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

Democracy Perception Index 2018 (Alliance of Democracies)

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The largest single global study measuring citizens’ trust in government indicates democracies are facing a severe crisis of faith in the eyes of the public. The Democracy Perception Index 2018 (DPI) finds that a majority of people living in democracies are disillusioned with the idea that their government is formed “by the people” and works “for the people.”

#StrongerTogether: IPI director’s World Congress address

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IPI Executive Director Barbara Trionfi underscored importance of solidarity in the media community for the future of journalism nternational Press Institute (IPI) Executive Director Barbara Trionfi addressed participants at the opening ceremony of IPI’s 2018 World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria on June 21, 2018. The full text of her remarks is reproduced below.

international press institute world congress

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IPI is a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists. It has the mission to defend media freedom and the free flow of news wherever they are threatened.


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Victoria will be the first Australia Province to negotiate a treaty or multiple treaties with Indigenous People, recognizing their sovereign legal status. The Guardian shares "The Advancing the Treaty Process with Aboriginal Victorians bill 2018 establishes the framework for forming the Aboriginal Representative Body, which will in turn be tasked with setting the framework for negotiating a treaty

Copenhagen Democracy Summit

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The inaugural Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2018 will focus on democracy and technology, as well as democracy and trade. The Summit will feature a long range of interesting topics to be discussed, including:

Partnerships for the rights of youths with disabilities

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The 3rd Edition of the Turkish Airlines ENGAGE Empowering League is also about the ability to reach out new partners to promote disability rights.

The Kultaranta talks begin today: The future of the international system

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The Kultaranta talks on 17-18 June 2018 concentrates on the future of the international system. Hosted by President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö at Kultaranta in Naantali, the event focusing on foreign and security policy is now being held for the sixth time.

New measures by UAE Government for persons with disabilities (From the National)

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Focus is on employment and setting up Asian Paralympic Committee headquarters. More info coming

EU budget: Commission proposes €1.26 billion to reinforce the European Solidarity Corps

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For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing a new programme for the European Solidarity Corps beyond 2020, with €1.26 billion to broaden the opportunities it offers.

Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy

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Through Reaching Home, the Government of Canada will reinforce its community-based approach, delivering funding directly to municipalities and local service providers. The strategy’s reach will also expand to new communities.

Echoing GREEN 2018 FELLOWS

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The 35 newest Echoing Green Fellows have visions of a more equitable and sustainable world, and bold new ideas for driving us forward.

Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity (26th and 28th June, 2018)

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The Jeju Forum started as a regional multilateral dialogue for promoting peace and prosperity in East Asia. The Forum serves as a platform for world leaders and other high-profile participants to discuss and share visions on various issues in the region. It provides profound insights into the world and contributes to cooperation and development in Asia.

23rd International Conference on The Future of Asia: The Nikkei Conference

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With the title "Keeping Asia open -how to achieve prosperity and stability", the Nikkei Conference is bringing global leaders to talk about the future of the continent.

Valor Games Southeast 2018

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The VGSE is a huge event with 125 veterans from across the US competing in 11 different adapted sports. Can Nepal also honor its veterans by holding such games?

Asian Student Leadership Conference (ASLC) 2018 in Singapore (July 25 - 29, 2018)

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ASLC is an annual conference where students from all over Asia get together to learn the importance of being a leader and to become change makers in their communities.

European Union: Working with women's organisations and acting to prevent violence against women in conflict, critical to development

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As the 20th anniversary of UNSCR 1325 on Women Peace and Security approaches, EEAS Secretary General Helga Schmid joined UN, NATO and civil society representatives to discuss and define how to act to prevent conflict and violence against women at the European Development Days on 6 June 2018.

Global Peace Index 2018

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Measuring peace in a complex world: the 2018 Global Peace Index shows the world is less peaceful today than at any time in the last decade.

Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Award 2018

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Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders are the global awards for local peacebuilding. Awarded annually, they offer international recognition for grassroots peace activists in conflict-affected countries worldwide. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders are inspiring individuals working together to build a better tomorrow in some of the world’s most fragile areas.

Chair’s Summary: G7 Development Ministers’ Meeting

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Find here the summary of the meeting of G7 Development Meeting held last week in Canada.