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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

News Archive for May, 2013

USAID evaluation team visit human trafficking program at Cox’sbazar

Visitors in a meeting

USAID evaluation team visited YPSA’s Action for Combating Human Trafficking program at Cox’sbazar during 25-28 May 2013. Mrs. Rumana Amin, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Bangladesh Democracy & Governance Program and […]

NASP and ICDDRB visited DIC for street based Sex workers in Rajshahi


Dr. Md. Anisur Rahman, Deputy Programme Manager, National AIDS/STD Programme (NASP) and Dr. Najmul Hussein, Senior Program Manager of ICDDRB visited Rajshahi Drop in Centre (DIC) for the street based […]

YPSA achieved special consultative status of UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Young Power in Social Action ( as a National voluntary, nonprofit, social development organization has been recommended to approve for the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) special consultative status […]

‘Youth Solutions!’ Empowers Youth Led NGOs in South Asia

Vashkar Bhattacharjee from YPSA, Bangladesh receiving crest.

Four innovative Youth Solutions were selected winners at the Regional Grant Competition, jointly organized by The World Bank, Microsoft Sri Lanka and Sarvodaya-Fusion. The competition titled ‘Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment’ […]

Government officials visit DIC of street based sex workers in Dhaka

Additional Secretary for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Line Director of National AIDS/STD Programme (NASP) discussing with the sex workers at the DIC.

Mr. A.M. Badrudduza, Additional Secretary for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Dr. Md Abdul Waheed, Line Director of National AIDS/STD Programme […]

Human rights training for the trafficking survivors held at Cox’sbazar


YPSA organized a two-day training workshop on human rights at Shanta Niloy (Shelter Home for the trafficking survivors), Cox’sbazar during 20-21 May 2013. A total of 21 trafficking survivors from […]

Regional meeting of Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) held


Regional meeting of Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) (An alliance was formed with the support of YPSA) held at a restaurant in Chittagong on 20 May 2013. The alliance declared […]

YPSA celebrated its 28th Anniversary

The program was inaugurated cutting an anniversary cake at YPSA Head Office, Chittagong.

YPSA celebrated its 28th Anniversary on 20th May 2013. The celebration Program started after observing a one minute silence in the memory of the YPSA’s former advisor late A.K.M Mofizur Rahman. The program was inaugurated cutting an […]

Ensuring Pro-Poor and Participatory District Budget through structural reformation demanded

Meeting at YPSA Conference Hall

Campaign for Good Governance (SUPRO) Chittagong District Committee arranged a discussion meeting highlighting the demand of ensuring Pro-Poor and Participatory District Budget through structural reformation held at YPSA Head Office Chittagong on […]

YPSA’s preparation to face the Cyclonic storm ‘Mahasen’

NASA’s Terra satellite captured this Cyclonic storm ‘Mahasen’.

YPSA, as social development and experienced organization on disaster responses, has taken all-out preparation to successfully face the cyclonic storm Mahasen. YPSA already cancelled holiday of its staff including kept […]

World Press Freedom Day 2013 celebrated

Seminar on World Press Freedom Day 2013 at Sitakund

Radio Sagor Giri (a link organization of YPSA) and Sitakund Press Club jointly organized a seminar at YPSA HRDC Sitakund on 3 May to mark the World Press Freedom Day […]