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Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” held for the first time in Bangladesh.

Ms. Shahed Khanam Naly receiving certificate from Education Minister

Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” was conducted during 15 to 17 September 2014 at the BASIS Auditorium, Dhaka. This program was conducted by the DAISY Consortium with support from WIPO and Accessible Books Consortium. The partner organizations from Bangladesh were Access to Information program, Prime Minister Office (A2I), Government of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and YPSA. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handover the certificates to the trainees in the closing ceremony at the Prime Minister’s Office on 18 September. Read more..

YPSA receives Certificate of Appreciation from USAID and Winrock International

Md. Arifur Rahman receives Certificate of Appreciation from Ms. Sara Stephens of Winrock International

YPSA receives certificate of appreciation from USAID and Winrock International to successfully finish Survivors Care & Support (SS) activities as a partner of Actions for Combating Trafficking in Persons (ACT) program. The closing ceremony was held at Spectra Convention centre, Dhaka on 15 September’ 2014.  Dr. Kamal Uddin Ahmed, Additional secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs of Bangladesh Govt. was the chief guest of this Program. Read more..

Divisional coordination meeting with HASAB, Marie Stopes and Link Up partners held

Meeting

YPSA organized a divisional coordination meeting with HASAB, Marie Stopes and all Link Up partners of Chittagong Division at YPSA HRDC on 15 September’14. Dr. Najmus Sahar Sadiq, Project Director and Team Leader of HASAB Consortium, Fazla Khuda, Program Specialist of HASAB, H.M Asaduzzaman, General Manager, Service of Marie Stopes, Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director-Social Development of YPSA, Dr. Sudipta Sarkar, Program Officer of HASAB, and all Link Up partners of Chittagong division were present in the meeting.

Meeting with Chandpur Municipality on “Tobacco Control Law and Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline” held

Md. Nasir Uddin Ahmd, Mayor of Chandpur Municipality was present as the chief guest

YPSA organized a meeting with Chandpur Municipality on “Tobacco Control Law and Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline” on 04 September 2014 at the conference room of Chandpur Municipality with the support of CTFK. Md. Nasir Uddin Ahmd, Mayor of Chandpur Municipality was present as the chief guest while Eng. Md. Delwor Hossen, President, Chandpur Muktijodda Foundation presided over the meeting. Read more..

Comprehensive Policy is Needed for Protection the Rights of Climate Displaced Peoples

Roundtable Discussion and Launching of Mapping reportat at CIRDAP, Dhaka

A comprehensive Climate Change Policy is now demand of time, which can cover all climate changes issues including the rights of climate displaced peoples of Bangladesh. I, myself, will take necessary initiative of this requirement as a chairman of Parliamentary standing Committee for Ministry of Environment and Forest. Dr. Hasan Mahmud, MP was said in his speech Round Table Discussion on Climate Displacement issue and Launching of Mapping Study report as a chief guest. The meeting was organized by Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) at CIRDAP auditorium, Dhaka on 1st September 2014. Read more..

YPSA distributed sewing machines among the underprivileged rural women

Sewing machine distribution

YPSA distributed sewing machines to the fifteen underprivileged rural women who have been given a sewing training course at Banskhali aimed to make them self-reliant through income generating activities. Mostafizur Rahman Chowdhury MP(Banskhali) was present as chief guest in the sewing machine distribution program on 27 August. The chief guest said, “NGOs are playing active role to achieve The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) as well as ‘Vision 2021’ of the Government of Bangladesh”. Read more..

Divisional meeting titled “Protect women form tobacco hazards” held

Meeting

Smoking and use of smokeless tobacco products such as jorda (tobacco leaf), gul (grains of tobacco) and other form of tobacco chewing which are mostly consumed by women in Bangladesh, increasing risk of Cancer and other health hazards day by day. Speaker said in a divisional meeting titled “Protect women form tobacco hazards” jointly organized by YPSA and TABINAJ (Anti-tobacco Alliance of Women) at the BURO Bangladesh Conference Hall on 25 August with the support of CTFK. Read more..

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Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” conducted by DAISY Consortium, organized by YPSA, Access to Information (A2I), WIPO, ABC and BASIS starts on 25 September.  Read more.. 

Prabal Barua from YPSA delivering his speech

The students at Asian University of Women, coming from international backgrounds, were eager to learn more about disaster
preparedness during the expert lectures delivered by ADPC, YPSA and the Bangladeshi Fire Service. Read more…

Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin

Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Kader and Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin of PKSF visited YPSA. Read more…

YPSA Bi-AGM held and elected Executive Committee 2014-17

YPSA Bi-AGM held and elected Executive Committee 2014-17. Read more… 

Rally on World Population Day 2014 in Chittagong, Bangladesh

YPSA jointly with Department of Family Planning observed World Population Day 2014. Read more…

Group photo

Director General of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA. Read more…

Rally

World No Tobacco Day’14 observed: Tobacco tax raise demanded. Read more…

roundtable meeting

Collaborative counter-trafficking awareness needs to combat human trafficking. Read more…

30 Years in development partnership of YPSA: 20 May 2014" written on a cake

Celebration of 30th Founding day of YPSA. Read more… 

view exchanging meeting titled “Adolescent reproductive health rights and challenges: Role of local leaders and media”

Introducing reproductive and sexual health education in schools is necessary. Read more…

Contract singing between Mr.Farid Uddin Ahmed , Executive Director of Arannayk Foundation (AF) and Mr.Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

Contract Signed for “Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project ( CRPARP)”. Read more…

Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee receiving award from honorable speaker of the national parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury and Dan W Mozena, The Ambassador of USA in Bangladesh

Service Innovation Fund arranged by Access to Information (A2I) Program under Prime Minister’s Office awarded to YPSA for ‘production of multimedia digital talking book’. Read more..

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