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News Archive for 2016

Experience shearing on Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project

experience shearing workshop on Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project of YPSA

Bangladesh Forest Department, YPSA and Arannayk Foundation jointly arranged an experience shearing workshop on Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project at Hotel Cox Today Auditorium, Cox’sbazar on September 5, […]

Civil Surgeon of Brahmanbaria issued a letter to 57 Health facilities for implementing TC law

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Mrs. Hasina Akther, Civil Surgeon, Brahmanbaria has issued a letter to all Hospitals, Diagnostic centers and Clinic of Brahmanbaria District on 05th September 2016 for implementing TC law with some instructions and […]

District Level Service Providers Mapping Workshop on Referral Services for the Survivors held at Chittagong

YPSA-BCTIP workshop at Chittagong Press Club

YPSA organized a District Level Service Providers Mapping Workshop on Referral Services for the Survivors under YPSA-BCTIP Program (Bangladesh Counter Trafficking-in-Persons) supported by USAID and WINROCK International. The workshop was […]

Fruit Tree Fair-2016 begins at Sitakund

Didarul Alam MP

A three-day Fruit Tree Fair 2016 begins at Sitakund on 28 August arranged by Upazila Agricultural Extension Division. The fair was inaugurated by Didarul Alam MP, Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on […]

A short video documentary on Ensuring a sustainable livelihood for people with disabilities

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  A short documentary on Ensuring a sustainable livelihood for people with disabilities. Video Documentary of ongoing activities of the YPSA Inclusive Finance Program. This is the initiatives of YPSA […]

YPSA Leadership Development Program

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  A short video documentary on YPSA Leadership Development Program

UNICEF visits YPSA SHOVA Project

UNICEF visits YPSA SHOVA Project

Mr. Dr. M Ziya Uddin, HIV/AIDS Specialist & Ms. Smirti Biswas, United Nations Volunteer of UNICEF visited the YPSA’s ”Strengthening  Health and other Opportunities for Vulnerable Adolescent” (SHOVA) project at Dhaka […]

NGOs play important role in socio-economic development : BNF Managing Director

Mr. Chandra Nath Basak, Managing Director of Bangladesh NGO Foundation in a meeting organized by YPSA

Besides government, NGOs have contributed for advancing the UN Millennium Development Goals and they will play important role in achieving Sustainable Development Goals. The government has established Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF) to support […]

International Indigenous Day celebrated at YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project Area

YPSA observes International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2016 at Rangunia

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9, 2016 (Tuesday) on YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project (CLS) area to promote and protect […]

Project Coordination Meeting on YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Program held

Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive given a motivational speech to YPSA-CLS staffs.

YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Program (CLS) is working for the legal empowerment of marginalized and underprivileged communities in Bangladesh especially on Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar Districts. For […]

HSBC visits YPSA’s Community Engagement In Environment Protection Initiatives

HSBC visits YPSA’s Community Engagement In Environment Protection Initiatives

Abdullah Al Jubayer, Manager, Corporate Sustainability, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) has visited the YPSA-CEEPI project’s activities in Sitakund & Mirsharai Upazilla of Chittagong on July 27, […]

YPSA–CLS organizes orientation for CLS-Coalition members in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar

YPSA–CLS organizes orientation for CLS-Coalition members in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar

YPSA’s Community Legal Services for Access to Justice (CLS) Program is now organizing an orientation for CLS-Coalition members at six different Sup-districts (Upazilla) of Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar. This coalition […]

Development continues in hard to reach areas of Chittagong Hill Tract

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Besides government, NGOs have been working broadly in the hard to reach areas of the country for its socio-economic development. If a collaborative effort of all people meets then any […]

YPSA’s relief support being continued among the Cyclone ROANU affected people in Kutubdia

Cash money and Non Food Item distribution

Tropical storm Roanu made landfall in the southern coastal region of Bangladesh on 21 May 2016. Eighteen (18) coastal districts were affected and among them Kutubdia has been affected severely […]

Vocational training certificate giving ceremony held

Vocational training certificate giving ceremony

It was a great success to arrange such a event to give certificate to the Vocational Tgraining graduate, 27 children of the 2nd batch of YPSA-WV project, on 23rd June’2016. Sitakund UNO Md Najmul […]

Regional Partners Coordination Meeting of Community Legal Services (CLS) held

Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (SDP), YPSA gave a presentation on YPSA-CLS Sustainability session

A two-day Regional Partners Coordination Meeting was held during 20-21 June 2016, with the partners of Community Legal Services (CLS), jointly organized by YPSA, CODEC and BBF at the Hotel […]

Team leader of Community Legal Services (CLS) visits YPSA

Team leader Mr. Jerome Sayer and Projects Coordination Specialist Mr. Nafiz Imtiaz Hassan visits YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Programme

Community Legal Services, Team leader Mr. Jerome Sayer and Projects Coordination Specialist Mr. Nafiz Imtiaz Hassan visits YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Programme Area Fatikchari, Chittagong on 22 […]

YPSA launchs “No Smoking” signage

YPSA launched No smoking signage

As per the Tobacco Control law, YPSA launched No Smoking signage at YPSA head office, Chittagong on 22 June 2016 . For ensuring the compliance of the section 8 of Tobacco […]

Divisional meeting on “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Perspective Disability Rights”

Divisional meeting on “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Perspective Disability Rights"

Introducing quota system during admission for the students with disability in Chittagong City Corporation schools, establishing disability friendly Digital Academy, disability friendly budget from regional to national level and all […]

YPSA observes World Environment Day 2016

Rally at Chittagong

YPSA with the support of HSBC arranged seedlings distribution, rally and discussion meeting on World Environment Day at Sitakund. YPSA led first community radio in Chittagong Radio Sagor Giri FM […]