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

28 September, 2020
23 September, 2020

The Commonwealth: Necessary Lessons. New Directions (By Nicola Brentnall, CEO of The Queen's Commonwealth Trust)

Full Text Sharing
It is time to come to terms with the colonial and imperial legacy of The Commonwealth.Read this message from the CEO of The Queen's Commonwealth Trust that focuses to harness the power of youths living in countries member of the. Commonwealth.

THE EU LAUNCHES INNOVATION FUND TO PROMOTE LOW CARBON TECHNOLOGIES

Full Text Sharing
The Innovation Fund is one of the world’s largest funding programmes for demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies.

Join Kareena Kapoor Khan and support the #ChildhoodChallenge to help vulnerable children (UNICEF ROSA)

Full Text Sharing
UNICEF invites everyone to reimagine a better future and prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from becoming a lasting crisis for children

Approaches to Language in Education for Migrants and Refugees in the Asia-Pacific Region ( FROM UNESCO)

Full Text Sharing
The report aims to create a stronger knowledge base to support Member States as they formulate education policies that are responsive to the needs of refugees children.

Announcement of the Global Leaders of the Generation Equality Action Coalitions to accelerate gender equality (from UN WOMEN)

Full Text Sharing
Leaders from Member States, civil society, women’s rights organizations, international organizations, UN agencies, philanthropic entities, youth-led organizations, and the private sector come together to deliver game-changing results for women and girls.

Chefs unite for better food in East Asia & Pacific ( from UNICEF SOUTH EAST ASIA)

Full Text Sharing
Chefs across East Asia and the Pacific have been busy in their kitchens preparing simple, nutritious, tasty meals from fresh, locally available foods and broadcasting themselves through social media to millions across the region.

Call for Participants: Online consultation on ‘Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (FROM UNESCO)

Full Text Sharing
NESCO Bangkok Office invites young people aged 18-25 to an online consultation on UNESCO’s global, ethical framework for AI. The half-day online consultation will take place on 8 August 2020, with discussions held in English and Thai-language sessions. Interested candidates should register by filling in the Google form no later than 26 July 2020.

The business case for young people creating a culture of business integrity in Asia-Pacific (By Stan van der Leemputte FROM UNDP ASIA PACIFIC)

Full Text Sharing
The Asia-Pacific region is home to over 700 million young people. Through entrepreneurship, many are boosting local development and accelerating sustainable growth. However, in a survey carried out by Transparency International in four countries in the region, 30 percent of young people said they had experienced corruption within the previous 12 months.

Profile of a Leader Akheel Whitehead

Micro Text Sharing

I met Akheel a few years ago when he was working on starting an adaptive sports program at San Diego State University.  He is a bright shining light in the world of providing more opportunities for persons with disabilities to play sports.  You'll find this interview very engaging as we talk about Akheel's childhood, his being a Paralympian in Rio and his starting of the SDSU program, one of the few in the US.  We also talk about racism and what we have to do in moving forward.  

Over the Rainbow? The Road to LGBTI Inclusion (FROM OECD)

Full Text Sharing
Ensuring that LGBTI people – i.e. lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender and intersex individuals – can live as who they are without being discriminated against or attacked is a concern worldwide. Discrimination against LGBTI people remains pervasive, while its cost is massive. It lowers investment in human capital due to bullying at school.

“To control COVID-19, we have to make hand hygiene accessible to all” – UNICEF and WHO

Full Text Sharing
Joint statement by Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, and Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, on the launch of the ‘Hand Hygiene for All’ joint initiative

Plan of Action to Integrate Volunteering into the 2030 Agenda

Full Text Sharing
This July 2020, UNV and IFRC are co-organizing a global technical meeting on 'Re-imaginin Volunteering for the 2030 Agenda'. Explore this page to find out more about how to register and engage. Governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, UN entities and volunteers are invited to engage in the evidence gathering and consultation processes leading up to the Global Technical Meeting

The Future of Lifelong Learning(Desire to Learn Whitepaper)

Full Text Sharing
In this global Fourth Industrial Revolution, artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology, and genetics research are accelerating the transformation of industries, labour markets, and lifestyles. Government, higher education and industry all play a role in providing learning opportunities to workers

PRESS RELEASE: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2020

Full Text Sharing
New Report shows how to use the Sustainable Development Goals to build back better after Covid-19.The report outlines the likely short-term impacts of Covid-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and describes how the SDGs can frame the recovery. The report also tracks progress by countries towards the SDGs.

CANADA DAY: MESSAGE OF Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada

Full Text Sharing
"I believe there are many crossroads, along the road of life, where we have to make choices and decide which direction we take. This is exactly what we witnessed throughout the country in these trying times". "Canadians chose “compassion and solidarity.” They chose to live with one eye on their individual needs and the other eye on the common good."

HOW OUR FUTURE WILL BE

Full Text Sharing
Some personal reflections on how the future will be...

In the Year 2020: A Poetry Conversation with Awa Ndiaye (Jul 1, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Full Text Sharing
How do we position ourselves as change-makers amidst the numerous challenges the world is currently facing? To help explore this question, this interactive virtual event will be a discussion inspired by poetry, with a live performance of Awa’s poem. Awa is a renown global citizen and activist.

Leading Beyond Lockdown, CLORE SOCIAL LEADERSHIP TRAINING

Full Text Sharing
27 July 2020 - 23 November 2020 A highly subsidised online skills and development programme designed to help you gain clarity, support and a renewed sense of purpose to lead beyond lockdown with confidence ( WITH FEE)

GOTO Climate action summit - Al Gore, Former US Vice President keynote speaker

Full Text Sharing
The action-oriented problem-solving community based at Oxford Saïd Business School organizes an annual conference every year under the banner of "Global Opportunities and Threats" group GOTO. This year the topic was climate change actions with Al Gore forecasting the coming of a sustainability revolution.

FORD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SOCIAL BOND

Full Text Sharing
"Our Social Bond to Strengthen the Social Justice Sector". "The proceeds of the bond will enable us to nearly double our grantmaking from approximately $550 million per year to more than $1 billion. We will focus our support on funding under-resourced areas in the US and around the world."

Pages