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Young Power in Social Action

An organization for sustainable development

3 decades in development partnership, since 1985
An organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

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Office Circular : This is to inform you that YPSA authority has dismissed Mohammed Mahabubur Rahman (NID: 1528604003561) and canceled all kinds of organizational involvement with him from 23/07/2019 for violating the Child Protection Policy approved by the organization and the employment rules. YPSA authority shall not be liable in any way or take any responsibility for any kind of communication, exchange of information, execution of verbal and written agreement or financial/non-financial transactions with Md. Mahabubar Rahman, who has finally been discharged from YPSA. PDF version of the official circular (Bangla)

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YPSA observed National Road Safety Day 2020

The National Road Safety Day is observed on 22th October across the country with the aim to ensure safety on roads.  In observance of the day, YPSA and Nirapad Sarak Chai (Nischa) jointly organized a road campaign and discussion meeting at Kawkhali Upazila. Leaflets are distributed to make aware the transport owners, drivers, passengers and pedestrians in…

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YPSA celebrates International White Cane and Safety Day 2020

YPSA, Sitakund Protibondi Unnayan Shangstha & Federation of DPO Barayadhala Jointly observed the International White Cane and Safety Day on 15 Oct, 2020 with the support of Sitakund Upazilla Administration, ADD International and PKSF at the Upazilla conference room, Sitakund. Upazilla Nirbahi Officer of Sitakund Mr. Milton Roy was present as chief gust at this program.  Mr…

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YPSA observed Global Handwashing Day-2020

October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. The observance of Global Handwashing Day has never been more important than now, during the pandemic. To prevent Coronavirus, YPSA has organized an awareness…

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Camp Majhi Orientation on Social Cohesion held at Rohingya Camp in Ukhiya

YPSA organized orientation on Social Cohesion for the Camp Majhi of forcefully displaced Myanmar nationals (Rohingya) on 13 October 2020 at Camp In-charge Office of Camp 11, Balukhali, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar. This event was organized under ‘Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Chattogram Division’ project with the support of GCERF & YPSA CEVEC Consortium. YPSA is implementing…

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Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar inaugurated YPSA’s Community Communication Skills Development for Social Awareness project

“Awareness, values and morality need to be strengthened to prevent social injustice and crimes” said Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar Md. Kamal Hossain in an inaugural ceremony of the project “Community Communication Skills Development for Social Awareness” which is implemented by YPSA and supported by Deutsche Welle Academy. The event took place at the conference room of…

Speech by Arifur Rahman, CE, YPSA

YPSA organized human chain demanding speedy trial of all forms of violence against women and children. Read more…

women receive Old Age Allowance

YPSA’s work for the people of Sandwip is praiseworthy – NGO Affairs Bureau Director. Read more…

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Deputy Administrator of USAID Bonnie Glick visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar. Read more…

On behalf of YSPA, Nurjahan Begum received the award for Best Female Entrepreneur

Two micro-entrepreneurs on behalf of YPSA win 14th Citi Microentrepreneurship Award 2019. Read more…

Regional conference on the role of the microfinance institutions towards attaining the SDGs held. Read more…

 

Australian Foreign Minister visit YPSA led TLC

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister visits YPSA’s humanitarian response project for the forcefully displaced Rohingya. Read more…

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Orientation on YPSA Child Protection Policy launched. Read more…

Award reception

YPSA wins Tobacco-Control Award 2019. Read more…

Vashkar receiving a plaque from vice-chancellor

University of Chittagong inaugurated the first Accessible E-learning Center in Bangladesh. Read more…

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US Ambassador Earl Robert Miller and USAID Mission Director Derrick S Brown visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar. Read more…

Vashkar of YPSA from Bangladesh receiving UNESCO award

Disability rights advocate Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA from Bangladesh gets UNESCO award. Read more…

Hiroto Tanaka, Chief Director of JADE and Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

MOU singed between Japan Agency for Development and Emergency (JADE) and YPSA. Read more

 

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Managing Director of PKSF Md. Abdul Karim visits YPSA’s humanitarian response to displaced Rohingyas in  Cox’s Bazar. Read more…

USAID General Counsels visits YPSA-BC/TIP Program

USAID General Counsel visits YPSA’s Counter Trafficking in Persons program. Read more…

Director of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA. Read more…

Award reception

YPSA has been awarded for Innovative practice on inclusive finance at the Zero Project Conference 2017 in Austria. Read more…

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program Read more...

Awards and Recognitions

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YPSA became winner of the Accessible Books Consortium Award for Accessible Publishing Initiative at the International Excellence Award 2015 held in London Book Fair (LBF) , UK.

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YPSA was selected winner at the Regional Grant Competition 2013 ‘Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment’, organized by The World Bank, Microsoft Sri Lanka and Sarvodaya-Fusion.

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YPSA won The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Awards. The Awards Ceremony took place during the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey 2 Sep 2014.

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YPSA received champion award from Manthan Award South Asia 2010 for Ship Breaking in Bangladesh web portal and special mention award for DAISY for All in Bangladesh.

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YPSA received National e-Content and ICT4D champion award 2010 for DAISY and Special Mention for Shipbreaking in Bangladesh web, arranged by Ministry of Science and ICT, Bangladesh Govt.

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YPSA was awarded International Youth Peace Prize IYPP 1999

Recent Research Report and Publication

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Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnee Migrants in Bangladesh

Research revealed that migrants who remain abroad are at risk of unemployment, hunger, housing crisis and infection as a result of lockdowns or blockades.

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SOCIAL CHANGE : A Journal for Social Development

Vol. 7, 2019

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Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnee Migrants in Bangladesh

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LABOUR MIGRATION IN BANGLADESH. CHALLENGES, NEEDS AND RECOMMENDATION.

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কৃষি, মৎস ও প্রাণিসম্পদ প্রযুক্তি ও সেবা সম্প্রসারণ উদ্ভাবন ও শিখন। A publication on agriculture, fisheries and livestock technology and service published by YPSA with the support PKSF.

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COMMUNITY LEGAL SUPPORT : EMPOWERING MARGINALIZED AND SUBALTERN. A publication on YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project.

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Returnee Migrants join a coordination meeting of District Employment and Manpower Office (DEMO), Chattogram through Facebook live program.

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YPSA Youth Representative and the newly appointed administrator of Chattogram City Corporation

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Facebook Live Program on International Youth Day 2020

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Living in a Healthy & Violence-free family during COVID-19

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Facebook live discussion on Active Citizens Covid-19 Response

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60 percent of the returnee migrants have run out of money brought while coming to the country

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Accessible Dictionary

Accessible Dictionary is jointly developed by A2i Program of Prime Minister's Office of Bangladesh and YPSA

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Ship breaking in Bangladesh Web Portal

Shipbreaking in Bangladesh. A web portal which is developed by YPSA with the aim of ensuring workers’ rights and save the environment and ecology from the pollution that generated from the unsafe and uncontrolled ship breaking practices.

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HRDC Sitakund

YPSA Human Resource Development Center, Sitakund Campus. Residential training center (AC/Non-AC).

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Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2

Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2. YPSA led community radio in Sitakund.

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