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7th annual convention of self-help organization of persons with disabilities held

Inaugural of 7th Annual Convention of Self-help Organization

7th annual convention of Self-help Organization of Persons with Disabilities was held with the support of Actionaid Bangladesh at YPSA HRDC Sitakund Campus on 22 October 2014. About 500 representatives from 40 Self Help Organizations of Persons with Disabilities participated in the convention. Mr. Muhammad Shahin Imran, UNO of Sitakund was present as the chief guest in the program. He inaugurated the convention raising the national flag and singing of National Anthem. Read more..

Consultant of Japan Embassy Ms. Chie Matsumoto visits Cox’sbazar Youth Training Centre (CYC)

Group photo

Ms. Chie Matsumoto, Consultant of Japan Embassy of Bangladesh has visited the YPSA–Cox’sbazar Youth Training Centre (CYC) on 21 October 2014. She examines all the training rooms and its all facilities as per design provided by them. Moreover, she has talked with young participants of the ongoing Basic Computer Training Course and Life Skill Training.  She has discussed in a formal inauguration ceremony with the management and program staffs of YPSA. Read more..

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction’ 14 observed at Chittagong

Rally

Chittagong District Administration organized rally and discussion meeting to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2014 on 13th October with the theme of “Older people and disasters: Resilience is for Life”. YPSA actively took part in these events. The rally was brought on the day from the Silpakala Academy, Chittagong and moved by several important places and then gathered at the Sishu Academy, Chittagong for a discussion meeting. Read more..

International Day of the Girl Child 2014 observed

Discussion meeting

With the theme “Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence” YPSA observed International Day of the Girl Child 2014  in recognition of the importance of investing in and empowering adolescent girls and of preventing and eliminating the various forms of violence adolescent girls experience. Rally and discussion meeting were organized at the Sitakund Upazila Parishad with the support of Actionaid Bangladesh. Muhammad Shahin Imran, Upazila Nirbahi Officer presided the meeting.   Read more..

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division” with Divisional Commissioner and all 11 DCs of Chittagong Division held

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division”

As the first initiative in Bangladesh, a divisional Consultation on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law in Chittagong Division” held on 24th September 2014 in the auditorium hall of Chittagong Circuit House. The consultation was organized by Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Office, Jointly initiated by YPSA and EC Bangladesh and supported by Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. The Consultation was presided over by Mr. Mesbah Uddin, Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Chittagong district while Mr. Muhammad Abdullah, Divisional Commissioner of Chittagong division was the chief guest. Read more..

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament

Mr. Ahsanullah Sarkar, Associate Program Officer of YPSA has demonstrated Digital Talking Books (DAISY) in front of Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of National Parliament, Peoples Republic of Bangladesh on the occasion of Social Good Summit & Launching of “Service portal & Forms portal” organized by Access2 Information (A2I), Prime Minister’s Office at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, Dhaka on 21 September’14. Digital Talking Books are designed to be accessible for the people with visually impaired, low vision and other types of print disable people.

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..

Md. Arifur Rahman receives certificate of appreciation

YPSA receives Certificate of Appreciation from USAID and Winrock International. Read more… 

Group photo of children

YPSA led 6 Shishumela (Children association) and sponsored children at Sitakund attended Football match, Chess competition and Art competition on the occasion of 30 Years celebration of Actionaid Bangladesh. Read more…

Rally

Sitakund Upazila Disaster Management  organized rally and discussion meeting to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2014with the support of YPSA and SDI. Read more…

Launching ceremony of the research report

Comprehensive policy needed for the protection of the rights of climate displaced peoples. Read more… 

human chain

Smoke Free Coalition and Smoke free Generation formed a human chain demanding implementation of tobacco control law and passing the rules under its law. The program was held in front of Chittagong Press Club with the support of YPSA and CTFK.

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… 

YPSA distributed sewing machines among the underprivileged rural women. Read more…

Group photo

Director General of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA. 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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