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

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.

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.

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