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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CLIMATE ACTION 100+ REACTION TO RECENT DEPARTURES

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Climate Action 100+ can confirm that JP Morgan Asset Management, State Street Global Advisors, and PIMCO have decided to withdraw from the initiative. BlackRock (“BlackRock, Inc.”) has also transferred its participation in Climate Action 100+ to BlackRock International.

Achieving SDG Target 8.7: Research to action on child labor and forced labor

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28 FEB 2024 IN PERSON (WASHINGTON, D.C.) AND ONLINE This event showcased the latest research on child labor and forced labor, building on invaluable experiences from the ILO's MAP 16 and Research-to-Action projects that leverage knowledge to accelerate progress in the elimination of child labor and forced labor.

SDG 16 + PATHFINDERS: Strengthening the Rule of Law and Access to Justice for Healthy Democracies

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19TH MARCH 2024: Organized by the OECD and Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies as part of the 3rd Summit for Democracy in Korea, this virtual event aims to highlight innovative strategies and collaborative efforts in strengthening the people-centered rule of law and enhancing access to justice globally, with a view to strengthening democratic resilience.

ALLIANCE 8.7: Regional Freedom from Slavery Forums 2024

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11 MAR 2024 MIAMI, FLORIDA. The Regional Freedom from Slavery Forums have been launched - see here. This series of 7 regional forums will explore promising regional approaches for eradicating modern slavery in local communities and the regions.

Shell’s reckless divestment from Niger Delta

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Shell’s divestment must be halted until clean-up and decommissioning are addressed. By Audrey Gaughran Executive Director, SOMO

OPEN CALL: 2024 RCE APPLICATIONS

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Organisations that are interested in initiating the RCE process and applying to become an RCE are invited to submit a main application document along with the application summary by 15 May 2024 (12:00pm, noon JST) to UNU-IAS.

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures

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The Pardee Center builds and uses data and tools to analyze our complex world and the long-term dynamics of change in human, social, and natural systems.

Call for Submissions: 4th International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies (ICBMS4)

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The International Conference on Burma /Myanmar Studies (ICBMS) committee would like to invite abstract submissions for ICBMS 4, which will be hosted at Chiang Mai University on the 2nd – 4th August 2024, titled: “Assemblages of the Future: Rethinking Communities after the State.”

Nature restoration: Parliament adopts law to restore 20% of EU’s land and sea

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EU countries must restore at least 30% of habitats in poor condition by 2030, 60% by 2040, and 90% by 2050 Provisions for agricultural ecosystems can be temporarily suspended under exceptional circumstances Over 80% of European habitats are in poor shape

ASHOKA COMMUNITY TAKES ON TOP LEADERSHIP ROLES IN BRAZIL'S ADMINISTRATION

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Members of our Ashoka community appointed to key non-partisan positions in Brazil's government – a sign that national leaders are recognizing the power of the 'Everyone a Changemaker' vision

New Initiative Seeks to Drive Impact Investing Excellence and Rigor Through Global Education and Accreditation Programs

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Published on 04/10/2023 The Global Impact Investing Network announces impact investing education initiative with the support of the Singapore-based Centre for Impact Investing and Practices

New analysis shows a $1.8 trillion gap to fund the transition to low carbon economies in Africa

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30 January 2024 - The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s (CISL) latest research shows that Africa’s ambitious climate commitments are significantly underfunded, with the 2030 deadline to meet promises fast approaching.

COLUMBIA GLOBAL CENTERS: Faculty Focus: Evidence and Persuasion, Ancient and Modern

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Organized by the Institute for Ideas and Imagination. Co-sponsored by Columbia Global Centers | Paris. February 29, 2024

ClientEarth court action against INEOS' new €3bn plastics project

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Our lawyers, together with 14 other NGOs, have taken action to block petrochemicals giant INEOS’ plastics project in Belgium. We've been fighting for four years to stop INEOS from building what would be Europe’s biggest plastics facility in the Port of Antwerp – we need to tackle plastic production at its source, and stop more plastic being produced in the first place.

HD launches Asia Peace Fund: A call for private philanthropy to support conflict resolution

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To mark our 25th anniversary in 2024, the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) is launching the HD Asia Peace Fund, an initiative supported by private philanthropy to strengthen our work in preventing and resolving armed conflicts in the region through dialogue, mediation and discreet diplomacy.

Global Coalition for Social Justice: Bridging Gaps, Building Alliances

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The 2024 World Day of Social Justice provides an opportunity to foster dialogue on actions needed to achieve social justice by strengthening the social contract that has been fractured by rising inequalities, conflicts and weakened institutions that are meant to uphold and protect the rights of workers.

Collective Impact Forum: The Ongoing Practice of Building Movements and Solidarity

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What does it mean to build a movement? How is movement building connected to organizing and practicing solidarity with others? And why are these concepts important to make progress on collective work?

High Representative’s Remarks at the International Dialogue of Civilizations and Tolerance Conference in Abu Dhabi

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February 20, 2024 Filed Under: Featured , High Representative's Statements Remarks by Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for UNAOC at the International Dialogue of Civilizations and Tolerance Conference

Fairtrade partners with Global Coalition for Social Justice

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BONN, Germany –20 Feb: Today on the World Day of Social Justice, Fairtrade International is pleased to announce its partnership in the Global Coalition for Social Justice, an initiative of the International Labour Organization.

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