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News Archive for 2017

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 […]

We will work for Tobacco-free Chittagong City Corporation by 2040 – Mayor A.Z.M Nasir Uddin

YPSA handed over a proposed plan for utilizing budget to the mayor

As a part of institutionalization of the tobacco control initiatives, Chittagong City Corporation has been allocating budget for implementing tobacco control program since fiscal year 2014-2015. In the current fiscal […]

YPSA hosted a disaster simulation and rescue drill for the students in Cox’sbazar

Discussion meeting on Disaster simulation

Natural Disaster is the common phenomena in Bangladesh especially in the Cox’s Bazar since it is a coastal area. Every year people of this area face different types of natural […]

Administrative measures will be taken for enforcing tobacco control law: Divisional Commissioner

sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division”

“Necessary administrative measures will be taken for implementing tobacco control law in Chittagong division” as declared by Ms. Syeda Sarowar Jahan, Divisional Commissioner (Acting), Chittagong, in a sharing meeting on […]

Director of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA

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Golam Meshbah Uddin, Director of NGO Affairs Bureau, Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh visited YPSA during 6-7 April, 2017. He attended a sharing meeting on NGOAB regulations and compliance issues […]

ToT on Leadership Development organized by YPSA CEVEC Consortium

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A 3-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on Leadership Development held on 28 March-30 March, 2017 at YPSA HRDC Training Centre, Chittagong which was organized by YPSA CEVEC Consortium under the […]

Ensure maternal and child health care access in hard-to-rich areas – Chairman of Khagrachari District Council

district level inception workshop on ‘Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and Children’ (SHOW) Project’

Raising more awareness on maternal and child health care access among the people in hard-to-rich areas, maternal and infant mortality can be reduced significantly. Beside this health care service, education […]

YPSA received BEACON award on Innovating Service Delivery

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman receives the award crest

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. […]

Inception Meeting of SHOW project held in Panchari upazila

Speech by chief guest

YPSA organized Inception meeting of ‘Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and Children (SHOW) Project’ in Panchari Upazila of  Khagrachari district on March 22, 2017 at upazila parishad conference hall. This […]

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

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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 […]