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News Archive for 2015

IOM organizes counseling and Cheque distribution for the returnee victims of human smuggling and trafficking

Cheque distribution

International Organization for Migration (IOM) has organized a counseling session and Cheque distribution ceremony for the returnee victims of human smuggling and trafficking who were rescued recently from the different […]

Human chain formed in Chittagong demanding eradication of illicit drug

Drug abuse is now an epidemic in Bangladesh. The national dailies publish news on seizure of illicit drugs including Yaba almost every day. Drug abuse and addiction have negative consequences for individuals, family and society. […]

The new issue of YPSA Journal ‘Social Change’ launched

Launching ceremony

The new issue Social Change, a development Journal of YPSA has been opened by a launching ceremony on 15th October, 2015 at YPSA Head Office. Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque, Professor, Department […]

Representatives from US based organization CTFK met mayor of Chittagong City Corporation

Group photo of YPSA visitor with mayor of Chittagong City Corporation AZM Nasir Uddin

“10 million BDT has been allocated in the current fiscal year’s budget for tobacco control initiative. It will be spend in a constructive way and the size of the fund […]

Youth Boot Camp 2015 held at YPSA-HRDC Sitakund Campus

Youth Boot Camp 2015 held at YPSA-HRDC Sitakund Campus

YPSA successfully completed Youth Boot Camp 2015 under the project Youth Empowerment for Development supported by UNDP. The three-day residential boot camp was held at YPSA-HRDC Sitakund Campus during 16-18 October 2015. […]

YPSA observes Global Handwashing Day ’15 and distributes hygiene kits to 281 femilies at Pekua

YPSA observed Global Handwashing Day on 15 October, 2015 at Pekua Upazila under Cox’s Bazar district.

YPSA observed Global Handwashing Day on 15 October, 2015 and distributed hygiene kits to 281 families affected by cyclone KOMEN and flood at Mognama Union of Pekua Upazila under Cox’s Bazar […]

YPSA–KrisEnergy Healthcare Campaign held at Comilla

YPSA–KrisEnergy Healthcare Campaign held at Comilla

YPSA jointly with KRIS Energy CSR initiatives organized a Healthcare Campaign on Maternal, New born and Child Health at Lalmai High School, Comilla on 13 October 2015 . Upazilla Nirbahi […]

YPSA distributes hygiene kits to 410 families at Pekua

Distribution at Mognam union of Pekua

YPSA with the support of Plan International Bangladesh has distributed hygiene kits to 410 families affected by cyclone KOMEN and flood at Barbakia Union and Mognama Union of Pekua Upazila under […]

Symposium on Global Tobacco Control titled “Learning from the Experts: A Course for Healthcare Professionals” held

Chief guest addressing in the program

The leading social development organisation of Chittagong, YPSA and Dhaka based organisation, BCCP (Bangladesh Center for Communication Program) jointly organized a symposium on Global Tobacco Control titled as “Learning from […]

Director of NGO Bureau visits YPSA Youth Training Center at Ramu

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Dr. Md. Helal Uddin, Director, NGO Bureau, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh made a visit to YPSA Youth Training Center at Ramu in Cox’s bazaar on 9th October 2015. […]

Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) explained

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DAISY explained by Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA. This video is a production of ICT and Resource Center on Disability (IRCD). IRCD is a link organization of YPSA which […]

Citizen Consultation on Inclusive and Informative Society with Effective, Accountable and Transparent Institution for Sustainable Development held

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“Advancing sustainable human development requires democracy. Liberal democracy requires extensive public freedoms of speech and access to information. Good governance is essential to achieve development while true participatory democracy ensures […]

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held in Bandarban

Workshop

YPSA and Hill Top jointly organized a workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law at DC office, Bandarban on 4th October 2015. The main objectives of the workshop were to […]

National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) consortium visits YPSA

National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) Consortium Manager (RESPONSE Project) Mr. Iqbal Hossain visited Oxfam-YPSA field on 05 September 2015. During his visit, he cross checked beneficiaries […]

YPSA observed International Day of Non-Violence 2015

press conference

“Usually people in Bangladesh are peaceful. But sometimes some opportunists and self-seeking people make mischievous moves to break the social harmony and peaceful co-existence. They tried to use political issues […]

Sharing meeting on “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project” held

Mr. Mesba Uddin, Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong addressing in the meeting

BLAST-YPSA Consortium organized a sharing meeting on “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice” project on 22 September’15 at the Conference Room of Pitstop in Chittagong. Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong […]

BLAST-YPSA consortium formed a legal aid coalition at Ramu

BLAST-YPSA consortium formed a legal aid coalition and orientation workshop at Ramu CLS Center

BLAST-YPSA consortium formed a legal aid coalition and organized an orientation workshop at Ramu CLS Center on 15 September 2015. Ramu Upazila Vice Chairman and President of Ramu Women Development […]

Seminar on “Scope of Education for visually impaired people & facilitating access to published works.” held

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United International University (UIU), Dhaka along with Young Power in Social Action (YPSA), Bangladesh, Visual Impaired Peoples Society (BVIPS), Access Bangladesh Foundation (ABF), Disability Rights Fund (DRF), Federation of DPOs […]

YPSA successfully completed training workshop on “Appreciative Youth and Community Leadership” for the 60 batch trainees

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YPSA-Leadership Development Program successfully completed training workshop on “Appreciative Youth and Community Leadership” for the 60 batches trainees from 05 July to 17 September, 2015 at different Upazilas of Chittagong […]

BLAST-YPSA consortium arranges orientation workshop on basic legal aid

Orientation workshop

BLAST-YPSA consortium arranged a two-day orientation workshop on basic legal aid for the project staffs of Community Legal Services for Access to Justice. The workshop agenda includes Muslim Family Law, Suppression […]