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

Moving forward together: Regional UN commission celebrates 75th anniversary, launches theme study on “Reclaiming our future”

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2022 marks the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Since its founding, ESCAP has served to promote cooperation among countries and ensure that economic, social and environmental challenges are met with sound research, policy development and technical assistance

Closing event of the Conference on the Future of Europe

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Today, Europe's Day, sees the closing event of the Conference on the Future of Europe, an extremely interesting example on empowering citizens to discuss and propose new ideas on strengthen the EU.

The 3rd UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

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The 3rd UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights held from 28-30 March brought together people from across South Asia to Dhaka, Bangladesh – and virtually from around the world – to chart action to address human rights abuses resulting from business activities

The GSG Impact Summit Series 2022

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The GSG Impact Summit Series 2022 takes place over three parts throughout the year. Buy a pass to the full Series today and save!

Social Dialogue Report 2022

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Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work

Upcoming Webinar Series Leadership for Volunteering: Reflecting on the COVID-19 Experience (IAVE)

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Starting on May 24, we will be kicking off our new webinar series titled "Leadership for Volunteering: Reflecting on the COVID-19 Experience". In this 3-part webinar series we will examine key volunteering topics highlighted in IAVE's research on the experience and response of leadership for volunteering organizations during the pandemic

XV World Forestry

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The XV World Forestry Congress will be hosted by the Government of the Republic of Korea From 2 to 6 May 2022 and held at the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul.

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.

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