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News Archive for 2014

Democratization needed for the national budget formulation process and tax system

panel speakers in the meeting

“More democratization of the national budget formulation process and tax systems through ensuring participation of common people is essential for good governance. Government should take opinions from common people in formulating […]

10th Chittagong divisional disability sports competition and disability fair 2014 held

Inaugural ceremony

For nurturing the mind, body and spirit of people with disability through sports and recreation, Jatiya Protibondhi Krira Samity and Chittagong Society for The Disabled (CSD)  jointly organized 10th Chittagong […]

Chittagong Regional conference on Banks and MFIs Collaboration in Sustainable Development of Special Zones held

State Minister for Finance M. Abdul Mannan MP addressing

“If Probashi Kallyan Bank (A Bank for Expatriates’ Welfare) and Bangladesh Samabaya (Cooperative) Bank can be established then why not Microcredit Bank” said State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP in a regional conference titled “Banks […]

YPSA observed Human Rights Day 2014

Rally on Human Rights Day 2014 in Chittagong

With the slogan of this year “Human Rights 365 — encompasses the idea that every day is a Human Rights Day” YPSA observed United Nations’ Human Rights Day 2014. Human […]

Jesmin Akter of YPSA honored as “Joyeeta Woman”

Jesmin Akter receiving crest

Ms. Jesmin AKter, Program Officer of YPSA’s Leadership Development Program has been honored as “Joyeeta Woman” for her 20 years outstanding contribution on social development and human rights, in an […]

Country Director of Engender Health Bangladesh met ADC (General) Chittagong and BGMEA First Vice President

Country Director of Engender Health Bangladesh Dr. Abu Jamil Faisel meets Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Chittagong

Country Director of Engender Health Bangladesh Dr. Abu Jamil Faisel met with Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Chittagong Md Abul Hossain and BGMEA First Vice President Nasiruddin Ahmed on December 7, 2014. YPSA […]

Human chain on anti tobacco campaign held in Comilla

Human chain

YPSA and RHDO jointly formed a human chain in front of Town Hall in Comilla to spread the message “Smoking is prohibited in public places and public transports, tk. 300 […]

Anti tobacco campaign held in Brahmanbaria

Anti tobacco campaign held in Brahmanbaria

YPSA smoke free project and its volunteer team organized an anti tobacco campaign at different places in Brahmanbaria including DC office, civil surgeon office, Pourashava and in front of press […]

LDP leaders participate in the coordination meeting with Govt. Officals

Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Mr. Mesbah Uddin addressing as chief guest in the coordination meeting

“Young generation is the best hope for making modern Bangladesh in future. So they should be well educated and well trained for getting employment opportunity. Leadership development program of YPSA […]

World AIDS Day 2014 observed in Chittagong


YPSA observed World AIDS Day 2014 in Chittagong with the theme “Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.” Department of Health in Chittagong and different […]

Divisional workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law” held in Cox’s Bazar

Group photo

A divisional Workshop on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law” held on November 27, 2014 in Hotel Ocean Paradise in Cox’s Bazar. The workshop was organized by Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Office with […]

ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries visit YPSA

ICTPD-2014A batch attends a meeting

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Stockholm University and Life Academy, Sweden organize International Training Program on ICT and Pedagogical Development (ICTPD) each year.  The regional workshop for the batch […]

Opening Ceremony of Cox’s Bazar Youth Training Centre (CYC) held

Mr. Hideshi Sasahara, First Secretary of the Japan Embassy in Bangladesh and Dr. Anupom Saha, ADC (General), Cox's Bazar inaugurated the Cox's Bazar at the opening ceremony.

YPSA, grant aid by the People and Government of the Japan established Cox’s Bazar Youth Training Centre (CYC) in Cox’s Bazar under Chittagong Division of Bangladesh. This training center was […]

Sharing Meeting on”Safer Life of Girl Domestic Workers & Involvement of Chittagong of City Corporation” held


“Govt. has taken steps for re-enrollment of the drop out students who have previously left school. So the girl domestic workers are not out of the plan.  As a counselor […]

Chief of Party of Counterpart International visits YPSA in Comilla

Group photo

Mr. Mir Rakib Ahsan, Chief of Party, Counterpart International (CPI) has visited the YPSA-LDP office at Comilla on 23 November, 2014.  Md. Abdus Sabur, Project Coordinator of Leadership Development Program of […]

Partnership agreement signed between YPSA and EngenderHealth

Dr. Abu Jamil Faisel , PD of Mayer Hashi - II & Country Representative of EngenderHealth Bangladesh and Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

Official partnership agreement signed between YPSA and EngenderHealth for a long term project on health and family planning issues. Dr. Abu Jamil Faisel , PD of Mayer Hashi – II […]

Tk 300 fine for public smoking: Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong


“Long term and short term steps should be taken to reduce tobacco consumption at public places. Conducting mobile court will be increased and mass awareness should be created as well. […]

Press conference on Stop Violence, Build a Peaceful Nation

Press Conference at Chittagong Press Club

“Bangladesh is an independent democratic country with multi-languages, multi-religions and multi-communities. For a long time we’ve been living with peace and harmony. Before and after every national election even local […]

Debate competition on Only Prevention of Domestic Violence Can Ensure Social Harmony and Prosperity held

Prize distribution among the students

YPSA arranged a debate competition at the Chittagong Chemical Complex (CCC) High School, Barabkunda aiming for “Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh”. The subject of this debate was “Only […]

Community radio talk show on “Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh”

Radio talk show at Sagor Giri FM 99.2

Aiming for “Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh”, Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) arranged a radio talk show at 04 November, 2014 on Radio SagorGiri, Sitakunda, Chittagong, under […]