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News Archive for 2017

YPSA received BEACON award on Innovating Service Delivery

YPSA received BEACON award on Innovating Service Delivery

On 21 March 2017, Community Legal Services organized a colorful event on Celebrating Challenge and Change: Community Legal Services in Bangladesh. This event was chaired by Mr. Jerome Sayre, Team…

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad visits climate displaced families relocated by YPSA

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad visits climate displaced families relocated by YPSA

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and Coordinator of Bangladesh Climate Change Negotiating Team, visited YPSA’s rehabilitation program for climate displaced people at Sayedpur union, Sitakund on March 20, 2017.…

If development isn’t sustainable, people’s fate would not change : PKSF Chairman

Speech by Chief Guest Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad.

All should work together to ensure human dignity through sustainable development.  If development is not sustainable then people’s fate would not change. In Bangladesh, about 50 millions are youth out of total…

8th annual convention of disable people’s organizations held at Sitakund

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, President of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) inaugurating the convention raising the national flag

8th annual convention of disable people’s organizations was held at the YPSA HRDC Sitakund Campus with the support of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) on 20 march 2017. About 700 representatives…

YPSA launches book on community legal support at regional learning sharing meeting of YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice

Launching a book on book on Community Legal Support

On March 16 2017, YPSA has organized a Regional Learning Sharing Meeting of YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project at PITSTOP, Lalkhan Bazar, Chittagong.  The purpose of this…

YPSA observes International Women’s Day 17

Human chain on International Women's day 2017

YPSA observed the International Women’s Day and committed to support women and girls from grassroots level to achieve their ambitions, facilitate them to cope with challenges, conscious and unconscious bias.…

YPSA awarded eNGO Challenge South Asia Award 2016

appreciation certificate

YPSA has been recognized by the Grand Jury of eNGO Challenge South Asia Award 2016 for promoting participation of youth in development initiatives under the category Enablement & Empowerment. The…

YPSA organized workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Noakhali”

YPSA organized workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Noakhali”

YPSA and ABSA jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Noakhali” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 27th February 2017…

Orientation on role and responsibilities for the Upazila Counter Trafficking Committee members

Orientation on Role and Responsibilities for the Upazila CTC (Counter Trafficking Committee) Members’ at Banskhali Upazila Hall Room

Under the Bangladesh Counter Trafficking in Persons (BCTIP) Program, there held an interactive event titled ‘Orientation on Role and Responsibilities for the Upazila CTC (Counter Trafficking Committee) Members’ at Banskhali…

YPSA awarded for Innovative practice on inclusive finance at the Zero Project Conference 2017 in Austria

Award reception

The Zero Project Conference 2017 was held during 22-24 February at the United Nations Office/Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria. YPSA was selected as one of 56 innovative practices and policies…

Tobacco control issue to incorporate as agenda in MCM – Deputy Commissioner of Comilla

Tobacco control issue to incorporate as agenda in MCM - Deputy Commissioner of Comilla

YPSA and Shristi Somaj Kollan Sangstha  jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Comilla” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies…

School based disaster risk reduction training held at Ramu

School based disaster risk reduction training held at Ramu

Cox’s Bazar is a disaster prone area. In each year the people of Cox’s Bazar face several disasters like flood, cyclone, earthquake etc. So for enhancing the local capacities to…

Sri Chinmoy Oneness – Home Peace Run : Runners carry the peace torch rally in Chittagong

The City Mayor mr A J M Nasir Uddin received the torch as guest of honour.

The Oneness – Home Peace Run, a global relay founded by Chittagong born Sri Chinmoy, marks its 30th anniversary this year, and Chittagong will join in celebrating this world-uniting initiative.…

Insecticidal mosquito net distributed among poor families in Rangunia

Insecticidal mosquito net distributed among poor families in Rangunia

“Government has allocated adequate budget for the health sector. Present government has reopened the community clinics which were shut down earlier. Since the Rangunia Upazila is malaria prone area, long…

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong” held with government officials

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong” held with government officials

YPSA organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 16th February at the conference room…

PKSF visits YPSA’s economic development program at Sitakund

In front of YPSA ENRICH CENTER

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF Md. Fazlul Kader visits YPSA’s economic development program at Sitakund. He launches YPSA’s ENRICH Center at Sayadpur union of Sitakund. He also visits rehabilitation center,…

Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh Country Director visits YPSA in Banshkhali

Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh Country Director visits YPSA in Banshkhali

YPSA distributed Emergency Shelter Kits to 2400 cyclone ROANU affected families at Khankanabad, Sanua and Gondamara Union and 47 T-shelter houses have been built for cyclone affected people at Khankanabad…

YPSA-CEVEC Project M&E Training held at Cox’s Bazar

YPSA-CEVEC Project M&E Training held at Cox’s Bazar

Community Engagement in countering violent extremism in Cox’s Bazar (CEVEC) is an innovative project of YPSA that aim to eradicate extremism in Cox’s Bazar district. The project started on 26th…

Country of Innovators : Nearness of people breaking the custom

উদ্ভাবকের দেশে – প্রথা ভেঙ্গে মানুষের পাশে Country of Innovators : Nearness of people breaking the custom. A program by Bangladesh Television (BTV). Supported by Access to Information program, Prime…

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Rangamati” held with government officials

Md. Manzarul Mannan, Deputy Commissioner of Rangamati district was present as the chief guest in the workshop.

YPSA organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Rangamati” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 30th January 2017 at the conference…