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

WORLD EDUCATION FORUM: One generation – what does it take to transform education? + Resources

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The next summit will be only next year but at the same time you can find great insights on the future of learning

Interview with Woody

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Woody is an amazing person, having served in Special Ops for the USA, having worked with Outward Bound.  He is a wonderful person.  You will be amazed by his stories and this interview.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rftjf_Zbn7Q&t=1693s

Why Do You Hate US?

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A letter

Global Technical Meeting on 'Reimagining Volunteering for the 2030 Agenda'

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A Global Technical Meeting (GTM2020) on ‘Reimagining Volunteering for the 2030 Agenda’ will take place virtually in July 2020 to provide a platform to advance the discussions and debates on volunteering for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and jointly shape the future of volunteering.

Bridges Out of Poverty and Getting Ahead

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Elle Richards, the Manager of Cities, Cities Reducing Poverty at Vibrant Communities Initiative organized by Tamarack Institute, explains the "Bridges" Movement that tries to "address causes of poverty and build communities where everyone can thrive".

June 19, 2020: Debt and investment transparency for better outcomes (DAVID MALPASS, WORLD BANK)

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""I believe it is important to have detailed and timely public disclosure of debt service payments that may be deferred." says David Malpass, President of the World Bank

University in the USA removes the name of President Wilson (PRESS RELEASE)

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Dr. Patrick Leahy President of Monmouth University announced that the university will remove the name of former President Wilson from one of his hall due to his racist views and behaviors.

IMD’s 2020 World Competitiveness Ranking revealed, showing strength of small economies (PRESS RELEASE)

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Singapore was number one for the second year in a row. In second to fifth place, in order, came: Denmark, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Hong Kong SAR.

Library of Congress to Award Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity to Danielle Allen (PRESS RELEASE)

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Allen, Director of Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Will Work with the Library to Share Expertise on Justice, Citizenship and Democracy with a Wide Audience

National Indigenous Peoples Day CANADA ( PRESS RELEASE)

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On June 21, Canada celebrates the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis!

BLACK ARTIRSTS FOR FREEDOM

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On occasion of June teenth a national holiday in the USA that celebrates the day in which the Emancipation Proclamation that ended slavery, was read aloud in Texas, two years late...a platform of black artists came up with a manifesto.

Renee Montgomery, a professional basketball player takes year off to focus on social actism (PRESS RELEASE)

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"Montgomery, an 11-year veteran and two-time WNBA Champion, will apply her time to growing the Renee Montgomery Foundation and focusing on social justice reform. Montgomery has been instrumental in raising money to help protesters and support the Black Lives Matter movement. She will also take on speaking engagements to help educate and rally the Atlanta community and beyond."

EU Parliament calls for a new ambitious EU Disability Strategy (Press Release)

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As the current EU Disability Strategy comes to an end, Parliament is calling on the European Commission for an ambitious post-2020 strategy. Discover its priorities.

EU Parliament condemns all forms of racism, hate and violence and calls for action ( PRESS RELEASE)

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Black Lives Matter, says the EP, denouncing white supremacy MEPs strongly condemn “appalling” death of George Floyd and support peaceful protests Racial discrimination and harassment remain commonplace throughout the EU End racial profiling in criminal law and ensure that police brutality is punished

Peace Prize of the German Book Trade: The Awardee 2020 is Amartya Sen (PRESS RELEASE)

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The Board of Trustees has chosen the Indian economist and philosopher Amartya Sen as the Peace Prize Winner of the Year 2020. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, October 18, 2020, in Frankfurt's Paulskirche and will be broadcast live on television.

"The Purpose-Driven University" by Debbie Haski-Leventhal

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In the Purpose-Driven University: Transforming Lives and Creating Impact through Academic Social Responsibility, Prof. Haski-Leventhal, , is exploring how universities can be a force for good. In a Linkedin post, Prof.Haski-Leventhal writes "I am full of hope that this book will help higher education become more of a force for good in our world, shifting away from being the best for the world."

ASHOKA' S RESPONSES TO THE PANDEMIC ( PRESS RELEASE)

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Many Fellows responded months ago and are working to make sure all people are as supported as possible right now, and that the new ways of organizing will sustain a changemaker world – more inclusive, more resilient, everyone steps up for the common good. Read more than 200 responses by Ashoka Fellows from countries around the world.

UN forum calls for greater investments in statistics to ensure no one, nowhere is left behind post COVID-19 (PRESS RELEASE)

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Increasing investments in official statistics as well as empowering users will be a crucial factor to support post-pandemic socio-economic recovery in the Asia-Pacific region, underscored delegates at the close of a United Nations meeting today.

Webinar: The future of sport and development (Date: 23 June 2020, 14:00-15:30 (GMT+2)

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The International Platform on Sport and Development (sportanddev) is launching a webinar following a call for articles on the future of sport and development.

Interview with Dr. Kay Bauman

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Kay is someone who I met while living in Tucson and working for Iskashitaa Refugee Network.  Kay is a doctor and a true humanitarian.  She has worked with AIDS patients, with refugees and continues to support social justice causes.  Kay is a real model for me as I age.  Enjoy this wonderufl interview with Kay

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHUrUnxCg2g

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