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

Arms sales of SIPRI Top 100 arms companies continue to grow amid pandemic (SIPRI)

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(Stockholm, 6 December 2021) Sales of arms and military services by the industry’s 100 largest companies totalled $531 billion in 2020—an increase of 1.3 per cent in real terms compared with the previous year. This is according to new data released today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

FORWARD: 2022 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report

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The fourth State of the World’s Volunteerism Report (SWVR) report, titled Building Equal and Inclusive Societies, shows that the ways in which volunteers and state authorities interact, collaborate and partner are vital for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Transforming Education Summit Set for September 2022

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SDGs Knowledge Hub reports that The UN Secretary-General announced that he will convene a summit on Transforming Education in September 2022.

Conference on Integrity in Sport

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Join the conference on integrity in sport to outline and plan the next steps in integrity guidelines, combating manipulation of sports competitions and ensuring good governance in sport.

Online Global Consultation for the Civil Society Forum for Global Disability Summit 2022

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The International Disability Alliance (IDA) and the Atlas Alliance, in consultation with the Civil Society Reference Group (CSRG) are organizing a Civil Society Forum under the auspice of the Global Disability Summit 2022.

The Global Drive to Control Big Tech (FREEDOM HOUSE)

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In the high-stakes battle between states and technology companies, the rights of internet users have become the main casualties.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR SAMANTHA POWER ON A NEW VISION FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

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Speech at Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown university by USAID Administrator could truly help re-thinking global development

Press release: Bold, new commitments from around the world to put gender equality at the forefront of climate action at COP26

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9th Nov, 2021: Countries and non-state actors have come forward with new commitments and initiatives that will strengthen the resilience of women and girls in the face of climate-related impacts, while empowering them within climate action, at today’s COP26 Gender Day in Glasgow.

IOC Framework on Fairness, Inclusion and Non-discrimination

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On 16 November, the International Olympic Committee released a new framework on fairness, inclusion and non-discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sex variations.

World AIDS Day 2021 message from UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima

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"Progress in AIDS, which was already off track, is now under even greater strain as the COVID-19 crisis continues to rage, disrupting HIV prevention and treatment services, schooling, violence prevention programmes and more."

World AIDS Day 2021

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On 1 December 2021, WHO is calling on global leaders and citizens to rally to confront the inequalities that drive AIDS and to reach people who are currently not receiving essential HIV services.

EU Proposal for a regulation on deforestation-free products

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The proposal is part of a broader plan of actions to tackle deforestation and forest degradation first outlined in the 2019 Commission Communication on Stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World's Forests.

Knowledge Hub on Labour Migration in South Asia Launched

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Delhi, India – This week saw the virtual launch of a South Asian knowledge hub on labour migration by a cross-agency UN regional programme. The South Asia Centre for Labour Mobility and Migrants (SALAM) will bring together academic and policy think tanks from across the sub-region to advance the state of knowledge in this area, building bridges across disciplines.

UNV CONSULTATION ON INCLUSIVE VOLUNTEERISM (FEW MORE DAYS, UP TO DEC 1 )

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UNV invites volunteers, volunteer-involving organisations, government officials, NGOs and other stakeholders to share insights and best practice examples on how models of people-state relationships (deliberative governance, co-production and social innovation) can help volunteers create a society that benefits all.

2021 SEOUL UN PEACEKEEPING MINISTERIAL MEETING

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The 2021 Seoul UN Peacekeeping Ministerial will be hosted by the Republic of Korea on 7-8 December 2021. It will be the latest in a series of meetings at head of state, government or ministerial level since 2014, with the 2019 UN Peacekeeping Ministerial held in New York.

International Parliamentary Union Summit

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At the invitation of the Parliament of Spain, the 143rd Assembly of the IPU and its related meetings will be held in Madrid (IFEMA Palacio Municipal) from 26 to 30 November 2021 - the first in-person Assembly since October 2019 and the subsequent onslaught of the pandemic.

European Green Deal_Commission adopts new proposals to stop deforestation, innovate sustainable waste management and make soils healthy for people, nature and climate

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The European Commission is proposing new rules to curb EU-driven deforestation, as well as new rules to facilitate intra-EU waste shipments to promote circular economy and tackle the export of illegal waste and waste challenges to third countries. The Commission also presents a new Soil strategy to have all European soils restored, resilient, and adequately protected by 2050.

Take five: “The justice system must be responsive to persons with disabilities.” UN WOMEN SOUTH EAST ASIA OFFICE

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Georgia Westaway interviews Dewi Tjakrawinata, the co-founder of YAPESDI (Yayasan Peduli Sindroma Down Indonesia, or Down Syndrome Care Foundation Indonesia), a Jakarta-based non-profit organization that empowers youths with intellectual disabilities to become self-advocates.

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