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News Archive for 2014

YPSA observed National Youth Day 2014

Youth Rally

Leadership Development Program of YPSA organized discussion meeting, rally and cultural program to mark the National Youth Day 2014 at YPSA-HRDC Sitakund Campus onNovember 01, 2014. The theme of this […]

Round table Discussion on “Bangladesh With Me Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh”

Meeting

Aiming for “Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh”, Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) arranged a round table discussion at 03 November, 2014 on YPSA-HRDC auditorium, Sitakunda, Chittagong, under […]

Challenged people being involved in mainstream development: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman presenting the concept paper

Commerce Minister Mr. Tofail Ahmed said the government has attached highest priority to mainstreaming the challenged people through making them efficient workforce for ensuring inclusive development in the country.  “Like […]

Steps taken to bring children of poor and illiterate people in the isolated areas into educational support program

Participants of the teachers training workshop

“First five years of education is the main pedestal of the students which indicates whether future generation will be shaped in a proper way. The quality of current education system […]

7th annual convention of self-help organization of persons with disabilities held

Inaugural of 7th Annual Convention of Self-help Organization

7th annual convention of Self-help Organization of Persons with Disabilities was held with the support of Actionaid Bangladesh at YPSA HRDC Sitakund Campus on 22 October 2014. About 500 representatives […]

Consultant of Japan Embassy Ms. Chie Matsumoto visits Cox’sbazar Youth Training Centre (CYC)

Group photo

Ms. Chie Matsumoto, Consultant of Japan Embassy of Bangladesh has visited the YPSA–Cox’sbazar Youth Training Centre (CYC) on 21 October 2014. She examines all the training rooms and its all […]

YPSA took part at the 30 Years celebration of Actionaid Bangladesh

Children playing Chess

YPSA led 6 Shishumela (Children association) and sponsored children at Sitakund attended Football match, Chess competition and Art competition on the occasion of 30 Years celebration of Actionaid Bangladesh on […]

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction’ 14 observed at Sitakund

Rally

Sitakund Upazila Disaster Management  organized rally and discussion meeting to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2014 on 13th October with the support of YPSA and SDI. The event […]

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction’ 14 observed at Chittagong

Rally

Chittagong District Administration organized rally and discussion meeting to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2014 on 13th October with the theme of “Older people and disasters: Resilience is […]

International Day of the Girl Child 2014 observed

Discussion meeting

With the theme “Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence” YPSA observed International Day of the Girl Child 2014  in recognition of the importance of investing in and empowering adolescent girls […]

Human chain formed demanding implementation of tobacco control law

human chain

Smoke Free Coalition and Smoke free Generation formed a human chain demanding implementation of tobacco control law and passing the rules under its law. The program was held in front […]

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division” with Divisional Commissioner and all 11 DCs of Chittagong Division held

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division”

As the first initiative in Bangladesh, a divisional Consultation on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law in Chittagong Division” held on 24th September 2014 in the auditorium hall of Chittagong Circuit House. […]

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament

Mr. Ahsanullah Sarkar, Associate Program Officer of YPSA has demonstrated Digital Talking Books (DAISY) in front of Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of National Parliament, Peoples Republic of Bangladesh on the […]

Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” held for the first time in Bangladesh.

Ms. Shahed Khanam Naly receiving certificate from Education Minister

Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” was conducted during 15 to 17 September 2014 at the BASIS Auditorium, Dhaka. This program was conducted by the DAISY Consortium with support from WIPO […]

YPSA receives Certificate of Appreciation from USAID and Winrock International

Md. Arifur Rahman receives Certificate of Appreciation from Ms. Sara Stephens of Winrock International

YPSA receives certificate of appreciation from USAID and Winrock International to successfully finish Survivors Care & Support (SS) activities as a partner of Actions for Combating Trafficking in Persons (ACT) […]

Divisional coordination meeting with HASAB, Marie Stopes and Link Up partners held

Meeting

YPSA organized a divisional coordination meeting with HASAB, Marie Stopes and all Link Up partners of Chittagong Division at YPSA HRDC on 15 September’14. Dr. Najmus Sahar Sadiq, Project Director and Team […]

Meeting with Chandpur Municipality on “Tobacco Control Law and Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline” held

Md. Nasir Uddin Ahmd, Mayor of Chandpur Municipality was present as the chief guest

YPSA organized a meeting with Chandpur Municipality on “Tobacco Control Law and Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline” on 04 September 2014 at the conference room of Chandpur Municipality with the support […]

Comprehensive Policy is Needed for Protection the Rights of Climate Displaced Peoples

Roundtable Discussion and Launching of Mapping reportat at CIRDAP, Dhaka

A comprehensive Climate Change Policy is now demand of time, which can cover all climate changes issues including the rights of climate displaced peoples of Bangladesh. I, myself, will take […]

YPSA distributed sewing machines among the underprivileged rural women

Sewing machine distribution

YPSA distributed sewing machines to the fifteen underprivileged rural women who have been given a sewing training course at Banskhali aimed to make them self-reliant through income generating activities. Mostafizur […]

Divisional meeting titled “Protect women form tobacco hazards” held

Meeting

Smoking and use of smokeless tobacco products such as jorda (tobacco leaf), gul (grains of tobacco) and other form of tobacco chewing which are mostly consumed by women in Bangladesh, […]