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News Archive for 2007:

First convention of the Self-Help Organizations of People with Disability, held at Sitakund

oath taking ceremony at Sitakund

A day resonant by the gathering of over thousand people including 600 People with disability “First Convention of the Self-Help Organizations of People with Disability of Sitakund” was organized on December 30, 2007 with the objective of strengthening the inter-relation [...]

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Youth camp for the persons with disability

Youth participants

In every year, YPSA, with the support of Action Aid Bangladesh organizes Youth Camp to contribute youth people on social development and encourage them to make leadership spirit in their mind. In this process YPSA organized an event with the [...]

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This year eight workers died in the ship breaking yards. People remember them and demand stop killing in the ship yards.

Candle lite vigil infront of press club

Remembrance Day ( 12 Dec.’07 ) observed to remember the dead workers those died in this year in the ship yard. It’s not any formal declared day. YPSA arranged different events every year on this day and also publish the [...]

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World Human Rights Day observed

rally

Shipbreaking workers arranged Human Chain on the World Human Rights Day (10 December’07) in front of Chittagong Press Club with the support of YPSA and the workers also submitted memorandum, mentioning some of their major demands, to the District Commissioner [...]

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YPSA observed International Disability Day 2007

Disability day (1)

3rd December is International Disability Day. Day long program organized by Chittagong Society for the disabled and Department of Social Welfare of Bangladesh Gov. Colorful Rally, Day long Disability fair, Discussion, Cultural Program, Drama, Photo exhibition has been organized at [...]

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YPSA observed World Aids Day 07

AIDS Day rally

Different program have been organized on the occasion of World AIDS DAY 2007 observed under the project YPSA-GFATM at Comilla and Cox’s Bazar. Chief Guest was Mr. Monjurur Rahaman, Deputy Commissioner of Comilla in the Rally and Professor Dr. Abdul [...]

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YPSA AGM 2007 and Workshop on 3rd Strategic Plan

AGM

YPSA Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 2nd November 07 at the Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) Chittagong. Members of YPSA Executive Committee and General Council were present in the meeting and it was presided by Md. Shamsuddin Bhuyan, [...]

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Workers rights and Environment friendly Shipbreaking practice demanded

Hossain Zillur Rahman, chairman

Incorporation of clauses in the proposed national policy on shipbreaking to ensure the issue of pre-cleaning of ships before breaking, establishing environmentally sound management of breaking ships, compliance with the international commitments, principle of ensuring human rights and saving environment, [...]

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Emotional Closing of Professional Development Training IRCD,YPSA

ICT training for PWDs

That is a closing ceremony of ‘ Professional Development Training, ” I am going to speak about.Reading everyone’s face & mind I find the same emotion though the near last training was about professionalism. I guess the four months training [...]

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Report on the ICT-Survey for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities

We are delighted to announce that the report on the ICT-Survey conducted by Japanese society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities on behalf of UNESCAP has completed. YPSA participated on the Survey. We do hope that this report will be [...]

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International Youth Day 2007 Observed in Bangladesh

Rally

To observe the International Youth Day 2007, a colorful grand youth rally was brought out from theNationalMuseumat Shahbag, which ended at Central Shahid Minar,Dhakain the morning. Around one thousand youth participants including concerned government officials, members of the youth organizations, [...]

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Birth registration in Free of cost by 2008

Program

Bangladesh Government declares 3rd July ‘07 as National Birth Registration Day. The theme of the day was “Free of cost birth registration by 2008”. During the week, publicity in this regard was the main activity at the office of Divisional [...]

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11th June tragedy YPSA, always there with immediate relief

rescue

It was estimated that 126 people were killed and about 1000 injured by the mudslides during the heavy rainfalls on 11th June in Chittagong, Bangladesh. According to the Meteorological Department in Chittagong, approximately 416 mm of rain fell in a [...]

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Development partnership between YPSA and Ranks Telecom Ltd.

signing ceremony

Recently an agreement signed as Development Partner of each other between YPSA and Ranks Telecom Ltd. in the name of YPSA-RanksTel project with the view to providing telecommunication facilities through ICT among the poor and mid level people of Chittagong [...]

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Goodbye Richard…

Farewell

YPSA said farewell on 6th June 2007 to one of its favorite volunteers Richard Yuwono. Richard came to YPSA in June 2006 as a Youth Ambassador for Development, a program run by the Australian government agency AusAID. Working with the ICT4D unit [...]

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YPSA observed World Environment Day ’07

YPSA organized Human Chain

YPSA organized human chain and rally to celebrate World Environment Day 2007 on 5 June at Chittagong Shahid Minar premises.

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Campaign of anti tobacco to be continued as raised in the seminar

Rally

World Health Organization declared the 31st may as World No Tobacco Day. This day is celebrated trough out the world in every year. YPSA significantly observed World No Tobacco Day `07 in Rangamati, Coxbazar, Bandarban and Chittagong with the support of [...]

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Rescue Drill in Head Office

Simulation

YPSA recently held a rescue drill simulation for its own head office staff. Involving over 40 people including staff members, volunteers and international delegates, the drill, usually for school students, was to educate and raise awareness among YPSA’s own staff. [...]

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