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

World Day Against Child Labour 12 June

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The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. Each year on 12 June, the World Day brings together governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society.

World Day Against Child Labour: Statement of ILO Director-General Guy Ryde

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n a statement released for World Day Against Child Labour, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder urges Governments, workers and employers to make a final push to end child labour.

Quotes of Heads of State/Government at Centenary International Labour Conference

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Dozens more dignitaries are scheduled to address the Centenary session of the ILC. Nearly 6,000 delegates – representing governments, workers and employers – will discuss how to address the transformative changes in the world of work, and will consider the adoption of a landmark ILO Centenary Declaration focusing on the future of work.

The future of work ‘with social justice for all’ tops agenda of centenary UN Labour conference

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The Centenary International Labour Conference got underway on Monday at the UN in Geneva, with ILO chief Guy Ryder, calling on hundreds of delegates from around the world to help “construct a future of work, with social justice for all”.

Asia-Pacific Innovation Forum 2019: Technology Start-ups for Sustainable Development

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The inaugural Asia-Pacific Innovation Forum will take place in Tehran from 10 to 12 June 2019. The Forum is jointly organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Vice Presidency for Science and Technology).

Canada to ban harmful single-use plastics and hold companies responsible for plastic waste

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced that the Government of Canada is taking additional steps to reduce Canada’s plastic waste, support innovation, and promote the use of affordable and safe alternatives. Working with governments and businesses across Canada

Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

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The National Inquiry’s Final Report reveals that persistent and deliberate human and Indigenous rights violations and abuses are the root cause behind Canada’s staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people. The two volume report calls for transformative legal and social changes to resolve the crisis that has devastated Indigenous communities across the country.

The Importance of Human Connection

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Two very special events occurred at the end of May. This is my writing about these events.

Summary of NZ WELLBEING BUDGET

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More resources for youth, for schools, for social inclusion and fights against homelessness and deprivation

NEW ZEALAND PM' S WELLBEING BUDGET SPEECH

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Today Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, PM of New Zealand is presenting a potentially revolutionary budget, a well being budget, a first ever in the world, which uses a very unique methodology and approach, focused on different capitals (human, social, natural and financial/physical)

GLOBAL MEDIA FORUM, BONN

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This year event, organized by DW, the public broadcasting corporation in Germany, is focused on the risks and threaths faced by multiculturalism

ETHIOPIAN PM LAUNCHES 4billion trees initiative

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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is trying to turn around not only the politics of his country but also to transform it in a bacon of environmental sustainability and prosperity.

Leadership for a Sustainable FutureVIENNA ORGANIZED BY Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Climate protection is a challenge which concerns all of us! For the R20 AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT it is particularly important to include everyone and to inspire as many people as possible for the climate protection movement. Arnold Schwarzenegger has said quite rightly: There is no Republican air or Democratic air. We all breathe the same air, and we must keep fighting for a cleaner future!"

How assistive technologies can make the difference

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For those of us who are visually impaired, technology is a real boon as transformative devices can make us read and use computers like everyone else.

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Measuring Distance to the SDG Targets 2019: An Assessment of Where OECD Countries Stand

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20/05/2019 - With only 11 years left to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, some of the most economically advanced countries have still not met targets in areas like poverty reduction, youth employment, education and training, gender equality and numerical literacy, according to a new OECD report.

PROMOTING INCLUSIVE TOURISM AND ACCESSIBLE & ADAPTIVE ADVENTURES

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Jezza Williams is the Founder of MAKING TRAX, a company based in New Zealand promoting inclusive and accessible tourism and advetures opportunities. A partnership between Four Season Travel and Nepal Medicity Hospital made possible for Jezza to present his work, vision and sheer determination to expand inclusive travel opportunities for disable as well non disable persons.

Impact of corruption on democracy and development ( BY William Gumede, DEMOCRACY WORKS)

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The negative impact of the twin ills of state capture coupled with corruption has had a cumulative adverse effect across society as a whole, and on the South African economy particularly. These threats continue to inhibit economic opportunities and development, and undermine the public’s’ faith in our leaders and institutions. This policy brief unpacks the different levels and layers of corruption

Harassment in the Legal Profession ( International Bar Association): FORWARD BY Julia Gillard AC

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The legal profession has a problem. In 2018, the International Bar Association (IBA) and market research company Acritas conducted the largest-ever global survey on bullying and sexual harassment in the profession. Nearly 7,000 individuals from 135 countries responded to the survey, from across the spectrum of legal workplaces: law firms, in-house, barristers’ chambers, government...

DISCOVERING POKHARA AND SURROUNDING

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A short descriptions of some amazing destinations around Pokhara.

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