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Divisional workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law” held in Cox’s Bazar

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A divisional Workshop on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law” held on November 27, 2014 in Hotel Ocean Paradise in Cox’s Bazar. The workshop was organized by Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Office with the support of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Bloomberg Philanthropies and YPSA. Mr. Md. Ruhul Amin, Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar district presided over the workshop while Mr. Alef Uddin, Additional Divisional Commissioner of Chittagong division was present as chief guest. Read more..

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 “ICTPD-2014A” was held at Cox’sbazar in Bangladesh jointly organized by Life Academy, Access to Information (A2I) program under Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Education of Bangladesh.  ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries like  Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kosovo, Bolivia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Sweden, India and Bangladesh. The entire team visited YPSA’s ICT & Resource Center on Disabilities in Chittagong on 29 November. Read more..

Opening Ceremony of Cox’s Bazar Youth Training Centre (CYC) held

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.

YPSA, grant aid by the People and Government of the Japan established Cox’s Bazar Youth Training Centre (CYC) in Cox’s Bazar under Chittagong Division of Bangladesh. This training center was officially inaugurated with various colorful events on November 26, 2014. Mr. Hideshi Sasahara, First Secretary of the Japan Embassy in Bangladesh was present while Dr. Anupom Saha, ADC (General), Cox’s Bazar was present as the chief guest in the opening ceremony. Mr. Masud Hossain , UNO of Ramu , Coxsbazar presided over the discussion meeting.    Read more..

Sharing Meeting on”Safer Life of Girl Domestic Workers & Involvement of Chittagong of City Corporation” held

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“Govt. has taken steps for re-enrollment of the drop out students who have previously left school. So the girl domestic workers are not out of the plan.  As a counselor of Chittagong City Corporation I am familiar with YPSA’s SLGDW project activities. I will support to linkup Chittagong City Corporation involvement with YPSA’s activities. I am building a School where I can arrange one room in the school  if they needed” Said Mr. Gias Uddin, the counselor of 15 No. ward in the sharing meeting on ” Safer Life of Girl Domestic Workers & Involvement of Chittagong of City Corporation” at the Abdus Sattar Auditorium of Chittagong City Corporation. Read more..

Chief of Party of Counterpart International visits YPSA in Comilla

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Mr. Mir Rakib Ahsan, Chief of Party, Counterpart International (CPI) has visited the YPSA-LDP office at Comilla on 23 November, 2014.  Md. Abdus Sabur, Project Coordinator of Leadership Development Program of YPSA welcomed him in the office and handover the token of appreciation for outstanding leadership and guidance for implementing the Leadership Development Program in Bangladesh. Mr. Rakib Ahsan and Program Officer of CPI Ms. Mehnaz Morshed attended a coordination meeting with YPSA-LDP team . Read more..

Partnership agreement signed between YPSA and EngenderHealth

Dr. Abu Jamil Faisel , PD of Mayer Hashi - II & Country Representative of EngenderHealth Bangladesh and Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

Official partnership agreement signed between YPSA and EngenderHealth for a long term project on health and family planning issues. Dr. Abu Jamil Faisel , PD of Mayer Hashi – II & Country Representative  of EngenderHealth Bangladesh and Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA and other officials from both organizations were present during the contract signing ceremony.  The event was held at the country office of EngenderHealth Bangladesh on 20 November 2014. Read more..

Tk 300 fine for public smoking: Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong

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“Long term and short term steps should be taken to reduce tobacco consumption at public places. Conducting mobile court will be increased and mass awareness should be created as well. According to new law, Tk 300 can be fined for public smoking. One magistrate will be assigned to conduct mobile court in public places” said Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Mr. Mesbah Uddin in a District Taskforce Committee meeting organized by Chittagong District Administration with the support of Civil Surgeon Office and YPSA.  District Taskforce Committee was formed aiming at effective implementation of the Tobacco Control Act. 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… 

Human chain

YPSA and RHDO jointly formed a human chain in front of  Comilla Town Hall to spread the message “Smoking is prohibited in public places and public transports, tk. 300 can be fined for public smoking”.

Volunteers distributed smoke free sticker, leaflet and smoke free guide line to the government officials

Volunteers of YPSA’s smoke free project organized an anti tobacco campaign at different places in Brahmanbaria. Reed 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. PKSF organized the seminar on “Inclusive development: mainstreaming the challenged people” at  BICC, Dhaka. Read more…

Chief of Party of Counterpart International receive the token of appreciation

Chief of Party of Counterpart International visits YPSA in Comilla. Reed more… 

Talk show at Sagor Giri Studio

YPSA arranged a radio talk show on “Bangladesh With Me : Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh” at the community radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 in Sitakund. Read more… 

Md. Arifur Rahman receives certificate of appreciation

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

Rally on National Youth Day 2014

Leadership Development Program of YPSA organized discussion meeting, rally and cultural program to mark the National Youth Day 2014 at Sitakund. Read more… 

Rally

Consultant of Japan Embassy Ms. Chie Matsumoto visits Cox’sbazar 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…

Mr. Tilak Kanti, YPSA receiving certificate from Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid distributes certificate of training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing”  in an occasion at the Prime Minister Office  Read more..

Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin

Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Kader and Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin of PKSF visited YPSA. Read more…

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