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

17 September, 2021

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

Moderating online content: fighting harm or silencing dissent?

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This piece from UN Human Rights focused on the difficult balancing act of regulating hate and harm online while guaranteeing freedom of expression.

Regional cooperation key to harness emerging technologies for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific, highlights UN conference

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Delegates at an international conference today discussed ways to enhance regional cooperation on collaborative research and development of new Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies, such as artificial intelligence, internet of things, machine learning, Blockchain and others, to ensure progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Climate change risks new violent conflict. How to respond? Policies to counter fragility should target cities and strengthen regional organizations.

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As climate change amplifies weather disasters and destabilizes food and water supplies, recent research is confirming its effects on the global south: Our planet’s warming is weakening already fragile states, increasing the risk of violent conflicts and accelerating human displacement and migration.

NatWest SE100

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The SE100 Index and Social Business Awards is run by NatWest & Pioneers Post every year to name, celebrate and learn from the UK's 100 most impressive social enterprises

State of the nation 2021: Post pandemic, employer practices will continue to be vital to progress on social mobility (UK)

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"Today, the Social Mobility Commission published its annual appraisal of social mobility in the UK’. Titled ‘State of the nation 2021; Social mobility and the pandemic’, the report draws on an extensive evidence base to lay bare the key barriers to social mobility that exist today."

INTERVIEW: Address conflict, climate change, disease, to reduce humanitarian need, urges outgoing ‘relief chief’ (FROM UN NEWS)

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When he accepted the offer to become UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, four years ago, Mark Lowcock had hoped the need for aid globally was on the decline.

FINAL DECLARATIONS OF THE HIGH LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM

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Find here the final report drafted at the end of the High Level Political Forum, the main forum focused on the SDGs.

How collaborations with social entrepreneurs are helping to make the SDGs a reality (WEF)

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Social innovators are tackling some of the world’s greatest threats – and by working more collaboratively, are shifting the entire landscape of the social change sector. This shift has been facilitated by Catalyst 2030, a global movement of social entrepreneurs and social innovators looking to attain the SDGs by 2030.

RCE Youth Webinar: Youth Voices on Climate Change, Action for Sustainability

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Organized by the Global RCE Service Centre, the RCE Youth Webinar ‘Youth Voices on Climate Change, Action for Sustainability’ will be held virtually (online) 14:00-16:00 JST on 11 August, 2021 to commemorate International Youth Day 2021.

Shell’s appeal confirms its lack of commitment to tackling climate change (Friends of Earth)

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Shell's decision to appeal sends the "wrong signal" according to Milieudefensie’s director Donald Pols. 'Shell should act now, as the judge ordered. The longer the delay the more serious the climate consequences will be for us all.'

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