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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

News Archive for 2018

US Ambassador Earl Robert Miller and USAID Mission Director Derrick S Brown visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar

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The newly-appointed US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller and USAID Bangladesh Mission Director Derrick S Brown visited YPSA’s intervention of Counter trafficking in- persons program (BCTIP) in Cox’s Bazar […]

Disability rights advocate Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA from Bangladesh gets UNESCO award

Vashkar of YPSA from Bangladesh receiving UNESCO award

Disability rights advocate Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA Bangladesh has been awarded UNESCO/Emir Al Ahmad al Jaber Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities 2018 at UNESCO, Paris, France […]

Round table meeting on “Role of civil society in the prevention of violent extremism”

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

An official MOU signed between YPSA and Southeast Bank

Official MOU signed between YPSA and Southeast Bank

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between YPSA and Southeast Bank at the PKSF Bhoban, Dhaka on 28th November 2018 for the digitisation of financial transactions of micro finance […]

YPSA celebrates and provides award to the champions of MNCH/ASRHR in Khagrachari Hill District

YPSA Celebrates and provides award to the champions of MNCH/ASRHR in Khagrachari Hill District

YPSA arranged a special program to celebrate the positive outcomes of MNCH/ASRHR (Maternal, New-born & Child Health/Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Rights) in Panchari, Khagrachari Hill District on 19 November 2018. […]

MOU singed between Japan Agency for Development and Emergency (JADE) and YPSA

Hiroto Tanaka, Chief Director of JADE and Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

An organisational Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is singed between Japan Agency for Development and Emergency (JADE) and YPSA, in order to cooperate the implementation of different need based development projects. The […]

Multi-purpose Women’s Center for displaced Rohingya opens at Ukiya

Multi Purpose Women's Center for displaced Rohingya opens at Ukiya

If woman become economically self-reliant then they can take part in the decision-making process. Women’s participation in development activities helps women empowerment, prevents discrimination and violence against women. With the […]

Habitat for Humanity International, Korea and Bangladesh visit YPSA in Banshkhali

Habitat for Humanity International, Korea and Bangladesh delegates came to visit the construction site of T-Shelters (houses) which is implemented by YPSA at Shekherkhil in Banshkhali Upazila. Here, 42 transitional […]

YPSA-SHOW Project initiate a Unique Model of Online Based Referral System in Khagrachari

MART (Maternal Awareness and Referral Tracking) System is a unique intervention of SHOW project in Bangladesh for online based referral system. This is a piloting initiative. If the system could […]

Fairer Labour Migration in Bangladesh – নিরাপদ অভিবাসন নিয়ে তথ্যচিত্র

YPSA’s project intervention on Fairer Labour Migration in Bangladesh.

Singing out against human trafficking – Rohingya Response Project

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  The UN Migration Agency IOM and Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) are raising awareness of the danger of human trafficking through drama and folksong at Cox’s Bazar in […]

নানা উদ্যোগে পাল্টে যাচ্ছে জাহাজভাঙ্গা শিল্প – CHANNEL 24

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  দেশের জাহাজভাঙ্গা শিল্প ধীরে ধীরে পাল্টালেও কমছেনা দূর্ঘটনায় শ্রমিক মৃত্যু। এ নিয়ে চ্যানেল ২৪ এ প্রচারিত এক প্রতিবেদনে সাক্ষাৎকার দিয়েছেন ইপসা’র জনাব মোহাম্মদ আলী শাহীন, পিএইচপি শিপব্রেকিং ইয়ার্ডের ব্যবস্থাপনা […]

YPSA observes National Youth Day 2018

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YPSA celebrated National Youth Day 2018 at different working areas, on November 01, 2018. YPSA observed this day with the joint efforts of Government, NGOs, Education Institutions, Community People and […]

Director Social Development-YPSA visited YPSA-SHOW and EC-SRHR Project in Khagrachari

Md. Mahabubur Rahman Director (Social Development) YPSA visited a 5 day long residential training on ‘Audio Visual SBCC Materials Use Guideline and Facilitation Skills ‘ under YPSA-SHOW Project on 31 […]

Mock drill on earthquake and fire accident simulated at Chattogram City Corporation premises

A.Z. M. Nasir Uddin inaugurated an emergency mock drill by putting out a fire with an extinguisher

Earthquake, fire extinguishing and rescue related Mock drill was held on 30th October, 2018 at the Chattogram City Corporation premises conducted by Fire Service and Civil Defense with the help […]

Seven hundred adolescents took part in ‘Bangladesh Kishore-Kishori Sommelon 2018’ as future change agents

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Honorable Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith inaugurated the day-long ‘Bangladesh Kishore-Kishori Sommelon 2018’ held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in Dhaka. With the participation of selected 710 juveniles […]

A heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Shamsun Nahar Chowdhury for achieving PhD

A plaque is handover to Dr. Shamsun Nahar Chowdhury

YPSA expressed gratitude to Dr. Shamsun Nahar Chowdhury, General member of YPSA for achieving Doctoral Degree from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. The gratitude ceremony was organized by YPSA at […]

Meeting with newly elected Mayor and Councilors of Cox’s Bazar Municipality

YPSA and Cox’s Bazar municipality jointly arranged a meeting on “Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar” with newly elected Mayor and Councilors of Cox’s Bazar municipality on 18th October 2018 at the Conference […]

Migration Knowledge Resource Centre was inaugurated at Cox’s Bazar by YPSA

YPSA's Migration Knowledge Resource Centre inauguration at Cox'sbazar

On Thursday 18 October, 2018 Migration Knowledge Resource Centre was inaugurated by YPSA at Cox’s Bazar in the presence of Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive along with the senior staffs […]

YPSA participates in “Youth Conference 2018: Bangladesh and Agenda 2030 – Aspirations of the Youth”

Professor Gowher Rizvi, International Affairs adviser to the prime minister of Bangladesh was present as chief guest

Including YPSA, 80 non-government and private sector organizations jointly organized a youth conference under the banner of Citizen’s Platform for SDGs. Professor Gowher Rizvi, International Affairs adviser to the prime […]