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

IDEO CHALLANGE: The Education (Re)Open (DEADLINE 14 MAY)

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How might we strengthen school communities, as sites reopen, by highlighting solutions that reconnect people and enhance collective wellbeing, teaching, and learning?

Less billionaires and more nurses: five steps to rebuild a more equal world after COVID-19 ( OXFAM)

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"Governments around the world have a small and shrinking window of opportunity to create a just economy after COVID-19. One that is more equal, inclusive, that protects the planet, and ends poverty. One that benefits everyone, not just the privileged few."

The High-level Political Forum 2021 (6-15 July)

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The programme of the HLPF 2021 will focus on the theme of the forum “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development”.

Leaders Summit 2021 15-16 June 2021 — A 26 Hour Digital Experience

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The annual UN Global Compact Leaders Summit mobilizes and connects thousands of business leaders, policy makers, civil society and academia representatives, from all over the world, to take action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

OECD Virtual Global Roundtable on People-Centered Justice - 30 and 31 March 2021 (13:00 Paris / 07:00 Ottawa)

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Hosted jointly with the Department of Justice Canada, the OECD Global Justice Roundtable is a sharing and learning space to promote best practices among OECD countries. These Roundtables meet periodically and gather justice experts and leaders currently working to put people at the center of justice reforms.

The Liveability Challenge

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From 15 January to 22 April 2021, The Liveability Challenge is accepting proposals with the most disruptive, game-changing ideas that will help cities accelerate decarbonisation and address its resource challenges. Finalists will compete for the grand prize of up to S$1 million in grant funding for project development by Temasek Foundation, a minimum of $50,000 investment by Planet Rise, a $50,000

Key Green Transitions: How Systems Are Changing for People and Planet (WORLD BANK)

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This event organized by the World Bank lays out the priorities for a better post pandemic planet.

Building a Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Recovery: Speech by World Bank Group President David Malpass

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"we have a historic opportunity to change course—to improve development outcomes for countries, to overcome the rising dangers of climate change, systemic inequality, social instability, and conflict. In our efforts to rebuild, we can generate a recovery that ensures a broad and lasting rise in prosperity especially for the poorest and most marginalized."

New UNDP study reveals the magnitude of limited debt relief eligibility for developing economies

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Two-thirds of external ‘debt service at risk’ is not covered by current relief initiatives, putting at risk years of progress on poverty and the future resources needed to deal with climate change

Diploma for Social Protection Managers

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The Diploma for Social Protection Managers is a brand new initiative in the field of social protection capacity strengthening. Its central objective is to support the improvement of the administration and management of national social protection systems, through the training of skilled managers and inspirational leaders.

FIXING THE BUSINESS OF FOOD - HOW TO ALIGN THE AGRI-FOOD SECTOR WITH THE SDGS

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The Report uncover that in order to support the transformation to more sustainable and healthier food systems, a change in business practices is required, as well as more harmonised and comparable monitoring and reporting standards to support companies as they set ambitious targets in terms of the Four Pillars Framework

The Sport for Climate Action Forum

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The Sport for Climate Action Forum will bring together individuals and organisations around the world for a series of showcases, workshops and keynotes focused on the key role that sport can play in protecting our environment.

Guterres calls for ‘paradigm shift’ to recover from COVID setbacks

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A “paradigm shift” aligning the private sector with the global goals is needed to address the challenges of the future, including those triggered by COVID-19, the UN chief said on Monday, addressing the Financing for Development (FfD) Forum.

Positive Tech Solutions Will Forge The Recovery: Global Technology Governance Summit Concludes (WEF)

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Tokyo, Japan, 8 April 2021 - Global leaders back the need for more technology governance to tackle the most pressing global problems at the World Economic Forum's inaugural Global Technology Governance Summit,

Engaging Citizens for Inclusive Futures: Rebuilding Social Cohesion and Trust through Citizen Dialogues (WEF)

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created severe economic and social disruption, with loss of lives and livelihoods, poverty and inequality on the rise in every country on Earth, presenting a serious threat to social cohesion and global cooperation. Understanding the individual experiences and perceptions of citizens will help chart a path towards a just post-pandemic recovery that puts those most affecte

Calling for young researchers for local peacebuilding (selected countries only)

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The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) and PeaceNexus Foundation are pleased to launch a call for young researchers for peacebuilding. This new partnership will provide early-career professionals with the opportunity to support PBSO’s research agenda as national UN Volunteers, while gaining insights and skills relevant to peacebuilding globally.

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN)

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The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development.

Cities and Pandemics: Towards a more just, green and healthy future

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"Nairobi, 30 March 2021 - UN-Habitat’s new report - Cities and Pandemics: Towards a more just, green and healthy future – demonstrates how cities can reduce the impact of future pandemics and become more equitable, healthy and environmentally friendly. "

77th Commission Session: Building Back Better in Asia Pacific

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The seventy-seventh session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok and via videoconferencing from 26 to 29 April 2021 under the theme, “Building back better from crises through regional cooperation in Asia and the Pacific.”

The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2021: Towards post-COVID-19 resilient economies

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The Asia-Pacific region needs large, yet attainable, investments in resilience to protect development gains amid a fragile and inequitable post-COVID-19 economic recovery, says a report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

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