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 Drug Report 2019: 35 million people worldwide suffer from drug use disorders while only 1 in 7 people receive treatment

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Globally, some 35 million people are estimated to suffer from drug use disorders and who require treatment services, according to the latest World Drug Report, released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Modernization of world nuclear forces continues despite overall decrease in number of warheads

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The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2019, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security.

ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS FORUM 2019: Global Goals, Local Opportunities

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UN ESCAP is collaborating with the Government of Papua New Guinea and the Papua New Guinea Investment and Promotion Authority to jointly organize the APBF 2019 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on 20-21 June, 2019.

Creating Opportunities for Rural Youth 2019 Rural Development Report

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Youth is the period of life -- from age 15 to 24 -- when we cease to depend on others and take charge of our own future. If the transition goes well, everyone benefits. But a failed transition can result in life-long poverty, and a negative impact on society and the economy.This report focuses on rural youth, who make up around half of all young people in developing countries.

New international labour standard to combat violence, harassment, at work agreed

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The Centenary International Labour Conference has adopted a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace.

PARTNERSHIPS FOR AND WITH CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENT DISABILITIES

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Learning with Fun, an incredible example on how volunteers can make the difference. Learning with Fun is the ENGAGE pilot program to harness the social emotional learning of children with disabilities.

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!"

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