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

Human Rights 75 – Meet the Winners!

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Two individuals, two organizations and a global coalition of civil society organization, indigenous peoples and other communities are the winners of the 2023 Human Rights Prize.

New EU business rules spare fossil fuel financiers and sectors rife with labour exploitation

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Published: 14th December The EU agreed on a new European law to make companies accountable for the damage they cause to people and the planet - the Corporate Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD).

Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment

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In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment, David R. Boyd, chronicles the compelling evidence that a secretive international arbitration process called investor-State dispute settlement has become a major obstacle to the urgent actions needed to address the planetary environm

Salil Tripathi on why the Universal Declaration of Human Rights still matters, 75 years later

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Salil Tripathi delivers opening remarks at IHRB's event: From 'Small Spaces to New Frontiers' – an event marking 75 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, at the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice in New York, on December 11 2023.

Story of Seoul- a decade of social innovation impact

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Seoul has become a leading global example of a city truly designed around its citizens. Seoul City’s citizen-centred policy has touched so many parts of the city, but it is a complex story and it is not easy to tell. SIX has been part of Seoul’s journey from the beginning in 2007 and has contributed to social innovation ecosystem building in Seoul in multiple ways, working closely with local civil

Corporate sustainability due diligence: Council and Parliament strike deal to protect environment and human rights

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The Council and the European Parliament today reached a provisional deal on the corporate sustainability due diligence directive (CSDDD), which aims to enhance the protection of the environment and human rights in the EU and globally. The due diligence directive will set obligations for large companies regarding actual and potential adverse impacts on human rights and the environment, with respect

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.

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