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

Category: ‘Environment and biodiversity’

YPSA observes World Environment Day 2016

Rally at Chittagong

YPSA with the support of HSBC arranged seedlings distribution, rally and discussion meeting on World Environment Day at Sitakund. YPSA led first community radio in Chittagong Radio Sagor Giri FM…

HSBC and YPSA organise Inter School Debate Competition on ‘World Environment Day’

HSBC and YPSA organise Inter School Debate Competition on ‘World Environment Day’

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) Bangladesh and its’ implementation partner Young Power In Social Action (YPSA) organised a Inter School Debate Competition on ‘World Environment Day 2016’…

A documentary film about YPSA-EDM project

YPSA-EDM Documentary.flv_000037200

Climate Change Adaptation by Ensuring Water an Sanitation Facilities in Cyclone Shelter A documentary film about YPSA-EDM project

Launching and Installation Ceremony for Lawyers Initiative for Displacement Solutions held

Group photo

According to the constitution of Bangladesh and different acts and policies, rights of climate displaced persons have to be ensured. But climate displaced peoples are living in the embankment, urban…

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…

YPSA team at UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris

YPSA Team at UNFCCC COP21

YPSA team comprised Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA and Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA and GAATES Country Representative in Bangladesh officially accredited by the United Nations to…

National consultation workshop “Growth and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh” held

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman presented "Environment and Livelihood Security" issues at Technical Session ii: Climate Change and Inclusive Growth.

European Union EU, BRAC and BRAC University organized a national consultation workshop “Growth and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh” at The Westin Hotel, Dhaka on 27th October15. Chief…

National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) consortium visits YPSA

NARRI Consortium Manager (RESPONSE Project) Mr. Iqbal Hossain visited Oxfam-YPSA field activity

National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) Consortium Manager (RESPONSE Project) Mr. Iqbal Hossain visited Oxfam-YPSA field on 05 September 2015. During his visit, he cross checked beneficiaries…

Orientation to Lawyers on Climate Displacement held

“Rights of Climate Displaced Persons: A Pocket Guide” jointly published by YPSA and Displacement Solution was launched in the program

YPSA and Lawyers’ Initiative for Displacement Solutions (LIDS) jointly organized an orientation program for lawyers on Climate Displacement issue at Hotel Heritage, Chittagong on 9th July, 2015. A new publication…

Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation in South Asia held in Khulna

YPSA participated in the Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation in South Asia held in Khulna, Bangladesh

More than 90 participants representing governments of seventeen countries from South Asia and the Indian Ocean region including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, and Sri Lanka as well…

Grants Handover Ceremony for the Forest Dependent Communities held

A woman receiving grant in the ceremony

YPSA has successfully completed 1st installment of Grants Handover Ceremony for the Forest Dependent Communities on 15 March’ 2015 at YPSA HRDC, Chittagong. The program was jointly organized by YPSA…

Comprehensive Policy is Needed for Protection the Rights of Climate Displaced Peoples

Roundtable Discussion and Launching of Mapping reportat at CIRDAP, Dhaka

A comprehensive Climate Change Policy is now demand of time, which can cover all climate changes issues including the rights of climate displaced peoples of Bangladesh. I, myself, will take…

World Environment Day’ 14 observed

Rally on World Environment Day 2014 at Mirsarai

Baraiyadala National Park Committee organized rally and discussion meeting with the support of YPSA, Department of Forest (Chittagong North) and Upazila Administration at Mirsharai to mark the World Environment Day…

Human chain formed demanding reconstruction of Banshbaria Dam

Human chain

Demanding reconstruction of Banshbaria Dam, representatives from 20 local organizations and members of Youth Leaders Forum (YPSA-Leadership Development Program) joined their hands to form a human chain along Dhaka-Chittagong Highway…

Require integrated approach for rehabilitation of climate displaced people

Panel

Rehabilitation of climate displaced persons by the government and non-government sectors are, to date, insignificant in terms of the total number of displaced persons. Importantly, livelihood problems remain after the…

Consultation Meeting with Stakeholders of Cox’s Bazar on Climate Displacement held

Meeting at Zilla Parishad Conference Hall of Cox’s Bazar

“Cox’s Bazar city is now full of climate displaced peoples came from different vulnerable Upazilas of the Cox’sbazar district as well as different districts of the country. Their rights of…

Forest dependent people received 20 million Taka from YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project

Muhammad Ashraf Hossain, UNO handover cheque to the forest dependent people

2 groups of forest dependent people in Mirsharai Upazila received 20 million Taka (10 million each group) from YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project at the office of Upazila Nirbahi Officer on…

Discussion meeting with media representative on climate displacement held

Meeting

YPSA organized discussion meeting with leading media representatives from print, online and electronic media for raising mass awareness on climate displacement issues held at Pitstop restaurant of Chittagong on 10…

Coastal Kids art competition on climate displaced peoples held

Group photo

YPSA and William Carey Academy, Chittagong jointly organized “Coastal Kids Art Competition” with the support of Coastal Kids Project of Displacement Solutions on January 22, 2014. Students of class five…

Advocacy Meeting with stakeholders on climate displacement issues held at Mirsarai

Meeting

Peoples of Mirsarai coastal area frequently suffered by river erosion, salinity intrusion, arsenic water contamination and strong tidal surges. There were 20 km long mangrove forest along the embankment to…