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

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.

The 4th United Nations South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights starts next week.

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The 4th UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights will be organized in Kathmandu, Nepal, in a hybrid format over three days: 20-22 March 2022. In addition, there will be sector-specific trainings and safe spaces sessions organized on the side-lines of the main forum.

The Keys to Democracy: A Conversation with Hugh Pope and Yves Sintomer

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Event by DemocracyNext. Tue, Mar 21, 2023.DemocracyNext board member Hugh Pope will launch his late father’s brilliant book, The Keys to Democracy: Sortition as a New Model for Citizen Power, in a joint event with Professor Yves Sintomer, who is also releasing a new book, entitled The Government of Chance: Sortition and Democracy from Athens to the Present.

World Happiness Report 2023 Launch

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March 20 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT / 5:00 - 6:00 PM GMT. The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) at Columbia University invite you to attend the launch of the World Happiness Report 2023. Join the editors and authors when we release our 11th edition.

2023 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy

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The forum was held at the beginning of March 2023 in Mexico City, 1-4 March 2023.

UN 2023 Water Conference

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When: 22-24 March 2023 Where: New York, USA


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Happening online on 25-04-2023.Participatory budgeting is becoming an increasingly popular democratic tool in Europe. Globally, Europe is the region with the most participatory budgeting projects.

Call for articles: Sport and democracy (deadline today, 10th March, 2023)

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What role can sport play in promoting democracy and diplomacy, and how can we democratise the sport for development sector? We want to hear from you! Submission deadline: 10 March 2023.

Stories that matter: applications for the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize now open until 28 April

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The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, the EU's flagship journalism award, opens for applications today. Journalists can apply by submitting eligible stories until midnight of 28 April.

Call for articles: Sport and the environment

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What role can sport play in promoting environmental awareness and education, and what is the relationship between sport and climate change? We want to hear from you! Submission deadline: 30 March 2023.

GSG: We can transition from the worst of times, to the best of times.

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"Here at the GSG, I have seen big steps up from countries across the world, and many additional countries seeking to create their impact ecosystems, with over 50 countries now actively engaged in GSG’s community" explains Cliff Prior CEO – the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment

UN delegates reach historic agreement on protecting marine biodiversity in international waters

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Secretary-General António Guterres has congratulated UN member countries for finalizing a text to ensure the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction, calling it a “breakthrough” after nearly two decades of talks.

UNESCAP: Digital gender divide prevents the Asia-Pacific region from benefiting from untapped talent in women and girls - UN

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A regional commemoration on International Women's Day hosted by the UN in Bangkok today called upon countries to reaffirm their shared commitment to "leaving no one offline" and accelerating efforts towards building a more secure, accessible, inclusive and equitable digital world for women and girls.

This International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023

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This International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023, join UN Women and the United Nations in celebrating under the theme DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality.

AVPN: Investor Contribution 2.0 (DATE & TIME 30 April 2023 - 30 April 2023)

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Impact Frontiers and the Predistribution Initiative (PDI) with the support of  Omidyar Network, are jointly facilitating the creation of resources to support investors in managing and disclosing their investor contribution to impacts and systematic risks. - 30 April 2023

World leaders urged to back innovative nature financing at One Forest Summit in Gabon

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Biodiversity-positive carbon credits nature certificates could help meet goals of Paris Climate Agreement, new Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework