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Community Legal Service (CLS) center launched at Sandwip

Launching ceremony

In order to provide legal aid to women, men and children living in poverty or facing disadvantage or discrimination, YPSA has launched Community Legal Service (CLS) center at the Nazirhat Bazar in Sandwip with the support of Maxwell Stamp PLC and Community Legal Service (CLS) on April 18, 2015. Mr. Ruhul Amin, Chairman (Acting) of Baoria Union and other UP members were present at the launching ceremony. Read more

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 as representatives from the Nansen Initiative including its Chairmanship, Steering Group, and Group of Friends; and representatives from regional and international organizations, UN Agencies, civil society organizations and research institutions met in Khulna, Bangladesh from 3-5 April 2015 for the fifth Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation under the theme “Climate Change, Disasters and Human Mobility in South Asia and the Indian Ocean.” Read more

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 April 2015. YPSA was shortlisted along with BooXtream (Netherlands), Libri Italiani Accessibili (Italy), Syndicat National de l’Edition (France) through Global nomination process. YPSA was nominated by the Access to Information (a2i) Program of the Prime Minister’s office of the Bangladesh . Read more

MOLGRD&C will circular a notice to all local government for ensuring smoke free LG

Guests in the meeting

YPSA has organized a sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law and the Role of Local Government” on 8th April’ 15 at the conference room of DPHE, Dhaka with the support of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK). Mr. Ashoke Madhab Roy, Additional Secretary, Urban Development Wing, Local Government Division of Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (MOLGRD&C) was present as chief guest. Mr. Porimal Kumar Dev, Joint Secretary, MOLGRD&C, Dr. Sayed Mahfuzul Huq, National Consultant of WHO, Mr. Shariful Alam, Deputy Secretary and Consultant of TFK attended as special guest in the meeting. Read more

World Health Day 2015 observed in Chittagong

Inaugural ceremony

YPSA and Chittagong Civil Surgeon Office jointly organized a procession started from the Press club, Chittagong and a discussion session at Civil Surgeon Office Auditorium on the occasion of World Health Day 2015. Dr. Sharfaraz Khan Chowdhury Civil Surgeon of Chittagong presided over the meeting. Over 300 representatives from governmental organizations, NGOs, Civil society and target population individuals attended the rally.  Read more

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 impaired students participated in the program. Mr. Alamgir Kabir, Register of Chittagong University was present as chief guest while Dr. Iftekharul Alam, Pro -vice chancellor of Chittagong University inaugurated the program. Mr. Vashkar Vhattacharjee, Program manager of YPSA was present as special guest. Read more

Storytelling competition held on Global Action Week

Group photo

YPSA and Campaign for Popular Education jointly arranged a divisional storytelling and writing competition among the children at the Chittagong Zilla Shishu Academy premises on April 1, 2015 to mark the Global Action Week.  Global Action Week is a worldwide annual campaign organized by the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) to raise awareness of the importance of Education for All. Read more

Journal distribution by YPSA

YPSA distributes its development journal “Social Change” to the University of Chittagong.


YPSA took part in World Health Day ’15 observation jointly arranged by Department of Health, Cox’sbazar and NGOs working in Cox’sbazar.

Launching ceremony

YPSA’s journal SOCIAL CHANGE launched. Read more…

Group photo

3rd round of Service Innovation Fund of a2i program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh awarded to YPSA. Read more…

Radio talk show

Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 broadcasts a radio talk show on “Youth and Radio” to mark the  World Radio Radio Day 2015. Read more…

State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP addressing at regional conference

Chittagong Regional conference on Banks and MFIs Collaboration in Sustainable Development of Special Zones held. State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP was present as chief guest. Read more…

Visitors watching how a women with disability operate a computer at the IRCD computer lab

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

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman made a presentation at the seminar

Challenged people being involved in mainstream development: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed. Read more…

Mr. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (Social Development), YPSA, received the certificate from the Past President of IOGT International Mr. Sven-Oloy Carlsson.

YPSA received full Membership Certificate from IOGT International. Read more…

Md. Arifur Rahman receives certificate of appreciation

YPSA receives Certificate of Appreciation from USAID and Winrock International. Read more… 

Mr. Hideshi Sasahara, First Secretary of the Japan Embassy in Bangladesh and Dr. Anupom Saha, ADC (General), Cox's Bazar inaugurated the Cox's Bazar at the opening ceremony.

Mr. Hideshi Sasahara, First Secretary of the Japan Embassy in Bangladesh officially inaugurated Cox’s Bazar Youth Training Centre (CYC). Read more…

Mr. Ahsanullah Sarkar, Associate Program Officer of YPSA has demonstrated Digital Talking Books (DAISY) in front of Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of National Parliament

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament  Read more…

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