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

Opinion: Sudan's sports passion - a unique tool for peace (BY 28 April 2022 Azhar Sholgami and Yuri Afanasiev)

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Sudan is a nation passionate about sports. Marking the 2022 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Sudan Women’s Football Team mid-fielder and UN Volunteer Azhar Sholgami and UNDP Sudan’s Resident Representative Yuri Afanasiev highlight the vital role sport can play in bringing communities together and breaking barriers.

Transforming Commitments into Action - Delivering on the Outcomes of the High-Level Dialogue on Energy: Launch of UN-Energy Plan of Action and the Energy Compact Action Network

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Amidst surging energy and climate crises, the UN will take a major step in accelerating a transition to clean, affordable energy for all and net-zero emissions, with the launch of the UN-Energy Plan of Action and the Energy Compact Action Network. The launch aims to put into action the transformational commitments made in connection with the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy, convened at the summit

(Re)defining women's strength (ISS)

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Who or what defines a woman’s strength? In this special episode of the Global ISSues podcast, host Surabhi Srivastava sits down with PhD researcher Brenda Rodriguez Cortes and MA student Ezinne Aninwe to unpack the narratives and myths of the 'strong woman' trope. This episode was the first to be filmed in front of a live audience to celebrate International Women's History Month in March.

High Level Workshop towards building Donor Investment in OPDs at the Country Level

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On 16 and 17 March 2022, the Global Action on Disability (GLAD) Network and the International Disability Alliance (IDA), supported by the UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), held a two-day high-level workshop in Dhaka, to address the barriers faced by organisations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) in accessing funding opportunities to enable their meaningful participation.

Antipoverty cash transfers in the global South: Manchester Global Development Institute

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We have led global research into direct cash transfers to the extreme and chronic poor, finding them to be financially feasible and politically sustainable. Our findings have shaped development policy, influenced national governments and informed practice in several countries.

European Health Union: A European Health Data Space for people and science

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Tthe European Commission launched the European Health Data Space (EHDS), one of the central building blocks of a strong European Health Union. The EHDS will help the EU to achieve a quantum leap forward in the way healthcare is provided to people across Europe.

World Press Freedom Day 2022

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3 May acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom and is also a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics. Just as importantly, World Press Freedom Day is a day of support for media which are targets for the restraint, or abolition, of press freedom.

Press Release] FORUM-ASIA Report: National Human Rights Institutions need to be gender-responsive to better protect women human rights defenders in Asia

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The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), today launched the report, ‘Making Institutions Count: Strengthening Support for Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Asia by National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs)’ along with the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions.

K4D Conflict, Peace and Humanitarian Resource Hub

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Recent global events, such as the invasion in Ukraine, are increasing the need for more evidence and learning related to conflict, peace and humanitarianism. This resource hub brings together reports and resources from the Knowledge, Evidence and Learning for Development (K4D) Programme, designed to support those working in the conflict, peace and humanitarian spaces.

Call for applications open to scale tech globally with UNDP’s Digital X challenge

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Digital X is a Partnerships for Scale Programme that helps innovative technology for good scale globally. The initiative connects UNDP and governments with proven, ready-to-scale solutions to meet urgent digital needs

European Commission announces 100 cities participating in EU Mission for climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030

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The Commission today announced the 100 EU cities that will participate in the EU Mission for 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, the so-called Cities Mission. The 100 cities come from all 27 Member States, with 12 additional cities coming from countries associated or with the potential of being associated to Horizon Europe, the EU's research and innovation programme (2021-2027).

DIVERSITY IN SPORT DAY August 28

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Diversity in Sport Day is an annual event held on August 28 that celebrates trailblazers, triumphs and milestones in sport as a way to motivate others to set new standards of inclusion, and advocate for universal equity in sport and society at large.

Global Action Week for Education, 23-29 April 2017

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Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) is an international annual campaign led by the Global Campaign for Education with support from UNESCO to raise awareness of the importance of education for achieving sustainability and the commitments made by all to reach the global education goal by 2030. This year’s theme of ‘Accountability for SDG 4 and Citizen Participation.

Impact Rankings 2022: results announced

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The Australian university leads the overall THE Impact Rankings 2022, the world’s only ranking measuring universities’ contributions to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. In second place is Arizona State University (Tempe) in the US, followed by Canada’s Western University.

Reuters Responsible Business Awards 2022 (Submission Deadline: 29th July 2022)

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World’s Leading Responsible Business Awards. Recognising those that are challenging the status quo and leading to a new, sustainable future

Towards net zero: Practical policies to reduce agricultural emissions

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by Tony Wood, Alison Reeve, James Ha (GRATTAN INSTIUTE). Farmers should not be exempt from any Australian target of reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and governments should act now to curb agricultural emissions.

Summer 2022 Internship Opportunities at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

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The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) would like to share two new summer 2022 internship opportunities below. The application deadline is April 30

Webinar: Sport for All & Education

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Join TAFISA and Liverpool John Moores University for a webinar on how the Sport for All movement can be utilised to benefit and enhance education.

Global Health Futures | UNU-IIGH 2020-2021 Biennial Report

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2020 and 2021 were a time of critical transformation in global health and the work of the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH). This report highlights the Institute’s key achievements over the past two years, setting the scene for new goals and objectives for global health futures in the years to come.

UN recognizes broadcaster Attenborough with Lifetime Achievement Award

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The United Nations has recognized Attenborough’s outsized impact on the global environmental movement, presenting him with the UN Champions of the Earth Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is the UN’s highest environmental honour and celebrates those who have dedicated their lives to tackling crises like climate change, species loss and pollution.

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