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

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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.

NEW CLIMATE CHANGE BILL INTRODUCED BY NZ GOVERNMENT

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According to the Guardian, it is " A landmark bill which would set a target of zero carbon emissions for New Zealand by 2050 has been tabled in the New Zealand parliament."

A fair go for First Australians

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The policies proposed by the Australian Labour Party to dramatically raise and improve the relationships with First Nations people are bold and innovative.

Promoting accessible tourism

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Nepal is start emerging as accessible tourism destination. Let's start a review of few places: Hotel Hardhik and Chandragiri Hill

Introducing IPBES' 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

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A new global report regarding the state of nature, ecosystems and biodiversity will be launched next week in Paris by Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The current draft report will be finalized at the five-day meeting to be held at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

18th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

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The forum will convene in New York under the theme "traditional knowledge: Generation, transmission and protection”.Established by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 2000, the Forum provides it with advice and recommendation on indigenous issues. The 16 independent experts of the Forum who work in their own capacities.

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