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

From Our Member Suara Rakyat Malaysia, Malaysia – Launch of Malaysia Youth’s Action Against Torture Exhibition: Re-imagining a Torture Free Nation

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In commemoration of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 26th of June, Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) in collaboration with Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) and Cross-Cultural Foundation (CrCF) launched an exhibition on torture prevention. The exhibition showcased 30 selected cartoons from a competition for Malaysian youths held in 2021.

A sporting chance at peace

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As the 2022 Commonwealth Games get underway, a group of academics from around the world ask: what role does sport play in promoting peace and universal understanding?

Time for a World Education Service | Event with Tony Blair (Thursday 28th July, 12:00 – 12:45 BST / 13:00 – 13:45 CAT)

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Join our discussion on how technology is super-charging global education efforts as we launch our latest paper that argues there has never.The global education crisis is real and urgent. Today, over 258 million children and young people are out of school and, post-Covid, 1 in 7 10-year-olds would struggle to read a simple text. Without radical action, we won't even come close to achieving UN SDG4.

BEYOND THE GAMES 2022

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Beyond Sport is convening 300 leaders from the national and international sport sector to explore, debate and share insights on sport’s role in addressing the UK’s most pressing social and sectoral issues.

PROTECT THE PROTEST

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO CONFRONT UNPRECEDENTED WORLDWIDE THREAT TO THE RIGHT TO PROTEST

Listen Include Respect: LAUNCHED!

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The Listen Include Respect guidelines will help organisations of all types to be more inclusive of people with disabilities. From producing and delivering accessible information, to running inclusive meetings, to including people with intellectual disabilities in consultations.

Gender Equality at the heart of Agenda 2030: Launch of the special report on the Local and Regional Governments’ localization of SDG 5

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"For this reason, we are proud to announce the launch of ‘From Making Commitments to Realizing Change: Local and Regional Governments’ Progress on Gender Equality’, a report to the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on the localisation of SDG 5. The publication was developed with Associate Professor Jennifer Piscopo as lead author...."

Nepal joins UN-Habitat and European Commission initiative on applying global definition of urban areas

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Kathmandu, Nepal, 14 July 2022 – Officials in Nepal, a country whose urban population has increased nearly four-fold in a decade, are better equipped to provide harmonised nationwide urban planning and development in the aftermath of a workshop provided by UN-Habitat.

NESTA EVENT: How to create a radical future (28 Jul 2022 12:00 – 13:00, London Time)

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Sir Geoff Mulgan is Professor of Collective Intelligence, Public Policy and Social Innovation at University College London. He formerly held roles in government, including as the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit Director and Downing Street’s Head of Policy, and founded leading organisations such as Demos and the Young Foundation. He was chief executive of Nesta from 2011 to 2019.

Canada: Delivering clean oceans and healthy coasts with an expanded Oceans Protection Plan

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the next phase of Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan. With the new investment of $2 billion over nine years, announced in Budget 2022, Canada will establish 15 new measures to expand ocean protection initiatives to more regions and better proactively combat emerging threats to marine safety, while continuing or expanding 39 existing initiatives.

BIEN 2022: Crisis and Transformation (26 September, 2022- 28 September, 2022)

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BIEN 2022 is the 21st annual Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN). BIEN draws together individuals and groups across the world who have an interest in basic income, and encourages education and informed discussion about the potential of basic income in a wide range of contexts.

Global cities convene in London to tackle triple threat of congestion, air pollution and the climate emergency

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Mayor of London and Chair of C40 Cities Sadiq Khan is convening global cities to accelerate city-led action to address the triple threat of congestion, air pollution and the climate emergency. Representatives from 16 C40 cities will attend the Air Quality and Climate Solutions Summit held at London City Hall.

AICHR hosts the ASEAN Forum on Human Rights and SDG 11

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JAKARTA, 7 June 2022 – The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) organised the ASEAN Forum on Human Rights and SDG 11: Making Cities and Human Settlements Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable in the post-pandemic time, on 31 May in a hybrid format.

Asia Pacific’s Largest Youth Social Entrepreneurs Gathering Highlights Role of Youth in Climate Action

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The Regional Youth Co:Lab Summit, jointly organized by the Citi Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) celebrates 5 years of positioning young people front and centre to solve the region’s most pressing challenges.

Asia in Focus: CLEAN AIR and the BHR Agenda

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On 28 July, UNDP in partnership with the EU, will launch its new report and newsmagazine programme, Asia in Focus: CLEAN AIR and the BHR Agenda.

The Pegasus Project: One year on, spyware crisis continues after failure to clamp down on surveillance industry

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One year after the Pegasus Project revelations, the lack of a global moratorium on the sale of spyware is allowing the surveillance industry to continue unchecked, Amnesty International warned today.

The international agreement on bombing in populated areas is finalised (HI)

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States have agreed on a final version of an international agreement on explosive weapons in populated areas. On Friday 17 June, states agreed the final text of the ‘Stop Bombing Civilians’ declaration, with many already pledging to endorse it.

Governments seen as reliable post-pandemic but giving citizens greater voice is critical to strengthening trust, says OECD

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13/07/2022 - People generally trust the reliability of government, but levels of trust vary significantly across institutions and few people feel they have a say in what government does according to a new OECD report.

With These Actions, Coastal and Marine Tourism can have a Bright Future (ADB)

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Expert Perspective: Wouter Schalken, ADB Senior Sustainable Tourism Specialist with contributions from Manoj Sharma, Steven Schipani and Sanya Grover

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