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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

Training on International legal issues related to climate displacement in Bangladesh

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YPSA organized two days training workshop on International Legal Issues related to climate displacement in Bangladesh at YPSA- HRDC, Chittagong during 24-25 August, 2013 with the support of Displacement Solutions. Total 15 participants from YPSA-HLP project and senior staffs from different relevant projects of YPSA attended in the training. Mr. Ezekiel Simperingham, Legal Consultant of Displacement Solution, Geneva, Switzerland, facilitated two days training programme.

Climate Displaced persons require adequate housing, lands and property rights for living with minimum dignity all over the world. There are many international policies and laws for ensuring human rights of displaced peoples, which are not known to all. The main objective of the training is, understanding the climate displacement as an issues of human rights and crating knowledge on housing, land & property rights issue for enduring rights of climate displacement person of Bangladesh.

Md. MahbuburRahman, Director-Social Development programme, welcomed everyone to the training programme and expected that it will be effective for everyone to know the all international policies and legal issues existing in the world to do work in this field.

Mr. Exekiel discussed about 20 important and relevant topics with the participants in two days long training programme. He hoped that all the issues would be helpful for YPSA for effective implementation of the ongoing Bangladesh Housing, Land and Property Rights Initiative project for the betterment of Climate Displaced person.

In the closing session on 25th August, Mohammad Shahjahan, Team Leader of YPSA-HLP thanked Mr. Ezekiel Simperingham for his hard working effective facilitating the training programme and to the all participants for their enthusiasm to training topics. He hoped this training will be useful for future planned advocacy strategy for climate displacement issues in Bangladesh.

Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA along with Mr. Ezekiel Simperingham distributed the certificate to all participants for successful completion of two days training.