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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UNICEF analysis finds just 34 per cent of national climate policies are child-sensitive

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Geneva Palais briefing note on COP26 and the inclusion of children and young people in climate-related decision-making.This is a summary of what was said by Gautam Narasimhan, UNICEF Global Lead for Climate, Energy and Environment – to whom quoted text may be attributed – on COP26 and the impact of climate change on children, at today's (Tuesday 2 November) press briefing at the Palais des Nations

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

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Between 2006 and 2020, over 1,200 journalists have been killed around the world, with close to 9 out of 10 cases of these killings remaining judicially unresolved, according to the UNESCO observatory of killed journalists.

GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATION: Statement by the CEO of GPE on the G20 Rome Summit

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"At the Summit, donors pledged US$4 billion to enable GPE to support education for the world’s most marginalized children." shared Alice Albright, the Chief Executive Office

COP26: Enough of ‘treating nature like a toilet’ – Guterres brings stark call for climate action to Glasgow

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As the World Leaders Summit opened on day two of COP26, UN chief António Guterres sent a stark message to the international community. “We are digging our own graves”, he said, referring to the addiction to fossil fuels which threatens to push humanity and the planet, to the brink, through unsustainable global heating.

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists 2 November

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"I urge Member States and the international community to stand in solidarity with journalists around the world today and every day, and to demonstrate the political will needed to investigate and prosecute crimes against journalists and media workers with the full force of the law.” UN Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Secretary

2021 MacJannet Prize Winners

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The Talloires Network and MacJannet Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship. Following a review of 28 nominations from 15 countries by the Secretariat, the prize winners were determined after a Selection Committee of leaders in higher education civic engagement reviewed the 10 finalists from 8 countries.

MALAYSIA YOUTH SDG SUMMIT 2021 (6TH NOV 2021, 10AM-1PM, KL TIME)

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We are calling all ambitious youth in Malaysia, to take action in supporting the Global Goals by acknowledging the works being done and striving towards completing the goals together. The virtual summit is open to everyone who aspires to support and make an action in SDGs in Malaysia. Let’s SPEAK UP, TAKE ACTION and COLLABORATE for a better tomorrow.

Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development calls for urgent reforms

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The Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development is an independent and interdisciplinary group of leaders convened by the WHO Regional Office for Europe to rethink policy priorities in the light of pandemics.

Prioritize world of work in implementation of Paris climate agreement

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Urgent measures to address climate change should prioritize decent work and a just transition to greener economies, says the International Labour Organization, ahead of COP26 climate change conference.

The G20 Summit ended with the adoption of the G20 Rome Leaders’ Declaration

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The press conference of Prime Minister Mario Draghi concluded the G20 Rome Summit. At the end of the two-day working sessions, the G20 Rome Leaders’ Declaration was adopted.

Conference on Young People’s Rights to Civic Engagement in East Asia and the Pacific: Building pathways to empowerment". --

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Meaningful youth engagement and participation is a right, and a pathway to empowerment. But the space for youth participation has been shrinking. Join our conference co-designed by youth on 28-29 Oct, and learn more about issues of voice, choice and inclusion

PREVIEW: The 2021 United Nations Global Compact–Accenture CEO Sustainability Study

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The United Nations Global Compact–Accenture CEO Sustainability Study offers a candid look at perspectives of more than 1,230 CEOs across 113 countries and 21 industries at the urgent opportunities and challenges for leaders to address the climate crisis. The full report will be released here on 1 November 2021.

India Rising: Forging a Path to Healthy, Low-Carbon Prosperity (By Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN))

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"Join Naina Batra for a conversation with Fred Krupp, President, and Hisham Mundol, Chief Advisor, India, of Environment Defense Fund (EDF). As one of the largest countries in the world, contributing a significant portion of global carbon emissions, India has a unique opportunity to resolve a dilemma facing many nations: Can the country grow its economy in a safe, sustainable way without...."

DSI Fellowship opportunity! APPLY NOW!

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"DSi is an international network working with organizations and individuals in 136 countries around the world. DSi’s members range from national and world regional Down syndrome advocacy organizations, to issue specific expert groups and advisors, to individuals with Down syndrome and those who advocate for them. DSi’s mission is to improve quality of life for people with Down syndrome worldwide".

watch Transformative Action for Nature and People by the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People

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"A high-level event at UNGA 76 where government leaders and partners presented transformative actions and financing to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030. These urgent actions demonstrated that protecting, conserving, sustainably using, and restoring biodiversity, can be nature positive and deliver multiple co-benefits for environment, climate, and sustainable development.

Extreme poverty on the rise – UN committee calls for Asia-Pacific countries to ensure economic recovery packages aligned with financing sustainable development

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Bangkok - 20 OcWith the COVID-19 pandemic having pushed some 89 million people in Asia and the Pacific back into extreme poverty in the last two years, countries need to reorient their sizeable economic stimulus towards a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable future for all, delegates meeting at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) were told today.

Emissions Gap Report 2021

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The Emissions Gap Report 2021: The Heat Is On is the 12th edition in an annual series that provides an overview of the difference between where greenhouse emissions are predicted to be in 2030 and where they should be to avert the worst impacts of climate change.

AUSTRALIA'S PLAN TO REACH OUR NET ZERO TARGET BY 2050

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The Morrison Government will act in a practical, responsible way to deliver net zero emissions by 2050 while preserving Australian jobs and generating new opportunities for industries and regional Australia.

Multilevel Emergency Governance: Enabling Adaptive and Agile Responses – Launch of the fourth Policy Brief of the Emergency Governance Initiative

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UCLG, Metropolis and LSE Cities just launched the fourth Policy Brief of their joint Emergency Governance Initiative. In this occasion, the focus is placed on multilevel governance and cooperation between different tiers of government during complex emergencies such as COVID-19, climate change and social crises.

UNECA Develops City-Level Indicators for Monitoring Sustainable Development

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa has developed 107 city-level indicators to support local authorities and national statistical offices in monitoring and reporting progress on sustainable urban development. In late 2021, UNECA plans to launch a reference guide for producing the indicators.

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