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

Nepal: Systemic descent-based discrimination against Dalits needs urgent action – NEW REPORT

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State of Nepal falls short to protect Dalits; distrust in the police and justice system Inadequate and insufficient measures to address systemic caste-based discrimination Culture of impunity; Dalit women and girls at risk

Cliff Prior to step down as CEO of the GSG after over four years’ service

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Cliff Prior has announced that he will be standing down from the role of CEO of The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) in six months’ time after four years’ service.

Urgent call for ceasefire and release of hostages

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Comment by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Gaza

UN forum catalyzes collective action to make feminist finance a reality for Asia and the Pacific

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The second edition of the groundbreaking Feminist Finance Forum, organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), closed today in Bangkok with participants spotlighting the action needed to bridge the region’s gender finance gap.

USIP: A Conversation with Lakhdar Brahimi: Reflections on Diplomacy and Peace, May 21

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Amid escalating global tensions and humanitarian crises, the imperative for effective diplomacy has never been more pressing — and there are few with more experience as a diplomat and mediator than Lakhdar Brahimi. From his early days as an Algerian freedom fighter to his decades of service as a U.N. and Arab League diplomat, Brahimi has navigated some of the world’s most complex conflicts and exe

GreenPeace: Stop deep sea mining before it fuels wars

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The deep ocean — 200 to over 10.000 meters below the surface — is one of Earth’s last untouched frontiers, but it is under threat from a nascent industry: deep sea mining. Some countries and corporations are racing to extract metals and minerals like cobalt, nickel, manganese, copper from the seabed, pretending that those minerals are needed for a clean energy transition.

$5 Billion Asian Development Fund Replenishment Agreed to Support Most Vulnerable in Asia and Pacific

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TBILISI, GEORGIA (3 May 2024) — Donors and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have agreed to a replenishment of $5 billion for ADB’s Asian Development Fund (ADF) 14 and Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF) 8. The commitment was made during ADB’s 57th Annual Meeting.

IDS: Book launch: Poverty, Gender & Health in the Slums of Bangladesh

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4 June 2024 12:00–13:30 Institute of Development Studies IDS Convening Space and online on Zoom.

ISS: Humanitarian Studies: Today & Tomorrow - call for presentations

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Monday 6 May 2024, 15:40 Call Modern buildings and slag heap Jarrett Mills on Unsplash A call for presentations for the Humanitarian Studies Centre (HSC) first anniversary one-day conference.

Zero Draft of HLPF Outcome Commits to Accelerated Action in Years to 2030

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From IISD's SDG Knowledge Hub: n the zero draft, governments “pledge to redouble [their] efforts to achieve a more sustainable world” and “commit[] to bold, ambitious, accelerated, just, and transformative action in the six years to 2030”. They reaffirm international cooperation, multilateralism, and international solidarity as “the best way” to address today’s global challenges.

Charlemagne Prize 2024 to go to Europe's leading rabbi

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n recognition of his outstanding efforts to promote peace, the right of all peoples to selfdetermination, European values, tolerance, pluralism and understanding, and in acknowledgement of his significant commitment to interreligious and intercultural dialogue, the Board of Directors of the Society for the Conferring of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen has elected, with its 2024 award

C40 releases 2023 Annual Report

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Read the foreword for the C40 Cities Annual Report 2023, written by the C40 Co-Chairs, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Mayor of Freetown Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Calls for Canada and the US to Decommission Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline

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May 2, 2024 NEW YORK — On April 26, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) once again called on Canada and the US to decommission Line 5. In its report, the UNPFII included the following recommendation:

2024 Stockholm Forum opens, focuses on a divided world

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(Stockholm, 6 May 2024) Over the next three days, more than 400 participants from over 40 countries and 70 partner organizations will convene in person for the 11th annual Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development. Watch today’s opening session here.

Action to Decarbonize High Emitting Industrial Sectors Gathers Pace – Key Steps by the Technology Executive Committee

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UN Climate Change News, 6 May 2024 - A growing number of global and regional initiatives are driving action to deploy decarbonization technologies across all high emitting industrial sectors. This was a central conclusion of experts gathering last month for a meeting of the Technology Executive Committee (TEC), the policy arm of the UNFCCC’s Technology Mechanism.

9th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

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The ninth annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) will be held from Thursday, 9 May, to Friday, 10 May 2024.

HRW: West Bank: Israeli Forces’ Unlawful Killings of Palestinians

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Israeli security forces have unlawfully used lethal force in fatal shootings of Palestinians, including deliberately executing Palestinians who posed no apparent security threat, based on documentation of several cases since 2022.

Expert Group Meetings for 2024 HLPF Thematic Review

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In preparation for the reviews of these in-focus SDGs at HLPF, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), in collaboration with relevant UN system partners, is organizing a series of Expert Group Meetings (EGMs), bringing together experts and stakeholders from the UN system, governments, the private sector, academia, and civil society, to review progress on commitments

Indigenous Peoples Demand Inclusion, and Full and Effective Participation in the ASEAN Declaration on Environmental Rights (ADER)

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Indigenous Peoples from the ASEAN countries have voiced concerns about the lack of Indigenous Peoples’ voices and representation in drafting the ASEAN Declaration on Environmental Rights (ADER). Indigenous Peoples view the ADER as a crucial opportunity for ASEAN Member States to recognize the historic roles and contributions of Indigenous Peoples as custodians of biodiversity and as key partners

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