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

What’s next for participatory budgeting? New visions and innovations from around the world (PEOPLE POWERED)

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On April 4, New York City Council Member Shahana Hanif hosted a webinar with People Powered to discuss what’s next for this increasingly popular method of participatory democracy. Mexico’s Greta Ríos, Canada’s Émilie Thuillier, and Scotland’s David Reilly shared insights into what they’ve learned from PB innovations in their own cities and countries.

OSLO GOVERNANCE CENTRE: Power Politics Peace (31 May 2022)

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UNDP Oslo Governance Centre Conference 2022 : Power, Politics and Peace: Are we approaching a situation in which the need for change, and the magnitude of the obstacles to change, challenge the very way we govern our societies?

The Collective Impact Forum 2022

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The Collective Impact Forum, an initiative of FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions, is hosting the annual Collective Impact Action Summit on April 26-28, 2022. This virtual event gathers more than 1000 cross sectors leaders, partners, and stakeholders from across the globe to share ideas and practical examples of how to achieve collaborative, equitable systems change.

BIEN 2022: Crisis and Transformation

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The 21st BIEN Congress will be a hybrid event, involving a mixture of online and face-to-face events. The main face-to-face event will take place in Brisbane, Australia in the form of a one-day symposium on Monday 26th September 2022. BIEN 2022 will be jointly hosted by BIEN Australia, The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of Queensland, the Australian Basic Income Lab...

Green Deal: EU announces €1 billion worth of commitments to protect the ocean

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At the Our Ocean Conference (OOC) in Palau, the EU has renewed its pledges towards international Ocean governance. Presenting a list of 44 commitments for the 2020-2022 period for an amount of almost €1 billion, the EU has brought forward its most important commitments ever offered during an Our Ocean Conference, in terms of value.

Sussex world’s best for development studies for sixth year in a row

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The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has been ranked first in the world for development studies, together with the University of Sussex, in the latest QS University Rankings by Subject released today (6 April).

Our Ocean Conference Keynote Remarks by Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry

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REMARKS JOHN KERRY, SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL ENVOY FOR CLIMATE OUR OCEAN CONFERENCE 2022 KOROR, PALAU  APRIL 13, 2022

INVICTUS GAMES 2020, THE HAGUE (2022)

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The speech of our Patron the Duke of Sussex at the Opening Ceremony of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020

INVICTUS GAMES THE HAGUE 2020 CONFIRMED FOR APRIL 16-22, 2022

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The Invictus Games The Hague 2020 presented by Jaguar Land Rover, which has already been postponed twice due to the Coronavirus pandemic, has found a new date in the Spring of 2022, and will be held from April 16 to 22.

Access to justice for women and girls: UNDP and UN Women launched the Gender Justice Platform

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On International Women’s Day, UNDP and UN Women launched the Gender Justice Platform to leverage their partnership on gender justice. Since 2020, UN Women and UNDP have joined together to enable access to justice for 42,000 individuals. In 14 conflict-affected contexts across Africa and the Middle East, UNDP and UN Women facilitated access to justice services and led advocacy initiatives...

SIPRI to co-host summer school on armament and disarmament

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SIPRI and the Alva Myrdal Centre for Nuclear Disarmament at Uppsala University are pleased to host the 2022 Armament and Disarmament Summer School between 28 August and 2 September. The 2022 summer school will be held in cooperation with the Odessa Center for Nonproliferation.

The Unlonely Planet 2022 (ASHOKA)

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How Ashoka Fellows Accelerate an Everyone a Changemaker™ World. How are Ashoka Fellows engaging individuals as changemakers? What strategies do they use to build partnerships that inspire both changemakers and solutions? How are they changing systems to create a world in which everyone can contribute, and therefore, thrive?

2022 WISE Emerging Leaders

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The 2022 WISE Emerging Leaders cohort consists of 15 women and men from 14 countries, representing diverse backgrounds and disciplines. Selected fellows include young professionals from organizations from the WISE community and social innovators actively engaged in delivering or designing education initiatives within their organization or networks.

Our Ocean Conference 2022

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he Republic of Palau and the United States will co-host the 7th Our Ocean Conference on April 13-14, 2022. The Conference will be a key moment for countries, civil society, and industry to commit to concrete and significant actions to protect the ocean. Throughout the six previous conferences, participants have made more than 1,400 commitments worth approximately $91.4 billion....

Further and Further Away"- Environment and Identity in Cambodia ( The Heinrich Böll Foundation)

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The short film “Further and Further Away” (Chhngai Dach Alai) by filmmaker Polen Ly which was screened at the Berlinale this year, is portraying a brother and sister who belong to the Bunong ethnic minority in Cambodia. After their family’s village in rural Cambodia was evicted due to the construction of a hydroelectric dam, they spent one last day in the village before....

Research and Evidence on Children with Disabilities (INNOCENTI INSTITUTE, UNICEF)

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"No child should be left behind. Yet UNICEF research indicates that among 240 million children with disabilities globally half have never attended school; up to one-third do not eat enough of the right food. Children with disabilities disproportionately represent many of those children left behind".

The Death Penalty and Death Row Prisoners in Bangladesh ( BY Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman and Psymhe Wadud)

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The Department of Law at the University of Dhaka, in collaboration with Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and The Death Penalty Project, conducted an empirical study, the first of its kind in Bangladesh, to explore the socio-economic profiles of death row prisoners in Bangladesh...

UNU-WIDER Development Conference: The Puzzle of Peace – Towards Inclusive Development in Fragile Contexts

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On 16-17 May 2022 in Helsinki, Finland, the UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) will host “The Puzzle of Peace – Towards Inclusive Development in Fragile Contexts”, the first of two UNU-WIDER Development Conferences to be held in 2022.

Multistakeholder Dialogue on the “Role of Sport in Addressing Inequalities in times of Crisis and Recovery”, 12th april 8 am ET

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The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), Division for Inclusive Social Development (DISD), having the substantive mandate globally on sport for development and peace is organizing the second Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on The Role of Sport in Addressing Inequalities in Times of Crisis and Recovery.

Supporting the home learning environment (NESTA UK)

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This project started in October 2021 and ended in January 2022 and was implemented by NESTA, the British Social Innovation agency in partnership with Save the Children in Wales

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