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

03 August, 2022

LEADERSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY (UNDP)

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UNDP’s recently-released third Global Parliamentary Report is based on two years of research, and contributions from more than 70 parliaments. Written with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), it calls for radically better public engagement on the part of parliaments and parliamentarians and provides dozens of examples of good practice.

A global food crisis: WFP

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Conflict, COVID, the climate crisis and rising costs have combined in 2022 to create jeopardy for up to 828 million hungry people across the world

Digital solutions: tech-powered responses to 21st century crises (The Young Foundation)

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Digital technology has been at the core of community responses to recent and ongoing national and international crises. This paper explores the potential to develop digital civic infrastructure to support our national growth and drive levelling up.

Taking a step towards a more diverse and inclusive society (UNV)

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In 2021, over 70 UN Volunteers served in UN agencies in Laos, project offices and government ministries through the UN Development Programme (UNDP), including 23 UN Community Volunteers deployed to remote areas of the country. One of these is Bounchanh Oudom, a national UN Volunteer Disability Inclusion Specialist with UNDP, who shares her story.

The Constellations Awards: Collaborating for Social Impact (AVPN)

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The Constellations Awards celebrate the remarkable ways in which social investors across Asia collaborate to address the complex challenges of our times.

Why we need to fund education now more than ever (Global Partnership for Education)

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Financing education is financing our shared future. One year after the Global Education Summit, GPE calls on donors to maintain their commitments towards global education for the world’s most vulnerable children, and on governments to continue prioritizing education in their national budgets.

Reading between the lines: G7 leaders make important commitments to nature

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aturally much of the focus of the recent G7 Summit, held in Elmau, Germany addressed the war in Ukraine and its economic and security repercussions, including on food and energy. That being said, and perhaps lost beneath the headlines, their G7 Leaders’ Communiqué underscored a variety of important commitments to nature that should be brought to light.

New global alliance launched to end AIDS in children by 2030

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lobally, only half (52%) of children living with HIV are on life-saving treatment. UNAIDS, UNICEF, and WHO have brought together a new alliance to fix one of the most glaring disparities in the AIDS response.

Accessibility

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Accessibility and sensitivity to accessibility has very different meanings depending upon what one can see and experience. I’ve been very fortunate in having learned about accessibility when I lived in India and Nepal from 2009–16. But then being able to pay more attention when I came back to the US has also enabled me to form stronger opinions and to see the possibilities.

In historic move, UN declares healthy environment a human right

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The United Nations General Assembly declared today that everyone on the planet has a right to a healthy environment, a move backers say is an important step in countering the alarming decline of the natural world.

Technology & Democracy (Freedom House)

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Rapidly advancing information and communication technologies have had a profound impact on democracy around the world. They have provided new platforms for civic mobilization and the dissemination of news and commentary, but they are also subject to censorship, surveillance, and exploitation by antidemocratic forces.

Sport Positive Summit 2022

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Join the 2022 Sport Positive Summit to support the acceleration of positive climate action and ambition, and to safeguard the future of global sport.

[Joint Statement] India: Joint statement In Response to the EU-India human rights dialogue – calling on the EU to address reprisals against human rights defenders in India

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The joint European Union (EU)-India press release, which provides a summary of the topics discussed during the 10th EU-India human rights dialogue which took place on 15 July 2022 in New Delhi, fails to adequately address pressing issues of security and reprisals faced by human rights defenders in India, five human rights organizations said today.

Israel Part II-The Games

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More on my recent trip to Israel!

Action Aid: Gender Responsive Disability-Inclusive Education Budgeting

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ActionAid, Light for the World and the Global Campaign for Education have joined forces to develop a manual on Gender Responsive Disability-Inclusive Education sector budgeting. The manual is a simple, practical resource that trainers and facilitators (beginners and experts) can use to develop awareness of and skills in education sector budgeting and analysis using a gender and inclusion lens.

Announcing the 2022 ROLL Models!

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For the third year running, Skateistan and Women Win are kicking off the ROLL Models programme, aimed at supporting leadership in skateboarding and inspiring the next generation of girls to be empowered, active and healthy.

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