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

From Rhetoric to Action: Delivering Equality & Inclusion

Full Text Sharing
Inequality and exclusion are not destiny. Change is possible. Following three years of research, country visits, expert meetings, and debate, the Pathfinders’ Grand Challenge on Inequality and Exclusion has identified policy priorities for immediate and longer-term actions to tackle inequality and exclusion.

Special War Crimes Court to be established in Liberia

Full Text Sharing
Monrovia, Liberia: On Thursday, May 2, 2024, the President of Liberia, Joseph Nyuma Boakai, signed Executive Order No. 131 establishing an Office with the specific mandate of setting up a Special War Crimes Court and a National Anti-Corruption Court.

UNIVERSAL JURISDICTION ANNUAL REVIEW: HIGHLIGHTS IN 2023

Full Text Sharing
TRIAL International, in collaboration with Civitas Maxima, the Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA), the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and REDRESS, published the 2024 edition of the Universal Jurisdiction Annual Review (UJAR).

DemocracyNext: How to supercharge democracy in Austria

Full Text Sharing
In the city of Vorarlberg, a thousand signatures trigger a Citizens' Council. Austria can build on these innovations ahead of its elections

Calling on Singapore to respect international safeguards and halt executions

Full Text Sharing
on 3 May 2024 We are greatly concerned by the news that the Government of Singapore has issued at least five execution notices since 12 April 2024, all cases in relation to drug offending.

LSE: Renegotiating Patriarchy: Gender, Agency and the Bangladesh Paradox

Full Text Sharing
About — The idea of the ‘Bangladesh paradox’ describes the unexpected social progress that Bangladesh has made in recent decades that has been both pro-poor and gender equitable. This began at a time when the country was characterised by extreme levels of poverty, poor quality governance, an oppressive patriarchy and rising Islamic orthodoxy. 

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

Full Text Sharing
The WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event 2024 will mark a significant milestone of twenty years of progress made in the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society, which took place in two phases — Geneva in 2003 and Tunis in 2005. Twenty years ago WSIS set the framework for global digital cooperation with a vision to build people-centric, inclusive, and development-ori

‘Time is running out’ to address crisis in Sudan

Full Text Sharing
15 May 2024Humanitarian Aid The international community must give greater attention and resources to war-ravaged Sudan, where millions are “trapped in an inferno of brutal violence”, the top UN aid official in the country said on Wednesday.

Solving Difficult Collective Impact Challenges

Full Text Sharing
The Collective Impact Forum is launching Solving Difficult Collective Impact Challenges, a new virtual learning series that will cover adaptive leadership and other practices to help manage and solve for complexity, change, and conflict within their coalitions.

Global economic growth improves but ‘downsides’ lurk

Full Text Sharing
16 May 2024Economic Development The global economic picture has improved since January, but vulnerabilities remain, the mid-year update of the World Economic Situation and Prospects report published on Thursday has revealed.

Bringing justice to our broken food systems: insights from the Food Equity Centre

Full Text Sharing
21 MAY 2024: International collaborative research group, the Food Equity Centre (FEC), will share insights into inequities in food systems in Brazil, South Africa, the UK and globally, particularly in the context of South Africa’s 2024 elections, climate change, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The Uneven Playing Field of Climate Information and Democratic Discourse: Insights from the First Stockholm Series Lecture

Full Text Sharing
Climate disinformation and what it means for the democratic conversation was the topic of the first event in the Stockholm Series of Public Lectures on Climate Change and Democracy, which took place on 23 April 2024 at International IDEA’s Headquarters in Stockholm.

UN forum catalyzes collective action to make feminist finance a reality for Asia and the Pacific

Full Text Sharing
The second edition of the groundbreaking Feminist Finance Forum, organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), closed today in Bangkok with participants spotlighting the action needed to bridge the region’s gender finance gap.

Nearly 2,000 children killed or injured since the escalation of war in Ukraine

Full Text Sharing
Statement by UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office and Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant Response in Europe Regina De Dominicis

Thailand: Tragic death of detained activist must be ‘wake-up call’

Full Text Sharing
“Amnesty International expresses its deepest condolences following the death of Netiporn ‘Bung’ Sanesangkhom, who had gone on hunger strike in protest at her and others’ arbitrary detention, including for peacefully exercising their human rights.

A Human Rights Guide to the 2024 European Elections

Full Text Sharing
Between 6 and 9 June 2024 voters in all 27 EU member states will go to the polls to elect 720 members of the European Parliament. These will be the first European elections since Brexit, the Covid-19 pandemic, and conflicts in Ukraine and in the Middle East that have polarized Europe.

Banking on Climate Chaos 2024: Fossil Fuel Finance Report

Full Text Sharing
Banks financed fossil fuels by $6.9 trillion dollars since the Paris Agreement; $705 billion provided in 2023 alone; JP Morgan Chase, Mizuho, and Bank of America are worst 3 funders

UN Development Programme launches next phase of flagship climate action initiative

Full Text Sharing
UNDP’s Climate Promise 2025, in collaboration with the UN, private sector, and civil society partners, will support new round of climate pledges by developing countries - initiative will provide major boost to goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius

From Negotiation to Action: Strengthening Governance of and Building Financing for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

Full Text Sharing
This in-person seminar will convene an array of experts to discuss the governance and financing of initiatives relating to pandemic preparedness and response. In particular, the event will focus on the roles of the European Union and the United States.

Pages