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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 2017

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 […]

Mayor of Cox’s Bazar Municipality inaugurated the Model of Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar City Initiative

A meeting with Mr. Mahabubur Rahman Chowdhury, Mayor (Acting) of Cox’s Bazar municipality held on 28th October 2017 at Cox’s Bazar municipality office. Dr. Mahafuzur Bhuiyan, Grant Manager, CTFK, Mr. […]

Orientation on Tobacco free Cox’s Bazar city for Youth Leaders held

Group photo with the participants

An orientation workshop on Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar City with youth leaders held on 28th October at YPSA office, Cox’s Bazar. The objective of the orientation is to motivate the […]

Media Briefing on the Baseline Survey and Project Progress of Fairer Labor Migration

Media Briefing on the Baseline Survey and Project Progress of Fairer Labor Migration Project

YPSA organized a media briefing on the outcome of baseline survey of Fairer Labor Migration on 29 October 29, 2017 at Saffon Restaurant in Chittagong. Different Print and Electronic media […]

Teachers Training on Sexual and Reproductive Health held in Khagrachari

Lessons on adolescent sexual and reproductive health are present in the secondary school curriculum in Bangladesh, disseminated in different subjects for 6-10 grade students, but teachers are not willing or […]

Writing workshop for school students held in Sitakund

writing workshop held in Sitakund

A Two-day writing workshop was organized at YPSA Human Resources Development Centre at Sitakund on 18-19 October 2017, under the YPSA Cultural & Sports Program with the support of PKSF. […]

Workshop on prevention and control of Malaria held in Rangunia

Workshop on prevention and control of Malaria held in Rangunia

YPSA organized a workshop on the prevention and control of Malaria at the Sharafvata Union Parishad auditorium, Rangunia on 22 October. Sharafvata UP Chairman Alhaj Sheikh Farid Uddin Chowdhury addressed […]

Training on “Homestead vegetable gardening” for the people with disabilities

Group photo. Training organized by YPSA

25 people with disabilities attended a 3-day training session on Homestead vegetable gardening organized by YPSA’s Inclusive Finance Program supported by PKSF. The training session was held at YPSA HRDC […]

World White Cane Safety Day 2017 observed at Sitakund

Rally on World White Cane Safety Day 2017 at Sitakund organized by YPSA

The World White Cane Safety Day is celebrated every year on October 15 to highlight visually impaired people’s achievements and to remind people how white cane can play an important […]

Rapid Need Assessment on elderly displaced Rohingya started

Rapid Need Assessment on elderly displaced Rohingya starts

Since 25 August, renewed violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state has forced more than half a million men, women and children, to flee their homes to escape brutal crackdown by Myanmar […]

Another 8500 displaced Rohingya families received food

A Rohingya men receiving food

YPSA has started food distribution among the persecuted & displaced new arrival unregistered Myanmar Nationals “displaced Rohingya” in Cox’s Bazar District in Bangladesh with the support of CONCERN WORLDWIDE.  Each […]