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

Drilling Deeper 2024: Global Oil & Gas Extraction Tracker

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Globally last year, oil and gas producers sanctioned and discovered the equivalent of all the proven oil reserves in Europe. They aim to quadruple the amount sanctioned by the end of the decade, despite scientific consensus that any new field developments are incompatible with scenarios to limit temperature increases to 1.5°C, finds a new report from Global Energy Monitor.

Co-creation in sport for development: The Living Lab approach

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Involving project participants and other stakeholders in programme design is crucial to successful programming. The Sport for Social Cohesion Lab project is creating resources to assist organisations in doing that.

Agrifood systems transformation holds the key to our environmental challenges

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FAO Deputy Director-General Semedo joins the United Nations Environment Assembly and Quadripartite Executive Annual Meeting

Transformation Index, Bertelsmann Stiftung

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The quality of democracy in developing and transformation countries has been in steady decline over the past 20 years. The latest findings of the Transformation Index of the Bertelsmann Stiftung, now in its tenth edition, show that out of 137 countries surveyed, only 63 remain democracies, while a majority are classified as autocracies.

Global Summit on Extreme Heat: March 28 at 8:30 AM ET.

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Please join the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) for the Global Summit on Extreme Heat, which will take place online on Thursday, March 28 at 8:30 AM ET.

The Center for Victims of Torture: ADVOCATING FOR CHANGE

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Healing for survivors of torture cannot be complete without justice. CVT works with local, national and international governments to advocate for policies and practices that promote the well-being of survivors and the prevention of torture.


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FEBRUARY 7, 2024 We are pleased to share the Kuala Lumpur Call to Action, a statement developed by the delegates at IVCO 2023. It expresses our commitment to support and encourage a new generation of volunteers as changemakers. We hope you will share and discuss the Call to Action with your colleagues, and that your organisation will endorse it using the link at the bottom of this email.

OXFAM: Global water crisis looms yet only one in four of the biggest food and agriculture corporations say they’re reducing water use and pollution

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Only 28 percent of the world’s most influential food and agriculture corporations report they are reducing their water withdrawals and just 23 percent say they are taking action to reduce water pollution. Oxfam’s new analysis of 350 corporations using World Benchmarking Alliance data comes ahead of World Water Day (March 22).

The Relationship between Digital Technologies and Atrocity Prevention

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New and emerging digital technologies — including, among others, social media platforms, artificial intelligence, geospatial technology, facial recognition and surveillance tools — have and will continue to rapidly shift the space of human interaction in the modern world.

OECD: Anti-Corruption and Integrity Outlook 2024

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In recent years, OECD countries have strengthened their anti-corruption and integrity frameworks. However, according to OECD criteria, in key areas countries’ monitoring and implementation of integrity measures need improvement, meaning that countries are not mitigating corruption risks as well as they could.

Pushing forward for gender equality: CSW68 event showcases strategies for countering pushback and advancing women’s rights around the world

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On 20 March 2024, UN Women, in partnership with UNDP, UNFPA, and OHCHR, gathered partners to discuss strategies for advancing gender equality at “Multistakeholder Partnerships and Practices to Push Forward for Gender Equality, Human Rights, and Democracy”, a flagship side event held at UN headquarters and online during the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

General Assembly adopts landmark resolution on artificial intelligence

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21 March 2024SDGs The UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted a landmark resolution on the promotion of “safe, secure and trustworthy” artificial intelligence (AI) systems that will also benefit sustainable development for all.

UK social enterprise ‘top 100’ 2024 edition opens for nominations

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The search is on for this year's pioneers in diversity, climate action, social investment and leadership as Pioneers Post opens this year's NatWest SE100 Social Business Awards. Don't miss your chance to be named among the UK's top 100 impact enterprises – enter by 5 May.


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The Geneva Graduate Institute is pleased to announce that Dr Achim Wennmann has been appointed Professor of Practice in the Interdisciplinary Programme and will hold the Nagulendran Chair in Peace Mediation with effect from 1 April 2024 for a term of five years.

Social Entrepreneurship Summit 2024

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28th – 29th August Sofia, Bulgaria & Online Host: University of National and World Economy

FREEDOM HOUSE: “I Will Get Out of Here Eventually”: A Conversation with Journalist and Political Prisoner José Rubén Zamora

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The imprisoned founder of Guatemala’s El Periódico, which made its name by exposing corruption in the country’s ruling classes, is awaiting a new trial on money-laundering charges that press freedom groups call politically motivated.

Embargoed WRI Press Call on the 2023 Tree Cover Loss Data

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Join the World Resources Institute (WRI) team on March 26, 2024 for a preview of how much tree cover was lost in 2023 and an analysis on the state of the world’s forest.

EU: AI Act passed in Parliament fails to ban harmful biometric technologies

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On 13 March 2024, the European Parliament adopted with an overwhelming majority (523 in favour, 46 against, 49 abstentions) the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act. The legislation classifies AI systems based on the risk they pose to individuals’ and groups’ autonomy, civil liberties, and safety.

Climate action plans are blueprints for investing in our future: Simon Stiell at Copenhagen Ministerial

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The following is the transcript of a speech delivered by UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Simon Stiell on 21 March 2024 in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the start of a two-day Climate Ministerial meeting.