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

Press Release: THE Impact Rankings 2020: results announced ( by Ellie Bothwell)

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The Sustainable Development Goals are really key for universities. The 2nd edition of the Times Higher Education’s pioneering Impact Rankings confirms that universities from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, UK and Italy are the best. This year the ranking was expanded and made more holistic to include more SDGs

Oxford Foundry COVID-19 Action Plan

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The Ventures enabler and accelerator of University of Oxford's Saïd Business School is scaling up its work to support new ventures that can be rapidly scaled up to fight covid 19.

Payment Getaways In Nepal

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During these days of lock down, technologies enabling e-payments can be really become useful. Let's review the principal e-payment platform in the country.

New Zealand off track in terms of reductions of emissions: only minimal progress

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In 2018, New Zealand's gross greenhouse gas emissions were 78.9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent - a 24 percent increase in emissions compared to 1990

Indigenous Populations in the Amazon are suffering from coronavirus and illegal logging practice ( from Green Peace International)

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Diego Gonzaga, a content editor for Greenpeace International based in San Francisco, US writes about how covid has already reached the indigenous population of the Amazon in Brazil that are also suffering from the negative consequences of fires smoke induced by illegal loggers.

Qatar: Migrant workers illegally expelled during COVID-19 pandemic

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Qatari authorities rounded up and expelled dozens of migrant workers after telling them they were being taken to be tested for COVID-19, Amnesty International has learned.

Open Letter by the Executive Secretary of UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE on COVID-19

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"In unison with the UN family, while addressing the COVID-19 crisis, UN Climate Change continues its important work. Climate change and COVID-19 are not the same, but what is, is the concept of humanity working towards a common goal for the benefit of all people" says Patricia Espinosa of Mexico, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

PRESS RELEASE: ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa Announces COVID-19 Response Package Is to Triple to $20 Billion

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ADB tripled the size of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic to $20 billion and approved measures to streamline its operations for quicker and more flexible delivery of assistance.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Protect workers both now and after lockdowns ease, ILO

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The International Labour Organization warns that without adequate safeguards for returning workers there could be a second wave of the virus.

Secretary-General's remarks to Petersberg Climate Dialogue [as delivered]

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" I am asking all countries to prepare enhanced national climate action plans, or Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and strategies to reach net zero emissions by 2050" these are the words of Secretary António Guterres at the prestigious Petersperg climate summit, germany

RISE FOR ALL: OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

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Prominent women leaders to advocate for a global effort to fight covid 19

Petersberg Climate Dialogue XI

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The 11th Petersberg Climate Dialogue concluded with a commitment to a green recovery built on solidarity. At the invitation of Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze and UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma, around 30 climate ministers from all over the globe participated in the Climate Dialogue via video conference.

PRESS RELEASE: RISE FOR ALL: New women-led UN initiative aims to save lives and protect livelihoods

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Against the backdrop of the unprecedented global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the deputy UN chief briefed journalists on Monday about a new women-led initiative that mobilizes support to save lives and protect livelihoods.

PRESS RELEASE: More than 50 million people are displaced within their own country

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Never before have so many people been displaced by conflict and violence as at the end of 2019. At the same time, there has been a sharp increase in the number of people displaced by disasters, compared with the previous year.

COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of our economies, By Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization

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The Corona virus pandemic is not just a medical crisis, but a social and economic one too, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. If our response is to be effective it must take into account all these factors, and be delivered in a co-ordinated, global way. In particular, it must answer the needs of the most vulnerable.

Press Release: Millions more children at risk with immunization services disrupted amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Last year, over 13 million children received no vaccines at all, and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is calling on governments to step up, warning disrupting immunization services amid the COVID-19 pandemic could leave even more of the world’s most marginalized children without access to life-saving vaccines.

Global collaboration to accelerate new COVID-19 health technologies

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Global health actors, private sector partners and other stakeholders are launching a landmark collaboration to accelerate the development, production and equitable global access to new COVID-19 essential health technologies.

Seven measures authorities must take to protect homeless people from Covid

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Europe is now the epicentre of the escalating Covid_19 pandemic. Homeless people are especially vulnerable to the virus and cannot be “left behind” by public authorities’ responses to the crisis. FEANTSA calls for public authorities at local, regional, national and European level to take seven measures to protect homeless people and public health.

A Call to Action: Philanthropy's Commitment During COVID-19

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Join the 700 Organizations who have Signed the Pledge to jointly ensure that the philanthropy sector can play an important role in the fight against the pandemic

PRESS RELEASE: Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020: What Drives Innovation in Asia?

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Growth in the region is expected to slow sharply to 2.2% in 2020 under the effects of the current health emergency and then rebound to 6.2% in 2021.

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