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 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 (SOFI)

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 (SOFI 2021) report presents the first evidence-based global assessment of chronic food insecurity in the year the COVID-19 pandemic emerged and spread across the globe.

HLPF 2021 side event | Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Leaving No Country Behind

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The report “Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Leaving No Country Behind” explores how countries can harness digitalization by creating citizen-centric systems that enable achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It also examines the need for enhanced cooperation among countries to improve physical connectivity, to enhance financial and economic cooperation, to increase investment...

Online Event: Virtual Policy Dialogue on Social Safety Nets Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis

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In June 2020, ADBI held a policy dialogue series to identify real-time recommendations for government officials as they rapidly expanded safety nets and mobilized cash transfer programs for vulnerable groups during the early stages of the COVID-19 crisis. One year later, this virtual policy dialogue will reconnect with policy makers, academics, and development institution experts...


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The Sustainable Development Report (formerly the SDG Index & Dashboards) is a global assessment of countries' progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a complement to the official SDG indicators and the voluntary national reviews.

Today Event: Recovery or Transformation? Addressing challenges to peoples’ rights, climate justice, and sustainable development (HLPF 2021 SIDE EVENT)

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The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global health crisis with impacts on economies and sustainable development of countries, especially in the global South. Climate change is also making its impact felt, and its effects are becoming more catastrophic every year.

Accelerating progress towards the SDGs through education (HLPF 2021) TODAY

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COVID-19 has made it evident that we not only have to “build back-better” but we need to bring transformative change in the way we approach education. What is the purpose of education? Can education help to build a better, more just and more caring society?

Antitrust: EUROPEAN Commission fines car manufacturers €875 million for restricting competition in emission cleaning for new diesel passenger cars

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The European Commission has found that Daimler, BMW and Volkswagen group (Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche) breached EU antitrust rules by colluding on technical development in the area of nitrogen oxide cleaning. The Commission has imposed a fine of € 875 189 000. Daimler was not fined, as it revealed the existence of the cartel to the Commission.

Football for Unity Festival

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Join the Football for Unity festival in London for an unforgettable day of football, learning and fun, promoting diversity and inclusion within communities!

Sustainable development report shows devastating impact of COVID, ahead of ‘critical’ new phase (UN NEWS)

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The world was not on track to meet the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before COVID-19 struck, and now the challenge has been magnified many times over, according to a new flagship UN report that indicates countries must take ‘critical’ steps on the road out of the pandemic, during the next 18 months.

Call for articles: Youth engagement and leadership

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sportanddev is calling for articles on youth engagement and leadership in sport for development, leading up to International Youth Day on 12 August.

How Multilateralism Does and Doesn’t Work in ASEAN (Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung)

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This study is part of the series "Shaping the Future of Multilateralism - Inclusive Pathways to a Just and Crisis-Resilient Global Order" by the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung's European Union and Washington, DC offices.

200 experts from 20 countries discussed e-learning for civil servants

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The Heads of the authorized bodies of the participating countries of the Astana Civil Service Hub emphasize the importance of the development of human resources in the modern conditions.

Gallup and UNV study on volunteering and COVID-19 released (UNV)

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When the world needed them, volunteers stepped up. More than three quarters of adults across the eight countries said that they had participated in volunteering activities over the past year.

The ‘Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021’, MESSAGE FROM Liu Zhenmin Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

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"As the pandemic continues to unfold, The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021 outlines some significant impacts in many areas that are already apparent". The report was prepared by UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)


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This is an official side event of the High Level Political Forum that is going on in NYC. THURSDAY, 8 JULY, 2021 - 07:30 TO 09:00 NEW YORK

Mission-critical: why investing in water, sanitation and hygiene is crucial to a healthy and green economic recovery (WATER AID)

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how poor sanitation conditions in one part of the world can have rapid and long-lasting impacts in another writes John Garrett, Hossain Ishrath Adib and Tseguereda Abraham with Water Aid.

[Webinar and HRC47 Side Event] National security and civic space in Asia

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this side-event aims to: Increase the visibility of the impact of national security and counterterrorism legislation on civic space in Asia, and call for appropriate international response; Make recommendations to the UN Human Rights Council, States and civil society on ensuring human rights protection, in particular rights to freedom of assembly and of association...

47th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (From ASIA FORUM)

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The 47th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council is taking place from 21 June to 13 July, click here to follow FORUM-ASIA’s interventions on the human rights situation in Asia.

FAO elearning Academy: Methodologies and good practices for designing and delivering e-learning solution (15th july)

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The FAO elearning Academy offers over 350 multilingual elearning courses, free of charge, as a global public good and is the result of a collaborative effort which involves over 200 partners throughout the world.

Oceans and marine ecosystems: challenges, drivers and solutions (IDS) TODAY

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Sustainable use of marine and coastal ecosystems is a key priority for the Convention on Biological Diversity’s post 2020 Biodiversity Framework. Conservation, protection and restoration interventions can deliver benefits for people, Nature and climate change mitigation and adaptation.