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

Youth letter to Norwegian Parliamentarians: You promised us a better tomorrow

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Norway had made some big promises At the Global Education Summit in July 2021 but new plans are falling well short of the commitment.

GEF Council to build upon three decades of environmental action

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Representatives of 184 countries will review a $191 million work program that would fund initiatives enabling developing countries to address biodiversity loss, climate change, and land degradation, and to improve the management of international waters, chemicals, and waste. It will be the second-to-last financing tranche to be released under GEF-7.

Historic Step Towards Smokefree Future (NZ GOV)

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"Bold new measures will be implemented, including banning the sale of cigarettes to future generations, as part of the Government’s plan to make New Zealand smokefree."

NZ: Pacific youth set to join movers and shakers Hon Aupito William Sio - 2021 headshot HON AUPI

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Eight exceptional Pacific young achievers have joined a unique alumni of movers and shakers after receiving their 2021 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards (PMPYA), said Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio.

Human Rights Day: Rebuild trust, expand freedoms, restore equality

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Despite significant progress since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) 73 years ago, the COVID pandemic has “fed a frightening rise in inequalities”, and laid bare “many of our failures to consolidate the advances made”, said UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet, in a message marking Human Rights Day.

EU Social Economy Action Plan

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On 9 December 2021, the European Commission adopted a new action plan on the social economy. With the action plan, the Commission put forward concrete measures to help mobilise the full potential of the social economy, building on the results of the 2011 Social Business Initiative and the 2016 Start-up and Scale-up Initiative.

Human Rights Day: All human, all equal

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The Day is celebrated every year on the 10th of December. "On Human Rights Day, we are calling for a new social contract. This means addressing pervasive inequalities and structural discrimination with measures grounded in human rights. It requires renewed political commitment, the participation of all, especially the most affected, and a more just distribution of power, resources and opportunitie

Vaccine mandates must comply with human rights, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says

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Opening Statement by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at Seminar on good practices, key challenges and new developments relevant to access to medicines and vaccines. 8 December 2021

Unilateral sanctions particularly harmful to women, children, other vulnerable groups (UN)

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Women, children and other vulnerable groups are more likely to have their human rights impacted by unilateral sanctions, an independent UN human rights expert alerted on Wednesday.

UNESCAP: Working Paper on Policy scenarios to build forward better in Asia and the Pacific

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Based on a newly developed macroeconomic model for Asia and the Pacific, this paper examines the socio-economic and environmental implications of an illustrative policy package that helps the region build forward better from the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Guide to help countries step up their ambitions in oceans' preservation

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A new global coalition, Ocean Action 2030, launched a new guide dedicated to providing countries with technical and financial assistance to develop and implement Sustainable Ocean Plans. Also launched was the new guide, 100% Sustainable Ocean Management: An Introduction to Sustainable Ocean Plans to support countries get started on, or accelerate, sustainable ocean planning.

HRW: Decades of Impunity Paved Way for Myanmar’s Coup

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By Justice, Solidarity Crucial to Confront Abuses Past and Present Shayna Bauchner Researcher, Asia Division

EUROLEAGUE: One Team supports International Day of People with Disabilities

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Euroleague Basketball's social responsibility program One Team is proud to support the International Day of People with Disabilities, which was observed on Friday, December 3.

‘Healing Country’ won’t happen while Adani proceeds to destroy our lands and waters

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NAIDOC WEEK MEDIA STATEMENT Thursday 8 July 2021 Call for ‘stop work’ and independent verification of Adani’s threat to sacred Doongmabulla springs The W&J Nagana Yarrbayn Cultural Custodians, a group of Traditional Owners of Wangan and Jagalingou Country, including senior cultural leader Adrian Burragubba, have raised the alarm over environmental practices by Adani Mining.

THE OCEAN DECADE The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want

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Ocean Decade Alliance The Ocean Decade Alliance is a high-level group of eminent partners which aim to catalyze large-scale resource commitments towards the Decade through networking, resource mobilization and influence

[Event] Report Launch: 2020 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia

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The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI) is pleased to launch the 2020 Report on the Performance of National Human Rights Institutions, a report that critically assesses the performance of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in 2020 against the Paris Principles, which are the minimum international standards for ensuring independent, effective, and credible NHRIs.

International Criminal Court Annual Meeting(HRW)

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Refocus on Support for Justice Amid Effort to Improve Performance

Building Equal and Inclusive Societies: State of the World's Volunteering Report

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The fourth State of the World’s Volunteerism Report (SWVR) report, titled Building Equal and Inclusive Societies, shows that the ways in which volunteers and state authorities interact, collaborate and partner are vital for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.