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Former president of YPSA’s EC gets warm reception

YPSA officials are handing over official crest (Memento) to Adv. Moktader Billah.

YPSA has given warm reception to Advocate Moktader Billah, former president of YPSA’s Executive Committee in an occasion held at the head office on 5 March, 2014. “Sustaining an organization takes time, planning and cultivation. The current reputation of YPSA that has been achieved step by step and we were able to do hard work under the leadership and guidance of Adv. Moktader Billah” said Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA while he was introducing him with YPSA officials. Read more..

YPSA gives memorandum to Minister of Liberation War Affairs and Advisor of MAB

YPSA is giving a memorandum to Minister of Liberation War Affairs and Advisor of MAB

A discussion meeting in association with Municipal Association of Bangladesh (MAB) was held on 1st March, 2014 in Khagrachari Pouroshova. In the meeting, Alhaj A.K.M Mozammel Haque, Minister of Liberation War Affairs, Bangladesh and Advisor of MAB was participating as chief guest and the meeting was presided over by Alhaj Mohammed Abdul Baten, Acting President of MAB and Mayor of Bera Pouroshova, Pabna. Read more..

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 housing, lands and property are totally absent here. As a result these displaced peoples destroying hills, cutting trees and vanishing forests of Cox’s Bazar. We should prepare database for counting the number of climate displaced peoples living here. We should rehabilitate climate displaced peoples in definite places and ensure their rights to protect environment of the world’s largest beach and tourist’s spot Cox’s Bazar” Speakers said in a advocacy meeting organized by YPSA supported by Displacement Solutions Read more..

Workshop on “Recent Trends in Development and Bangladesh Perspectives” held

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“Trends of Development issue changing regularly and plans and programs of Bangladesh in last four decades remarkably parallels with the phases of world’s development forethought. Bangladesh never left the path of reconcilement with contemporary global trend of development. Bangladesh has achieved remarkable progress for fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) we all should be close look all the time for new thought of programmatic intervention, otherwise development trend will be stopped” key presenter NIAZ AHMED KHAN, Ph.D.(Wales), Professor and Chairman, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka  highlighted the development issue during the daylong workshop Read more..

Workshop on “Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline and Tobacco Control Act” held

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“It is possible to make smoke-free area of local government through creating social awareness participating by all walks of people united” speakers said in a two-day workshop on “Implementation of Smoke-free Guideline and Tobacco Control Act” organized by YPSA supported by Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. Read more..

Workshop on “District NGO Web Portal Development” held at Faridpur DC Office

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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..

Discussion meeting with media representative on climate displacement held

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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..

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Mr Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA attended  BBC Bangladesh Sanglap as Panelist. Watch video

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YPSA join the campaign “Walking for Chittagong” on 12 April. Several hundred residents of Chittagong city walked major thoroughfares, campaigning for building a habitable port city on the way. Read more…

YPSA officials handover a poster to the Mayor of Rangamati Pouroshova

Mayor of Rangamati Pouroshova Mr. Saiful Islam Butto committed that they would allocate budget for Smoke Free Guide Line Implementation & Anti Tobacco activities in Rangamati Pouroshava in their next year budget. Read more…

 

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

2 groups of forest dependent people in Mirsharai Upazila received 20 million Taka  from YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project. Read more… 

Workshop participants

Workshop on “Recent Trends in Development and Bangladesh Perspectives” held. NIAZ AHMED KHAN, Ph.D.(Wales), Professor and Chairman, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka conducted the workshop. Read more…

Ms. Aleya Begum from YPSA has been honored as “Joyeeta Woman”.

YPSA Guliakhali Jonokendra Manager Ms. Aleya Begum has been honored as “Joyeeta Woman”…Read more

Contract singing between Mr.Farid Uddin Ahmed , Executive Director of Arannayk Foundation (AF) and Mr.Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

Contract Signed for “Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project ( CRPARP)”. Read more…

Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee receiving award from honorable speaker of the national parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury and Dan W Mozena, The Ambassador of USA in Bangladesh

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..

YPSA BSRM MoU signing ceremony of "YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project "

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.

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Eisenhower Fellow Mohammed Arifur Rahman joins Generation Justice Youth Producers to talk about the founding of YPSA in Bangladesh. In this video, Rahman talks about YPSA and then answers questions from Generation Justice Youth Producers.

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