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

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

UN Development Programme launches plan to boost integrity in carbon markets and increase access to finance schemes for developing countries

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‘High Integrity’ initiative addresses critical issues related to carbon markets including accurate accounting of emissions and social and environmental risks DECEMBER 4, 2023

COP 28: Challenge Launched at COP28 to Harness Artificial Intelligence for Climate Action in Developing Countries

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UN Climate Change News, 9 December 2023 – The UN Climate Change Technology Executive Committee (TEC), together with Enterprise Neurosystem, a non-profit open-source artificial intelligence (AI) community, has launched the AI Innovation Grand Challenge to identify and support the development of AI-powered solutions for climate action in developing countries.

OECD: Decline in educational performance only partly attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic

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05/11/2023 - The eighth round of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2022, originally scheduled for 2021 and postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, makes it the first large-scale study with data on how the pandemic has affected student performance and well-being.

ICRC Blog: Responding to climate risks in conflict settings: in search of solutions

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mins read Piece written by Catherine-Lune Grayson Head of Policy, ICRC and Amir Khouzam Policy Adviser, ICRC

Human Rights Day 2023

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Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the High-Level Event, 11-12 December

WORLD BANK: World Bank Group Doubles Down on Financial Ambition to Drive Climate Action and Build Resilience

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DUBAI, December 1, 2023 – With an ambitious financing package announced at COP28, the World Bank Group is helping people in developing countries better withstand the devastation of climate change and create a better world for their children and grandchildren.

New partnership will focus on human rights defenders in the Asia Pacific region

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Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions and the Danish Institute for Human Rights are partnering in the region to protect human rights defenders.

International Anti-Corruption Day 9 December

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The UN Convention against Corruption at 20: Uniting the World against Corruption

HI's event: Always Included: Uninterrupted education for children with disabilities before, during, and after a crisis

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Humanity & Inclusion is pleased to invite you to the Global Webinar “Always Included - Uninterrupted education for children with disabilities before, during, and after a crisis”. 14 December 2023 at 3pm CET / 2pm GMT / 9am EST.

COP28: 100+ civil society organisations call on UNFCCC & State parties to centre shared prosperity and corporate justice in climate action

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Today, the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, along with 101 organisations call on the UNFCC & State parties to centre shared prosperity and corporate justice in climate action. In an open letter addressed to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and State parties, these diverse signatories are urging a resounding call to action at COP28.

STIMSON CENTER: The Climate Crisis and Gender: Regional, National and Local Approaches

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December 14, 2023 10:00 - 11:15 AM US Eastern. The discussion will explore the actions needed to strengthen approaches and address the gendered dimensions and impact of climate insecurity

DemocracyNext: Bonn and Dresden Museum Directors Welcome Recommendations from Citizens’ Assemblies

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Two major German cultural institutions — Bundeskunsthalle (Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany) in Bonn and Dresden’s Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (SKD, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design) — have welcomed new recommendations from Citizens’ Assemblies on ways to invigorate and enrich their programming for the sake of the communities they serve.

Leaders discuss best practices for gender-responsive policing at Copenhagen conference

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“Gender-based violence continues to be a pervasive threat to the safety and dignity of – first and foremost – women and girls all over the world, including in the Nordic countries.” Those are the words of Karen Ellemann, Secretary-General of the Nordic Council of Ministers, who on 4 December 2023 spoke at a high-level panel discussion hosted by UN Women.

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