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

03 August, 2022

Greenpeace investigation challenges nuclear agency on Chornobyl radiation levels

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A Greenpeace Germany investigation team working with Ukrainian scientists at Chornobyl has found radiation levels in areas where Russian military operations occurred to be at least three times higher than the estimation by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Introducing the IMF’s First Gender Strategy, 25th Aug, 2022

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The event from Center for Global Development, will present the strategy’s content and plans for its rollout. The event will begin with a presentation by Ratna Sahay, Senior Advisor on Gender in the Office of the Managing Director at the IMF, followed by a panel discussion featuring perspectives from the IMF Board, government representatives, and partner institutions.

INTERNATIONAL ANTI CORRUPTION CONFERENCE 2022, TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL

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This year’s IACC will be held under the theme: Uprooting Corruption, Defending Democratic Values. The International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is the world’s premier global forum for bringing together heads of state, civil society, the private sector and more to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption.

New Public Registries Showcase Countries’ Climate Plans

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UN Climate Change News, 15 July 2022 – The UN Climate Change secretariat has launched two new public registries that showcase countries’ national climate action plans (NDCs) and communicate means of adapting to climate change impacts (ADCOMs) - two key instruments of the Paris Agreement.

Be Seen Be Heard Campaign

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Young people have the right to be included in political decision-making. The Be Seen Be Heard campaign recognizes at its core that young people have a vital role to play in the decisions that affect us all. This is a campaign by The Body Shop and the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth.

LEADERSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY (UNDP)

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UNDP’s recently-released third Global Parliamentary Report is based on two years of research, and contributions from more than 70 parliaments. Written with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), it calls for radically better public engagement on the part of parliaments and parliamentarians and provides dozens of examples of good practice.

A global food crisis: WFP

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Conflict, COVID, the climate crisis and rising costs have combined in 2022 to create jeopardy for up to 828 million hungry people across the world

Digital solutions: tech-powered responses to 21st century crises (The Young Foundation)

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Digital technology has been at the core of community responses to recent and ongoing national and international crises. This paper explores the potential to develop digital civic infrastructure to support our national growth and drive levelling up.

Taking a step towards a more diverse and inclusive society (UNV)

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In 2021, over 70 UN Volunteers served in UN agencies in Laos, project offices and government ministries through the UN Development Programme (UNDP), including 23 UN Community Volunteers deployed to remote areas of the country. One of these is Bounchanh Oudom, a national UN Volunteer Disability Inclusion Specialist with UNDP, who shares her story.

The Constellations Awards: Collaborating for Social Impact (AVPN)

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The Constellations Awards celebrate the remarkable ways in which social investors across Asia collaborate to address the complex challenges of our times.

Why we need to fund education now more than ever (Global Partnership for Education)

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Financing education is financing our shared future. One year after the Global Education Summit, GPE calls on donors to maintain their commitments towards global education for the world’s most vulnerable children, and on governments to continue prioritizing education in their national budgets.

Reading between the lines: G7 leaders make important commitments to nature

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aturally much of the focus of the recent G7 Summit, held in Elmau, Germany addressed the war in Ukraine and its economic and security repercussions, including on food and energy. That being said, and perhaps lost beneath the headlines, their G7 Leaders’ Communiqué underscored a variety of important commitments to nature that should be brought to light.

New global alliance launched to end AIDS in children by 2030

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lobally, only half (52%) of children living with HIV are on life-saving treatment. UNAIDS, UNICEF, and WHO have brought together a new alliance to fix one of the most glaring disparities in the AIDS response.

Accessibility

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Accessibility and sensitivity to accessibility has very different meanings depending upon what one can see and experience. I’ve been very fortunate in having learned about accessibility when I lived in India and Nepal from 2009–16. But then being able to pay more attention when I came back to the US has also enabled me to form stronger opinions and to see the possibilities.

In historic move, UN declares healthy environment a human right

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The United Nations General Assembly declared today that everyone on the planet has a right to a healthy environment, a move backers say is an important step in countering the alarming decline of the natural world.

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