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Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held in Bandarban with government officials


YPSA and Hill Top jointly organized a workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law at DC office, Bandarban on 4th October 2015. The main objectives of the workshop were to share tobacco control law and rules for ensuring proper implementation of the law, to share role and responsibility of authorized officer, magistrate and tobacco control taskforce and to develop action plan for implementing TC law in Bandarban. The government officials who are directly involve with the enforcement of tobacco control law like magistrate, tobacco control taskforce committee members and authorized officers participants of the workshop. Read more

National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) consortium visit YPSA

NARRI Consortium Manager (RESPONSE Project) Mr. Iqbal Hossain visited Oxfam-YPSA field activity

National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) Consortium Manager (RESPONSE Project) Mr. Iqbal Hossain visited Oxfam-YPSA field on 05 September 2015. During his visit, he cross checked beneficiaries selection process with numbers of randomly selected filled survey check lists, discussed with the community, observed House Hold level survey etc. Read more

YPSA observed International Day of Non-Violence 2015

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“Usually people in Bangladesh are peaceful. But sometimes some opportunists and self-seeking people make mischievous moves to break the social harmony and peaceful co-existence. They tried to use political issues and religion; however, they did not succeed. Peaceful people in our country impeded their mischievous move all the time.” Speakers said in a press conference on “Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh” jointly organized by YPSA, Stop Violence Coalition (SVC) and ELMA. The press conference was held at Chittagong Press Club on October 2, International Day of Non-Violence. Read more

Sharing meeting on “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project” held

Mr. Mesba Uddin, Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong addressing in the meeting

BLAST-YPSA Consortium organized a sharing meeting on “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice” project on 22 September’15 at the Conference Room of Pitstop in Chittagong. Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Md Mesbah Uddin presided over the meeting while Additional Divisional Commissioner (Revenue), Chittagong Mr. Md. Khalilur Rahman was present as chief guest.

Md. Mozahidur Rahman District Legal Aid Officer, Chowdhury Hasan Mahmud Hasni, Panel mayor of Chittagong City Corporation, Saiful Islam Majumdar, UNO of Rangunia delivered their speech in the meeting. Md Mahabubur Rahman Director (SDP), YPSA moderated the meeting and Project Coordinator Hasina Fardows presented the project details. Read more

Seminar on “Scope of Education for visually impaired people & facilitating access to published works.” held

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United International University (UIU), Dhaka along with Young Power in Social Action (YPSA), Bangladesh, Visual Impaired Peoples Society (BVIPS), Access Bangladesh Foundation (ABF), Disability Rights Fund (DRF), Federation of DPOs Sitakund and UIU Electrical and Electronics Club (UIUEEC) organized a seminar on “Scope of Education for visually impaired people & Facilitating access to published works” on Saturday 19th September, 2015 at the UIU auditorium hall, Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The main focus of the seminar was to create awareness on the current scenario regarding accessible books, publications and technology for people with visual and print disability. Read more

BLAST-YPSA consortium arranges orientation workshop on basic legal aid

Orientation workshop

BLAST-YPSA consortium arranged a two-day orientation workshop on basic legal aid for the project staffs of Community Legal Services for Access to Justice. The workshop agenda includes Muslim Family Law, Suppression of Violence against Women and Children Act (Nari o shishu Nirjaton Daman Ain), Dowry Prohibition Act, Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, Pita Matar Voron Poshon Ain (Maintenance of Parents Act) and human trafficking.  Read more

Chittagong City Corporation allocated 10 million BDT for implementing tobacco control initiatives in their annual budget

A.J.M. Nasir, Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation declared the annual budget for the fiscal year of 2015-2016 on 7th August 2015. The City Corporation allocated Ten million taka in their budget for implementing tobacco control initiatives which is 7.5 million taka more than the budget of previous year. 10 local governments of Chittagong Division allocated a total of 1, 16,35,000 taka (one crore sixteen lacs thirty five thousand taka ) for implementing the Smoke Free Guideline and Tobacco control law in their annual budget of the fiscal year 2015-2016 which is 85,15,000 taka more than previous year. Read more

BLAST-YPSA consortium formed a legal aid coalition and orientation workshop at Ramu CLS Center

BLAST-YPSA consortium formed a legal aid coalition at Ramu. Read more…

YPSA distributes relief items at Ramu in Cox’s Bazar

1000 flood affected families of Ramu in Cox’s bazar got humanitarian relief response from YPSA. Read more…

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US Congress, US Embassy, USAID delegates and Winrock International team visits YPSA. Read more…

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YPSA successfully completed training workshop on “Appreciative Youth and Community Leadership” for the 60 batches trainees at different Upazilas of Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar.

Inaugural by flying Balloon

Youth Fair, Youth Dialogue and cultural function on International Youth Day ’15 held at Chittagong. Read more…

YPSA arranged Public Dialogue on Ensuring education rights of student with disabilities and our duties

Public Dialogue on Ensuring education rights of student with disabilities and our duties held. Read more…

Launching ceremony

YPSA’s journal SOCIAL CHANGE launched. Read more…

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3rd round of Service Innovation Fund of a2i program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh awarded to YPSA. Read more…

State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP addressing at regional conference

Chittagong Regional conference on Banks and MFIs Collaboration in Sustainable Development of Special Zones held. State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP was present as chief guest. Read more…

Visitors watching how a women with disability operate a computer at the IRCD computer lab

ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries visit YPSA  Read more… 

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman made a presentation at the seminar

Challenged people being involved in mainstream development: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed. Read more…

Mr. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (Social Development), YPSA, received the certificate from the Past President of IOGT International Mr. Sven-Oloy Carlsson.

YPSA received full Membership Certificate from IOGT International. Read more…

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