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News Archive for 2017

Planning Workshop on Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar City held

The workshop was organized by YPSA jointly with DC office and Cox’s Bazar Municipality

With the aim to develop a tobacco free model city in Cox’s Bazar, a planning workshop on “Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar City” was organized on 21st December 2017 at Conference […]

YPSA distributes blanket and allowance among elderly people in Sitakund

YPSA distributes warm blanket to elderly person

YPSA distributed 100 warm blankets and Elderly People Allowance to 75 elderly people at Sayedpur Union of Sitakund Upazila on 27th December 2017.  AHM Tajul Islam Nezamee, Chairman of Sayedpur […]

Stakeholders Training on Prevention of violent extremism held in Cox’s Bazar

Stakeholders Training Workshop arraned by YPSA Consortium

YPSA completed  3 training workshops for Stakeholder’s role to prevent violent extremisms from the society in Kutubdia, Maheskhali and Ramu upazila under the project “Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism from […]

YPSA official attended twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva

YPSA official attended twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

YPSA official Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee attended the twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), representing his organizations www.gaates.org / www.ypsa.org / www.a2i.pmo.gov.bd , and also as one of […]

Roundtable meeting on “The role of civil society in curving violent extremism.”

YPSA Consortium organized A Roundtable meeting

YPSA Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Cox’s Bazar (CEVEC) Consortium organized A Roundtable meeting on “The role of civil society in curving violent extremism” which was held at […]

YPSA observes International Migrants Day’ 2017

YPSA arrange rally on International Migrants Day’2017

YPSA observes the International Migrants Day’2017 with a call to protect rights of the migrants as they are playing an important role in financial progress of Bangladesh. YPSA observed this […]

As a first Bangladeshi Vashkar Bhattachearjee received 2017 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award in New York

Vashkar is receiving award.

The Viscardi Center announced nine recipients of the 2017 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards at a special ceremony held on December 4 at the Mutual of America building in New York […]

International and National Day of Persons with Disabilities observed at Sitakund

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Sitakund Upazilla Administration and Federation DPOs of Sitakund jointly observed International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017 at Sitakund on 03 December with the support of YPSA and PKSF Bangladesh. The International theme of […]

“Ins and outs of Rohingya crisis” featured by Channel 24 TV

Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive at YPSA speaks about the ins and outs of Rohingya crisis at a program featured by Channel 24 TV. Television :  CHANNEL 24 Program : […]

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF visits YPSA in Kawkhali

Dr. Md. Jashim Uddin, Deputy Managing Director at PKSF; Md. Mashiar Rahman General Manager with children in Kawkhali while they visit YPSA

Dr. Md. Jashim Uddin, Deputy Managing Director at PKSF; Md. Mashiar Rahman, General Manager and Md. Golam Morshed Hossain, Assistant Manager at PKSF visited YPSA’s ENRICH project at Kolompoti Union of Kawkhali under Rangamati […]

YPSA starts Labor Migration Project implementation in Cox’s Bazar

YPSA-Fairer Labor Migration Project (FLM) has been implementing at Rangunia Upazilla of Chittagong for improving the transparency and accountability of the migration process. It is now working with multiple stakeholders for […]

A team from US State Department visits YPSA

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A team from US State Department visited YPSA to discuss about an ongoing project that is supported by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labour (DRL). The team consist […]

Senior Grant Manager at GCERF visits YPSA CEVEC Project activities at Cox’s Bazar

Senior Grant Manager at GCERF visits YPSA CEVEC Project activities at Cox’s Bazar

Helen Fielder, Senior Grant Manager at Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) has visited activities organized by YPSA CEVEC Consortium at different places of Cox’s Bazar Sadar on 13 […]

GCERF visited YPSA CEVEC Project activities

Skill development training session at YPSA CYC Ramu visits by GERF Representative

Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) team consist of Lilla Schumicky Logan, Grants Officer, GCERF and Marine Shahbaji visited different activities of YPSA CEVEC project on 11th November, 2017 […]

YPSA to establish Age-friendly Spaces for elderly Rohingyas

The training was conducted by Ms. Dianna Joy Hiscock, Global Disability Advisor, HelpAge International

To respect, promote and ensure the human rights of aged Rohingya people who fled to Bangladesh due to persecution against Rohigya Muslim in Myanmar, YPSA is going to establish two […]

Community Dialogue on the Right to Information Act held at Sitakund

Community Dialogue on the Right to Information Act 2009 was held in the Sitakund District Council Auditorium

Community Dialogue on the Right to Information Act 2009 was held in the Sitakund District Council Auditorium on 6 November, 2017 arranged by YPSA led community radio Sagor Giri FM […]

YES Center organized Disaster Risk Reduction training for the school students

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YES Center – Youth Empowerment Through Skills Project run by YPSA and Hope87 Bangladesh Consortium, organized a three-day long training workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction for the school students at Ramu […]

USAID General Counsel visits YPSA’s Counter Trafficking in Persons program

USAID General Counsels visits YPSA-BC/TIP Program

On 6th November, 2017, Mr. David Moore, General Counsel, USAID, Washington, USA visited ongoing activities of Bangladesh Counter Trafficking-In-Persons (BC/TIP) Program which is being implemented by YPSA in Cox’s Bazar. He […]

YPSA takes part in a six-day “Development Fair 2017” in Dhaka

YPSA stall at the fair

YPSA took part in a six-day “Development Fair 2017” organized by a state-run development agency The Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), Dhaka. This development fair aims […]

YPSA urges national and international organizations for humanitarian response to Rohingya refugee

  Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive at YPSA urges government, all international NGOs, UN agencies and local organizations for humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh. Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar’s […]