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

10 February, 2020

Showcasing Ability

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How an Ability festival can help to showcase the abilities of persons with disability

Trade in Asia-Pacific declines for the first time since 2009, highlights UN regional arm

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Bangkok (ESCAP news) – Asia-Pacific economies may see positive trade growth in 2020 but are still facing downside risks from the adverse impacts of the United States – China trade tensions, two new trade briefs by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) released today have revealed.

Sakharov Prize: daughter of 2019 laureate Ilham Tohti receives prize on his behalf

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Ilham Tohti's daughter Jewher Ilham accepted the 2019 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought on Wednesday on behalf of her jailed father.

Global Refugee Forum 16 (Advance Session), 17 & 18 December 2019

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Guided by the Global Compact on Refugees, the Global Refugee Forum is an opportunity to translate the principle of international responsibility-sharing into concrete action. The Forum will showcase impactful pledges and contributions and the exchange of good practices

IVD 2019: AN INCLUSIVE VOLUNTEERING FOR ALL

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The celebrations of the International Volunteering Day, IVD in Nepal showed how partnerships can really work out wonders if we are all genuinely driven by the desire to achieve the common goals, inclusively, where also disadvantaged groups have a role to play.

2019 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Announced

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The Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The 2019 Award goes to Aminatou Haidar (Western Sahara), Guo Jianmei (China), Greta Thunberg (Sweden) and Davi Kopenawa / Hutukara Yanomami Association (Brazil). The Laureates were announced in Stockholm, Sweden

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), 3 December 2019

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The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on 3 December around the world. The theme for this 2019 IDPD is ‘Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda’. The theme focuses on the empowerment of persons with disabilities for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

UN Secretary-General's remarks at pre-COP25 press conference

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"Climate-related natural disasters are becoming more frequent, more deadly, more destructive, with growing human and financial costs. Drought in some parts of the world is progressing at alarming rates destroying human habitats and endangering food security"

Mark Carney to be new Special Envoy for Climate Action

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The Secretary-General of the United Nations announced on Sunday that the current head of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, is to become the UN’s new Special Envoy for Climate Action

WMO (World Meteorological Organization) Provisional Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2019

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Global average temperature in 2019 (January to October) was about 1.1 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial period.Average Temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods are almost certain to be the highest on record.”

UN Climate Change Conference

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The UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 (2 – 13 December 2019) will take place under the Presidency of the Government of Chile and will be held with logistical support from the Government of Spain. SBSTA 51/ SBI 51 will take place 2-9 December 2019.

News release – Three exceptional women nominated for the 2020 Martin Ennals Award

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Three exceptional women are the finalists for the 2020 Martin Ennals Award, a demonstration of the leading position now occupied by women in the defence of human rights.

Innovative Partnership for Social Inclusion

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Aloft Hotel is showing the way on how to lead in social inclusion.

AidWatch Reports, Leaving No One Behind: Time for Implementation

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Too little money pledged by EU countries are really reaching out the least developed countries according to the latest Concord Report.

The Least Developed Countries Report, UNCTAD

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New report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.Persistent shortfalls in domestic savings in the least developed countries make them heavily dependent on external development finance. Among available sources of external development finance, the least developed countries are most dependent on official development assistance.

Nepal Pheri Auchu

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I was recently in Nepal and felt very at home.

For every child, every right: The Convention on the Rights of the Child at a crossroads

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There have been historic gains overall for the world’s children since the Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted 30 years ago. However, many of the poorest children are yet to feel the impact, according to The Convention on the Rights of the Child at a Crossroads, a new report released today.

G20 Brown to Green Report 2019

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The Brown to Green Report 2019 is the world’s most comprehensive review of G20 climate action. It provides concise and comparable information on G20 country mitigation action, finance and adaptation.

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