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

Nominations open for UNEP’s 2023 Champions of the Earth Award with a focus on plastic pollution solutions.

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The Champions of the Earth award honours individuals, groups, and organizations whose actions have a transformative impact on the environment. Nominations are open from 14 March to 14 April 2023.

UN 2023 Water Conference: Summary from IISD's Earth Negotiation Bulletin

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"If the 2023 UN Water Conference represented just one opportunity for transformation, delegates would surely have left disappointed. Even taken all together, the many commitments, new ideas, emerging partnerships, and positive momentum are unlikely to be sufficient to deliver on SDG 6. "

APFSD10: Side Events In Person and Virtual

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The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) is an annual, inclusive intergovernmental forum to support follow-up and review of progress on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the regional level, while serving as a regional preparatory meeting to the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF).

Mozambique: JP Morgan accused of financing climate chaos & prolonging civil unrest and using unstable situations to force fossil fuel projects; JP Morgan did not respond

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This worrying news from the Business & Human Rights Resource Center "shows a new case study and video from Mozambique exposes how this financing also prolongs civil unrest, using unstable situations to force fossil fuel projects."

New diesel emissions scandal: Lawyers take governments to task with call for manufacturers to foot the bill

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ClientEarth and national NGOs have sent legal complaints to the French, German and UK governments over their failure to tackle the epidemic of illegal defeat devices, which lead to excessive pollution from diesel vehicles. The complaints could set in motion a ripple effect across Europe.

Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2023

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The 10th APFSD will be organized from 27-30 March 2023 under the theme “Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels in Asia and the Pacific” in Bangkok, at the United Nations Conference Center (UNCC).

Expert views on Australia’s new aid strategy (by Madeleine Flint14 March 2023)

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From DevPolicy web site run out of the Development Policy Centre housed in the Crawford School of Public Policy in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University, some great commentaries about the future of cooperation and development in Australia.


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The 8th Edition of Biennale Democrazia will be held in Turin from Wednesday March the 22nd to Sunday March the 26th, 2023.

One in five persons don’t have enough water in drought-stricken East Africa

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Up to 90% of water boreholes in parts of Somalia, Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia have entirely dried up

Welcome to the new sportanddev website!

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Over the past few months we have been developing and designing our new website with our web agency partner Vardot. We're very happy to finally launch and be able to share this new version with you our Community!


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23 Mar 2023 Canberra Prime Minister, Minister for Indigenous Australians, Attorney-General, Assistant Minister for Indigenous Australians, Special Envoy for Reconciliation and the Implementation of the Uluru Statement from the Heart

YOUNG FOUNDATION: ‘With true collaboration, people can shape the places they live’

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What’s on your doorstep? Helen Goulden welcomes the 15-Minute Neighbourhood concept, helping communities access the services and amenities they feel are important.

Uganda: Türk urges President not to sign shocking anti-homosexuality bill

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GENEVA (22 March 2023) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Wednesday said the adoption in Uganda of draconian new legislation targeting lesbian, gay and bisexual people was devastating and deeply disturbing, and called on President Yoweri Museveni not to promulgate it into law.

UN 2023 Water Conference

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The UN 2023 Water Conference – formally known as the 2023 Conference for the Midterm Comprehensive Review of Implementation of the UN Decade for Action on Water and Sanitation (2018-2028) – will take place at UN Headquarters in New York, 22-24 March 2023, co-hosted by Tajikistan and the Netherlands.

Launch of Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2023: today, Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 11.00am – 12.00pm (UTC+7)

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What: Launch of Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2023 When: Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 11.00am – 12.00pm (UTC+7) Where: In-person at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, Penthouse, Maneeya Centre, Ploenchit Road, Bangkok and online via ZOOM

The Honey Bee Network

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The Honey Bee Network’s central objective is ethical knowledge extraction. It maintains a grassroots knowledge database that collects and disseminates expertise from a wide range of individuals while observing ethical practices of credit, compensation, and accessibility.

Joint analysis on the situation of defenders in Asia

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To document these challenges and provide insight into the situation, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and the Commission for Disappeared Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) collaborated on a Joint analysis on the situation of defenders in Asia.

IPCC: Urgent climate action can secure a liveable future for all

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INTERLAKEN, Switzerland, March 20, 2023 — There are multiple, feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human-caused climate change, and they are available now, said scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released yesterday.

28th Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority, Part I, FROM ENB, IISD

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One of the most important aspects of the draft exploitation regulations for deep sea mining—the protection and preservation of the marine environment—came into the spotlight. Delegates repeatedly underscored the need for robust provisions as the protection of the marine environment is high on many delegations' priority list.

ASHOKA EVENT: Keeping forbidden stories alive through collaborative journalism

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Ashoka Fellow and investigative reporter Laurent Richard founded Forbidden Stories, a global journalist network that collaborates to ensure “killing the journalist won’t kill the story. Join us on March 29, live from Paris, as we hear from Laurent about the impact of their investigations