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

21 May, 2024

2024 Financing for Development Forum

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The 2024 ECOSOC Financing for Development (FfD) Forum will be held from 22 to 25 April 2024 in the Trusteeship Council, at UN Headquarters, New York. Civil society organizations and other stakeholders are key to inclusive, multi-stakeholder dialogues to address the current global challenges and advance policies for financing long-term sustainable development priorities, in line with its mandate l

Localising the SDGs in a Changing Landscape

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Published on March 20, 2024 This policy paper presents the results of a survey jointly conducted by the OECD, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and the European Committee of the Regions on how to localize the SDGs in a changing international landscape marked by disasters and shocks.

A Press for the Planet: Journalism in the face of the environmental crisis

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In 2024, World Press Freedom Day is dedicated to the importance of journalism and freedom of expression in the context of the current global environmental crisis.

A Press for the Planet: Journalism in the face of the Environmental Crisis 2-4 May 2024 Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, Santigo, Chile

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Journalism in the face of the Environmental Crisis Between May 2 and 4, Chile and UNESCO will host the 31st World Press Freedom Day Conference. World Press Freedom Day will be dedicated to the importance of journalism and freedom of expression in the context of the current global environmental crisis.

RECORD NUMBER OF WRITERS JAILED WORLDWIDE IN 2023

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(NEW YORK)—PEN America today released its annual Freedom to Write Index, recording the highest number of jailed writers around the globe since the Index launched five years ago. There were 339 writers from 33 countries jailed in 2023, an increase of 62 writers compared to 2022 and 101 more than in 2019.

RSF urges governments to defend right to information in the proposed Global Digital Compact

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United Nations member states are currently negotiating a proposed Global Digital Compact for adoption at the Summit of the Future planned by the UN secretary-general for September 2024. This ambitious initiative must not become a missed opportunity for regulating the global information space, says Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

HI: Flore, a driver’s assistant with HI: portrait of a woman who sets herself no limits!

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Flore is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian supplies in Burkina Faso in a complicated security context. Portrait of a woman of commitment, passionate about her job.

Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Outnumber National Delegations, Scientists, and Indigenous Peoples at Plastics Treaty Negotiations

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OTTAWA, April 25, 2024 — 196 fossil fuel and chemical industry lobbyists have registered for the critical fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4) to advance a global plastics treaty.

PEOPLE POWERED: Say hello to 39 of our newest members in 2024!

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The People Powered community is growing stronger! So far this year, we have welcomed 39 new members from more than 20 countries and six continents. People Powered members are the world’s leading organizations, practitioners, policymakers, civil servants, researchers, and advocates building participatory democracy.

160 financial institutions call for investment in ending plastic pollution

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The purpose of this statement is to demonstrate support from the financial sector for an ambitious international legally binding instrument to end plastic pollution and to set out what a robust agreement would include from the perspective of the financial sector

The 2024 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

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Celebrating grassroots leaders who prove that ordinary people can have an extraordinary impact on the environment

Oxfam reaction to the Global Report on Food Crises 2024

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Published: 24th April 2024 Learn more HUNGER IN A HEATING WORLD Today’s "Global Report on Food Crises” (GRFC), led by the Food Security Information Network (FSIN), says that 281.6 million people across 59 countries are now experiencing acute hunger – 24 million additional people over last year.

International Idea: A Global Digital Compact for Democracy

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29 April 2024 Time 11:00-12:30 EDT Location United Nations Headquarters, New York. The United Nations Global Digital Compact (GDC) has emerged as a key process in negotiating the future of technology and the improvement in digital cooperation among countries.

THE CLIMATE DAMAGES TAX

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The Climate Damages Tax (CDT) proposal, underpinned by the Polluter Pays principle, makes the case that it is high time for the producers to bear a substantial proportion of the costs for losses and damages that result from the burning of fossil fuels. The CDT is a fee on the extraction of each tonne of coal, barrel of oil, or cubic meter of gas.

Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) 2024

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The Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) 2024 confirms the enormity of the challenge of achieving the goal of ending hunger by 2030. In 2023, nearly 282 million people or 21.5 percent of the analysed population in 59 countries/territories faced high levels of acute food insecurity requiring urgent food and livelihood assistance.

Water Action Agenda: Invitation to submit progress report

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We are pleased to announce that the invitation to submit progress report on the Water Action Agenda commitments registered under the Water Action Agenda platform on the UN 2023 Water Conference Registry have been circulated to the commitment holders.

How To Increase Private Sector Investment To Meet The Sustainable Development Goals In Emerging Markets Webinar: 15 May 2024, 14:00 - 16:00 UK

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Explore the Key findings and recommendations of our recent research “Time to Accelerate: Capital Mobilisation for the SDGs in Emerging Markets”. 15 May 2024, 14:00 - 16:00 UK

Exciting News About Afghan Women's Basketball Group

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The Afghan women’s basketball group will be honored at the 25th Anniversary Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as the third-ever winner of the “For the Love of the Game” award.

UNU Macau AI Conference 2024

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Theme: AI for All: Bridging Divides, Building A Sustainable Future Date: 24-25 April 2024

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