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

Asia in Focus: Climate Change and the Business and Human Rights Agenda

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UNDP's Business and Human Rights in Asia Project (B+HR Asia) is launching Episode 3 of Asia in Focus webcast series, 'Climate Change and the Business and Human Rights Agenda'. Tune in on 8th September at 2 pm BKK/JKT (GMT+7) to join a vibrant discussion on the connections between the environment, business, and human rights and enjoy a short

UPDATES FROM TAMARAK INSTITUTE

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We invite you to explore this collection of content representing purposeful change. From compelling change within Tamarack, change in the way we collaborate and meaningfully engage communities, to change in the way we push forward a shared vision for a more equitable and resilient future, we hope this issue of Engage! inspires you to action.

Ashoka: How communities are solving homelessness. Tune in Sept. 14!

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Come learn about the Built for Zero movement of 100+ communities across the U.S. committed to ending chronic homelessness.

D+C: NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2022

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People with disabilities continue to experience disadvantage and discrimination worldwide. Access to health service and education tends to be difficult for them. Hence, they also find it difficult to enter the labor market. However, they have a right to participation, guaranteed by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

The 2022 World Volunteer Conference, Speakers Highlight: Youth Volunteering

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We are pleased to introduce the next set of speakers for the 2022 World Volunteer Conference! Dr. Chris Millora, Mauricio Fuentes, Felicitie Walls and Ahmad El-Zubi will be presenting in sessions focused on Youth Volunteering.

Three ways we can turn the tide on nature loss

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Posted on 22 June 2022 The impacts of nature loss affect us all, and it is only getting worse – since 1970 wildlife populations have declined by two-thirds. Only urgent and ambitious action will turn things around. That’s why it’s more important than ever for countries to agree the details of a global plan for nature that will reverse biodiversity loss to secure a nature-positive world by 2030

UN Human Rights Office issues assessment of human rights concerns in Xinjiang, China

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GENEVA (31 August 2022) – The UN Human Rights Office today issued an assessment of human rights concerns in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Fundraising in Sport for Development: How to invest your time, energy and resource (5 September at 14:00 BST)

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What do we need to consider when investing in fundraising? Where should we invest our time, energy and resources? Join Oaks Consultancy for a webinar on fundraising in sport for development.

GIGAWHAT Podcast highlights human rights violations in the renewable energy sector

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In this episode of GigaWhat, Mongabay-India Contributing Editor and the podcast host, Mayank Aggarwal, speaks with Jessie Cato (natural resources programme manager, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre) and Saurav Goyal (founding member, Metastable Materials) about various aspects of the clean technology supply chain...

YOUNG FOUNDATION: Building ‘15-minute neighbourhoods’: what’s on your doorstep?

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We’re working with local people in the London Borough of Waltham Forest to help the Council better understand needs in their communities, and shape neighbourhoods in response

Support for fossil fuels almost doubled in 2021, slowing progress toward international climate goals, according to new analysis from OECD and IEA

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29/08/2022 - Major economies sharply increased support for the production and consumption of coal, oil and natural gas, with many countries struggling to balance longstanding pledges to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies with efforts to protect households from surging energy prices, according to analysis released today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development....

[Joint Statement] Myanmar: Five years since genocide, the world must act to ensure justice for Rohingya

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"In marking the five-year commemoration of the genocide committed against the Rohingya in 2017, 384 civil society organizations reaffirm our commitment to continue to stand in solidarity with and seek justice for the Rohingya, to ensure the full restoration of their rights in Myanmar, and to end the impunity of the Myanmar military. The plight of the Rohingya must not be forgotten."

UN calls for more inclusive and fair digital transformation in Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)

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The Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology, and Innovation, which opened today, is set to examine how this digital transformation has brought a number of benefits and opportunities for people, governments and businesses, but also has further widened the digital divide both between and within countries in the region, opening new development gaps and reinforcing

Joining forces: growing impact in Africa & beyond

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This year, Finance in Common will host its 3rd Summit, which will be held in-person for the first time on 19th and 20th of October 2022, organised jointly by the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank.

UNDP launches second cohort of Ocean Innovators

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New York, Aug 23 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched its second cohort of 10 ocean innovators to tap on new technologies and approaches to end overfishing, and put an end to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices.

World Volunteering Conference: Speakers Highlight: Corporate Social Responsibility (IAVE)

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We are excited to introduce the third set of our speaker lineup for the 2022 World Volunteer Conference! Colin Rogers, Benedetta Falletti di Villafalletto, Dr. Tania Haddad and Dr. Kenn Allen will be presenting in sessions focused on Corporate Social Responsibility.

The Coalition for Impact (C4i)

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The Coalition for Impact (C4i) is a unique global network of networks which believes in the value of co-creation, cooperation and coordination in order to jointly create more impact. It is driven by the ideas, commitments and engagement of the networks and its members.

Eliminating child labour – greater engagement and collaboration needed ( By Anna Zongollowicz, UNICEF)

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Some reflections on the the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, coordinated by the United Nations, was held 15-20 May 2022 in Durban, South Africa.

COUNTERING XENOPHOBIA (IOM)

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Communities around the world have responded to COVID-19 with strong cooperation and solidarity. Some, however, have found in it a pretext to scapegoat foreign nationals and the most vulnerable, blaming them for the virus’ spread. Racist and xenophobic incidents have been widespread. IOM is concerned that xenophobia will further increase, exacerbated by social tensions

Simon Stiell Appointed New UNFCCC Executive Secretary

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(Bonn, 15 August 2022) UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Simon Stiell as the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat based in Bonn, Germany. The appointment has been endorsed by the Bureau of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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