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

News Archive for January, 2016

National Dialogue on “Development of Social Leadership at Local Level & Sustainable Development” held

YPSA organized National Dialogue on “Development of Social Leadership at Local Level & Sustainable Development” at CIRDAP International Centre, Dhaka

“The country is moving forward. Despite many obstacles, our national GDP is around 6.5%. I think the growth will increase to 7 near future. Problems remain in the society, but the…

Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA joint GAATES as Board Member

GAATES

Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Head of the ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities (IRCD) of YPSA and National Consultant on Web Accessibility, Access to Information (a2i) Programme, Prime Minister’s Office of…

AGM and Executive Committee Election of ADAB held

AGM and Executive Committee Election of ADAB held

Annual General Meeting and Executive Committee Election of ADAB, a coordination body of NGOs in Bangladesh, was held on 23 January 2016 at the CBCB Centre, Mohammadpur Dhaka. Ms Rokeya…

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held in Cox’s Bazar

Workshop on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held in Cox’s Bazar

YPSA and DC Office of Cox’s Bazar district jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Cox’s Bazar” for the government officials with the assistance of Campaign…

Round table meeting with Daily Prothom Alo held

YPSA - Daily Prothom Alo Round table meeting

Honesty is essential to a leader’s legitimacy, credibility, and ability to develop trust with followers. The society will be advanced with the proper guidance of hardworking and intelligence leaders by…

YPSA’s CE visits Bangladesh Counter Trafficking-in-Persons (BCTIP) Program at Cox’sbazar

Group photo

YPSA’s Chief Executive Md. Arifur Rahman has visited Bangladesh Counter Trafficking-in-Persons (BCTIP) Program field level activities and met with the Survivors Voice- ANIRBAN leaders at Cox’sbazar on 14 January 2016.…

YPSA provides ICT training to 210 youth leaders in Ramu, Siakund and Mirsarai

ICT Training at Sitakund

YPSA’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) organized ICT training with the support of Counterpart International at three LDP working areas of Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong district. 210 youth leaders from Ramu,…

Meeting on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) : Roles of inclusive finance

Mr. Abdul Awal, Executive Director of Credit and Development Forum (CDF) discussed on this issue as a key speaker

Access to finance especially to the poor is essential for promoting inclusive economic growth and eradicating poverty in the country. An inclusive financial system provides a number of benefits to…

Training workshop on Legal Rights and Legal Aid held at Rangunia

training workshop on Legal Rights and Legal Aid for the local government representatives at Rangunia

“Receiving legal assistance is a constitutional right for every citizen. Legal aid is the assistance given to people otherwise unable to afford legal representation or access to the court. Common…

15 students of 11 countries from Architectural Association (AA), School of Architecture, UK visit YPSA

15 Students of 11 countries from Architectural Association (AA), School of Architecture

15 Students of 11 countries from Architectural Association (AA), School of Architecture which is the UK’s oldest and only remaining private educational institute of architecture visited YPSA’s  different social development…

A documentary film about YPSA-EDM project

Climate Change Adaptation by Ensuring Water an Sanitation Facilities in Cyclone Shelter A documentary film about YPSA-EDM project

Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired teachers of Bangladesh

Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired teachers of Bangladesh.

Access to information (a2i) program and TQI-II project of Ministry of Education have jointly organized a Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired…

Tobacco control Taskforce Committee meeting held in Chittagong

Tobacco control Taskforce Committee meeting held in Chittagong

A meeting of Tobacco Control Taskforce Committee of Chittagong held on 5 January 2016 at the Conference Room, DC office. Mr. Mesbah Uddin, Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong district and President of…

Conference on Tobacco Control and Health Promotion held in Dhaka

Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA attends as a panelist at the session "Inclusive Development" in the conference.

Conference on Tobacco Control and Health Promotion was held at the Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB), Dhaka on 4th January 2016 jointly organized by WBB Trust and other 12 organizations. Md.…

Launching and Installation Ceremony for Lawyers Initiative for Displacement Solutions held

Group photo

According to the constitution of Bangladesh and different acts and policies, rights of climate displaced persons have to be ensured. But climate displaced peoples are living in the embankment, urban…

MOU signed between YPSA and Global Health Institute of North South University

MOU has been signed by Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA and Prof. Dr. G.U. Ahsan, Dean, School of Health and Life Sciences and Chairman, Department of Public Health, North South University

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) established between YPSA and Global Health Institute (GHI) of North South University (NSU) at the Dean Office of the School of Health and Life Sciences, NSU,…

Good governance related radio program Jonotar Mukhomuki

Panel

YPSA led community radio “Sagor Giri FM 99.2” arranged a good governance related radio program Jonotar Mukhomuki, a public dialogue or face to face conversation between citizen and local government,…

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability

PWD receiving cash in Cox’sbazar

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability affected by cyclone Komen and flash flood in Cox’sbazar which happened in the midst of 2015. At first YPSA conducted a…

YPSA CLS Project monthly staff coordination meeting held

monthly staff coordination meeting

BLAST-YPSA Consortium implementing a Project on the title of “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice” with the support of Community Legal Services (CLS), Maxwell Stamp PLC and UKAID. This…