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

02 December, 2018

Barbados has elected its first Female Prime Minister

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A veteran politician, Mia Mottley, from the Barbados Labour Party got elected the 8th Prime Minister of the Caribbean island nation. We are always focused on big nations' stuff and we forget the world is so diverse and each nation has its own political, social developments.

Women of Worth: Recognizing Those Who Make a Beautiful Difference in Their Communities

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Each year L'Oréal Paris and Points of Light recognize and celebrate Women of Worth who make a beautiful difference in their communities. Ten honorees each receive a $10,000 grant to support their most cherished cause, and an online vote determines one honoree who will receive an additional $25,000 grant. Nominations for 2018 are now open!

ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community holds 13th coordinating conference

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The socio-cultural pillar of the ASEAN Community (ASCC) had its coordinating conference, 13th SOC-COM, on 24-25 May at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta.

Every Child ALIVE: UNICEF INITIATIVE to fight reduce child mortality

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On 23 May, UNICEF delivered over 150,000 signatures to health ministers gathered at the World Health Assembly, calling on them to step up investments in quality healthcare for every mother and baby.

Remarks at the University of Geneva on the launch of the Disarmament Agenda

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The UN Secretary General is launching a new initiative focused on promoting and coordinating arms disarmament. When each country pursues its own security without regard for others, we create global insecurity that threatens us all".

Combatting Human Trafficking One Flight at a Time

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ICAO and OHCHR combat “modern-day slavery” with Guidelines for Training Cabin Crew on Identification and Response to Trafficking in Persons

Building a stronger Europe: new initiatives to further boost role of youth, education and culture policies

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The European Commission is advancing work to build a European Education Area by 2025, reinforce the cultural dimension of the European Union and bolster youth participation, with a new set of measures, including a new Youth Strategy and a new Agenda for Culture.

Asia-Pacific countries adopt regional actions to tackle inequalities at annual UN policy forum

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Over 540 delegates from 44 Member States and Associate Members attended the 74th UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) session held from 11 to 16 May, the focus of which was the potential impact of deepening inequality on the region’s efforts to push ahead with the implementation of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Social Service Summit 2018, 24TH JULY, SINGAPORE

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The Social Service Summit is a signature event for the social service sector where leaders from the community, government and corporates come together to discuss plans for a future-ready sector.

Promoting volunteerism and UN Volunteers for delivery on Agenda 2030

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From March to May 2018, UNV engaged with the Regional Fora for Sustainable Development of the UN Regional Commissions. Through this engagement UNV promoted the achievement of two main outcomes at the regional level – promotion of volunteerism and engagement of UN Volunteers to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Angola’s Rafael Marques named 70th IPI Press Freedom Hero

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Anti-corruption journalist has braved decades of government harassment

LEAGUE FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

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The 3rd edition of the Turkish Airlines ENGAGE Empowering League is starting soon. Once again ENGAGE and all its partners, will use the League to promote awareness on disability rights, especially on the new Disability Rights Act. The League is a great effort and this is possible only through cross-cutting partnerships. The article was originally published on Perspectives of The Himalayan Times.

UN and World Bank ink pact to spur cooperation on Global Goals

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The United Nations and the World Bank Group on Friday signed an agreement to work closer together to help countries implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieve measurable results to transform their economies and societies.

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its 27th Meeting

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The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its 27th Meeting from 13 to 17 May 2018 at the ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Ambassador Barry Desker, Representative of Singapore to the AICHR.

Creating Better Neighbourhoods – Innovation in Ageing Challenge Progresses (The Australian Centre for Social Innovation, TACSI)

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Thursday 19th April we hosted 14 short-listed teams at TACSI for a Power-Up Workshop. The purpose of the Power-Up was to build the capability of teams to better understand the needs and wants of the people their ideas are for.

Transcript of speech by PM Lee Hsien Loong, delivered during the debate on the President's Address in Parliament on 16 May, 2018.

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"We will partner Singaporeans each step of the way in our journey of building our future Singapore," he added. "We will consider all views with an open mind, and adjust our course accordingly. We will bring Singaporeans together and give everyone a role to turn good ideas into concrete action." The speech was written by the youngest ministers, the so called 4 Generation

Social Innovation Community Summer School: Social innovation in the public sector

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The third edition of the Summer School of Social Innovation Community (SUMSIC) will be held in San Sebastian at the end of June 2018. The topic choosen for this edition is the role of Social Innovation in the Public Sector

Exploring scaling programmes for social ventures

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New research from GSEN, UnLtd and Footprints Africa explores the key challenges and good practices in supporting social ventures to grow.

Pathways for Peace : Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict

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Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict is a joint United Nations and World Bank study that looks at how development processes can better interact with diplomacy and mediation, security and other tools to prevent conflict from becoming violent.

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