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

Simon Stiell Closing Speech: Don't Leave the Hardest Work to the Eleventh Hour

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The following is a transcript of UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Simon Stiell's closing remarks at the June UN Climate Meetings (60th Subsidiary Bodies) on 13 June 2024.

Sustainable Development Report 2024

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Today the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) releases the 9th edition of the Sustainable Development Report (SDR).

IDA21 Meeting: Building Resilience in South Asia

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June 18, 8:30 AM in Kathmandu / 2:45 GMT

STIMSON CENTER : Global Perspectives: Responsible AI Fellowship

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Convening stakeholders from developing countries to discuss artificial intelligence, evaluate the technology's impact around the world, and propose responsible ways forward

UNESCAP: Innovation for climate action and inclusivity

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The multi-month Youth Climathon saw over 100 young people from the region come together to develop innovative solutions to climate action challenges surrounding electric mobility, climate-smart agriculture, climate-resilient cities, natural ecosystem preservation, and the just transition. This included youth from particularly climate-vulnerable countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Myanma

New Way Sport Fund: Call for Applications Open Now

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The New Way Sport Fund (NWSF) is a new and innovative unrestricted funding mechanism, designed, facilitated, and evaluated by sport for development practitioners. NWSF was created to be maximally inclusive and accessible for applicants – with six different language options for application submission.

June 25 Webinar: Where Strategic Philanthropy Went Wrong

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Join FSG on Tuesday, June 25 from 2:00-3:00PM ET for Where Strategic Philanthropy Went Wrong, an interactive discussion on the opportunities for philanthropy to reimagine top-down models to center individuals and communities in creating their own solutions.

OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS High Commissioner’s lecture at the Faculty of Law and Political Science

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DELIVERED BY Volker Türk, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights AT National University of Laos Lecture at Faculty of Law and Political Science

Greenwashing the Amazon (Stand Earth)

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How Banks Are Destroying the Amazon Rainforest While Pretending to be Green Read the report:

How to Collaborate Across Institutions: Dr. Meredith Weiss, Director, CUNY/SUNY Southeast Asia Consortium

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The Luce Initiative on Southeast Asia (LuceSEA) was a five-year initiative aimed at strengthening the study of Southeast Asia in North American institutions of higher learning. Over the initiative's lifetime, the Luce Foundation awarded 20 grants, investing over $15 million. The SUNY/CUNY Southeast Asia Consortium was among the final round of grantees in 2023.

Ford Foundation Announces 26 New Members of Ford Global Fellowship 28 MARCH 2024

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Emerging leaders from around the world join network of leaders tackling global drivers of inequality

UNV: Executive Coordinator presents UNV 2023 results at the Executive Board

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06 June 2024 New York. Toily Kurbanov, Executive Coordinator of United Nations Volunteers (UNV) presented the 2023 Annual Report of the Administrator at the Executive Board in New York on 6 June 2024. The Executive Board consists of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).

OXFAM: Millions of migrant farm workers exploited in Europe’s fields, says Oxfam

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Published: 4th June 2024 Approximately 1 in 4 workers in Europe’s agriculture sector are migrants. Migrant workers face violence, long working hours, and routine underpayment. The new EU supply chains law, the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, is a tool to combat this exploitation.

Inclusive democracy learnings & innovations: Webinar highlights

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As participatory and deliberative programs continue to expand, we need to ask the questions: how effective are they at truly empowering marginalized communities, the ones who have the biggest needs and have the most to gain from these processes? How can we ensure representative participation when structural barriers such as power dynamics hinder effective and meaningful involvement?

Conflict Trends: A Global Overview, 1946–2023

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This PRIO Paper examines global conflict trends between 1946 and 2023 using data from the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP). In 2023, 59 state-based conflicts were recorded in 34 countries, the highest number of conflicts registered since 1946.


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The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is an international human rights conference series hosted and produced by the Human Rights Foundation (HRF).


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Drawing from the research brief Parameters for a Global Helpdesk on Business and Human Rights published by the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Geneva office, this panel discussion – co-organised by the Geneva Human Rights Platform, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Geneva office, and OHCHR - aims to discuss how to establish effective helpde

Respect, protect, and fulfill the right to bodily autonomy! Ending forced sterilization of women and girls with disabilities

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This paper compiles expert and internationally agreed language on forced sterilization, highlighting that an eliminating forced sterilization is a human rights obligation, a moral imperative, and a shared global political commitment.

Critical minerals and great power competition: Interactions and implications

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13 June 2024 14:00 - 16:00 This SIPRI webinar centres on mineral resource competition. With a focus on the policies of China, the European Union, Russia and the United States, the event will unpack varying strategies towards and implications associated with this competition.


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