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

Riskier Bets, Smaller Pockets: How National Oil Companies Are Spending Public Money Amid the Energy Transition

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Expecting a slow energy transition away from fossil fuels, national oil companies (NOCs) will likely invest USD 1.8 trillion in upstream oil and gas developments and expansions over the next 10 years.

IAVE: Join Second Ideathon with the Emirates Foundation!

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IAVE is delighted to announce the launch of our second Ideathon in collaboration with the Emirates Foundation, 4–6 March 2024!

IDS EVENT: Decolonising Humanitarian Action: A multiplicity of meanings, modes and methods

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The movement to decolonise humanitarian action is gaining critical momentum. 14 December 2023 14:30–16:00

ASHOKA: Leveraging AI for Justice

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Access to justice is a fundamental right that remains out of reach for far too many people. In Nigeria, 1 in 8 people experience legal challenges, but hiring a lawyer is a luxury few can afford. Dec 13, 2023 09:45 PM KATHMANDU TIME, 11 AM LIMA TIME, 17 PM LAGOS TIME

TODAY’S FOSSIL OF THE DAY GOES TO THE WORLD’S LARGEST OIL AND GAS PRODUCER, THE USA!

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About the fossils: The Fossil of the Day awards were first presented at the climate talks in 1999, in Bonn, initiated by the German NGO Forum. During United Nations climate change negotiations (www.unfccc.int), members of the Climate Action Network (CAN), vote for countries judged to have done their ‘best’ to block progress in the negotiations in the last days of talks.

The Civic Education Virtual Collaboratory is taking place on 7 December!

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Join us on 7 December from 2:00 to 4:00 pm EST (UTC-5) for the Civic Education Virtual Collaboratory to explore 7 practices that lead to breakout change!

GREENPEACE: How Big Agriculture is borrowing Big Oil’s playbook at COP28

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Food systems are responsible for a third of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and they are rarely subjected to scrutiny. But food-related emissions are finally under the spotlight at the annual climate negotiations, to complement actions on the much-needed fossil fuel phase out. By Sophie Nodzenski

Kick Big Polluters Out

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It's time for a reset of the system. A moment to abandon the old, profiteering, polluting world order, and a time to reimagine and rapidly implement global collaboration that centers equity, science, humanity. We don’t have to tell you what another failed year will mean for people and the planet.

UNICEF: Air pollution: A threat to children's rights

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How air pollution impacts children's lives and the action we need.

INDIGENOUS AND FRONTLINE ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS DESERVE A VOICE AT COP28

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December 4, 2023, Washington, D.C.–As governments, climate policy experts, and activists gather in Dubai for the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28), EarthRights International called on the Biden administration to prioritize the needs of environmental and human rights defenders at international climate negotiations.

What does inclusive participatory research tell us about people with disabilities’ lives?

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7 December 2023 12:00–13:30 Institute of Development Studies Room 220 and online on Zoom. Inclusive participatory research can be designed to work respectfully and effectively with people with disabilities with a wide range of impairments and support needs.

IFPRI: Despite improved global market conditions, high food price inflation persists

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IFPRI Blog : Issue Post Despite improved global market conditions, high food price inflation persists DECEMBER 4, 2023 BY ROB VOS, JOSEPH GLAUBER, SOONHO KIM, AND WILL MARTIN

Declaration on the common agenda for education and climate change

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On the occasion of the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) in Dubai, a groundbreaking Declaration on the Common Agenda for Education and Climate Change was adopted, the first global political acknowledgment of the critical link between education and climate action as foundational for a resilient and sustainable future for all children.

French giant TotalEnergies implicated in intimidation of communities affected by controversial oil pipeline

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A new Global Witness investigation uncovers evidence that TotalEnergies has been party to bullying and intimidation of communities affected by the controversial EACOP project in Uganda and Tanzania, with community members reportedly feeling pressured into compensation deals for their land

PRESS RELEASE: “FOSSIL FUEL COMPANIES GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER AS COP28 SEES LOBBYIST EXPLOSION”

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Study reveals that nearly 2,500 fossil fuel delegates are in COP28 and another report shows one year’s emissions from Europe’s nine major oil and gas companies could cause around 360,000 temperature-related future premature deaths

Volunteering Austalia supports IVD 2023

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Volunteering Australia proudly supports International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5 December 2023, to raise awareness of the important role volunteers play in responding to challenges facing the world.

IAVE: 27th World Volunteer Conference

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Busan, South Korea 22-25 October 2024

HI: New Report - Ensuring education for children with disabilities before, during, and after a crisis

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Marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, HI releases the report « Always Included: Uninterrupted education for children with disabilities before, during, and after a crisis ».

Fashion or Function? How 10 Adolescent Girls Tackled Taunts on ‘Indecent Clothing’ in their Community

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OSCAR Foundation is a sports for development organisation that uses football as a tool to engage children from underserved communities and equips them with key life skills necessary to make them resilient and future ready.

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