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

Financing the Future Wednesday 08 February 2023 6:00pm to 7:30pm Hosted by the Department of International Development

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Chris Humphrey will present his new book Financing the Future: Multilateral Development Banks in the Changing World Order of the 21st Century with Kathrin Muehlbronner, Natalya Naqvi and Ken Shadlen.

https://www.fao.org/fao-awards/partnership/about/en

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FAO Partnership Award A successful sustainable development agenda requires strong global partnerships and cooperation between governments, the private sector, civil society and academia. The objective of this Award is to recognize and reward the efforts of noteworthy and effective partnerships that contribute to achieving sustainable development.

Greta Thunberg and IOM DG António Vitorino Call for Urgent Action to Address Climate Migration

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Geneva / Stockholm – The Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), António Vitorino, and Climate Justice Activist, Greta Thunberg, are calling for immediate action and increased solidarity to tackle the impacts of climate change on human mobility.

Students' experiences bullying in Nepalese Educational Institutions

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Dealing With Bullying, especially for teens and children is very important. Teens who are bullied in school scan lose self-confidence and have low self-esteem and cause severe mental health problems too.

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

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Every year around 27 January, UNESCO pays tribute to the memory of the victims of the Holocaust and reaffirms its unwavering commitment to counter antisemitism, racism, and other forms of intolerance that may lead to group-targeted violence.

EUROPEAN Commission sets out concrete actions for greater involvement of social partners at national and EU level

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The Commission presents an initiative to further strengthen and promote social dialogue with concrete actions at national and EU level. It renews our strong commitment to social dialogue as a cornerstone of the EU social market economy and its competitiveness

Sport for Good Cities Emerging Leaders Program

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Laureus USA is seeking applications for their Sport for Good Cities Emerging Leaders Program, aimed at helping individuals build professional capacities and skills help propel them into future leadership positions.

ASIA FOUNDATION: Announcing the 2023 LeadNext Fellows: Ambassadors for a Global Future

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San Francisco, January 10, 2023 — The Asia Foundation is pleased to announce the 2023 LeadNext Fellows: Ambassadors for a Global Future class.

Deadly year for journalists as killings rose sharply in 2022

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The year 2022 was deadly for members of the press. At least 67 journalists and media workers were killed during the year–the highest number since 2018 and an almost 50% increase from 2021, the Committee to Protect Journalists found. The rise was driven by a high number of journalist deaths covering the Ukraine war and a sharp rise in killings in Latin America.

Eleos Justice Event: Seminar: In Conversation with Kirsten Han, Singaporean Journalist

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The talk program will happen on Wednesday 15 February 2023 TIME 17:00 - 18:00 AEDT. Kirsten Han is a journalist and anti-death penalty activist in Singapore.

Education Out Loud: Call for expression of interest for regional learning partners

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Education Out Loud is the Global Partnership for Education’s (GPE) fund for advocacy and social accountability. It supports civil society to be active and influential actors in shaping education policy and implementation to meet the needs of communities, especially of marginalized people – and to ensure the right to quality education for all in line with SDG 4.

Martin Ennals Award 2023 2023 EDITION MEET THE 2023 LAUREATES

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We are thrilled to announce three new Martin Ennals Award Laureates 2023! Watch them take questions from the press at the Club Suisse de la Presse, livestreamed on February 14th, 2023 from 12h CET

International Disability Alliance: Guidelines on Deinstitutionalization, including in emergencies

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In September 2022, at the closing of its 27th session, the CRPD Committee announced the adoption of the Guidelines on Deinstitutionalization, including in emergencies (DI Guidelines), designed to complement General Comment No. 5 on Article 19 (Living independently and being included in the community) and the Guidelines on Article 14 (Liberty and security of person).

ISS: Mobilizing for a just world

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Launching the Legal Mobilization Platform. The launch event, 'Mobilizing for a Just World', provided a sneak peek into the platform's future activities which will involve, at their core, efforts to unite people in their efforts to mobilize for a world of socio-economic, climate and racial justice.

Book: The Keys to Democracy Sortition as a New Model for Citizen Power by Maurice Pope

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In this distillation of a lifetime's thinking about democracy, Maurice Pope presents a new model of governance that replaces elected politicians with assemblies selected by lot. The re-introduction of sortition, he believes, offers a way out of gridlock, apathy, alienation and polarisation by giving citizens back their voice.

SAVE THE CHILDREN: 10 Trends That Are Driving Humanitarian Crises in 2023

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Sadly, these 10 global trends that are driving the greatest humanitarian needs for children in 2023—conflict, climate, cost-of-living—are all quite familiar. However, what is becoming clear is the complex relationships between these topics and how they collide and compound one another to create crises that are more frequent, more complex, more severe, and harder to resolve.

UNDP'S BLOG: The value of strong multilateral cooperation in a fractured world

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By TSEGAYE LEMMA, Team Leader, Strategic Analysis and Corporate Engagement, Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy, UNDP and ULRIKA MODÉER, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy, UNDP

An Update on Bill C-22: Canada Disability Benefit

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The House of Commons returns on January 30th, and will sit until February 17th before it takes it's scheduled winter break. With such a small window, it is important that we advocate for Bill C-22 to be the first order of business when Parliament returns.

ActionAid responds to appointment of UAE COP28 President

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Commenting on the new appointment for President of COP28, Teresa Anderson, Global Lead on Climate Justice at ActionAid, said: “This appointment goes beyond putting the fox in charge of the henhouse.

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