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

YOUNG FOUNDATION: Building ‘15-minute neighbourhoods’: what’s on your doorstep?

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We’re working with local people in the London Borough of Waltham Forest to help the Council better understand needs in their communities, and shape neighbourhoods in response

Support for fossil fuels almost doubled in 2021, slowing progress toward international climate goals, according to new analysis from OECD and IEA

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29/08/2022 - Major economies sharply increased support for the production and consumption of coal, oil and natural gas, with many countries struggling to balance longstanding pledges to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies with efforts to protect households from surging energy prices, according to analysis released today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development....

[Joint Statement] Myanmar: Five years since genocide, the world must act to ensure justice for Rohingya

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"In marking the five-year commemoration of the genocide committed against the Rohingya in 2017, 384 civil society organizations reaffirm our commitment to continue to stand in solidarity with and seek justice for the Rohingya, to ensure the full restoration of their rights in Myanmar, and to end the impunity of the Myanmar military. The plight of the Rohingya must not be forgotten."

UN calls for more inclusive and fair digital transformation in Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)

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The Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology, and Innovation, which opened today, is set to examine how this digital transformation has brought a number of benefits and opportunities for people, governments and businesses, but also has further widened the digital divide both between and within countries in the region, opening new development gaps and reinforcing

Joining forces: growing impact in Africa & beyond

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This year, Finance in Common will host its 3rd Summit, which will be held in-person for the first time on 19th and 20th of October 2022, organised jointly by the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank.

UNDP launches second cohort of Ocean Innovators

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New York, Aug 23 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched its second cohort of 10 ocean innovators to tap on new technologies and approaches to end overfishing, and put an end to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices.

World Volunteering Conference: Speakers Highlight: Corporate Social Responsibility (IAVE)

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We are excited to introduce the third set of our speaker lineup for the 2022 World Volunteer Conference! Colin Rogers, Benedetta Falletti di Villafalletto, Dr. Tania Haddad and Dr. Kenn Allen will be presenting in sessions focused on Corporate Social Responsibility.

The Coalition for Impact (C4i)

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The Coalition for Impact (C4i) is a unique global network of networks which believes in the value of co-creation, cooperation and coordination in order to jointly create more impact. It is driven by the ideas, commitments and engagement of the networks and its members.

Eliminating child labour – greater engagement and collaboration needed ( By Anna Zongollowicz, UNICEF)

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Some reflections on the the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, coordinated by the United Nations, was held 15-20 May 2022 in Durban, South Africa.

COUNTERING XENOPHOBIA (IOM)

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Communities around the world have responded to COVID-19 with strong cooperation and solidarity. Some, however, have found in it a pretext to scapegoat foreign nationals and the most vulnerable, blaming them for the virus’ spread. Racist and xenophobic incidents have been widespread. IOM is concerned that xenophobia will further increase, exacerbated by social tensions

Simon Stiell Appointed New UNFCCC Executive Secretary

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(Bonn, 15 August 2022) UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Simon Stiell as the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat based in Bonn, Germany. The appointment has been endorsed by the Bureau of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Hundreds of women’s organisations and activists call on UN Women to pull out of BlackRock partnership

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The UN agency responsible for promoting gender equality is being urged to pull out of a partnership with BlackRock, the world’s biggest investment fund manager, over the company’s “record of prioritising profits over human rights or environmental integrity”.

Launch of DemocracyNext (Thursday, September 15, 2022 11:00 AM 12:30 PM, EST)

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Celebrate the launch of DemocracyNext, a new international nonprofit research and action institute, on the International Day of Democracy

What companies need to know about the new human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment (By Catie Shavin, GBI Legal and Climate Advisor )

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The Global Business in Human Rights Initiative (GBI) "to shape practice, inspire commitment and build capability to implement respect for human rights, in line with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights". In this blog, Catie Shavin, GBI Legal and Climate Advisor, argues for "Businesses should prepare to meet stronger expectations that they take a holistic and coordinated approach"

Asia in Focus: Clean Water and the Business and Human Rights Agenda (Business and Human Rights in Asia)

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Why is water pollution at crisis levels in Asia and what must government and business do to mitigate its harmful impacts on public health, the environment and regional economies? In this episode of Asia in Focus, we discuss the causes, impacts, tradeoffs, and solutions involved in achieving clean water in the region.

Meet the DRG Fellows 2022

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DA, UNICEF and CBM Global, through the Reference Group on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (DRG), are proud to introduce the 2022-23 cohort of the DRG Fellowship program.

Inaugural lecture by Lorenzo Pellegrini (ISS): Imagining the end of fossil capitalism

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Newly appointed professor, Lorenzo Pellegrini will hold his inaugural lecture on 14 September 2022. The title of his lecture will be Imagining the end of fossil capitalism: Supply-side climate policies and the fight to leave fossil fuels under the soil.

"The only way to achieve the SDGs is village by village, volunteer by volunteer" 19 August 2022 Michael Emery

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This article has been posted on UNV's web page. Michael Emery, Director of Human Resources at the International Organization for Migration

Global Day of Play 2022

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Join Coaches Across Continents and their partner the Generation Amazing Foundation to celebrate the second Global Day of Play and commit to create a safe space for people of all ages to celebrate the importance of play.

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