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

Leading Change through Inclusive Sport

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Join the Sport Development Consortium for Inclusion for a Global Disability Summit side event on how sport can increase inclusive opportunities for children.

UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

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This year’s Forum is being co-organized by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, the United Nations Development Programme’s Business and Human Rights in Asia and the International Labour Organization, with support from the Government of Sweden. It will facilitate a robust, multi-stakeholder dialogue to foster joint action to prevent, mitigate and remediate business-related human right

Statement by outgoing Chief Executive Officer of GPE, Alice P. Albright

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The reflection of outgoing Global Partnership for Education's CEO, Alice P. Albright. "The advocacy work of GPE and our many wonderful partners has resulted in education gaining more prominence on the global policy agenda."

[Joint Statement] Sri Lanka: Joint NGO Statement in Solidarity with Sri Lankan Human Rights Defender Ambika Satkunanathan

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"We condemn the Sri Lankan government’s tactics to intimidate human rights defenders, and express our full solidarity with Ms. Satkunanathan, a well-known, respected and courageous human rights defender." FORUM ASIA

RewirEd Summit (Educational Summit)

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RewirEd is a global platform with a clear vision: to rewire education for a prosperous and sustainable future. Led by Dubai Cares, in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai and in close coordination with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), and delivered in partnership with global stakeholders, RewirEd aims to be a catalyst in redefining education...

The state and social welfare in the 21st century (EVENT 7 and 8 APRIL 2022)

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This conference seeks to challenge the often-unquestioned assumption that social welfare systems always produce greater equality. It will bring together scholars thinking about the various challenges that prevent the expansion of welfare systems and limit their emancipatory power.

5 ways to unlock feminist activism by Caroline Harper (ODI)

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"Feminist movements all over the world, despite multiple barriers and blockages, create positive and long-term change". The blog was written by Caroline Harper Director of Programme, Principal Research Fellow as part of a new initiative led led ODI, the premier development policy think, ALIGN, that is focused on feminists' activism

The One Ocean Summit 9-11 February 2022

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The first major event of a “super year” for the ocean, the Summit is an opportunity to kick-off the second year of the Ocean Decade with the first big international commitments to protect the ocean and reverse its declining health.

What Makes Me? Report by UNICEF INNOCENTI CENTRE

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This report explores how ‘core capacities’ – or cornerstones of more familiar concepts such as life skills and competences – develop over the early part of the life course, and how they contribute to children’s well-being and development.

Do you want to apply for an Orange Knowledge Programme scholarship? (ISS)

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Thursday 6 Jan 2022, 09:46 General Apply to the MA in Development Studies before 15 February 2022 if you want to be eligible to apply for an OKP scholarship.

Digitalisation in humanitarian aid: Opportunities and challenges in forgotten crises (ECDM)

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"Technology should be seen as an enabler rather than a solution, and the focus should be on finding ways to harness its strengths while also mitigating its risks." The briefing was produced by ECDM, the leading think tank on the EU and african countries.

Recovery in East and South Asia gathers pace, but subject to rising downside risks: UN report

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The recovery in East and South Asia remains moderately robust, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2022, which was launched today.

The Asia Foundation Selects Inaugural Class of LeadNext Fellows

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San Francisco, January 10, 2022 — The Asia Foundation welcomes the inaugural class of LeadNext Fellows: Ambassadors for a Global Future, a new program focused on global citizenship for the 21st century.

ASEAN, OECD sign Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation

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JAKARTA/SEOUL, 9 February 2022 – Today, ASEAN and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in conjunction with the OECD Southeast Asia Ministerial Conference.

Good practices in Voluntary National Review (VNR) reporting (FROM SDGs IISD NEWS UPDATE)

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publication from the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) identifies specific good practices in Voluntary National Review (VNR) reporting, to help countries by “learning from practice.” The news was announced on http://sdg.iisd.org/

Greenpeace International Executive Director steps down to become German Government Climate Envoy

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Amsterdam – Greenpeace International confirms that its Executive Director, Jennifer Morgan, will step down on 28 February in order to take a new position as Special Envoy for International Climate Action in Germany’s Federal Government.

22nd Foreign Policy Conference On the Way to Carbon Zero

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The 22nd Foreign Policy Conference of the Heinrich Böll Foundation will focus on current debates at the intersection of foreign and climate policy and assess the prospects for a new carbon-neutral foreign policy.

Global Disability Summit 2022

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The second Global Disability Summit will take place virtually from 16 to 17 February 2022. Find more information about the upcoming summit below.

DiCarlo: "UN sanctions not the blunt instrument they once were, can be made more effective"

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Remarks of Under-Secretary-General Rosemary DiCarlo at the Security Council Open Debate on General Issues Relating to Sanctions: Preventing their Humanitarian and Unintended Consequences

Wendy Kopp Receives the WISE Prize for Education (December 9, 2021)

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“Complex problems can only be solved by many people working together—no one person can do it alone.” Wendy Kopp, CEO & Co-founder, Teach For All. The WISE PRIZE FOR EDUCATION is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of education and it is each year awarded at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE).

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