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

WHO/ILO: Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year

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16 September 2021 Joint News Release Geneva Reading time: 3 min (854 words) العربية 中文 Français Русский Español Work-related diseases and injuries were responsible for the deaths of 1.9 million people in 2016, according to the first joint estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

SDG Moment 2021

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The Sustainable Development Goals are a blueprint for fighting poverty and hunger, confronting the climate crisis, achieving gender equality and much more, within the next ten years. At a time of great uncertainty, the SDGs show the way forward to a strong recovery from COVID-19 and a better future for all on a safe and healthy planet.

Call for ‘decisive action now’ to avoid climate catastrophe (UN NEWS)

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20 September 2021 Climate and Environment Speaking alongside the UK Prime Minister in New York on Monday the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has called on world leaders for “decisive action now to avert climate catastrophe.”

BUDAPEST FORUM (16.09.2021 – 17.09.2021) BUILDING SUSTAINABLE DEMOCRACIES

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The Mayor of Budapest who will be the opposition candidate to next year election in Hungary, together with The Pact of Free Cities, organized this event to mobilize democratic cities, cities who share certain values and invest in certain values.

OECD Youth Week STARTS TODAY

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A series of policy focused online events to discuss about the role youth in "building forward better".

UNICEF' S GLOBAL CAMPAIGN; ReopenSchools There’s no time to lose.

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"The right to go to school and learn is central to every child’s development, safety and well-being. Yet in too many countries classrooms remain closed while social gatherings continue to take place in restaurants, salons and gyms."

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown appointed WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing

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The World Health Organization today announced the appointment of The Rt Hon Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing.

Statement from OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann on climate finance in 2019

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17/09/2021 - Climate finance for developing countries rose to USD 79.6 billion in 2019 – OECD

The Courageous Use of Sport Award presented by WWE

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Beyond Sport is excited to open entries for the 5th annual Courageous Use of Sport Award presented by WWE. Together, we are once again celebrating young leaders from around the world who are using sport to take a stand against inequality and injustice.

The 2022 Initiative

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The 2022 Initiative aims to accelerate the global work on the 2030 Agenda, including the Paris Agreement, through interim goals by 2022, an Interim Conference and Sustainability Games in Stockholm and around the world in June 2022.

How does governance reform happen? Lessons from Nigeria (ODI)

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The panel of Nigerian and UK experts will explore how UK governance programmes were able to use their deep understanding of the context, and personal relationships, to identify not only the most promising reform areas, but also to ensure changes became institutionalised and sustained.

Reshaping Sport and Development (sportsanddev platform)

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Governments, NGOs and governing bodies back new global campaign to reshape sport and development in response to COVID-19.

Citizens’ assembly launched on attitudes to democracy (UK)

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A UK-wide citizens’ assembly looking at public attitudes towards democracy has been launched by the UCL Constitution Unit, which carries out independent research into constitutional change and the reform of political institutions.

Situation in the Philippines: ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I authorises the opening of an investigation

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On 15 September 2021, the Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "Court") granted the Prosecutor's request to commence an investigation in relation to crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court allegedly committed on the territory of the Philippines between 1 November 2011 and 16 March 2019 in the context of the so-called 'war on drugs' campaign.

Right to science in the context of toxic substances

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes, Marcos Orellana

Joint Statement on Biden Decision to Grant Military Aid to Egypt

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Leading human rights organizations criticizes the Biden Administration for the "reported decision to bypass human rights conditions on military aid to Egypt".

World Conference of Speakers adopts declaration for more effective global solidarity (Inter Parliamentary Union)

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The world’s top legislators gathered in Vienna, Austria this week for the first major in-person international parliamentary meeting in over 18 months. The Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament brought together close to 100 Speakers from some 115 national parliaments and the heads of over a dozen regional and other parliamentary organizations.

Tireless Organizing Yields Harvard Divestment Victory

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Harvard University will stop investing in fossil fuel industries.

International Day of Democracy 15 September

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Strengthening democratic resilience in the face of future crises

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