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

Category: ‘Disability Rights’

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 […]

World Health Day’16 observed in Sitakund

Rally

YPSA and Federation DPOs of Sitakund jointly observed World Health Day’16 at Sitakund on April 7, 2016 with the Support of Actionaid Bangladesh. This day was observed with special slogan “To […]

YPSA observes World Autism Awareness Day 2016

YPSA observes World Autism Awareness Day 2016

YPSA organized rally and discussion meeting on World Autism Awareness Day 2016 at Sitakund with the support of PKSF on April 2, 2016. Babul Dev Nath, president of Federation of DPOs […]

Digital Talking Books handover and Android phone distribution ceremony held at University of Chittagong

Visually impaired student of University of Chittagong receiving smart phone

YPSA’s ICT & Resource Center on Disability (IRCD) arranged Digital Talking Books handover and Android phone distribution ceremony at the University of Chittagong on March 6, 2016. Vice-Chancellor of the […]

Bangladesh Experiences presented at ZERO Project Conference 2016

Group photo

Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee , Chief Facilitator of  Federation of DPOs Sitakund, Head of  YPSA ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities IRCD ,Country Representative of GAATES and National Consultant ( Web Accessibility) at A2i […]

YPSA awarded Innovative Practice 2016 by the ZERO Project

Award receiving ceremony

YPSA was selected as one of Innovative Practices by the Zero Project’s selection committee of renowned disability and accessibility experts. Exemplary in the areas of innovation, impact, chances of long […]

Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired teachers of Bangladesh

Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired teachers of Bangladesh.

Access to information (a2i) program and TQI-II project of Ministry of Education have jointly organized a Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired […]

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability

PWD receiving cash in Cox’sbazar

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability affected by cyclone Komen and flash flood in Cox’sbazar which happened in the midst of 2015. At first YPSA conducted a […]

Seminar on Status of Disability in Chittagong Division: Addressing SDGs: Way forward to Achieve the Targets

Additional Divisional Commissioner Shankar Ranjan Shaha addressing in the seminar.

Bangladesh has become a lower middle income country. We will elevate the status into middle income country soon and will become developed county within 2041 in keeping with vision 2041. […]

Seminar on “Scope of Education for visually impaired people & facilitating access to published works.” held

Group photo

United International University (UIU), Dhaka along with Young Power in Social Action (YPSA), Bangladesh, Visual Impaired Peoples Society (BVIPS), Access Bangladesh Foundation (ABF), Disability Rights Fund (DRF), Federation of DPOs […]

Student with Disabilities of Chittagong demanding the Ratification of Marrakesh Treaty

Panel

Disabled Student Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) arranged an orientation program on “DAISY Books and Marrakesh Treaty” in collaboration with Sitakund Federation of DPOs, University of Chittagong, YPSA and Disability […]

Historical and impressive Moment!

Group photo

For  the first time in Bangladesh, YPSA with the collaboration of World Intellectual Properties Organization [WIPO], Accessible Book Consortium, Digital Accessible Information System [DAISY] Consortium and Australian Aid  distributed 4th […]

YPSA become winner of the International Excellence Award 2015

Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee , Head of YPSA IRCD (ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities ) and Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman , Chief Executive of YPSA has attended at the London Book Fair and received this International Excellence Award

YPSA became winner of the Accessible Books Consortium Award for Accessible Publishing Initiative at the International Excellence Award 2015 held in London Book Fair (LBF) , United Kingdom on 14th […]

Program on Access to DAISY Books held at CU

Vashkar addressing the program

Disable Students Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) with support from YPSA organized a program on Access to DAISY Books at University of Chittagong on April 4, 2015. About 50 visually […]

3rd round of Service Innovation Fund (SIF) awarded to YPSA

honorable adviser of the Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Gowher Rizvi handover the cheque to Md. Arifur Rahman, CE and Vashkar Bhattacharjee. PM of YPSA

3rd round of Service Innovation Fund (SIF) of Access to Information (a2i) Program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh Government awarded to YPSA for ‘Production of accessible reading materials […]

Distribution of Digital Talking Books for the visually impaired students of CU held

Distribution of Digital Talking Books for the visually impaired students of Chittagong University

Disabled Students Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) with support from YPSA organized “Distribution of Digital Talking Books for students of visually impaired farewell and reception 2015” at Chittagong University on […]

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opened the distribution of “Daisy Multimedia Books” for the first time for visually-impaired students

Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA handover Multimedia Books to the Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated textbook distribution program for the 2015 academic year. she also opened the distribution of “Daisy Multimedia Books” for the first time for visually-impaired students. […]

10th Chittagong divisional disability sports competition and disability fair 2014 held

Inaugural ceremony

For nurturing the mind, body and spirit of people with disability through sports and recreation, Jatiya Protibondhi Krira Samity and Chittagong Society for The Disabled (CSD)  jointly organized 10th Chittagong […]

ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries visit YPSA

ICTPD-2014A batch attends a meeting

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Stockholm University and Life Academy, Sweden organize International Training Program on ICT and Pedagogical Development (ICTPD) each year.  The regional workshop for the batch […]

Challenged people being involved in mainstream development: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman presenting the concept paper

Commerce Minister Mr. Tofail Ahmed said the government has attached highest priority to mainstreaming the challenged people through making them efficient workforce for ensuring inclusive development in the country.  “Like […]