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

World Water Week: 20-24 Aug 2024

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World Water Week 2023 is focused on innovation at a time of unprecedented challenges. The theme Seeds of Change: Innovative Solutions for a Water-Wise World invites us to rethink how we manage water. Which ideas, innovations, and governance systems will we need in a more unstable and water scarce world?

TNI: Telling the story of EU border militarization

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7 August 2023 15 minutes read The European Union’s external borders are rapidly becoming more expansive and more dangerous. Europe’s border regime is costing lives, destabilising countries beyond European borders, and driving widespread abuse - and its budget and power is increasing.

Sports best for kids to stay active, learn teamwork

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Dr Matthew Sacco, a psychologist with Cleveland Clinic, said sports not only keeps children busy and active but also teaches them about the importance of teamwork.

Earth Negotiation Bulletin: 38th UN-Water Meeting

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As UN-Water Members, Partners and observers met for the first time since the UN 2023 Water Conference, the 38th UN-Water Meeting focused on ensuring an effective and ambitious follow-up to the Conference and its outcomes.

Tamarack Institute: "Collaboration: Solving the Puzzle of Collaborative Governance"

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Collaboration is more effective at solving complex problems because it brings together diverse sectors and groups to learn and work together. The paper Collaboration: Solving the Puzzle of Collaborative Governance outlines the various capacities that partners need to lead together and share ownership for their collaborative work

#Sharing Humanity, the new UNESCO Campaign

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Focusing on science and technology, biodiversity, cultural heritage and inclusion, UNESCO works to Share Humanity

Brazil: In three days, security guards for palm oil company Brasil BioFuels allegedly shot and wounded five Tembé Indigenous people

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According to the complaint made by leaders of the Tembé indigenous people to the Federal Public Prosecutor's Office, between 4 and 7 August, five members of the community were injured after attacks allegedly perpetrated by security guards of the company Brasil BioFuels (BBF), a producer of palm oil (the largest in Latin America) and biofuels.

International Disability Alliance: Opening 29th session of the CRPD Committee - 14 August 2023 Statement by Vladimir Cuk, Executive Director,

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"IDA calls for UN Member States to respond adequately at the next General Assembly resolution in December 2024 and increase available budgetary resources for UN Treaty Bodies, following a budgetary process that seriously aims at putting in place a UN Treaty Body system for the 21st century" Mr. Cuk explains

First Regional Review Meeting for Small Islands Conference Addresses Global Development Goals and Unveils Ambitious Vision

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The first regional meeting in preparation for the 2024 international conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) closed with an ambitious vision document outlining how the region aims to tackle the numerous crises it is facing.

IUCN to implement USD 88.6 million of GEF’s new work program

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At its ongoing meeting in Brasilia, Brazil, the GEF’s (Global Environment Facility) governing body has approved a record USD 1.4 billion work program, including a portfolio of conservation projects totalling USD 88.6 million which will be managed by IUCN.

LSE student and alumnus receive prestigious Diana Award for social action work

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LSE undergraduate student Akhila Potluru and alumnus Raihan Karim have received Diana Awards in recognition of their social action work.

ODI: Reimagining Gender, Peace and Security: Unveiling the untold story of women’s mental health in post-conflict environments

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19 Sep 2023: Join us for a panel discussion breaking barriers and challenging conventional norms of gender, peace and security. We are shining a much needed light on an often overlooked issue – women’s mental health in post-conflict settings.

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Opens Twenty-Ninth Session

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The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities today opened its twenty-ninth session in Geneva, during which it would review the reports of Andorra, Austria, Germany, Israel, Malawi, Mauritania, Mongolia and Paraguay.

AVPN ACADEMY: Join the Catalytic Capital Case Study Learning Series

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Catalytic Capital Case Study Learning Series 13, 22, 29 September 2023, 4:00 to 5:30 PM SGT (with an induction hour on 12 September)

Enhancing National Capabilities to Track Progress Against Climate Change

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UN Climate Change News, 8 August 2023 – Following intense training in the Republic of Korea last month, a group of 26 national experts from developing countries has been equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to enhance their ability to prepare national greenhouse gas inventories.

Indonesia must use the last months of its ASEAN chairmanship to cement a lasting positive legacy for Myanmar, Southeast Asian MPs say

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JAKARTA – Indonesia must use the time it has left as chair of ASEAN to leave a lasting legacy for the Myanmar pro-democracy movement, the region, and for Indonesia itself, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights said today.

The CORE addresses forced labour complaints against two Canadian companies

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Allegations of Uyghur forced labour in the supply chains and operations of garment company, Ralph Lauren Canada LP, and mining company, GobiMin, in China

Coordination of ISSB and CSRD: Streamlining ESG Reporting for International Businesses

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Join us for this 1-hour webinar where we will provide clarity on reporting requirements for companies operating globally. With a specific focus on CSRD and ISSB standards, we will equip you with practical solutions that can help you effectively translate disclosure requirements into practice.

SAFERWORLD: Civil society perspectives for the new UN Agenda for Peace

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n July 2023, UN Secretary-General António Guterres released his vision for a ‘New Agenda for Peace’. This commitment comes from the 'Common Agenda', a report from 2021 that looked ahead to the next 25 years.

World Resources Institute: 5 Shifts Needed to Decarbonize Industry

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August 1, 2023 By Anna Nilsson and Neelam Singh. If the world is going to shift away from the most damaging impacts of the climate crisis, it needs to decarbonize the industry sector. Industry is made up of the processes we use to extract and refine raw materials, and turn them into the roads, buildings, appliances, equipment, vehicles and products all around us.