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

Canada: Delivering clean oceans and healthy coasts with an expanded Oceans Protection Plan

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the next phase of Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan. With the new investment of $2 billion over nine years, announced in Budget 2022, Canada will establish 15 new measures to expand ocean protection initiatives to more regions and better proactively combat emerging threats to marine safety, while continuing or expanding 39 existing initiatives.

BIEN 2022: Crisis and Transformation (26 September, 2022- 28 September, 2022)

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BIEN 2022 is the 21st annual Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN). BIEN draws together individuals and groups across the world who have an interest in basic income, and encourages education and informed discussion about the potential of basic income in a wide range of contexts.

Global cities convene in London to tackle triple threat of congestion, air pollution and the climate emergency

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Mayor of London and Chair of C40 Cities Sadiq Khan is convening global cities to accelerate city-led action to address the triple threat of congestion, air pollution and the climate emergency. Representatives from 16 C40 cities will attend the Air Quality and Climate Solutions Summit held at London City Hall.

AICHR hosts the ASEAN Forum on Human Rights and SDG 11

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JAKARTA, 7 June 2022 – The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) organised the ASEAN Forum on Human Rights and SDG 11: Making Cities and Human Settlements Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable in the post-pandemic time, on 31 May in a hybrid format.

Asia Pacific’s Largest Youth Social Entrepreneurs Gathering Highlights Role of Youth in Climate Action

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The Regional Youth Co:Lab Summit, jointly organized by the Citi Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) celebrates 5 years of positioning young people front and centre to solve the region’s most pressing challenges.

Asia in Focus: CLEAN AIR and the BHR Agenda

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On 28 July, UNDP in partnership with the EU, will launch its new report and newsmagazine programme, Asia in Focus: CLEAN AIR and the BHR Agenda.

The Pegasus Project: One year on, spyware crisis continues after failure to clamp down on surveillance industry

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One year after the Pegasus Project revelations, the lack of a global moratorium on the sale of spyware is allowing the surveillance industry to continue unchecked, Amnesty International warned today.

The international agreement on bombing in populated areas is finalised (HI)

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States have agreed on a final version of an international agreement on explosive weapons in populated areas. On Friday 17 June, states agreed the final text of the ‘Stop Bombing Civilians’ declaration, with many already pledging to endorse it.

Governments seen as reliable post-pandemic but giving citizens greater voice is critical to strengthening trust, says OECD

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13/07/2022 - People generally trust the reliability of government, but levels of trust vary significantly across institutions and few people feel they have a say in what government does according to a new OECD report.

With These Actions, Coastal and Marine Tourism can have a Bright Future (ADB)

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Expert Perspective: Wouter Schalken, ADB Senior Sustainable Tourism Specialist with contributions from Manoj Sharma, Steven Schipani and Sanya Grover

Local food and fuel prices more than triple in some of the world’s most at risk communities

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The cost of food, fuel and fertiliser in some of the world’s poorest communities is soaring, with families spending double, triple and in some cases nearly four times what they were paying before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, new analysis by ActionAid finds.

SEWF22 speakers and program announced

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SEWF is coming to Brisbane, Australia in 2022! Our flagship event is for the global social enterprise community, providing space for purpose-led people, policymakers, philanthropists, intermediaries and entrepreneurs to connect, learn and be inspired. Join us and our host, White Box Enterprises, at our two-day hybrid experience in September.

Building equitable societies in Small Island Developing States is more challenging and urgent than ever (ODI)

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By Matthew Bishop. SIDS have relatively high levels of GDP per capita and human development, underpinned by strong democracies and deep reservoirs of social capital. Yet, they are also characterised by elevated levels of poverty, a pronounced urban-rural divide, and stark class, race and gender inequalities.

Israel Part 1 (Arrival and COVID)

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I'm in Israel for three weeks for the Maccabi Games. This is the first part!

THE LAUNCH OF CAMPAIGN AGAINST TORTURE AND DEATHS IN CUSTODY (16TH JULY)

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Six civil society organisations—Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy, Eliminating Deaths in Custody Together, Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia, Suara Rakyat Malaysia, Civil Rights Committee of KLSCAH and North South Initiative—will launch the campaign against torture and deaths in custody on Saturday,16 July 2022

Strengthening Synergies Between the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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On 20–21 July 2022, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will co-convene the Third Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies Between the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Freedom House Annual Awards & 80th Anniversary (MAY 2022 NEWS)

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Freedom House marked its 80th anniversary by celebrating leaders who have championed freedom and democracy around the world at our annual awards dinner. We reflected on our 80 year history, the course of democracy and freedom, and the challenges threatening them today.

VNR Labs 2022: Keeping the Compass on the SDGs (High Level Political Forum 2022)

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A series of VNR Labs will be convened on the margins of the 2022 HLPF, providing an informal platform for experience sharing and reflection on the Voluntary National Review process. As always, the Labs are held under the Chatham House rule. Labs are open to Member States, the UN system and representatives of Major Groups and other Stakeholders attending the 2022 HLPF, either virtually or in-person

17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (ILO)

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The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) of the International Labour Organization (ILO), will be held from 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore

OMEP International Conference (World Organization for Early Childhood Education)

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The OMEP National Committee of Greece invites you to the 74th World Assembly and OMEP International Conference which will be held in Athens, the capital of Greece, a country where the ancient philosopher Plato highlighted the importance of Early Childhood Education.

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