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News Archive for May, 2014

Divisional meeting with media representatives held


Divisional meeting with the members of Anti Tobacco Alliance (ATMA) and journalists from different print and electronic media was arranged by YPSA with the support of Campaign for Tobacco free […]

Human chain and discussion for preventing child marriage and dowry system held at Sitakund

Human chain

Child Marriage and Dowry System is a common social problem in Bangladesh also in Sitakunda Upazilla, especially at fisherman villages. UNICEF report said 66 percent of girls get married before […]

All Restaurants of Chittagong district will be smoke free within 31st May- District Commissioner


‘All Restaurants of Chittagong district will be 100% smoke free within 31st May 2014’ said Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Chittagong Md. Mesbah Uddin while he was present as chief guest in a […]

District Commissioner will issue letter for smoke free restaurants in Cox’s Bazar

Signage distribution in the workshop

Bangladesh Restaurant Owners Association (BROA), Dhaka Ahsania Mission and YPSA jointly arranged “Workshop on implementation of smoke free guideline at restaurants in Cox’s Bazar on 19 May 2014. District Commissioner […]

PKSF visited community radio “Radio Sagor Giri at Sitakund

visitor in a listeners club of Radio Sagor Giri

Managing Director of Palli Karma Sahayok Foundation (PKSF) Md. Mainiruzzaman visited YPSA led community radio “Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2” at Sitakund on 22 May 2014.

PKSF launches year-long silver jubilee celebration

Group photo

Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) on May 11, 2014 began a yearlong celebration to mark its 25th founding anniversary next year with a promise to diversify operations to lift millions […]

Teacher’s Conference 2014 held in Cox’sbazar

Minister of Primary and Mass Education Bangladesh visiting YPSA stall at the education fair

YPSA took part in a three-day Teacher’s Conference 2014 hosted by Access to Information (a2i) Programme, under the Prime Minister’s Office in partnership with the British Council at Cox’sbazar cultural […]

Meeting on Equal Right Equal Opportunity: Education and Disability held to promote Global Action Week


Promoting Global Action Week 2014, YPSA organized discussion meeting on Equal Right Equal Opportunity: Education and Disability at YPSA HRDC Sictakund Campus with the support of ActionAid Bangladesh. Global Action Week is […]

Human chain formed demanding reconstruction of Banshbaria Dam

Human chain

Demanding reconstruction of Banshbaria Dam, representatives from 20 local organizations and members of Youth Leaders Forum (YPSA-Leadership Development Program) joined their hands to form a human chain along Dhaka-Chittagong Highway […]

Joint Secretary of Ministry of Information visited Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2

Ms. Anowara Begum at the listeners club in Guliakhali, Sitakund

Ms. Anowara Begum, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information, Bangladesh Government visited YPSA led first community radio of Chittagong Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 in Sitakund on May 1, 2014. Md. […]

CTFK team visited YPSA

Group photo

Ms. Anuradha Khanal, Program Officer, Ms. Nelly Ahmed, Financial Compliance officer, Taifur Rahman, Media and Advocacy Coordinator and Ms. Eva Naznin from Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) visited YPSA […]

World Press Freedom Day observed

Discussion meeting

YPSA and Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 organized rally and discussion meeting in Sitakund on May 3 to mark the “World Press Freedom Day 2014.

YPSA official selected to join International Visitors Leadership Program in USA

Md. Sirajuddin Belal in a stakeholder meeting

Md. Siraj Uddin Belal, Program Manager of YPSA has been selected for International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) on Combating Trafficking in Persons by US Department of State. This program will […]