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

Welcome to the new sportanddev website!

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Over the past few months we have been developing and designing our new website with our web agency partner Vardot. We're very happy to finally launch and be able to share this new version with you our Community!


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23 Mar 2023 Canberra Prime Minister, Minister for Indigenous Australians, Attorney-General, Assistant Minister for Indigenous Australians, Special Envoy for Reconciliation and the Implementation of the Uluru Statement from the Heart

YOUNG FOUNDATION: ‘With true collaboration, people can shape the places they live’

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What’s on your doorstep? Helen Goulden welcomes the 15-Minute Neighbourhood concept, helping communities access the services and amenities they feel are important.

Uganda: Türk urges President not to sign shocking anti-homosexuality bill

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GENEVA (22 March 2023) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Wednesday said the adoption in Uganda of draconian new legislation targeting lesbian, gay and bisexual people was devastating and deeply disturbing, and called on President Yoweri Museveni not to promulgate it into law.

UN 2023 Water Conference

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The UN 2023 Water Conference – formally known as the 2023 Conference for the Midterm Comprehensive Review of Implementation of the UN Decade for Action on Water and Sanitation (2018-2028) – will take place at UN Headquarters in New York, 22-24 March 2023, co-hosted by Tajikistan and the Netherlands.

Launch of Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2023: today, Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 11.00am – 12.00pm (UTC+7)

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What: Launch of Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2023 When: Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 11.00am – 12.00pm (UTC+7) Where: In-person at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand, Penthouse, Maneeya Centre, Ploenchit Road, Bangkok and online via ZOOM

The Honey Bee Network

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The Honey Bee Network’s central objective is ethical knowledge extraction. It maintains a grassroots knowledge database that collects and disseminates expertise from a wide range of individuals while observing ethical practices of credit, compensation, and accessibility.

Joint analysis on the situation of defenders in Asia

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To document these challenges and provide insight into the situation, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and the Commission for Disappeared Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) collaborated on a Joint analysis on the situation of defenders in Asia.

IPCC: Urgent climate action can secure a liveable future for all

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INTERLAKEN, Switzerland, March 20, 2023 — There are multiple, feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human-caused climate change, and they are available now, said scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released yesterday.

28th Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority, Part I, FROM ENB, IISD

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One of the most important aspects of the draft exploitation regulations for deep sea mining—the protection and preservation of the marine environment—came into the spotlight. Delegates repeatedly underscored the need for robust provisions as the protection of the marine environment is high on many delegations' priority list.

ASHOKA EVENT: Keeping forbidden stories alive through collaborative journalism

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Ashoka Fellow and investigative reporter Laurent Richard founded Forbidden Stories, a global journalist network that collaborates to ensure “killing the journalist won’t kill the story. Join us on March 29, live from Paris, as we hear from Laurent about the impact of their investigations

NESTA SOCIAL INNOVATION: How government can boost funded childcare take up

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More money for childcare needs to be matched with a commitment to making the system work for all parents. Article written by Lucy Makinson and Fionnuala O’Reilly

Patient funding is crucial for social entrepreneurs to survive the ‘death valley curve

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Echoing Green Senior Director of Global Partnerships & Equity, Tiffany Thompson, writes about the importance of patient capital when funding social enterprises with high-impact potential. (From Philanthropy News Digest - Candid Philanthropy News Digest)

Placing Future Generations at the Heart of Sustainable Development (IISD)

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In preparation for the 2023 SDG Summit and the Summit of the Future in 2024, the UN Secretary-General is launching eleven policy briefs between March and July 2023, offering “concrete ideas” on how to advance Our Common Agenda. Timed accordingly, the SDG Knowledge Hub is publishing a series of policy briefs of its own, offering insights on the issue areas covered in these publications.

Laureus SportsLAB: “Bridging the Divide”

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A recording of Laureus hosting Etsuko Yamada from the Japan Sport Council and Ben Sanders from sportanddev to discuss the newly launched sport for development guidebook, Bridging the Divide.

LDC5 gathering in Doha concludes, ushering in new era of solidarity for world’s Least Developed Countries

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The Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) in Doha, Qatar ended today with member states committing to measures to deliver on the Doha Programme of Action, a ten-year plan to put the world’s 46 most vulnerable countries back on track to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Future We Want: What have we learned since Rio+20? (WEBINAR by IISD)

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The webinar will feature speakers who were central to the negotiation of the Rio+20 outcome. We will celebrate the tenth anniversary of that event, but the focus will be on how the Future We Want can contribute to the SDG Summit outcomes. Time Apr 3, 2023 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join us online for the Climate Hack Graduation Showcase

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Come network, gain insights and be inspired to be a catalyst for climate action, through sharings from distinguished ecosystem players and team presentations!

BRAC and Meta host discussion on empowering women and youths

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The two organisations organised a discussion and project learning session on the occasion of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2023 at the BRAC Centre. The event titled “Empowering women and youth in digital spaces” was in line with this year’s IWD theme of “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”.

UN: Promoting and protecting human rights while countering terrorism

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ARTICLE 19 addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on promoting human rights while countering terrorism, which took place on 14 March in Geneva.