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News Archive for 2019

Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar inaugurated Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism project (2nd Round)

Inauguration by DC of Cox's Bazar

Since 2016, YSPA has been implementing a project “Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Cox’ Bazar (CEVEC) in six Upazilas of Cox’s Bazar District with the support of GCERF. […]

YPSA distributed sewing machines among 20 women entrepreneurs at Sitakund

sewing machine distribution

YPSA distributed sewing machines among 20 small women entrepreneurs under the project “Women Empowerment through Skills Development” supported by Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF), on 24 December 2019 at the YPSA-HRDC Sitakund. […]

YPSA mourns the loss of founder of world’s largest NGO Sir Fazle Hasan Abed

Photo of Abed

YPSA deeply mourns the loss of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of world’s largest non-government development organization Brac. He passed away on 20th December at the age of 83. The demise […]

YPSA is honored by Chattogram District Administration and DEMO at International Migrants Day 2019

Chattogram district administration and District Employment and Manpower Office (DEMO) gave special honor to YPSA for creating public awareness on safe migration. This honor is awarded at a special ceremony […]

YPSA obtained membership of the Bangladesh Civil Society for Migration (BCSM)

Group photo

On 07 December 2019, YPSA obtained membership of the Bangladesh Civil Society for Migration (BCSM) Network. This decision was taken by the general members of BCSM on 1st Annual General […]

YPSA joined National Conference on Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism 2019

National Conference on Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism 2019 (https://ncpvebd.com/) was held on December 9-10, 2019  at International Convention City Bashundhara in Dhaka to create a platform among researchers, practitioners and affiliated […]

YPSA celebrated 28 International Day of Persons with disabilities 21th National Day of Persons with disabilities

With the theme “The Future is Accessible”, YPSA celebrated 28 International Day of Persons with disabilities 21th National Day of Persons with disabilities at different places on 5th December in […]

YPSA observes International Volunteer Day 2019

YPSA and its volunteers arranged different events to mark the International Volunteer Day 2019 in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar on 05 December. Rallies, Discussion meetings, Arts Competition and Blood Donation/Grouping […]

YPSA received NGO Affairs Bureau registration renewal up to 2030

Certificate

YPSA has received the registration renewal certificate from the NGO Affairs Bureau (NGOAB) under the Prime Minister’s Office of Government of Bangladesh which is valid up to 2030. NGOs play an […]

City Mayor A J M Nasir Uddin inaugurated the Youth Fair-Economic opportunity for Youth

YPSA and BITA collaboratively arranged “Youth Fair-Economic opportunity for Youth” on 27 November, 2019 at Bangladesh Shishu Academy, Chattogram with the cooperation of ActionAid Bangladesh. Chattogram City Corporation Mayor A.J.M […]

DFID Head of Humanitarian and Protracted Crisis team visit YPSA Response Program in Rohingya Camp

Group photo in front of Age Friendly Space

A high level team of DFID visited YPSA Age Friendly Space (AFS-5) at Camp-13, Burmapara, Tasnimarkhola, Thaingkhali, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar on 25 November, 2019. Mr. Robert Watt OBE, Head of […]

E-cigarettes more harmful than conventional cigarettes – Deputy Commissioner

Speech by Deputy Commissioner

“E-cigarettes are currently becoming a fashion. The younger generation is turning into e-cigarettes. Research shows that E-cigarettes are far more harmful than conventional cigarettes. Therefore, public awareness should be raised […]

Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Defense facilitated training workshop of Ward Disaster Management Committee

Training workshop

Disaster Management Committee of Shulak Bahar Ward of Chattogram City Corporation organized a basic training workshop under YPSA-PROYASH II project on 26 November. Dr. Nurun Nahar Chowdhury, the Joint Secretary […]

YPSA organized training workshop on children and youth journalism

Group photo

Seventeen children and youths attended a journalist training workshop organized by YPSA-PROYASH team in association with Poriprekkhit with the support of Save The Children. Prominent journalist of the country Ishtiaq […]

NGOs are playing an important role to achieve SDGs – NGO Foundation Chairman

Speech by BNF chairman

Hedayetullah Al Mamoon, Chairman of Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF), a self-governing body under Financial Institutions Division of Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, said, the NGO […]

Visually impaired students received Smart Phones preloaded with relevant software

Group photo visually impaired students

YPSA distributed Android Smart Phones among visually impaired Students of different schools, colleges, and universities on 16th November 2019 at YPSA head office in Chittagong. YPSA believes that these devices will increase […]

Mr. Brian Gorlick visits YPSA

International Consultant Mr. Brian Gorlick, ex-senior official of UNHCR, visited YPSA on 18th November 2019. During this visit, he met with YPSA senior management team at head office along with […]

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation team visited YPSA-HERfinance project

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation team observes group work

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation team paid a visit to Next Collections Limited (Ha-meem Group) on 17 November. The representatives from the international Brand Li & Fung and Global team […]

YPSA provides necessary equipment and tools to Urban Community Volunteers

Equipment handover

A total of 50 male and female volunteers of West Sholoshohor formed a community service group for disaster risk management under YPSA-Proyash-2 project.  The group received training on fire and […]

YPSA sets stall at Development Fair 2019

YPSA stall

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated “Development Fair 2019,” organized by the Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in Dhaka. The PKSF arranged the seven-day fair (14-20 […]