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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

Category: ‘Citizen rights’

YPSA attends 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman has attended 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman has attended 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. He took part in a High-Level Awareness and Pledging Meeting…

Orientation of Baseline Study for CEVEC project held

Orientation of Baseline Study for CEVEC project held

YPSA Consortium will carry out a baseline survey of CEVEC project (Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Cox’s Bazar), aiming at gathering qualitative and quantitative information about the status…

“Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Cox’s Bazar District” project launches

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Violent extremism is a global concern. Different forms of violent extremism increased around the world. Unlike the other countries, violence on the basis of religion, ethnicity, national origin etc. are boosted…

YPSA-CLS carries out signature campaign against sexual harassment in educational institution

students putting their signature

Eleven hundred students put their signatures to protest sexual assault in educational institutions through a signature campaign organized by YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project (CLS).  The campaign…

Awareness meetings on Stop Corporal Punishment and Sexual Harassment at Educational Institutions

YPSA-CLS organized Awareness Meeting on Stop Corporal Punishment and Sexual Harassment at Educational Institutions at Kutubdia

Increase community knowledge and awareness of the formal legal system, available legal services, and pathways for accessing remedies in cases of injustice is one of the key objectives of YPSA-Community…

Countering extremism can be possible by mobilizing community involvement

Group photo

In recent years, various forms of violent extremism on the basis of religion, color, ethnicity, national origin etc. have increased around the world. Unlike the other countries, terrorist violence is on the rise…

Partnership Agreement Signed between GCERF and YPSA

Partnership Agreement Signed between GCERF and YPSA

A partnership agreement was signed between GCERF (Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund) and YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) at Padma (State Guest House), Dhaka for implementing the project…

International Indigenous Day celebrated at YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project Area

YPSA observes International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2016 at Rangunia

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9, 2016 (Tuesday) on YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project (CLS) area to promote and protect…

Project Coordination Meeting on YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Program held

Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive given a motivational speech to YPSA-CLS staffs.

YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Program (CLS) is working for the legal empowerment of marginalized and underprivileged communities in Bangladesh especially on Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar Districts. For…

YPSA–CLS organizes orientation for CLS-Coalition members in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar

YPSA–CLS organizes orientation for CLS-Coalition members in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar

YPSA’s Community Legal Services for Access to Justice (CLS) Program is now organizing an orientation for CLS-Coalition members at six different Sup-districts (Upazilla) of Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar. This coalition…

Regional Partners Coordination Meeting of Community Legal Services (CLS) held

Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (SDP), YPSA gave a presentation on YPSA-CLS Sustainability session

A two-day Regional Partners Coordination Meeting was held during 20-21 June 2016, with the partners of Community Legal Services (CLS), jointly organized by YPSA, CODEC and BBF at the Hotel…

Team leader of Community Legal Services (CLS) visits YPSA

Team leader Mr. Jerome Sayer and Projects Coordination Specialist Mr. Nafiz Imtiaz Hassan visits YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Programme

Community Legal Services, Team leader Mr. Jerome Sayer and Projects Coordination Specialist Mr. Nafiz Imtiaz Hassan visits YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Programme Area Fatikchari, Chittagong on 22…

“Budget Hearing 2016-17: Chittagong Region” held

“Budget Hearing 2016-17: Chittagong Region”

Parliamentary Caucus on National Planning and Budget arranged “Budget Hearing 2016-17: Chittagong Region” on May 16, 2016 at Chittagong Zila Parishad Hall with the support of Democratic Budget Movement, Chittagong…

Photo story exhibition “Betrayed” featured at DU

Photo of a woman who is a trafficking survivor

An impressive photo story exhibition entitled Betrayed, photography by Canada based Photographer Tony Hoare, showcasing stories of harrowing escapes after being sold into prostitution, was held in front of the Arts Building, University…

Legal compliance and international standard should be maintained in the Shipbreaking yards

Human chain formed by YPSA

YPSA formed a human chain in front of the Chittagong Press Club on Sunday to protest unregulated and unsafe situation of the most deprived shipbreaking workers. Environmental activists, members of…

YPSA celebrates National Legal Aid Day 2016

Rally

BLAST-YPSA Consortium and Upazila Administration jointly celebrated National Legal Aid Day 2016 at Chittagong and Cox’sBazar Districts including its sub-districts Rangunia, Fatikchari, Sandwip, Moheshkhali, Kutubdia and Ramu. Government of Bangladesh…

YPSA wins the best stall award at the Digital Innovation Fair 2016

Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam visits YPSA stall

Divisional Commissioner Office, Chittagong with the support of  Access to Information (a2i) program of Prime Minister Office organized a three-day “Digital Innovation Fair 2016” at the Gymnasium building of Chittagong…

YPSA’s CLS project organized an orientation on Quality Mediation Services for project staffs

Orientation program

YPSA’s Community Legal Service (CLS) project organized an orientation on Quality Mediation Services for project staffs on 31st January’16 at YPSA Head Office Meeting Room. Nature, Dimensions and Causes of…

Good governance related radio program Jonotar Mukhomuki

Panel

YPSA led community radio “Sagor Giri FM 99.2” arranged a good governance related radio program Jonotar Mukhomuki, a public dialogue or face to face conversation between citizen and local government,…

YPSA CLS Project monthly staff coordination meeting held

monthly staff coordination meeting

BLAST-YPSA Consortium implementing a Project on the title of “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice” with the support of Community Legal Services (CLS), Maxwell Stamp PLC and UKAID. This…