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. Read more ››
Sensitization meeting on “Better Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights for Young People Affected by HIV” held
YPSA organized a local level advocacy meeting with the GOs, NGOs and Civil Society under YPSA-Link up project at YPSA-HRDC, Chittagong on 22nd November ’15 with the support of Link up Bangladesh. Dr. Alauddin Mazumder, Divisional Director (Health) of Chittagong was present as chief guest while the event was chaired by Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (SDP) of YPSA.
Anjuman ara Begum (Councilor, Ward-16, 20.32 of CCC), Md. Morshed Alam (Councilor of CCC), Md. Gias uddin (Councilor of CCC) were present as special guest in the Local level Sensitization Meeting. Read more »
Seminar on Status of Disability in Chittagong Division: Addressing SDGs: Way forward to Achieve the Targets
Bangladesh has become a lower middle income country. We will elevate the status into middle income country soon and will become developed county within 2041 in keeping with vision 2041. World leaders have seen our achievement of MDG surprisingly. It is time to attain Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). Participation of all level of people should be ensured for broader development of the country. People with disability should be brought into mainstream development. Immense development is never possible of a country without participation of persons with disability. 10-15% of country’s total population is PWDs. This large population must be included with the development from planning to implementation. Read more »
Malaria has to be controlled creating awareness among the people, receiving proper treatment on time and ensuring use of insecticide treated mosquito net. Malaria is a national concern. Malaria infection and death caused by Malaria in Bangladesh has become tolerable for the important role played by NGOs besides government.
Said UNO of Rangunia Saiful Islam Mazumder when he was present as chief guest in the insecticide treated mosquito net distribution program organized by YPSA at Nowga Govt. Primary School, Ragunia on 19 November, 2015. Read more »
“Students for Student” a section of Chittagong Youth for Social Change network arranged Six A Side Cricket tournament at Firoz Shah Colony, Chittagong on 16 November 2015. Students for Student works for those students who do not perform well in their class or are not good in education for different reasons. The group motivate those students to prevent them not be depressed and not to lead their life wrong way.
“Don’t worry about failing. Failure might be telling us that we need to change direction. Stay creative. You are no longer afraid to envision a better future. Read more »
YPSA jointly with KRIS Energy organized a Healthcare Campaign on Maternal, New born and Child Health at Gopalnagar West Govt. Primary School,Dedidwar, Comilla on 17 November 2015 under the CSR initiatives of KrisEnergy. Chairman of Rosulpur Union Porishod Mr. Mohammad Abul Kashem launched the campaign as chief guest. A total of 315 women (female parent) and children have taken advice from the specialist doctor and received medicines at free of cost from this health campaign.
President of School management Committee Mr. Mobarak Hossain presides over the launching program. Mr. Md Enayet Moula, Public Relations Manager of KRIS Energy and Mr. Mohammad Nazmul Haider, Program Manager of YPSA Read more »
Youth professional group Tarunner Adda (a meeting or dwelling place of youth) which is a section of Chittagong Youth for Social Change network gives a memorandum to the Chittagong City Corporation demanding inclusion of young people in stable committee of city corporation.
In the memorandum, youth organizers mentioned that 30% of the total population is youth and they are playing positive role in the society. They should be engaged in country’s development process and the city corporation is an important agency to play with. Read more »
YPSA-BC/TIP Program organized a Stakeholder Coordination Meeting at Cox’sbazar on 17 November. Read more…
Ms. Debra Efroymson, Regional Director of HealthBridge has visited YPSA on 5 November 2015. Read more…
Representatives from US based organization CTFK met mayor of Chittagong City Corporation. Read more…
The new issue of YPSA’s Journal ‘Social Change’ launched. Read more…
Youth Boot Camp 2015 held at YPSA-HRDC Sitakund Campus Read more…
Citizen Consultation on Inclusive and Informative Society with Effective, Accountable and Transparent Institution for Sustainable Development held. Read more…
Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Md Mesbah Uddin presided over the sharing meeting on “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice” project. Read more…
Youth Fair, Youth Dialogue and cultural function on International Youth Day ’15 held at Chittagong. Read more…
3rd round of Service Innovation Fund of a2i program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh awarded to YPSA. Read more…
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…
ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries visit YPSA Read more…
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
SOCIAL CHANGE : A Journal for Social Development
Vol. 5, 2015Download
Guidance Note : new Land For Climate Displaced Persons In BangladeshDownload
Climate displacement in Bangladesh: Stakeholders, Laws and Policies – Mapping the existing institutional frameworkDownload
PAPA Critical City Guide Dhaka Bangladesh : A users guide to the city where you can read about the Tactics of Life of its inhabitants.Download
Baseline Study on the Children of Street Based Sex Workers (CSBSW)Download
Climate Displacement in Bangladesh : The Need for Urgent Housing, Land and Property (HLP) Rights SolutionsDownload