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

International Youth Day 2021

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International Youth Day is commemorated every year on 12 August. The theme of International Youth Day 2021 is, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”, with the aim of highlighting that the success of such a global effort will not be achieved without the meaningful participation of young people.

FUTURE FORWARD: EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE TO MAKE POSITIVE CHANGE (DIANA AWARD)

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The Diana Award, an organization focused on empowering youth and named after the late Princess Diana, came up with a new strategy.

End inequalities, recognize abuses, UN chief says on International Day of Indigenous Peoples

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9th Aug, 2021: Although some countries have begun to rectify their “heinous legacy” of discrimination against indigenous people, more action is still needed, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday.

Young people are at the forefront of the fight against racial discrimination (UN HUMAN RIGHTS)

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From the Soweto Uprising in South Africa 45 years ago, to the Black Lives Matter protests worldwide today, young people have been at the forefront of the fight against racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance, said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.

UN announces support to digital solutions to accelerate the economic recovery of women enterprises

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The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund with partners FMO, Visa and the Government of Canada are pleased to announce the winners of the Women Enterprise Recovery Fund.

latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report: Press Review

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You will find here some links of news reporting about the latest IPCC's publication released on Monday, 9th of Aug, 2021.

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 9 August

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Leaving no one behind Indigenous peoples and the call for a new social contract There are over 476 million indigenous peoples living in 90 countries across the world, accounting for 6.2 per cent of the global population. Indigenous peoples are the holders of a vast diversity of unique cultures, traditions, languages and knowledge systems.

Climate change widespread, rapid, and intensifying – IPCC

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GENEVA, Aug 9 – Scientists are observing changes in the Earth’s climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report, released today.

Press Conference for the Working Group I contribution to Sixth Assessment Report

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The Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report is expected to be finalized in August 2021. This is a key report that will offer us a new understanding on the gigantic challenge posed by climate change. The report is issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Webinar: Olympism and its impact on civil society

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Join the Abhinav Bindra Foundation as they host a webinar to discuss the Olympic movement in a post-COVID era and its implications on civil society.

Post-COVID-19, building resilience to crises and regaining citizen’s trust should be a priority for governments, says OECD

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09/07/2021 - The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated governments’ ability to respond to a major global crisis with extraordinary flexibility, innovation and determination. However, emerging evidence suggests that much more could have been done in advance to bolster resilience and many actions may have undermined trust and transparency between governments and their citizens...

Highlights and images of main proceedings for 6 August 2021 Online Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – IPCC

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The fourteenth session of Working Group I (WG I) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded with the approval of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the WG I contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) and acceptance of the underlying report.

The Kenn Allen Global Award for Volunteer Leadership (IAVE)

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n honor of the lifetime contribution to the global volunteer sector, IAVE has instituted the Kenn Allen Award to recognize an individual whose volunteer leadership has had a transformative effect on their community, country or region. The Award will be made annually, on November 1st, Kenn Allen’s birthday.

Our Strategic Plan The Power of Volunteering to Change the World: Proud of Our Past, Building for the Future (IAVE)

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Our 2021-2025 Strategic Plan, The Power of Volunteering to Change the World: Proud of our Past, Building for the Future, serves as the roadmap for the beginning of the next 50 years. Building on our rich history and the qualities that make IAVE unique, this Strategic Plan serves as our pledge to meet the future with a renewed and refreshed purpose and commitment to our stakeholders...

‘Net zero’ carbon targets are dangerous distractions from the priority of cutting emissions says new Oxfam report

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Land-hungry ‘net zero’ schemes could force an 80 percent rise in global food prices and more hunger while allowing rich nations and corporates to continue “dirty business-as-usual”

SOFI 2021

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Transforming food systems for food security, improved nutrition and affordable healthy diets for all

FROM WEF: We asked young people about work and skills. ( BY Nadi Albino and Robert E. Moritz Global Chairman, PwC)

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"We polled 11,000 young people around the world and spoke to a small group of them about the future of work and skills. Almost two-thirds are optimistic they will get the job they want. They say the pandemic has bolstered their resilience, but that today's education system is not giving them the skills they need. And that soft skills are just as important as technical abilities."

COVID-19: Education replaced by shuttered schools, violence, teenage pregnancy

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A culture of “safety, friends and food” at school has been replaced by “anxiety, violence, and teenage pregnancy”, with remote learning out of reach for millions, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Tuesday.

Progress on tobacco fight, but new nicotine products pose increasing threat (UN NEWS)

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While many countries are making progress in the fight against tobacco use, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report shows some are failing to address the problem of emerging nicotine and tobacco products.

Event: To Think, To Learn, To Do – Learning in and for Community Development ( COADY INSTITUTE) 5TH AUGUST, 2021

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Citizen-led change is fundamental to the realization of justice, rights, and abundance for all. Thinking and learning are crucial to doing collective action for community development. Known by different names, such as popular or adult education, or workshops, trainings, or study circles, people come together, in-person or online, to critically analyze, reflect, and strategize.

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