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YPSA is an organization with Special Consultative Status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

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36th Annual General Meeting of YPSA held

The 36th Annual General Meeting of YPSA was held at the Bir Muktijoddha AKM Mofizur Rahman Auditorium of YPSA Human Resource Development Center in Sitakund on Saturday, June 19, 2021. Members of the General Council participated in the meeting adhering to hygiene rules in COVID-19 situation. The Annual Program Report and Financial Report for the financial year…

HWPL’s 8th Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace held online

  Chief Executive at YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman participated in the HWPL’s 8th Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace held online on 25 May 2021. This year’s event aimed to discuss a citizen-led peace movement and cooperation to promote coexistence and harmony in the global community, and to overcome global challenges that stem from hatred,…

Handover Championship Certificate to YPSA Chief Executive Md. Arifur Rahman

YPSA’s WSIS Championship Celebration Ceremony Held

During an auspicious ceremony at the YPSA Head Office conference room on June 5, 2021. YPSA-IRCD team leader Mr Vashkar Bhattacharjee handed over the 2021 WSIS Championship Certificate to YPSA Chief Executive Md. Arifur Rahman. The meeting was organized by following the WHO and Bangladesh governments regulations on social distancing and safety measures for COVID 19 pandemic….

YPSA has become the Champion of the WSIS Prize 2021

YPSA becomes the Champion of the WSIS Prize 2021. Read more…

Inaugural cremony of Job fair

Job fair for persons with disabilities was held in Chattogram. Read more…

Country Director visits YPSA Information Center

Country Director of Save the Children Onno van Manen visits YPSA. Read more…

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Director of OPHNE, USAID visited YPSA Resource Center in Chattogram. Read more…

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Country Director of International Rescue Committee (IRC) visits YPSA’s Protection Assistance for COVID 19 Response Project. Read more…

Candle light vigil arranged by YPSA

On World Human Rights Day’ 2020, YPSA appealed for safety in all ship breaking yards. Read more…

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Security and infrastructure development are essential for the growth of tourism : Sitakund UNO. Read more…

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YPSA observed International Volunteer Day 2020. Read more…

Cyclist on the beach near a ship breaking yard where the Rally ended.on

YPSA Safety First Cycle Rally. Read more..

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Mathribhumi Foundation congratulates and presents honorary memento to the YPSA Chief Executive. Read more…

training session on Capacity Building on Disability Rights and Protection act

Training on Disability Rights and Protection act 2013, UNCRPD and SDGs held at Chattogram. Read more…

Save the Children Country Director visited YPSA EiE project Activities

Country Director of Save the Children visited YPSA in Ukhiya. Read more…

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…

Notice Board

Office Circular :

Office circular on ensuring Digital Security Act and use of Internet, YPSA Website and Social Media

PDF version of the official circular (Bangla)

PDF version of Digital Security Act (Bangla)

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)
Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program

Awards and Recognitions


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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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.



YPSA Chief Executive discuss many aspects of 36 years journey of YPSA on live streaming

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HWPL’s 8th Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace held online

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Webiner on Time to Think Future: Ensure Localization and Democratic Ownership

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NGOs should depend on local resources : Md. Arifur Rahman, YPSA

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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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Accessible Dictionary

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

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.

HRDC Sitakund

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

Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2

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