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

Almost 2,000 land and environmental defenders killed between 2012 and 2022 for protecting the planet

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At least 177 land and environmental defenders around the world were killed last year, taking the total number of defenders killed between 2012 and 2022 to 1,910, according to a new report by Global Witness

Call for Sessions Now Open for the Virtual 2024 Collective Impact Action Summit

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Today we are excited to announce our call for session proposals for the next field-wide virtual Collective Impact Action Summit, April 30 – May 2, 2024.

Is the World Bank giving billions of trade finance to fossil fuels?

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Herausgeber: Urgewald e.V. Jahr: 2023 In 2022, an estimated $3.7 billion in World Bank trade finance went to oil & gas. This would more than triple the current annual level of fossil fuel finance attributed to the World Bank and cast serious doubts on Bank claims of alignment with the Paris Climate Agreement.

OXFAM: Millionaires, economists, and eminent politicians implore the G20 to “tax the super-rich”

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Published: 5th September 2023 Pressure is piling on the G20 to lead a global push to increase taxes on the richest citizens back to past levels that most people believe were fairer and more useful for society

Enhancing IMF-World Bank Collaboration

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Joint Statement of the IMF Managing Director and of the World Bank President

IISD's Earth Negotiations Bulettin: Global Intergovernmental Meeting on Minerals and MetalsSummary report, 7–8 September 2023

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The GIMM was held in Geneva, Switzerland from 7-8 September 2023, with some participants joining online. The Meeting included delegates representing 120 governments and 60 observer organizations, including UN agencies and other intergovernmental bodies, secretariats of multilateral environment agreements (MEAs), industry, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).

World Coalition Publishes Country Mapping Report on Women on Death Row

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In 2021, the World Day Against the Death Penalty on October 10 was dedicated to the invisible reality of women on death row. In preparation for this day, members of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty (World Coalition) conducted research to document the situation of women on death row in their countries.

IEA: Empowering people – the role of local energy communities in clean energy transitions

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Putting people at the centre of all clean energy transitions not only improves people’s lives but is also key to successfully implementing energy and climate policies.

LSE: From adversity to resilience: climate justice in developing countries Tuesday 12 September 2023 6.30pm to 8.00pm

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Join us for this event that will address the critical issue of advancing climate justice and building resilience to climate change, focusing on the unique struggles of developing countries that are disproportionately impacted by climate change.

GPE: Gender equality: Working in partnership to make it a reality

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Advancing gender equality in and through education requires stakeholders at the global, regional and country levels to prioritize gender in education system planning and delivery. GPE has launched a new paper titled “Going Further Together: A Partnership Approach to Gender Equality” to contextualize gender transformative change in education. The paper highlights GPE’s unique partnership approach t

Amnesty International: Global: Heatwaves are worsening air pollution, underscoring the urgent need to phase out fossil fuels

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"“Climate change is increasing the intensity and frequency of heatwaves, and extreme heat, compounded by wildfires and desert dust, is measurably damaging air quality on a vast scale and threatening people’s human right to health and to a healthy environment" , Ann Harrison, Amnesty International’s Climate Advisor

IDS EVENT TODAY: Hope at the halfway point? Forging a shared agenda for change

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12 September 2023 16:00–17:30 (UK Time) This event will use the mid-point of the Sustainable Development Goals to take stock of global collaboration on development.

Progress towards green economies in Asia and the Pacific and Latin America propelled by platform for South-South Cooperation

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Keen to explore the potential for South-South cooperation to inform this work, Kuzhagaliyeva joined ESCAP’s Community of Practice (CoP) for Policy makers on the Green Transition of Business, established in partnership with Agencia Presidencial de Cooperación Internacional de Colombia in 2022. The CoP is part of a broader progamme to promote policies for inclusive and sustainable economies.

WEBINAR: What to Expect from the SDG Summit

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Thursday, 14 September 2023 9:00 am - 10:00 am (EST) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (CEST)

Echoing Green: Fellowship Application Launches October 19, 2023

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This Fellowship is for people whose enterprises are at an early stage and who are experts on the challenge they’ve chosen to confront. We seek leaders who reflect the community they serve and bring deep knowledge of the issues into their work as they co-design solutions with and for their communities.

Implementation must accelerate to increase ambition across all fronts, taking an all-of-society approach to make progress towards the Paris Agreement goals and respond to the climate crisis, finds technical report on first global stocktake

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UN Climate Change News, 8 September 2023 – While Parties to the 2015 Paris Agreement have taken widespread actions to address climate change and its impacts, ambition and implementation must be accelerated rapidly. Many creative and actionable solutions to overcome challenges are ready to be implemented, finds a key technical report on the global stocktake published today.

Fall 2023 Shorenstein Center Fellows

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August 15, 2023. The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy is pleased to announce the Fall 2023 cohort of Shorenstein Fellows.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION facilitates the activities of cross-border associations in the EU

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The Commission adopted a proposal to facilitate cross-border activities of non-profit associations in the EU. It will improve the functioning of the Internal Market by removing legal and administrative barriers for non-profit associations that operate or wish to operate in more than one Member State,

Hope Away from Home’: UNHCR launches new global campaign

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6 September 2023Migrants and Refugees The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday launched a new global campaign to rally support and firm commitments from nations to protect the rights of people fleeing conflict, violence and persecution.

AVPN Cambodia Impact Roundtable 2023

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