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

Making sport more inclusive for the LGBTQ+ community

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LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport has been contentious, but LGBTQ+ rights are human rights, and for sport to be an inclusive space, it is imperative that LGBTQ+ policies and procedures are institutionalized in grassroots and elite sport.

“This programme is nation-building” by Inclusive Future

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An innovative disability-inclusive employment pilot programme in Nigeria, Kenya, Bangladesh and Uganda (run by the Inclusive Futures consortium, of which Sightsavers is a partner) has recently come to an end. By Simon Brown, Sightsavers

70 per cent of 10-year-olds in 'learning poverty', unable to read and understand a simple text

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The State of Global Learning Poverty: 2022 Update report shows that prolonged school closures, poor mitigation effectiveness, and household -income shocks had the biggest impact on learning poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a predicted 80 per cent of children at the end-of-primary-school-age now unable to understand a simple written text, up from around 50 per cent

Singapore: Malaysian Drug Courier Scheduled for Execution (from The Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network, ADPAN)

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30 June 2022 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia The Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) is concerned with the scheduled execution of Kalwant Singh, a young Malaysian individual convicted of drug trafficking in Singapore in 2016. His execution has been scheduled to take place on 7 July 2022.

Transforming Education Pre-Summit (28-30 June UNESCO, Paris)

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The Transforming Education Pre‐Summit will be organized in Paris on 28‐30 June 2022. A Global Engagement Day on 28 June will include technical meetings on Thematic Action Tracks and engagements with key stakeholders. The High‐level segment consisting of Ministerial and Stakeholder engagement will take place from 29‐30 June 2022.

Workshop encourages Bhutan’s Parliament to adopt public hearings, engage with citizens (INTERNATIONAL IDEA)

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Under the theme of ‘Taking Parliament to the People’, International IDEA and Bhutan’s Parliamentary Secretariat jointly hosted a three-day workshop for members and staff of the country’s parliament. Held from 20-22 May 2022, the workshop was designed to increase the use of public hearings in Bhutan’s parliamentary process.

Fit for 55 package: Council reaches general approaches relating to emissions reductions and their social impacts

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The EU Council today adopted its negotiating positions (general approaches) on important legislative proposals in the ‘Fit for 55’ package. Presented by the European Commission on 14 July 2021, the package will enable the European Union to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels and to achieve climate neutrality in 2050.

Introducing the Community Power Act (YOUNG FOUNDATION, UK)

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Supported by community-focused organisations, including The Young Foundation, these local leaders are now calling for a Community Power Act. This proposal outlines new laws aim to give people the power they need to shape the places they live, delivering the potential to fundamentally change where power lies in this country.

Partnership and Collaboration for Volunteering (IAVE)

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In part 2 of this webinar series, we will explore the importance of partnership and collaboration and how the global pandemic has highlighted the relevance of effective partnership in supporting and developing volunteering to deliver greater impact.

WORLD URBAN FORUM, 26–30 June 2022, Katowice, Poland

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The WUF was established in 2001 by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanisation and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies.

Southeast Asian MPs urge ASEAN economic ministers to immediately tackle food crisis

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JAKARTA, 27 June 2022 – As food and fuel prices are rising at alarming rates throughout the world, Parliamentarians from Southeast Asia are urging the economic ministers of their countries to gather in an emergency summit and agree on measures to tackle impending food shortages and widespread hunger currently threatening millions of their fellow citizens.

UNODC World Drug Report 2022

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The reports highlights trends on cannabis post-legalization, environmental impacts of illicit drugs, and drug use among women and youth

UN OCEAN CONFERENCE

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The Second United Nations Ocean Conference will take place from 27 June to 1 July 2022, at the Lisbon Altice Arena Convention Center, located in Parque das Nações, Rossio dos Olivais, Lote 2.13.01A, 1990-231 Lisboa.

2022 Rights Tracker Human Rights Data Release

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Rights Tracker is the first comprehensive set of measurements for tracking the human rights performance of countries, launched by the Human Rights Measure Initiative. The newly launched 2022 data set include; an annual data on five economic and social rights for 194 countries (depending on the right) from 2007 to 2019.

What is the future of work for persons with disabilities? (WEF)

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This article was written by 25 May 2022 Shanti Raghavan Founder, Enable India Dipesh Sutariya Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Enable India.

Athletes in Excellence Award Nominations Open

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This award recognizes exceptional athletes who uphold the values of sportsmanship and fair play, both on and off the field. Each recipient will receive a $10,000 award, empowering them to pursue their passions and continue their community service.

2022 SIPRI Lecture by HE Helen Clark

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The, STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL PEACE RESEARCH INSTITUTE or SIPRI hosted the fourth annual SIPRI Lecture, held on the theme of ‘Environment of Peace’.

Global hunger crisis pushing one child into severe malnutrition every minute in 15 crisis-hit countries

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Ahead of G7 summit, UNICEF appeals for US$1.2 billion to meet urgent needs of 8 million children at risk of death from severe wasting

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