanes Doctor wins The UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

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The UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award is presented every year to an individual or organization who has dedicated their time going above and beyond the call of duty to help people forcibly displaced from their homes.Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, surgeon and medical director at a hospital in Bunj, north-eastern South Sudan, is the 2018 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award.

2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Announced

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The unoffically called Alternative Nobel prizes went to human rights defenders from Saudi Arabia, Abdullah al-Hamid, Mohammad Fahad al-Qahtani and Waleed Abu al-Khair, anti-corruption champions Thelma Aldana (Guatemala) & Iván Velásquez (Colombia), the farmer Yacouba Sawadogo (Burkina Faso) and The agronomist Tony Rinaudo (Australia)

Outcome Resolution of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum ( St. Petersburg, 19–21 September 2018 )

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The Forum is aimed at consolidating and developing cooperation among female leaders for addressing urgent problems and strengthening the atmosphere of trust and mutual understanding in a world based on the universal values of humanism, rights and dignity. The Russian Federation is the main organizers.

Youth2030: UN chief launches bold new strategy for young people ‘to lead’

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The United Nations Secretary-General launched a new partnership strategy with the world’s 1.8 billion young people on Monday, to help put “their ideas into action”.

What it's like being an International Student?

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It's not easy but it's not far. It's right there but a long way through the dark and up the hill. Harder and harder I work, nearer and nearer I get. SUCCESS! Oh, I wish it was not that hard to get. I should fall before I rise. I should fall, stumble upon the thorns and get to the point where I will be eaten by the bear but should not lose hope.

PART 2 OF THE INTERVIEW WITH LEA CLERET, CEO OF THE LEADERSHIP TRUST

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In this second part, Léa talks about how mentor ship is important. Léa also talks about the history and future plans of Leadership Trust and also gives information about the leadership foundation. At the end she mentions about the Kids go too Program.

Address by Minister Freeland at a press conference to conclude the Women Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

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"This meeting represents an historic opportunity for us, women foreign ministers, to apply a feminist perspective to issues related to the international rules-based order: international security, development and inclusive economic growth, the strengthening of democracy and the protection of human rights, as well as the fight against sexual and gender-based violence."

Women Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (WFMM) in Montréal.

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Hosted by Canada and co-organized with the European Union, the meeting has been an " historic opportunity to advance global peace, security and prosperity by bringing together the world’s women foreign minister"

G7 ministerial meeting in Canada: Working together on climate change, oceans and clean energy

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Canada and its G7 partners recognize the need for urgent action to address the devastating impacts that plastic pollution and marine litter, overexploitation of fish stocks, and extreme weather events have on the health and sustainability of our oceans, seas, coastal communities and entire ecosystems.

Hard Questions With No Easy Answers BY Julia M. Stasch, President, MacArthur Foundation

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"In breathtaking convergence, bedrock values, longstanding alliances, workable regimes, standards of decency and care, scientific consensus, and much more are under attack". Is Justice even possible?

The European way to connectivity – a new strategy on how to better connect Europe and Asia

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EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc today presented the EU's vision for a new and comprehensive strategy to improve connectivity between Europe and Asia.

Is poverty inevitable? A message from Bill and Melinda Gates

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Progress against diseases and poverty can be averted. The Gates Foundation warns in a recent report, Gaolkeepers that is published every September in occasion of the world leaders gathering at the UN Nations to discuss world priorities and issues.

1st Southeast Asian Social Innovation Network

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Though the call for abstract is closed, it is worthy knowing about this upcoming conferenec.

OECD Leed Forum: Forum for Local Development Practitioners, Enterpreneurs, and Social Innovator, (18 and19 September, Portugal)

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The Forum will aim to address the following key questions:The Forum to be held in Portugal, will gather over 300 participants from the local, national and international level, including mayors, employers, social innovators, enHow can national and local leaders better prepare people and places for the new world of work?

More effort needed to improve equity in education

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Social background remains the main factor impacting participation in education and learning, and on economic and social outcomes, according to a new OECD report.

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