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

Call for papers - Reckoning with the past and imagining the futures of development research and practice

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On 13 and 14 November 2023, the International Institute of Social Studies will host the hybrid Development Dialogue on Reckoning with the past and imagining the futures of development research and practice. With this call we invite researchers to submit proposals for a presentation on the conference theme.

Embracing fairplay as a fundamental value in sports

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"The important thing in life is not the triumph, but the fight; the essential thing is not to have won, but to have fought well." - Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee.

Story "Nature is part of us" (UNESCO)

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How Guarani indigenous wisdom inspires the management of a UNESCO biosphere reserve in the Mata Atlântica (Brazil)

[Joint Statement] Bangladesh: Government must investigate all cases of enforced disappearance, stop acts of retaliation, hold perpetrators accountable, and ensure the security of victims’ families

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Melbourne/ Hong Kong/ Manila/ Kuala Lumpur/ Bangkok/ Dhaka/ Geneva/ Paris/ London/ Washington, D.C.; 25 May 2023: We, the undersigned organisations, are seriously concerned over the unabated enforced disappearances in Bangladesh amid the denial of access to justice for the victims. We also express our deep concern regarding the plight of the victims’ families, lack of accountability....

Statement: Inclusive peace begins with women

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UN Women Statement on the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, 29 May 2023

$19.2 Million to Strengthen Nigeria’s Investigative Journalism and Independent Media Ecosystem to Counter Corruption

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MacArthur announced grants to strengthen local and regional investigative journalism and develop a more robust independent media ecosystem across Nigeria to advance accountability, transparency, and civic participation.

Collateral Freedom RSF unblocks 34 censored websites in 18 countries.

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Operation #CollateralFreedom circumvents Internet censorship by means of a strategy in which “mirrors” or duplicates of the censored websites are created on international servers belonging to the world’s Internet giants.

the 5th UN Responsible Business and Human Rights, 6-9 June, 2023

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Under the theme “From Commitment to Action”, the 5th UN Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum aims to build on ongoing dialogue on the issues, challenges, and sectors the business and human rights community needs to act upon and what needs to be done to ensure commitments are put into action.

IPI General Assembly Resolution: Governments must ensure AI enables media freedom, healthy information ecosystems

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The members of the International Press Institute (IPI), meeting at their 72nd annual General Assembly during the IPI World Congress on May 25, 2023 in Vienna, Austria, adopted by unanimous vote a resolution calling on governments to ensure AI is developed and deployed with strong human rights safeguards that protect media freedom and enable independent, pluralistic information ecosystems.

Myanmar Now receives 2023 Free Media Pioneer award

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IPI and IMS today announced that Myanmar Now, a trailblazing news organisation dedicated to investigating and exposing human rights violations in Myanmar, is the recipient of the 2023 IPI-IMS Free Media Pioneer award.

Announcing IAVE's NEW Research Report: "Corporate Volunteering for a Post-Pandemic World - Part 2"

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IAVE is pleased to announce the publication of Corporate Volunteering in a Post-Pandemic World, Part Two. This report is an analysis of the State of Health of Corporate Volunteering in each region of the world: Africa, Arab Nations, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America, plus selected countries

Registration now open! 2023 Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium

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The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) and NEID Global are thrilled to announce that registration is officially open for the third Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium.


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The Global Schools Program is thrilled to launch the Global Schools Annual Report 2022. This report showcases Global Schools’ work reaching schools, teachers, and students who are integrating Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and SDG Target 4.7 into their communities.


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Nov 13 – 16, 2023 Orlando, Florida, or Virtual . The Women in Leadership Institute™ (WIL) is a four-day learning conference that equips women leaders with actionable strategies to overcome the hurdles women often face in the workplace

World Telecommunications and Information Society Day: 100 researchers call for a global assessment of the impact of digital technology on democracy

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On May 17, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, 100 leading researchers, including Timothy Garton Ash, Anya Shiffrin, Jun Murai, Gérald Bronner and Marietje Schaake, are calling for support for the International Observatory on Information and Democracy, which is the equivalent for information chaos of the IPCC for global warming.

Discover the Future of Impact Transparency at the GSG Global Impact Summit 2023

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Get ready for an even more impactful and inspiring GSG Global Impact Summit 2023, building on the successes of last year's event.

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

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UNESCO has launched the third global edition of its flagship series of reports on World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development (World Trends Report). The 2021/2022 World Trends Report places a special focus on understanding the role of journalism as a public good.

Green sports stadiums growing in US

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More arenas and stadiums across the US are putting environmentally-friendly practices at the forefront.

International IDEA and UNDP ignite a new stage of collaboration

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International IDEA, together with UNDP, hosted the kick-off meeting of the joint workplan for the operationalization of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between both institutions last September 2022, in the margins of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 77).