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

Women Leading Green: Strengthening Climate Action in Asia (An NGO CSW66 Parallel Event, by WEDU)

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This March, as a part of the NGO CSW66 Forum by the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), we will be hosting a solutions-focused event that convenes women across Asia who have spearheaded climate action from surprising places. This event aims to give the rest of us space to reflect on how we can step up.

UN DCO Disability Inclusion Strategy 2022-2025

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The United Nations Development Coordination Office (DCO), plays the role of the secretariat for the UN Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG) and as coordinator and manager of the Resident Coordinator System (RCS)

Launch of the World Water Development Report 2022 "Groundwater: Making the invisible, visible" (Mar 21, 2022, 10:00 AMToMar 21, 2022, 12:00 PM. T)

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he UN World Water Development Report 2022 on "Groundwater: Making the invisible visible" will be presented at the opening session of the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal, on 21 March 2022.

Become A Young Leader for the SDGs

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Calling on young change-makers: the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth is looking for the next generation of Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)!

Webinar: Fit for Life: Sport powering Gender+ Equality (23rd March, 2022)

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Join UNESCO and UN Women for a webinar on how sport can contribute to SDG 5: Gender Equality.

UNU Senior Vice-Rector Speaks on Gender and Diversity at SDGs University Lecture

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On 14 February 2022, UNU Senior Vice-Rector Sawako Shirahase spoke at the “8th SDGs University Lecture” on the topic: “SDGs from the perspective of gender and diversity: Constructing a better future”. From a sociology point of view, Prof. Shirahase highlighted why gender equality has not improved in Japan for more than six decades and discussed how urgent it is for us to create a diverse society..

Call for applications for a social science and humanitarian Fellowship

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The Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) is launching Phase 3 of its Fellowship Programme to begin in May 2022. Funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and the Wellcome Trust, SSHAP is looking for future leaders in social science to be able apply their knowledge to humanitarian emergencies in a locally relevant way.

Global Energy Review: CO2 Emissions in 2021 Part of Global Energy Review Flagship report — March 2022 Global Energy Review Co2 Emissions In 2021 Cover Image

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The global CO2 emissions and energy demand numbers are based on the IEA’s detailed region-by-region and fuel-by-fuel analysis, drawing on the latest official national data and publicly available energy, economic and weather data.

Champions of Local Democracy(Swedish International Center for Local Democracy, ICLD)

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Gender or status does not matter, the important thing is that the people we are looking for have democratic values to inspire others. They may have gone through difficult situations, but never backed away from the front line of democracy. They have been or are still part of ICLD’s business and all have a personal story to tell us. Get inspired by those champions of local democracy!

Mind the Gap: How Carbon Dioxide Removals Must Complement Deep Decarbonisation to Keep 1.5°C Alive

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In its new report the Energy Transitions Commission outlines the role of Carbon Dioxide Removals in meeting global climate objectives. The analysis in this report describes how CDR, alongside rapid and deep global decarbonisation, can give the world a 50% chance of limiting global warming to 1.5°C.

[Joint Statement] Abolish Slave Compounds in Cambodia (FORUM ASIA)

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Media reports and victim accounts indicate these abuses involve foreign citizens who are kidnapped, sold, trafficked or tricked into accepting jobs in Cambodia.

All-girl team from the Philippines wins Sustainable Engineering Hackathon on UNESCO’s World Engineering Day

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An all-girl team of university students from the Philippines has won a hackathon marking UNESCO’s World Engineering for Sustainable Development Day on 4 March.

Registrations Open for 27th TAFISA World Congress, Portoroz 2022

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Register and and join us along with over 400 delegates from 80 countries at the 27th TAFISA World Congress in Portorož, Slovenia, on 8-12 June. Under the theme of "Sport for All in a Changing World", the Congress will represent the main platform for the Global Sport for All Movement to meet, connect, share experience and knowledge, and work together.

Greater investment in care could create almost 300 million jobs (ILO)

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Plugging existing, significant, gaps in care services could generate almost 300 million jobs and create a continuum of care that would help to alleviate poverty, encourage gender equality, and support care for children and the elderly, says new ILO report released ahead of International Women’s Day.

Democracies Invest More in Healthcare than Dictatorships

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Democracies spend more money on health than dictatorships, finds a new study in ifo Schnelldienst. “Comparing countries at the same level of economic development, democratically governed ones spend about 20 to 30 percent more on public healthcare. In contrast, there are no differences between democracies and dictatorships in private health spending,” says ifo researcher Florian Dorn.

Let's Talk Volunteering: Exploring Futures Issues & Trends Focused on Research From Asia-Pacific (IAVE EVENT, March 11, 2022 at 8:00AM UTC+8)

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This webinar will enhance understanding of global trends in volunteering by bringing together some key recent research from the Asia Pacific region. It is part of the "Let's Talk Volunteering" 3-part webinar series that started in January with the first webinar exploring three pieces of global research on volunteering published in 2021.


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The 2nd Cities and Regions Summit convened under the theme “Flip the Script: Cities and Nature,” and examined the multiple benefits nature can provide to cities.

The IAVE World Volunteer Conference is Back!

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Yes, save the dates of the 24th to 27th October 2022 as IAVE with its partner the Emirates Foundation host the 26thWorld Volunteer Conference in Abu Dhabi. The first IAVE World Volunteer Conference was held in 1970 and up until 2018 it held this global event somewhere in the world every two years.

REPowerEU: Joint European action for more affordable, secure and sustainable energy

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The European Commission has today proposed an outline of a plan to make Europe independent from Russian fossil fuels well before 2030, starting with gas, in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

2023 ICCE Global Coach Conference to take place in Singapore (International Council for Coaching Excellence)

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A Global Coach Conference Selection Committee has rigorously reviewed a number of bids that were received regarding hosting the 14th ICCE Global Coach Conference in 2023.