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

20 February, 2024

ODI: The humanitarian implications of a backlash on rights (VIDEO OF PAST EVENT)

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Description Attacks on civilians. Global anti-rights movements. Anti-democratic forces. Populism. Many believe that we are witnessing increasingly authoritarian rollbacks to democracy that are intimately connected to a global backlash on rights.

GreenPeace: Fossil criminals should stop drilling and start paying

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Fossil fuels are turbo-charging extreme weather events and people all over the world are suffering the consequences. These devastating storms, floods, freezes, fires, and heatwaves are a direct result of decades of extracting and burning coal, gas, and oil - the climate killers.

BREAKING: Political deal reached on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

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BREAKING: According to Parliament and Commission social media and a press release by the Council Presidency, negotiators reached a political deal this morning on the CSDDD. A press conference is scheduled for 11 am CET. Stay tuned for updates and reactions.

UNESCO and Save the Children Announce Partnership in NEPAL

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Kathmandu, December 13th, 2023: Today, in an event held in Kathmandu, the Nepal Office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and Save the Children announced a joint partnership aimed at strengthening educational programs aligned with climate justice and campaigning actions.

COP28: NEW PATH TO TRANSITION AWAY FROM FOSSIL FUELS MARRED BY LACK OF FINANCE AND LOOPHOLES

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New path to transition away from fossil fuels marred by lack of finance and loopholes COP28 in Dubai sends an important signal on the end of fossil fuels but leaves more questions than answers on how to ensure a fair and funded transition that is based on science and equity

Asian Human Rights Commission: INDONESIA: Emergency Protection for Human Rights Defenders

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The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) highlights the theme of the lack of protection of human rights defenders in Indonesia. More than 20 years’ of political reform after former dictator President Suharto stepped down in 1998, Indonesia tends to fail to ensure protection for human rights defenders.

QUOTES: APHR Board Member Arlene Brosas on conviction of Thai MP Rukchanok Srinork

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Please find below quotes from APHR Board Member and member of the Philippines House of Representatives Arlene Brosas responding to the conviction and sentencing of Thai MP Rukchanok Srinork to six years imprisonment for allegedly violating Section 112 of the Criminal Code and the Computer-related Crimes Act (CCA):

COP28 Agreement Signals “Beginning of the End” of the Fossil Fuel Era

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UN Climate Change News, 13 December 2023 – The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) closed today with an agreement that signals the “beginning of the end” of the fossil fuel era by laying the ground for a swift, just and equitable transition, underpinned by deep emissions cuts and scaled-up finance.

Guatemala: UN Human Rights Chief deplores persistent attempts to undermine outcome of elections

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GENEVA (9 December 2023) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Saturday raised the alarm about persistent and systematic attempts by the Attorney General’s Office in Guatemala to undercut the general election results, in full disregard of the voters’ will.

ISSB at COP28: Erkki Liikanen on progress and priorities to advance global sustainability disclosures

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Chair of the IFRS Foundation Trustees, Erkki Liikanen addressed COP28 to reflect on progress since the IFRS Foundation announced the decision to establish the International Sustainability Standards Board at COP26.

YOUNG FOUNDATION: A historical perspective: Michael Young’s legacy and the history of the Institute for Community Studies

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The Institute for Community Studies’ legacy is defined by its focus on the everyday lives, voices, and concerns of ordinary people. As we mark 70 years since the organisation’s inception, Holly Smith outlines its profound impact on the contours of the welfare state, the social sciences, and political thinking.

CGD: 2:00-3:00 PM GMT; VIRTUAL What Does the Future of Global Health Financing Look Like?

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13TH DEC: Join us to discuss the future of global health financing within the broader global health architecture. The event will bring together key voices from the Future of Global Health Initiatives (FGHI) process, which has convened a group of countries, global health leaders, and experts to reflect on how global health initiatives can best support national health priorities ...

Announcing Stacey Abrams as the Closing Keynote for the 2024 Action Summit

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2024 Collective Impact Action Summit: We are delighted to announce that political leader, voting rights activist, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and changemaker Stacey Abrams will be joining the virtual 2024 Collective Impact Action Summit for our closing keynote conversation on May 2, 2024.

Global Refugee Forum 2023

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The world's largest gathering in support of refugees and the communities that host them. The next Global Refugee Forum will take place in Geneva from 13 to 15 December 2023, with an advance day for side events on 12 December.

JHR hoHonoured with Canada’s top journalism accolade – the Michener-Baxter Award!

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Journalists for Human Rights is honoured and delighted to announce that our organization has received the prestigious Michener-Baxter Award for Exceptional Service to Canadian Journalism this year. This is the highest journalism accolade in Canada.

ECOSYSTEM FOR PEACE

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The number of fatal conflicts triggered by competition over scarce water resources has increased by 300% since 2000. Meeting the Paris Agreement’s objective, to limit global temperature rise to well below 1.5 degrees Celsius, will only be possible if the links between climate change and conflict are properly understood and mitigated against.

RSF: “Fight disinformation. Arm yourself with facts.” – RSF unveils its year-end campaign video

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As disinformation about the war between Israel and Hamas spreads like wildfire and millions of social media accounts continue to relay Russian propaganda, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is unveiling its new campaign video. Devised and produced by the Paris-based advertising agency BETC, this powerful video quickly demonstrates journalism’s importance in combatting disinformation.

UNESCAP, Youth Climathon: Innovative solutions for the acceleration of climate action at the 11th APFSD (online segment)

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Organized by United Nations ESCAP, Hackathon Thailand, Youth Empowerment in Climate Action Platform, and Global Climate Action Partnership and Asia LEDS Partnership as an associated event to the 11th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD), this climate action ideathon will engage youth from the Asia-Pacific region (ages 18-30) to develop practical, yet innovative, solutions to accel

Nobel Peace Prize 2023: Narges Mohammadi Nobel Lecture

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"This year’s Peace Prize recognizes all the brave women in Iran, and around the world, who fight for basic human rights and for an end to the discrimination against and segregation of woman"

Türk opens global human rights event with call for hope – and for action

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DELIVERED BY Volker Türk, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights AT High-Level Event Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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