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

UNEP@50: Special Session of the UN Environment Assembly

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The fifth United Nations Environment Assembly will be followed by a special session, called UNEP@50, to be held 3 - 4 March 2022, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Human rights institutions express support: our thoughts are with the Ukrainian people

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2 March 2022 European human rights institutions express solidarity and support in letter to Ukrainian Ombudsman, our sister institution in Ukraine

Bachelet leads calls for ceasefire in Ukraine during urgent debate at UN rights council

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Russia’s military attack on Ukraine has “opened a new and dangerous chapter in world history,” UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet told an urgent debate on Thursday, leading calls for a ceasefire.

Climate change: a threat to human wellbeing and health of the planet. Taking action now can secure our future

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Human-induced climate change is causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature and affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, despite efforts to reduce the risks. People and ecosystems least able to cope are being hardest hit, said scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, released today.

Historic day in the campaign to beat plastic pollution: Nations commit to develop a legally binding agreement

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Heads of State, Ministers of environment and other representatives from 175 nations endorsed a historic resolution at the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) today in Nairobi to End Plastic Pollution and forge an international legally binding agreement by 2024. The resolution addresses the full lifecycle of plastic, including its production, design and disposal.

UNESCO endorsement will strengthen human rights education worldwide (The Danish Institute for Human Rights)

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UNESCO has endorsed a new methodology developed by the Institute. It enables states to assess the status of human rights education in national policies and school curricula.

Global Methane Tracker 2022 (INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY)

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The IEA’s Global Methane Tracker shows emissions from oil, gas and coal are on the rise again, underscoring need for greater transparency, stronger policies and immediate action

UNDRR’s strategy on disability inclusion (UN DISASTER OFFICE FOR RISK REDUCTION )

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Within UNDRR’s new Strategic Framework for 2022-2025, disability inclusive disaster risk reduction activities are not only mainstreamed throughout strategic objectives but also included for the first time as dedicated results and deliverables in support of disability inclusive disaster risk reduction.

Assessing the impact of online junk food advertising on teenagers (NESTA, THE UK SOCIAL INNOVATION FOUNDATION)

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This project started in November 2021 and will end in February 2022. The project tries to answer the following question: Does the government's ban on unhealthy food advertising online go far enough?

Number of Wildfires to Rise by 50% by 2100 and Governments are not Prepared, Experts Warn

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· Even the Arctic, previously all but immune, faces rising wildfire risk, experts say ahead of the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi · Wildfires and climate change are “mutually exacerbating” · Governments are called to radically shift their investments in wildfires to focus on prevention and preparedness

Six grave violations against children in times of war

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How children have become frontline targets in armed conflicts.

Webinar: Sport for All in a competitive fundraising environment

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Join TAFISA and Oaks Consultancy as they host experts in fundraising and grant-making in the field of sport for development on how to adapt fundraising strategies to secure sustainable income.

Trade and the Environment: The Search for Sustainable Solutions

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Still Only One Earth: Lessons from 50 years of UN sustainable development policy. By Nicole de Paula on February 22, 2022

C40 ADVANCING TOWARDS ZERO WASTE DECLARATION

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How cities are creating cleaner, healthier communities and circular economies

OXFORD CLIMATE JUSTICE CAMPAIGN

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2020-2021 Report: A Year Just Like Any Other Oxford University received at least £1.6m from the fossil fuel industry in the financial year 2020-2021. Read more in the report below.

Global Disability Summit 2022:Co-Chairs’ Summary

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The Government of Norway, the Government of Ghana, and the International Disability Alliance co-chaired the Global Disability Summit 2022 on 16 and 17 February. Due to COVID-19, the summit was virtual.

22-24 February 2022 Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery

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The ILO will host the Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery from 22-24 February. It will bring together heads of State and Government, heads of international organizations and multilateral development banks, and employers’ and workers’ leaders from around the world to propose concrete actions and strengthen the international community’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.

COLLECTIVE IMPACT FORUM: Centering Equity in Collective Impact

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Join us on February 17 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET as we mark this milestone in a virtual coffee discussion to explore lessons learned over this decade. We will focus on sharing an updated definition of collective impact and a set of key strategies to help collective impact efforts center equity in their work

The State of Southeast Asia: 2022 Survey Report

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The State of Southeast Asia 2022 Survey conducted by the ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute highlighted the pandemic’s threat to health, and a ‘slow and ineffective’ ASEAN as the top challenge and concern facing the region.

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