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News Archive for 2008:

Teachers training on adolescent health held

Teachers training workshop

Adolescents need to gain knowledge on reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, Sexual disease from their school level and teachers can take play vital role on it. YPSA organized a training workshop on adolescent health at Shitakund HRDC during 19- 21 December 08. [...]

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2nd National Youth Camp on Disability

Group photo of youth PWDs

As a youth-led organization, YPSA, with the support of Action Aid Bangladesh, organizes an annual Youth Camp to increase young peoples’ awareness on social development issues and encourage them to take on leadership roles within their communities. This year YPSA [...]

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International Migrants Day’ 08 observed

Rally Migrant day 08

International Migrants Day’ 08 was observed at Chittagaong on 18 December. In this regard Rally, Human Chain & Discussion Meeting were organized. District Employment & Manpower office organized the events with the support of YPSA, BRAC, Uddipan, Bita & RAMRU. [...]

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YPSA observed International Volunteer Day 08

Rally on Volunteer Day

December 5 is International Volunteer Day; a day for the whole world to pause and acknowledge, recognize, and celebrate the valuable contributions volunteers make each day. Organizing many vibrant events, YPSA observed this day at Chittagong to thank the volunteers [...]

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YPSA observed International Disability Day 08

Stall

3 December is Innternational Disability Day. Dignity and justice for all of us is the theme of this year’s International Day for Persons with Disabilities, as well as for the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. International [...]

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YPSA celebrated world AIDS day at Chittagong with colorful events

Cultural program

‘Stop AIDS Keep the promise: Leadership Empower Deliver’ with this slogan the world AIDS day was observed all over the world in 1st December, 2008. With the similarity of the activities of world AIDS day YPSA celebrated this day in own style [...]

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YPSA observed World Aids Day 08 in different districts of the country

AidsDay08_bbaria_1

YPSA organized several colorful events to observe World AIDS DAY 2008 in different districts of the country . Civil society, NGO’s, Youth Organizations and Government Officials participated in the events. Photo Documentary on World AIDS DAY 08 observation in the [...]

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YPSA representative selected as Bangladesh Deputy Youth Caucus

YPSA representative Mr. Subir Das (23) has been selected by the Youth Ministry of Bangladesh as Deputy Youth Caucus (DYC) to Commonwealth Youth Program (CYP). He will serve as DYC of Bangladesh for the next two years term. CONGRATULATIONS.

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Remittance Fair at Shitakund held

Launching ceremony of Remittance Fair

YPSA organized a Remittance Fair at Sitakund on 29 November 08 with the support of Refuge and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU) and Manusher Jonno Foundation. Different Private and Government Banks of Dhaka Chittagong, Shitakund and Mirsharai set stalls in [...]

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Community Farewell for Global Xchange team in Thurso, Caithness

Group photo

Community farewell on Friday, 28 November, 2008 marks the last day of Global Xchange (GX) Team 79 in Caithness. The community farewell provides an opportunity to say Thank You and Goodbye to the Host Homes, Volunteer Placements, and Friends in [...]

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Fundraising for street children

Fundraising for street children

Volunteer from the Global Xchange Programme has arranged a discussion session on the street children issues in Bangladesh in a MacKay’s Hotel, Caithness, Scotland on the 26th November. Two hour-long program-featured speeches of the guests, presentation on development issues with [...]

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2nd convention of the Self-Help Organizations of Person with Disabilities

Cultural program

Second Convention of the Self-Help Organizations of Person with Disabilities was organized by YPSA on November 22, 2008 with the prime objectives of strengthening the inter-relationship and networking among the Self-Help Organizations, to develop their leadership capacity and to arrange [...]

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Training for the Adolescent friendly health service providers held

Workshop

Training for the Adolescent friendly health service providers was held during 18-20 November, 08 at YPSA HRDC Shitakund to build life skills for the adolescents in the rural area. Topics on Adolescent sexual health, sexual abuse, reproductive health, drug addiction, [...]

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Global Xchange events

Tree Planting in Thrumster :CAD

A number of Global Xchange Team 79 volunteers (Sonu, Isaba, Ety, Sampa, Tonni, Anerin, Michael, Shabbir and I) prepared and presented Diwali – major Hindu festival – to Keiss Primary School children. Diwali or Festival of Light is an important [...]

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Charge d’ Affairs, Royal Norwegian Embassy visited YPSA and Ship breaking Yards

Mr.Arne Haug, Charge d’ Affairs, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Mr.Morshed Ahmed, Senior Advisor, Development Affairs of the Embassy and Ms. Stine Thomassen from NORAD visited YPSA

Mr. Arne Haug, Charge d’ Affairs, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Mr.Morshed Ahmed, Senior Advisor, Development Affairs of the Embassy and Ms. Stine Thomassen from NORAD visited YPSA and Chittagong Ship breaking yards on 16th November’08. The team members joined in a [...]

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Country Director, Family Health International (FHI) visited YPSA’s Integrated Health Centre (IHC)

Country Director in a session

Ms. Misti Mc Dowell, Country Director, Family Health International (FHI) and Mr. Khondokar Taufiq Alhossaini, Program Officer, FHI visited YPSA’s Integrated Health Centre (IHC) at Mehedibag, Chittagong on 16th November’08. They visited IHC and ongoing YPSA’s Street Based Sex Worker [...]

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Training on ICT for Visually Impaired Student of Dhaka University

Visual impaired persons receive training at Dhaka University

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been a driving force for economic and social development, and continue to spur the globalization process. However, benefits of ICT have spread unequally, especially between the disabled and the non-disabled.?Visual impaired persons (VIPs) in [...]

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National Telecentre Colloquium 2008 held

BTN Colloquium 08

Bangladesh Telecentre Network (BTN) organized the first National Telecentre Colloquium 2008 was held during November 07-08, 2008 at Rural Development Academy, BOGRA. S M Wahid uz Zaman, Secretary, Ministry of Science and ICT, Major General (Rtd.) Manzurul Alam, Chairman, Bangladesh [...]

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National Youth Day 2008 Observed in Bangladesh

Mr. Ehsan E Elahi

1st November is the National Youth Day. YPSA organized many colorful events to observe National Youth Day 2008 in different districts of the Country . YPSA GFATM902 strategic partner organizations and PRO YOUTH NETWORK partners also implemented many events with the targeted [...]

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SONNE International team visited Community Based Child Development Program

Group photo

Educational program for the indigenous children under “Community Based Child Development Program – ComBaCD” project implementing in Alikadam Upazila of Bandarban Hill district since February 08 by YPSA with the support from SONNE International, Austria. Mr. Erfried Malle, Secretary General [...]

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