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

Post-COVID-19, building resilience to crises and regaining citizen’s trust should be a priority for governments, says OECD

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09/07/2021 - The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated governments’ ability to respond to a major global crisis with extraordinary flexibility, innovation and determination. However, emerging evidence suggests that much more could have been done in advance to bolster resilience and many actions may have undermined trust and transparency between governments and their citizens...

Highlights and images of main proceedings for 6 August 2021 Online Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – IPCC

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The fourteenth session of Working Group I (WG I) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded with the approval of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the WG I contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) and acceptance of the underlying report.

The Kenn Allen Global Award for Volunteer Leadership (IAVE)

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n honor of the lifetime contribution to the global volunteer sector, IAVE has instituted the Kenn Allen Award to recognize an individual whose volunteer leadership has had a transformative effect on their community, country or region. The Award will be made annually, on November 1st, Kenn Allen’s birthday.

Our Strategic Plan The Power of Volunteering to Change the World: Proud of Our Past, Building for the Future (IAVE)

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Our 2021-2025 Strategic Plan, The Power of Volunteering to Change the World: Proud of our Past, Building for the Future, serves as the roadmap for the beginning of the next 50 years. Building on our rich history and the qualities that make IAVE unique, this Strategic Plan serves as our pledge to meet the future with a renewed and refreshed purpose and commitment to our stakeholders...

‘Net zero’ carbon targets are dangerous distractions from the priority of cutting emissions says new Oxfam report

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Land-hungry ‘net zero’ schemes could force an 80 percent rise in global food prices and more hunger while allowing rich nations and corporates to continue “dirty business-as-usual”

SOFI 2021

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Transforming food systems for food security, improved nutrition and affordable healthy diets for all

FROM WEF: We asked young people about work and skills. ( BY Nadi Albino and Robert E. Moritz Global Chairman, PwC)

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"We polled 11,000 young people around the world and spoke to a small group of them about the future of work and skills. Almost two-thirds are optimistic they will get the job they want. They say the pandemic has bolstered their resilience, but that today's education system is not giving them the skills they need. And that soft skills are just as important as technical abilities."

COVID-19: Education replaced by shuttered schools, violence, teenage pregnancy

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A culture of “safety, friends and food” at school has been replaced by “anxiety, violence, and teenage pregnancy”, with remote learning out of reach for millions, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Tuesday.

Progress on tobacco fight, but new nicotine products pose increasing threat (UN NEWS)

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While many countries are making progress in the fight against tobacco use, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report shows some are failing to address the problem of emerging nicotine and tobacco products.

Event: To Think, To Learn, To Do – Learning in and for Community Development ( COADY INSTITUTE) 5TH AUGUST, 2021

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Citizen-led change is fundamental to the realization of justice, rights, and abundance for all. Thinking and learning are crucial to doing collective action for community development. Known by different names, such as popular or adult education, or workshops, trainings, or study circles, people come together, in-person or online, to critically analyze, reflect, and strategize.

Virtual peer exchange: “Meaningful civil society participation in SDG follow-up and review”

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Partners for Review (P4R) and Action for Sustainable Development (A4SD) organized a half-day virtual peer exchange on the topic of “Meaningful civil society participation in SDG follow-up and review” on 2 June 2021. The event was moderated by David Donoghue, Distinguished Fellow, ODI and former Irish Ambassador to the UN.

Designing For What's Next Two-part Virtual Workshop Series | September 23 & October 21, 2021 (TAMARACK INSTITUTE)

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Tamarack is excited to launch a unique partnership between Cameron Norman, Principal and President, Cense Inc and Liz Weaver, Co-CEO, Tamarack Institute called Designing for What’s Next. This innovative series is being delivered in four parts. Designing for What’s Next launched with two open to all webinars.

14th August 2021 has been declared as the “International day of Traditional Sports and Games”.

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UNESCO promotes sports as a powerful instrument for peace and development and recognizes the importance of traditional sports and games (TSG) for their intrinsic cultural values and their ability to foster intercultural dialogue and learning values essential for both individuals and collective fulfilment.

Major international legal report backs growing institutional investor focus on achieving positive sustainability impacts

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New research provides a legal framework for institutional investors internationally as they seek to address key environmental and social sustainability challenges, and sets out the opportunities for policy reform

Lessons learned report: Advancing inclusive SDG data partnerships

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13 July 2021 This report gathers knowledge and recommendations from the Inclusive SDG Data Partnerships initiative. The initiative is co-organised by Partners for Review (P4R/GIZ), the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR), and the International Civil Society Centre (ICSC).

The Global Informal Workforce: Priorities for Inclusive Growth (IMF BOOK)

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More than 60 percent of the world’s adult labor force, or about 2 billion workers, operate in the informal economy. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit informal workers and firms hard, particularly in developing countries where large segments of the population are not covered by existing social protection schemes.

Opposing Racism and Discrimination through Public Policy and Leadership (HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL)

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Harvard Kennedy School has gathered recent scholarship from our faculty members and other experts in the School community on the topics of race, justice, protest, and policing. Resources for public leaders and policymakers can be found below, as well as information about our Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging's efforts to advance the School as a place where every member of our community

Dana Cup Hjørring 2021

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International Youth Soccer Tournament in Denmark will host more than 1,000 teams from 45 nations each summer.

EVENT: Prevention of domestic violence affecting children during COVID-19 (4 August 2021 12:30 - 14:00 (UTC)

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How can we help prevent domestic violence during lockdown? What locally-rooted programmes have been seen to work around the world? How can we adapt interventions to different contexts? These questions and more will be discussed in our latest webinar. Changemakers for Children is a social networking platform to help us capture learning and emerging practice from all round the world