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

Active Citizens Youth Leadership Training (ACYLT)

Name of Program: Active Citizens Youth Leadership Training (ACYLT)

Name of supporting organization: British Council

Program Location: Sitakund, Cox’s Bazar Sadar, Ramu, Rangunia, Chattogram City.

Total Coverage Leaders: 300 Youth Leaders under 10 Batches

Name of Format: Project activity plan of Active citizens Bangladesh program

Project Duraton: 15 July 2019 TO 31 March 2020

Introduction:

Active Citizens Youth Leadership Training aims to bring about sustainable social change within communities by establishing a global network of leaders. Purpose is to increase the contribution of community leaders towards achieving sustainable development both locally and globally.  So ACYLT work with people who have already demonstrated local social responsibility, including youth workers, women’s groups, educators and faith leaders. We offer these participants training to develop their leadership skills and provide them the chance to gain a global perspective on social development.

Active Citizens in Bangladesh gives participants the confidence to make a difference in their communities.

The programme enhances leadership and project-management skills of local influencers. They receive specialist guidance in designing and running social action projects, which aim to generate positive change within their community. Participants also benefit from peer support via connections made within the global Active Citizens network.

Summary of the Program:

The youth community makes up half of the world’s population. Around one third of the population of Bangladesh, namely 47.6 million people is youth. Youth are the confident and creative force in a society. They have passion and vision. Proper guidance and direction can bring them in the forefront of national development. Idea of national development is just myth without active and meaningful participation of youth. Since 1985, YPSA is committed towards leadership development and empowerment of youth. YPSA believes that Youth needs proper guidance and motivation so that they can guide themselves now and the nations in the future. YPSA has directly contributing twelve goals of SDG entire seventeen goals. YPSA believes that the countries are to succeed in achieving the SDGs, leaving no one behind along the way, public and private must seek out an active substantive engagement of young women and men from diverse background in national level planning, implementation and monitoring. The overall success of the SDGs depends on youth engagement. In that context, YPSA became partner of Active Citizen Program. YPSAmake solidarity that Youth should globally Connected Locally Engaged. YPSA made interested on contributing in SDG goals 13 (climate actions) and 16 (Peace and Justice Strong Institutions) by Active Citizen Programme. YPSA is now executing the programme on Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar which is Southeastern part of Bangladesh and geographically more vulnerable due to climate change and Violent and Extremism. YPSA believes that by the implementation of this programme the young generation will be responsive on climate change and safeguard on against of rights violation.

What we will do:

YPSA -Active Citizens Youth Leadership Training gives participants the confidence to make a difference in their communities.

The programme enhances leadership and project-management skills of local influencers. They receive specialist guidance in designing and running social action projects, which aim to generate positive change within their community. Participants also benefit from peer support via connections made within the global Active Citizens network.

Sl Location of Training Training Batch SDGs ( 1st batch) SDGs ( 2nd batch) SDGs ( 3rd batch)
1 Cox’s Bazar  Sadar 2 16 13
2 Sitakund 2 13 16
3 Chattogram 1 13
4 Rangunia 3 13 16 13
5 Ramu 2 16 13

 

Our trainee will be Benefited by joining this programme as follow:

  • Developing a strong sense of their own culture and identity through engagement with other cultures
  • Increasing knowledge and understanding of how their local community works and its links to the rest of the world
  • Take action to improve society through sustainable initiatives
  • Work effectively with diverse groups of people
  • Become skilled in cross cultural communication and dialogue, and its effective role in community action
  • Work together to address global issues.

Activity Plan: 

SL Inititives Code Name of Activity Deatils of activity Area Period
1 1.1 Active citizens youth leadership training YPSA  Provides 10 Batch 5 days long Non Residential ACYLT in Different Locations.

 

Sitakund upzilla  , Cox’s Bazar Sadar upzilla  , Chattogram city , Ramu and Rangunia Upzilla September 2019 to December 2019
2 2.2 SAP ( Social Action Project) Leaders will take 14 SAP (Social Action Project) in 5 Locations Sitakund upzilla  , Cox’s Bazar Sadar upzilla  , Chattogram city , Ramu and Rangunia Upzilla September 2019 to December 2019
3 3.3 Community follow up Meeting YPSA will Conduct 60 Community follow up Meeting within 10 Communities Sitakund upzilla  , Cox’s Bazar Sadar upzilla  , Chattogram city , Ramu and Rangunia Upzilla October 2019 to March 2020
4 4.4 Monthly Coordination Meeting YPSA will Join Monthly coordination meeting with British Council Bangladesh British Council , Bangladesh 15 July 2019 TO 31 March 2020

 

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