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

Interview: Volunteers build back in communities in Nepal

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Mr Toily Kurbanov (left), Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, talks to AP1 Television’s Sama Thapa during an interview. He is joined by Dichhen Tamang (centre), a national UN Youth Volunteer Public Health Officer with UNDP.

ADB Announces IF-CAP, New Program to Accelerate Billions in Climate Change Financing

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INCHEON, REPUBLIC OF KOREA (2 May 2023) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today announced the Innovative Finance Facility for Climate in Asia and the Pacific (IF-CAP), a landmark program which could significantly ramp up support for the region in the battle against climate change.

Article 19: EU: European Commission must guard against exploitative abuses

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In our recent joint submission to a call for evidence, ARTICLE 19 and partner organisations urge the European Commission to adopt a balanced approach to enforcement of competition law involving both effects and object-based analysis of conduct to expand the existing framework for assessment to better reflect the wide range of potential objectives for competition policy.

APHR Co-Chair Charles Santiago on the ASEAN Chairman's statement on Myanmar at the 42nd ASEAN Summit

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APHR Co-Chairperson Charles Santiago, responding to ASEAN Chairman’s Statement on the crisis in Myanmar following the recent ASEAN Summit:

IDS EVENT: Extinction or Regeneration: Transforming food systems for human, animal and planetary health

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From 11 May 2023 0:00 until 12 May 2023 0:00. Compassion in World Farming is hosting a two-day international conference to share solutions on global food system transformation with partners including the Institute of Development Studies, IPES-Food, Birdlife International and others.

[Press Release] Myanmar: Civil society calls for review and reframing of the ASEAN’s Five-Point Consensus

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Civil society calls for review and reframing of the ASEAN’s Five-Point Consensus Continuing failure of ASEAN will prompt people of Myanmar to reconsider Myanmar’s ASEAN membership

8th International Conference – Democracy and Elections in Asia (23-25 Aug 2023)

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Recognizing the wide variety of questions and issues to be explored, this conference examines the relations between democracy and elections in Asian countries. Despite the plethora of elections at multiple levels, why do they often lead to illiberal outcomes? Does the new social media environment enable/facilitate such outcomes?

2023 Pulitzer Prize Winners

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Columbia University today announced the 2023 Pulitzer Prizes, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board.

The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism - call for submission of entries

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Annual Prize to reward outstanding journalism that promotes or defends core EU values Winner chosen by independent jury composed of press and civil society representatives €20 000 to be awarded in prize money Award ceremony mid-October coinciding with the anniversary of the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia

World Bank Development Report 2023: Better Migration Policies Can Help Boost Prosperity in All Countries

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WASHINGTON, April 25, 2023—Populations across the globe are aging at an unprecedented pace, making many countries increasingly reliant on migration to realize their long-term growth potential, according to a new report from the World Bank.

Labour group seeks ASEAN intervention to address human trafficking following rescue of 919 persons from cyber marketing firm in the Philippines

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"Labor group eyes Asean help in fighting human trafficking", 8 May 2023 A LABOR group is now eyeing the intervention of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to address incidents of trafficking of migrant workers in the Philippines and its neighboring countries.

VSO’s strategy for 2022-28.

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Watch the recording from our webinar with CEO Philip Goodwin and Executive Director of Programmes Donne Cameron, where you can hear about VSO’s strategy for 2022-28. Over 350 VSO supporters and volunteers joined this call with registrations from 44 countries

Shift to renewable energy must protect nature, says clean energy coalition

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Posted on 19 April 2023. New report finds all forms of renewable power are better for nature than fossil fuels A transition focused on wind and solar PV can result in significantly reduced environmental impacts compared to other renewable energy types

Cambodia pledges green initiatives during SEA Games to fight climate change

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The 2023 Cambodia Southeast Asian (SEA) Games officially begins today as temperatures hit close to 40 degrees Celsius in the capital city of Phnom Penh.

Carnegie Connects: Is It Too Late To Save the Planet?

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May 10, 2023 10:00 AM—11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4) Live Online. Can humanity compete in the critical race against climate change, or are we destined to succumb to a world of extreme heat, flooding, drought, and irrevocable damage to the planet’s seas and biosphere?

ISS: Inaugural lecture Professor Shuaib Lwasa

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On Thursday 11 May 2023 Professor Shuaib Lwasa will give his inaugural lecture. This lecture will be on 'Rethinking universalism in urban development: A critical reflection and learning from the Global South'.

First Climate Democracy Action cohort launches action plans

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Six months after they first convened in October 2022, the 32 governments and civil society organizations in 22 countries selected for the first cohort of our Climate Democracy Action (CDA) accelerator have “graduated”! In a webinar in March, they celebrated the completion of phase 1 of their journey toward a just climate transition — the development of concrete action plans.

Submission to the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology on the Global Digital Compact

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Submission to the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology on the Global Digital Compact from UN Women on behalf of the Action Coalition on Gender-Based Violence; Equality Now; and the Alliance for Universal Digital Rights (Audri) 28 April 2023

Discussion papers on the theme of the high-level political forum on sustainable development, submitted by major groups and other stakeholders

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Major Groups and other stakeholders have submitted position papers on the theme of the July 2023 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), ‘Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels.’