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

THE OCEAN CLEAN UP

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The Ocean Cleanup is a non-profit organization developing and scaling technologies to rid the oceans of plastic.

Higher Education in the World 8: 'Special Issue: GUNI

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As a novelty, the 8th GUNi Report (Global Universities Network for Innovation) has been conceived as a living document that will evolve in the coming years. All materials have been published on a website that will be fed with new articles, interviews, videos, and podcasts: https://www.guni-call4action.org/

CLEAN CITIES CAMPAIGN

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The Clean Cities Campaign is a European coalition of organisations hosted by Transport & Environment. Together, we aim to encourage cities to transition to zero-emission mobility by 2030, pushing European cities to become champions of active, shared and electric mobility for a more liveable and sustainable urban future.

Register for the GIIN Investor Forum

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The GIIN Investor Forum -- taking place this year on October 12 and 13 -- is the largest in-person global gathering of impact investors. The Forum has a strong reputation for presenting delegates with the opportunity to build relationships, discover opportunities, share insights about new strategies, learn the latest industry developments, and explore ways to drive continued momentum and growth...

UNESCO names Strasbourg as World Book Capital for 2024

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Following the evaluation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee, the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has designated Strasbourg (France) as World Book Capital for 2024.

The Climate Crisis and Our Work to Make Opportunity Universal and Sustainable (by Dr. Rajiv J Shah)

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How Rockefeller Foundation founded on wealth coming from oil is now pushing the next frontiers to fight climate change.

sportanddev and YSH partner on social business through sport

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sportanddev and Yunus Sports Hub have formalised a partnership to build capacity for social business among actors using sport for development.

WWF reaction: IPBES Value of Nature report

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GENEVA, Switzerland – (11 July 2022) WWF is calling on governments to embrace the recommendations of a new authoritative report released today by The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES) – the global body responsible for assessing the state of the planet’s biodiversity.

[Joint Statement] Myanmar: Execution of four democracy activists highlights junta’s brutality

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Myanmar Military executes four democracy activists including ex-MP. This is unfortunately unacceptable but it is happening.

Challenges to social policy in the Covid-19 and (post)Covid recovery period: implications, solutions and innovations

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24-26 August 2022 Vilnius Lithuania The conference will take place in a hybrid format, this means there will be a possibility for those whose papers will be accepted, but they cannot travel to present their papers and follow the conference online

Media Release: IPBES Values Assessment - Decisions Based on Narrow Set of Market Values of Nature Underpin the Global Biodiversity Crisis

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The way nature is valued in political and economic decisions is both a key driver of the global biodiversity crisis and a vital opportunity to address it, according to a four-year methodological assessment by 82 top scientists and experts from every region of the world.

Global economy: Outlook worsens as global recession looms – IMF

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Still reeling from the COVID pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the global economy is facing an increasingly murky and uncertain outlook, according to the latest report released on Tuesday by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The 26th IAVE World Volunteer Conference

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Hosted for the first time in the Middle East, the 26th IAVE World Volunteer Conference will be hosted by the Emirates Foundation, the national organization of the UAE set up by the Abu Dhabi Government to facilitate public-private funded initiatives to strengthen community resilience

2022 CCW Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapon systems

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Third session of UN cyber working group meets next week The third substantive session of UN's Open-ended Working Group on cyber issues will be meeting in New York from 25-29 July 2022. The preview edition of our Cyber Peace & Security Monitor has a look ahead at what to expect, while we are also posting documents and statements on our resource page.

Landmark guidelines aim to protect children uprooted by climate change

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New UN-backed guidelines issued on Monday aim to protect, include and empower children forced to flee their homes due to the climate crisis, marking the first-ever global effort to address this increasingly major concern.

Chaos, Conflict, Impunity: PEN International, Case List 2021

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July 13: PEN International releases Chaos, Conflict, Impunity: PEN International, Case List 2021 today. A yearly compilation of PEN International’s most emblematic cases from 2021, Chaos, Conflict, Impunity provides an overview and an indication of global trends, as well as a guide to the type of challenges writers faced, in different countries worldwide, and the actions other writers took....

The Essentials for Collective Impact series

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The Essentials for Collective Impact series is designed to support those early in their collective impact work by providing workshops that focus on four key areas—an overview of collective impact and the backbone role, advancing equity, community engagement, and data and learning—that are critical when using the collective impact approach for social change.

UN Transforming Education: Pre Summit Preparation: Youth Declaration

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Transforming education can only be achieved if we, young people, are included in the processes of implementing policy and systematic changes to education stakeholders and governments. This is why youth must be engaged in critical events that will shape education’s future, such as the Transforming Education Summit (TES), which will take place in September 2022.

UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell's remarks at an address on the state of global food security and nutrition

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"If you have ever seen a severely wasted child – as I have – it never leaves you. I will be forever haunted by the tiny, fragile children I saw on recent missions in Ethiopia and in Afghanistan."

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