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

News Archive for 2018

YPSA celebrates International Day of Peace 2018

Kobigaan

YPSA, with the support of ActionAid Bangladesh, has been implementing “Action for Impact” project which aims ensuring women’s rights, child rights, preventing domestic violence, child marriage improving   youth skills as […]

Youth Festival 2018 held in Khagrachari

YPSA Youth Festival 2018

“Young people themselves have created different types of awareness posters and Wall magazines which promote things to do during adolescence, prevention of eve-teasing and early marriage. Such posters and wall […]

Tobacco free Cox’s Bazar: It’s our commitment – Youth initiates Beach Campaign at Cox’s Bazar

YPSA has been working to establish a model of Tobacco Free City in Cox’s Bazar. The longest beach of the world Cox’s Bazar is the largest tourist spot in Bangladesh. […]

Stephanie Cheung from KCF Hong Kong visits YPSA

Stephanie Cheung from KCF visits YPSA

Ms. Stephanie Cheung, senior official from “The Kadoorie Charitable Foundation (KCF)” Hong Kong visited YPSA’s Urban Safe Water and Sanitation project in Chattogram on 26-27 September 2018. She has visited the […]

Chief of Mission of IOM Giorgi Gigauri visits YPSA

Chief of Mission of IMO Giorgi Gigauri visits YPSA

Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Bangladesh Mr. Giorgi Gigauri visited YPSA’s intervention of “Building Resilience of Returning Migrants from the Andaman Sea through Economic […]

Rehabilitation of climate displaced persons is time demand

Workshop at Kutubdia UNO office

“Sustainable rehabilitation of climate induce displaced people in Kutubdia is a demand of time” speakers said in a workshop on preparing project proposals for community-based sustainable rehabilitation for the highly […]

Meeting with Cox’s Bazar beach management committee on Smoke Free Cox’s Bazar

meeting

YPSA arranged a meeting on “Smoke Free Cox’s Bazar beach” with Cox’s Bazar beach management committee held at Laboni point on 20 September 2018. Mr. Md. Kamal Hosain, Deputy Commissioner […]

Workshop on the sustainable rehabilitation of climate induced displaced people held at Pekua

Speech by Upazila Nirbahi Officer Mahbubul Karim

YPSA organized a workshop on preparing project proposals for community-based sustainable rehabilitation for the highly distressed climatic induced displaced families of southeast coastal area of Bangladesh. The workshop was held […]

Workshop on planned relocation of highly vulnerable climate induced displaced households in South-Eastern coast of Bangladesh

Mr Mohammad Shahjahan, Deputy Director-YPSA, gave welcome speech

On Monday,September 17, 2018, a workshop was held on “planned relocation of highly vulnerable climate induced displaced households in South-Eastern coast of Bangladesh”. The workshop was organized by YPSA (Young Power […]

YPSA distributes garbage trolley and safety equipment to promote safe waste management

distribution

YPSA, under Promoting Safe Water and Sanitation program , distributed garbage trolley and safety equipment for the collection of waste, at the Takterpool slum of east Bakalia, 18 no. ward of […]

New houses for homeless people on the coast

Koli Akhter in front of her old and new house

YPSA built 137 houses in Banskhali There is some, at least, damage to every natural disaster when it takes place in the Banskhali Upazila of South Chittagong since the Chittagong […]

Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner visits YPSA’s Rohingya Humanitarian Response Program

Dignity Kits Distribution to a Rohingya elderly woman

“The honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh has earned a reputation as a symbol of world humanity by temporarily providing asylum to the hundreds of thousands of displaced Myanmar nationals who […]

Inauguration of ‘Women Support Center’ in Cox’s Bazar

Inauguration of 'Women Support Center' in Cox's Bazar

In order to provide legal support to women, ‘Women Support Center’ has been inaugurated at the District and Sessions Judge Court premises in Cox’s Bazar. District and Sessions Judge Mir […]

Inception Workshop of Sustainable Livelihood Project

Inception Workshop of Sustainable Livelihood Project of YPSA

YPSA organized an Inception Workshop of ‘Sustainable Livelihood Initiatives for the Host-Community People Highly Affected by Rohingya Influx in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar’ at Whykong Union Parishad Hall Room, Teknaf, Cox’s […]

Workshop for media professionals on Human Trafficking Act and preventing TIP

Group photo in Human Trafficking Workshop

YPSA organised a workshop for media professional/journalist on Human Trafficking Act and preventing Trafficking in Persons (TIP) at the Mushroom Center, Cox’s Bazar on 26th August, 2018. The workshop is […]

Innovation Policy Specialist of UNDP focused YPSA’s innovation

Accessible reading materials bring education within the grasp of students who are visually impaired. Photo: A2i

The UK Government co-hosted the first ever Global Disability Summit with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya in London on 24 July, 2018. Innovation Policy Specialist of UNDP Mr. […]

Project induction to support victims of gender-based violence in Cox’s bazar

Project induction to support victims of gender-based violence in Cox's bazar

To provide proper support to the women and girl victims who faced gender-based violence in Cox’s Bazar, YPSA has come up with a new project  ASTHA: Strengthening Access to Multi-sectoral […]

Divisional Commissioner Abdul Mannan honored as a non-smoking person

Divisional Commissioner Abdul Mannan honored as non-smoking person by YPSA

According to the announcement of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to trim down the use of tobacco in the country, speakers emphasized on taking action plan in every district of […]

YPSA celebrates martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation and National Mourning Day

Speech by Arifur Rahman

Turning grief into strength, the 43rd martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Mourning Day was celebrated at YPSA head office and different […]

YPSA celebrates International Youth Day 2018

YPSA celebrates International Youth Day 2018

YPSA with the joint efforts of government, NGOs, educational Institutions, community people and youth organized different events to mark the International Youth Day 2018 in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar on […]