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News Archive for 2017

Post report submission meeting for HIV Prevention Program held at YPSA Dhaka Office

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YPSA organized a post report submission meeting for DIC and Sub DIC-Coordinators under the project ‘’HIV Prevention program for female sex worker & their client’s’’ which is supported by Global…

YPSA is the first IBP partner who firstly formed the Grievance Management Committee on 2nd Quarterly Reflection Workshop – PROKAS Team Leader

A group photo of participants on 2nd Quarterly Reflection Workshop of British Council, PROKAS IBP project.

YPSA-Fairer Labor Migration in Bangladesh Project has attended the 2nd Quarterly Reflection Workshop on 16th July 2017 at Spectra Convention Centre, Dhaka. This Quarterly Reflection Workshop was jointly organized by…

Poster, Leaflet and Flipchart of YPSA CEVEC Consortium launched by Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar

Poster, Leaflet and Flipchart of YPSA CEVEC Consortium launched by Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar

YPSA Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Cox’s Bazar (CEVEC) Consortium organized a launching program of BCC Materials (Materials used for Behavior Change Communication) which was held at the…

YPSA Chief Executive visits HIV Prevention Program

. Arifur Rahaman, Chief Executive of YPSA has visited in Ibrahimpur Drop in Center, Dhaka

Md. Arifur Rahaman, Chief Executive of YPSA has visited Ibrahimpur Drop in Center, Dhaka under the project of ‘’HIV Prevention program for female sex worker & their client’s’’ which supported…

YPSA AGM held

YPSA AGM 2017

YPSA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 7th July, 2017 at the Conference Room of YPSA Head Office, Chittagong. Mr. Md. Shamshuddin Bhuyan , President of the YPSA’s Executive…

YPSA’s humanitarian response to disasters: Cyclone MORA affected families received cash grant

Beneficiaries are waiting to receive cash grant

YPSA distributed cash grant among 210 cyclone “MORA” affected families in Kutubdia Island under Cox’sbazar district on 15 June, 2017.  Each family has received four thousand Taka. Cash grants provided…

Bangladesh wins international accolades for DAISY Standard Accessible Reading Materials

Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA and Kabir Bin Anwar of a2i receiving trophy from ITU’s Secretary General Mr. Haolin Zhao.

Bangladesh has won the world’s most prestigious IT award called the “World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Prize-2017”. On 13 June 2017, in a grand ceremony at the headquarters of…

Roundtable meeting on “The role of civil society in curving violent extremism” held at Chakaria

Didarul Alam, Assistant Commission (Land) of Chakaria upazila presided the 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 and Extremism” on 8th June, 2017…

Budget allocation for the people with disabilities treated as conventional kindness

sharing meeting on “Post-budget reactions: National budget 2017-2017 and status of people with disability”

YPSA, Sitakund Federation of DPOs, Access Bangladesh and Bangladesh DRF Grantee Coordination Committee jointly organized a sharing meeting on “Post-budget reactions: National budget 2017-2018 and status of people with disability”.…

Human chain to protest budget proposal on tobacco held in Chittagong

Human chain to protest Budget proposal on Tobacco held in Chittagong

YPSA with the support of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, arranged a human chain on 6th June’17 in front of Chittagong Press club to express the reaction and protest the budget…

YPSA observes World No Tobacco Day 2017

Rally on World No Tobacco Day 2017 at Chittagong

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the new guidelines for global development. Formerly, at the 70th UN General Assembly, the global leaders have pledged to reach 17 goals with 169 promises by…

Shearing meeting on disabled-friendly budget for Sitakund Municipality

Shearing meeting on disabled-friendly budget with Sitakund Municipality

YPSA and Federation of DPOs Sitakund organised a shearing meeting with the Sitakund Municipality on Disabled-friendly budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year of Sitakund Municipality. The meeting was held at…

YPSA honored with International Excellence Award at The London Book Fair

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  On behalf of Bangladesh, YPSA earns International Excellence Award for the first time at the world largest book fair in London “The London Book Fair”. Watch this feature report…

Disabled-friendly city corporation budget demanded

Workshop on “Disabled-friendly budget allocation for the City Corporation” held at the conference room of YPSA-HRDC Chittagong

YPSA arranged a workshop on “Disabled-friendly budget allocation for the City Corporation” on 20 May at the conference room of YPSA-HRDC Chittagong with the support of Access Bangladesh Foundation and…

YPSA celebrates its 32nd anniversary

32nd year celebration of YPSA at Head Office

YPSA celebrated its 32nd anniversary on 20 May 2017 in each field office, branch office, link organization including Head office and Dhaka office. To mark the day, various events were…

Human chain demanding higher tax rate on  all tobacco products

Human chain

“In order to protect the people from harmful effect of tobacco, excessive taxation on tobacco products will be proposed in the next budget session at the National Parliament.”, said Alhaj…

Concept note for 32nd anniversary celebration of YPSA

Banner: 20 May Celebrating 32 anniversary of YPSA.

Being inspired by the spirit of International Youth Year 1985, proclaimed by United Nations, some socially conscious youths of Sitakund Upazilla under Chittagong District of Bangladesh began to motivate and…

YPSA’s innovative project rewarded as 2017 UN WSIS prizes champion

Logo : WISIS PRIZES 2017 CHAMPION

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced 90 Champions around the world for the prestigious WSIS Prizes 2017 contest. DAISY-standard Accessible Reading Materials for Students with Visual and Print Disabilities project by…

Department of Social Services team visits YPSA

Department of Social Services team visits YPSA

A Team of 39th Batch of Basic Training Courses of Department of Social Services Officers visited YPSA on 05 May 2017. The team includes about 40 officials from Department of Social Services.…

How safe the coastal belt of the country is – Md. Arifur Rahman : A channel 24 TV feature

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  A channel 24 TV feature on disaster risk in coastal areas in Bangladesh and effect of climate change. Md. Arifur Rahman, chief executive of YPSA was the host while…