Faridpur District Administration and Ministry of Information & Communication Technology arranged a workshop on “District NGO Web Portal Development” at Faridpur DC Office on 11 February. Representatives from 8 districts including Assistant Commissioners of DC Offices, Programmers and Assistant Programmers of Bangladesh Computer Council and NGOs participated in the workshop. Mr. Abdullah Al Shakir, Webmaster of YPSA attended as NGO representative from Chittagong district. Read more..
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 February. Journalists were asked to publish news / documentary about the worst situation of climate displaced peoples in and around Chittagong region by YPSA and they were agreed to report on the newly burning issue of climate displacement in their respective media soon. Read more..
“We will start conducting mobile court soon but, only mobile court conducting is not enough to stop smoking in the public places. It needs strong public awareness as well” said Additional District Commissioner of Chittagong Mr. Sanaullah Khan while he was present as chief guest in a meeting titled ”Implementation of Tobacco Control Law and our Responsibilities” held at Mandarin Restuarent, Chittagong organized by YPSA with the support of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids on February 2, 2014 . Read more..
YPSA warmly welcomed newly joined Country Director Mr. Michito UCHIMOTO and said farewell to leaving Country Director Ms. Yukiko Fujisaki of Shapla Neer, Bangladesh Office in the 3rd quarterly meeting of 2nd year under Safer Life of Girl Domestic Worker (SLGDW) Project held on 30th January, 2014 at the YPSA Head Office. Read more..
Dr. Hossain Sarwar Khan, Line Director of National AIDS STD Programme (NASP) has visited YPSA led Drop in Center (DIC) established for the floating sex workers in Cox’sbazar. Dr. Anisur Rahman, DPM, Dr. Gias Uddin, DPM of NASP, Md. Shakhawat Alam, Senior Project Manager and Dr. Md. Shahidul Islam, Manager (PLWH), HIV sector Save the Children were also present with Dr. Hossain. Read more..
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 and Six of William Carey Academy attended the art competition on the topic of “Climate Change and Climate Displaced Peoples”. Read more..
YPSA with the support of Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) distributed 300 warm blankets among the fishermen, persons with disability and indigenous people at Sitakund on 16 January 2014. Mohammad Shahin Imran, Upazila Nirbahi Officer was present as chief guest while Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (SD), YPSA presided the distribution program held at Kazipara Shishu Niketon premises, Sitakund. Read more..
Mr Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA attended BBC Bangladesh Sanglap as Panelist. Watch video
2 groups of forest dependent people in Mirsharai Upazila received 20 million Taka from YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project. Read more…
“Dhumpan Mukto Projonmo” a forum comprised with youth volunteers formed by YPSA organized a sticker campaign on International Mother Language day. Read more…
YPSA organized a discussion meeting on Right to Food at YPSA HRDC Campus, Sitakund on 16 February. Read more…
YPSA Guliakhali Jonokendra Manager Ms. Aleya Begum has been honored as “Joyeeta Woman”…Read more
Contract Signed for “Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project ( CRPARP)”. Read more…
Service Innovation Fund arranged by Access to Information (A2I) Program under Prime Minister’s Office awarded to YPSA for ‘production of multimedia digital talking book’. Read more..
MOU signed for “YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project”. Read more…
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at its Substantive Session of July 2013 adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to grant special consultative status to YPSA. Consultative status for an organization enables it to actively engage with ECOSOC and its subsidiary bodies, as well as with the United Nations Secretariat, programmes, funds and agencies.
YPSA became a member organization of IOGT International. It is the largest worldwide community of non-governmental organizations promotes a lifestyle free of alcohol and other drugs. Its work expands from community action for children and youth to creating, facilitating and developing efficient alcohol policies.