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

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Why a string of court victories is raising hopes of climate advocates

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"Environmental law has been strengthened in recent years, with 159 countries recognizing the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. Meanwhile, environmental courts and tribunals in at least 67 countries have opened their doors to foreign plaintiffs, which have allowed local companies to be sued for their environmental transgressions abroad. "


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MAY 10, 2024 Manny Zhang “How can we achieve the promise of environmental democracy while ensuring that local realities are addressed?”This question, asked by Natalia Gomez, EarthRights’ Climate Change Policy Advisor, remains a crucial consideration for discussion following the adoption of the treaty on environmental democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean, known as the Escazú Agreement.

Deliberative Democracy Summer School brings visitors to UC from around the globe to discuss new and innovative ideas

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By Emma Larouche 16 February 2024: The University of Canberra welcomed over 50 visitors from interstate and around the world for the sixth edition of Deliberative Democracy Summer School last week.

Paving The Way To The Pact of The Future

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International Conference 17 – 18 june 2024 | Centro Ismaili Lisboa

UNDP Report Launch: Biodiversity and the Business and Human Rights Agenda

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Webinar, 5th June, 2024 1:00pm to 2:30pm Bangkok Time / 2:00pm to 3:30pm Singapore Time

Syrians need full-scale aid, not meagre measures says Oxfam

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Published: 27th May 2024 Reacting to donor pledges made at the Brussels conference on Syria today, Oxfam in Syria Country Director, Moutaz Adham, said: "While we welcome the pledges made today, the discussion remains far removed from the harsh realities Syrians face.

UN Human Rights (OHCHR) calls on ASEAN to adopt a strong, ambitious Declaration in line with its international obligations and commitments

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In this submission, OHCHR sets out fundamental human rights obligations and principles that should guide and inform the development of the Draft ASEAN declaration on environmental rights.

Joint Analysis of FORUM-ASIA and KontraS on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Asia

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This joint analysis, documenting cases of violations against human rights defenders (HRDs) in Asia, with a focus on Indonesia, is a collaboration started in 2020 between the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and the Commission for Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS).

Supporting Human Rights Defenders in the Asia Pacific

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The APF Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) Working Group met to discuss progress on the development of a monitoring tool to support HRDs in the region.

UN Body adopts historic human rights protections for carbon market mechanism

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UN Climate Change News, 03 May 2024 – The UN Body responsible for establishing a new global carbon market took a historic step reinforcing the protection of environmental and social human rights.

Investing in nature through the Kunming Biodiversity Fund

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This new fund, which China and UNEP will co-chair, is crucial because a plan is only as good as its implementation, and implementation can only happen with sufficient resources.

UNESCAP: Integrated Public Transport Systems

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Integrated Public Transport Systems: A Compendium of Good Practices from Asia and the Pacific, presents a selection of good practices of integrated public transport from the region.

At the center of green transition

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Xiaerbati Daositeke hails from China. She completed her UN Volunteer assignment as Programme Communication Assistant with the UN Women China Office in March 2024. The passion for gender equality and women’s empowerment especially those from underserved communities stirred Xiaerbati to serve with Women-led Rural Community Renewable Energy Transition and Governance Project.

ASPEN IDEAS: Conversations that matter from people who inspire. Meet our 2024 speakers.

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The Aspen Ideas Festival brings brilliant minds from around the globe to discuss the ideas that will shape tomorrow and help us understand today. From sunup to sundown, we'll explore critical issues and uncover ideas that spark wonder. June 23 – 29 Aspen, CO View

AI watermarking: A watershed for multimedia authenticity

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By Alessandra Sala, Senior Director of AI and Data Science, Shutterstock

UNDP to boost blue economy in SIDS and coastal LDCs

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New York, May 28 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched its fourth cohort of 13 ocean innovators at a virtual side event during the 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States. These innovators offer fresh thinking and novel approaches to a healthier, more resilient ocean, and will benefit vulnerable Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and coastal Least Dev

Strengthening the S in ESG (SHIFT)

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A SERIES OF GUARDRAILS AND GUIDELINES FOR DESIGNING BETTER SOCIAL INDICATORS AND METRICS. Shift is the leading center of expertise on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Our global team of experts works across all continents and sectors to challenge assumptions, push boundaries, and help redefine corporate practice, in order to build a world where business gets done with respec

ILO expects global unemployment to drop slightly in 2024, but slow progress to reduce inequalities is “worrying”

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Unequal access to employment opportunities remains a problem worldwide, even as new projections from the ILO show an improvement in global joblessness this year.