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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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Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office handover the award plaques to Md. Arifur Rahman

The Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF), an organization under the Bank and Financial Institutions Division of Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh honored Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive at YPSA, by giving “Bangladesh NGO Foundation Award” as recognition of the contribution to achieving sustainable development goal and successfully

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Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launching Accessible Dictionary

On 1st February, at this year’s Amar Ekushey Book Fair, the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated countries first online-based platform for visually impaired persons ‘Accessible Dictionary’ which was developed by YPSA with overall support from a2i‘s Innovation Fund, a flagship program of the Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh.

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Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA handover Multimedia Books to the Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated textbook distribution program for the 2015 academic year. she also opened the distribution of “Daisy Multimedia Books” for the first time for visually-impaired students. Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA handover Multimedia Books to the Prime Minister in the occasion.

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Collage: International Youth Day 2017 - Youth Building Peace

Concept Paper: On the 20th May 2018 is the 33rd anniversary of YPSA, an organization for sustainable development working in Bangladesh. Being inspired by the spirit of International Youth Year 1985, proclaimed by United Nations, some socially conscious youths of Sitakund Upazilla under Chittagong District of Bangladesh began to motivate and organize the youth community establishing a youth organisation named “Young Power” on 20 May 1985. Youth led and youth managed organisation “Young Power” has successfully adopted and implemented various social, cultural and ‍sports activities from 1985-1991. Read more...

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Three-day basic training for community radio journalists in Sitakund ended

The Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Information of Government of Bangladesh, organized a three-day basic training for the community radio journalists in collaboration with YPSA, an organization for sustainable development, from 8 June to 10 June, 2018 at the YPSA’s Human Resource Development Center (HRDC) Sitakund campus. …

YPSA observed World No Tobacco Day’18

YPSA observed World No Tobacco Day’18 on 31st May in 6 districts of Chattogram Division jointly with District Civil Surgeon Office and District Tobacco Control Taskforce. Colourful rally and discussion meeting were arranged in all districts. In those meetings significant of World No Tobacco day’18 and theme of the day “Tobacco Breaks Heart: Choose Health, not Tobacco”, harms of tobacco use and tobacco control law were discussed….

Cox’s Bazar municipality will be stricter to ensure tobacco free public place : Mayor

YPSA jointly with Cox’s Bazar municipality arranged a sharing meeting on “Tobacco free Cox’s Bazar City: our Responsibility” on 29th May 2018 at the conference room of Cox’s Bazar Municipality. Mr. Md. Mahabubur Rahman Chowdhury, Mayor (Acting) of Cox’s Bazar municipality presided over the meeting where Mr. Noam Hossainn Prince, Upazilla Executive Officer of Cox’s Bazar Sadar Upazilla was the chief guest in the meeting….

YPSA launces research report “Labour Migration in Bangladesh: Challenges, Needs and Recommendations”.

YPSA launces research report “Labour Migration in Bangladesh: Challenges, Needs and Recommendations”

Launching ceremony of a research book titled “Labour Migration in Bangladesh: Challenges, Needs and Recommendations” was arranged by YPSA-Labour Migration Project on 26 May at the conference room of YPSA Head Office.  The publication reflects the migration scenario in Bangladesh in depth. This research also proposed some remarkable recommendations on ensuring safe and orderly labour migration of Bangladesh….

Executive Vice Chairman of Microcredit Regulatory Authority visits YPSA

Executive Vice Chairman of Microcredit Regulatory Authority visits YPSA Head Office

Mr. Amalendu Mukherjee, Executive Vice Chairman, Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA), Financial Services Division, Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh visited YPSA Head Office on May 27.  MRA Senior Assistant Director Md. Faridul Haque was present during his visit. They visited the YPSA Information Center and then they attended a sharing meeting  with…

A 5-day subject-based basic training workshop for teaching assistants was arranged by YPSA at Rangamati

A 5-day subject-based basic training workshop for the field-level teaching assistants ended. Read more…

City Mayor of Chittagong AJM Nasir Uddin hand overs the award plaque to Md. Arifur Rahman in a ceremony by Weekly Chatgar Bani.  Read more…

USAID General Counsels visits YPSA-BC/TIP Program

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

A Rohingya men receiving food

Another 8500 displaced Rohingya families received food. Read more…

Food distribution by YPSA

YPSA distributes food to 1200 Rohingya families. Read more…

Dignity kits distributed to displaced women from Myanmar

Dignity kits distributed to displaced women who fled violence in Myanmar. Read more…

YPSA and WFP officials distributes rice bag to a female member of a Rohingya family

Food distribution continues to displaced Rohingya people. Read more…

Discussion meeting International Day of Older Persons 2017 arranged by YPSA

YPSA observes International Day of Older Persons 2017. Read more…

 

Director of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA. Read more…

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman receives the award crest

YPSA received BEACON award on Innovating Service Delivery. Read more…

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YPSA has been awarded eNGO Challenge South Asia Award 2016. 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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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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SOCIAL CHANGE : A Journal for Social Development

Vol. 7, 2017

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SOCIAL LEADERSHIP : LEARNINGS FROM GROUND ZERO. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

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Guidance Note : new Land For Climate Displaced Persons In Bangladesh

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Climate displacement in Bangladesh: Stakeholders, Laws and Policies – Mapping the existing institutional framework

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The best practices of YPSA on Countering Xenophobia and Discrimination presented at UN

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Chief Executive of YPSA join DBC News live program on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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“Ins and outs of Rohingya crisis” featured by Channel 24 TV

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YPSA urges national and international organizations for humanitarian response to Rohingya refugee

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An appeal to support Rohingya people with disabilities

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One House at a Time – Displacement Solutions

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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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HRDC Chittagong

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

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Tobacco Free We Logo

TobaccoFreeWe is an independent online platform that creates awareness about the health harms of tobacco use and tobacco control policies in Bangladesh.

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Yes Youth Group

YES YOUTH GROUP, a blog is facilitated by the Youth of YES Youth Group.

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Accessible Dictionary

Accessible Dictionary | অভিগম্য অভিধান (বাংলা একাডেমী থেকে প্রণীত অভিধান অনুসারে এক্সেসিবল ডিকশিনারীর ডাটাবেজ তৈরী করা হয়েছে।)

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