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

International Youth Day 12 August: Intergenerational Solidarity, Creating a World for All Ages

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Solidarity across generations is key for sustainable development. As we navigate the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important to recognize and address these age-related barriers to “build back better” in a manner that leverages all generations’ strengths and knowledge.

ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) condemns arrest of Walden Bello

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Please see below quotes from Charles Santiago, APHR Chairperson and MP in Malaysia, on the arrest on Monday, 8 August 2022, of Walden Bello, APHR Board Member and former Senator in the Philippines, under two counts of cyber libel:

ANDE Annual Conference 2022

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The Annual Conference will be held September 13-15, 2022 at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia. The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in developing economies.

JSC and sportanddev launch guidebook on sport for sustainable development

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The Japan Sport Council and sportanddev are delighted to announce the launch of a comprehensive global guidebook designed to build capacity among actors using sport for sustainable development.

REPORT Local leadership driving progress on the Sustainable Development Goals 9Anthony F. Pipa and Max Bouchet Friday, June 24, 2022)

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This report builds on the experiences of the SDG Leadership Cities Network hosted by the Center for Sustainable Development at Brookings to take stock of the key role of city and local governments in driving local and global progress, and the effects of their SDG commitments on improving their operations, effectiveness, and impact.

Essentials for Collective Impact Online Workshop Series

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The Essentials for Collective Impact series is designed to support those early in their collective impact work by providing workshops that focus on four key areas—an overview of collective impact and the backbone role, advancing equity, community engagement, and data and learning—that are critical when using the collective impact approach for social change.

Introducing the speaker lineup for the 2022 World Volunteer Conference

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We are excited to introduce the first set of our speaker lineup for the 26th IAVE World Volunteer Conference! Learn more about our inspiring speakers from Democracy International, Wikimedia Foundation, IFRC and UNV below....

Greenpeace investigation challenges nuclear agency on Chornobyl radiation levels

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A Greenpeace Germany investigation team working with Ukrainian scientists at Chornobyl has found radiation levels in areas where Russian military operations occurred to be at least three times higher than the estimation by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Introducing the IMF’s First Gender Strategy, 25th Aug, 2022

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The event from Center for Global Development, will present the strategy’s content and plans for its rollout. The event will begin with a presentation by Ratna Sahay, Senior Advisor on Gender in the Office of the Managing Director at the IMF, followed by a panel discussion featuring perspectives from the IMF Board, government representatives, and partner institutions.

INTERNATIONAL ANTI CORRUPTION CONFERENCE 2022, TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL

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This year’s IACC will be held under the theme: Uprooting Corruption, Defending Democratic Values. The International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is the world’s premier global forum for bringing together heads of state, civil society, the private sector and more to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption.

New Public Registries Showcase Countries’ Climate Plans

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UN Climate Change News, 15 July 2022 – The UN Climate Change secretariat has launched two new public registries that showcase countries’ national climate action plans (NDCs) and communicate means of adapting to climate change impacts (ADCOMs) - two key instruments of the Paris Agreement.

Be Seen Be Heard Campaign

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Young people have the right to be included in political decision-making. The Be Seen Be Heard campaign recognizes at its core that young people have a vital role to play in the decisions that affect us all. This is a campaign by The Body Shop and the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth.

LEADERSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY (UNDP)

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UNDP’s recently-released third Global Parliamentary Report is based on two years of research, and contributions from more than 70 parliaments. Written with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), it calls for radically better public engagement on the part of parliaments and parliamentarians and provides dozens of examples of good practice.

A global food crisis: WFP

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Conflict, COVID, the climate crisis and rising costs have combined in 2022 to create jeopardy for up to 828 million hungry people across the world

Digital solutions: tech-powered responses to 21st century crises (The Young Foundation)

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Digital technology has been at the core of community responses to recent and ongoing national and international crises. This paper explores the potential to develop digital civic infrastructure to support our national growth and drive levelling up.

Taking a step towards a more diverse and inclusive society (UNV)

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In 2021, over 70 UN Volunteers served in UN agencies in Laos, project offices and government ministries through the UN Development Programme (UNDP), including 23 UN Community Volunteers deployed to remote areas of the country. One of these is Bounchanh Oudom, a national UN Volunteer Disability Inclusion Specialist with UNDP, who shares her story.

The Constellations Awards: Collaborating for Social Impact (AVPN)

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The Constellations Awards celebrate the remarkable ways in which social investors across Asia collaborate to address the complex challenges of our times.

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