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

Global Forum against Racism and Discrimination 2022

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The second edition of the Global Forum against Racism and Discrimination - The Road towards a Rights-based Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic - will be held in Mexico City, Mexico, on 28-29 November 2022.

The People’s Charter for an Eco-Social World

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The People’s Charter for an Eco-Social World comes from the People’s Global Summit, ‘Co-Building a New Eco-Social World: Leaving No One Behind’, held online on 29 June – 2 July 2022. It is a living document and reference point that will grow as the world’s populations share their solutions to our joint challenges, so all people can live with confidence, security, and peace in a sustainable world.

Inaugural lecture by Andrew Fischer( ISS): Thursday 1 Dec 2022, 16:00 - 18:00, STANDARD EUROPEAN TIME

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n his lecture, 'The dialectic of development and dependency: Philosophical reflections and redistributive imperatives', Fischer will argue that a massive scaling up of redistribution is essential to face the scale of global challenges in a highly unequal world, from the ongoing needs of development to climate change.

Reflecting on the links between the death penalty and gender-based violence

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Today, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, through the testimony of representatives of abolitionist member and partner organizations, wishes to raise awareness of the links between the death penalty and violence against women and gender minorities and call out the unjust and inhumane nature of the death penalty.

Statement: Push forward — act now to end violence against women and girls

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Statement by Sima Bahous, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2022

ACTIONAID: Historic shift towards a more democratic, transparent, and fair financial architecture

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Despite the intense lobbying by the OECD countries to stop it, the resolution submitted by Nigeria on behalf of the 54-member African group of states, mandating the UN to take on a global tax leadership role was adopted by consensus on 23 November!

Together for Implementation: a COP27 message from the Champions

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COP27 took on an incredibly challenging agenda: loss and damage, adaptation, implementation and climate finance. These issues are not technical, but are the defining issues of our time. It was the COP’s duty to deliver – particularly given the negotiations were in Africa – where people are feeling the impacts of climate change the most, yet have done the least to cause it.

FROM THE FRONTLINES THE WOMEN ACTIVISTS FIGHTING FOR EQUALITY AMID CRISIS

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This year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a renewed effort to call attention to the most pervasive breach of human rights worldwide. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet 16 of the millions of changemakers, partners and advocates who tirelessly fight to make a difference from the frontlines of crises.

Webinar: Upping the game - how can sport better respond to forced displacement?

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Join sportanddev and the Sport for Refugees coalition for an interactive webinar on how sport can better respond to crises that cause forced displacement. 1 December 2022: 13:00-14:30 Central European Time

Gender-related killings of women and girls (femicide/feminicide)

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Global estimates of gender-related killings of women and girls in the private sphere in 2021 Improving data to improve responses. This is a report jointly produced by UN Women and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

[Joint Press Release] India: UN body petitioned over ongoing detention of prominent Kashmiri human rights defender (FORUM ASIA)

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Paris-Geneva, November 22, 2022 – On the first-year anniversary of prominent Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez’s arrest and detention, four human rights organisations have submitted a complaint to the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.

From allyship to action: how men can step up to end violence against women (ODI event)

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Convened in the lead up to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, this ODI and ALIGN event will deepen conversations around men's role in driving change. To move the conversation along from men expressing public outrage to men taking action, this discussion will delve into the experiences of men who already lead, speak out and design policy against male violence.

Asia Foundation, APEC, and Google Announce Winner of APEC Digital Prosperity Award

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Bangkok, November 17, 2022 — The winner of the sixth APEC Digital Prosperity Award was announced in Bangkok. A joint initiative of the APEC Thailand 2022, the award recognizes talented and innovative software designers and engineers from across Asia and the Pacific.

The Brussels-Capital Region launches a permanent Citizens' Assembly on Climate.

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What a historic achievement! On November 16, the city of Brussels in Belgium launched a groundbreaking permanent Brussels Citizens’ Assembly on Climate. As part of what we call the “deliberative wave,” hundreds of assemblies around the world have sprung up around the globe over the past decade. What is new here is that the assembly is not temporary, but structurally integrated.

Volunteers leverage youth action for climate at COP27

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From 6 to 18 November 2022, UN Volunteers supported the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Among these are nine UN Volunteers, predominantly youth and women, deployed by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

Takeaways from the latest UN negotiations on business accountability

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Learn where global efforts are at to obtain a UN Treaty to protect and seek justice for victims of corporate abuses (FROM FRANCISCANS INTERNATIONAL)

Webinar Invitation: Decolonizing & Repositioning Volunteering for Development in Africa (IAVE)

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Register to attend our webinar on Decolonizing & Repositioning Volunteering for Development in Africa December 1 @ 3:00pm East Africa Time (GMT+3)

HRW: Qatar, FIFA World Cup Opens Without Remedy for Migrants

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‘We Built Those Towers,’ Say Migrant Workers Who Made Tournament Possible

Statement by President von der Leyen on the outcome of COP27

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COP27 marks a small step towards climate justice but much more is needed for the planet says President of European Commission von der Leyen

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