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

15 October, 2018

THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2017 Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

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What true prosperity is, and how it can be realised, are fundamental questions that must be answered by every country. This year the global findings reveal good news – prosperity is rising. But there are major challenges facing many countries and regions.What true prosperity is, and how it can be realised, are fundamental questions that must be answered by every country.

Remarks by President Martti Ahtisaari at the Kultaranta Talks 2018: “Power and Strength or a Shared Order?”

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The speech was delivered in Kultaranta, 17 June 2018 by Former Finnish President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Martti Ahtisaari in occasion of the annual Kultaranta convened by the Finnish President Niinistö.

Cambodia's Dirty Dozen A Long History of Rights Abuses by Hun Sen's Generals (HRW)

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– Cambodia’s increasingly dictatorial, one-party rule is underpinned by generals in the security forces who are responsible for serious and systematic human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report.

The Rule of Law and Human Rights - Fundamentals for the 2030 Agenda and Sustaining Peace

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The high-level meeting on ‘Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights for Sustaining Peace and Fostering Development,’ organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) brought together Member States, governments, UN agencies, civil society, relevant experts, and actors to enable collaboration and outline priorities for improving the rule of law in crisis-affected contexts.

What Is the 100RC Network?

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100 Resilient Cities—Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) is dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century. According to the network, "Resilience is about surviving and thriving, regardless of the challenge"

A Broken Social Elevator? How to Promote Social Mobility

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A report from OECD shows the way on how to promote social mobility, a key to ensure more fair, prosperous societies for all.

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 26 June

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"Torture remains unacceptable and unjustified at all times, including during states of emergency, political instability, or even in a war. On this day, let us also pay tribute to all those who stand in solidarity with victims and their families – and reaffirm our commitment to ending this abominable and useless practice." — UN Secretary-General António Guterres

Climate, Peace and Security: The Time for Action

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Six points of actions were decided in a High-level event hosted by High Representative Federica Mogherini mobilises partners from around the world

UNICEF joins the Unstereotype Alliance to confront harmful gender-based stereotypes around the world

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UNICEF joined the Unstereotype Alliance to challenge harmful gender stereotypes in marketing and to promote progressive portrayals of women, men, girls and boys, as part of UNICEF’s commitment to achieving gender equality, becoming a more gender balanced organization and bringing up girls and boys as equals.

Climate Diplomacy Week: EU steps up international cooperation on climate change

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Our planet faces numerous climate challenges. The adverse effects of climate change are felt all over the world and pose a great threat to the environment and people. Also, they could undermine both the development gains made over many decades and the prospects for achieving the UN's 2030 agenda, the sustainable development goals which all EU countries have signed up to.

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.

VICTORIA PARLIAMENT ( AUSTRALIA) PASSES LANDMARK LEGISLATION TO RECOGNIZE THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

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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.

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