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

The Global Solutions Summit – the World Policy Forum

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The next Global Solutions Summit will be held May 27th and 28th 2021 in Berlin, Germany. More information will be available on this page in due course. We also keep up to date on our activities on social media and in our newsletter.


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INSIGHTS was launched in April of 2018 to provide a monthly digest of the latest research, commentary and jobs from across the UNU system.


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Echoing Green has opened the application process for its fellowship program (April 6 - April 20, 2021_

COVID-19 hits those shackled by oppression hardest thanks to decades of inequalities, neglect and abuse ( Amnesty International Report 2020/21: The State of the World’s Human Rights)

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The global pandemic has exposed the terrible legacy of deliberately divisive and destructive policies that have perpetuated inequality, discrimination and oppression and paved the way for the devastation wrought by COVID-19, Amnesty International said in its annual report published today.

Volunteers Taking Action to Support the Recovery of COVID-19 (IAVE SERIES)

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This session will explore the role of volunteers in the pandemic recovery efforts. We will look at examples of how volunteers are helping communities build resilience during this unprecedented time which has resulted in a wide array of economic, social and health issues.

The New Normal for a Sustainable Future (15-17 June 2021)

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The OECD Forum on Responsible Business Conduct has become the leading international event for governments, businesses, trade unions and civil society to promote dialogue on the evolving role and scope of responsible business conduct (RBC) and collective action for the effective implementation of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

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.

Autumn 2021: Apply to the distance course Climate Change Leadership – Power, Politics and Culture

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his autumn you can study the distance course Climate Change Leadership – Power, Politics and Culture 15 credits, read more and apply below. Organized by CEMUS, The Centre for Environment and Development Studies, "a student-initiated, transdisciplinary centre at Uppsala University and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, with the explicit ambition to contribute to a more just world.

Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021

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"The 2021 Financing for Sustainable Development Report (FSDR) of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development warns that COVID-19 could lead to a lost decade for development. The report highlights the risk of a sharply diverging world in the near term where the gaps between rich and poor widen because some countries lack the necessary financial resources to combat the COVID-19 crisis."


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Please join us for a Share’n’Learn Session Series—a knowledge exchange forum that will explore ideas, share experiences, and discuss challenges of ensuring educational access, participation and achievement for children with disabilities. We have 4 exciting thematic sessions planned over two days: Learners with Disabilities and COVID-19; Inclusive Teachers; Families and Community; and Inclusive Edu

The End of Poverty Virtual Gathering | May 5-6, 2021 by TAMARACK INSTITUTE

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The End of Poverty gathering will bring together government, business, community and lived/living experience leaders from across Canada to celebrate our successes and co-generate solutions. The event will facilitate learning and dialogue across sectors, harness the distinctive synergies of today's poverty reduction movement, and take our collective understanding of community innovation in poverty


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In ODI’s 60th anniversary year we set out to challenge decision-makers and thought leaders to think differently about global challenges. The Covid-19 pandemic raised the stakes, accelerating the need for systemic change and radical yet realistic measures to recalibrate social values and provide more sustainable and equitable pathways for the future.


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Accepting applications for the 2021 Fellowship April 6 - April 20, 2021 SIGN UP FOR UPDATES

Call for Entries: Sustainable Development Photo and Video Storytelling

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Tying in with the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development 2021, the UNU Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) and Technische Sammlungen Dresden aim to mobilise professional and amateur photographers and videographers to advocate for sustainability through a storytelling contest.

EU Parliament seals ban on throwaway plastics by 2021

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On the 27th March, the EU Parliament approved a new law banning single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds sticks.

Climate Justice Priorities in Southeast Asia (The Heinrich Böll Stiftung )

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On 19 March, the Global Climate Strike Day, activists from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand share their priorities for climate action in the region in 2021, the second year of the Corona virus pandemic.

Energy and climate leaders from around the world pledge clean energy action at the IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit

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Decision makers from more than 40 countries focus on critical need for international collaboration and policy implementation to accelerate clean energy transitions ahead of COP26 in November

Primary Rainforest Destruction Increased 12% from 2019 to 2020 (GLOBAL FOREST WATCH)

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he tropics lost 12.2 million hectares of tree cover in 2020, according to new data from the University of Maryland and available on Global Forest Watch.

Citizens Call for a Gender-Equal World: A Roadmap for Action

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A first-of-its-kind international survey by Women Deliver and Focus 2030 finds that the global public overwhelmingly supports gender equality, and a resounding majority is ready for their governments to take action.