YPSA and COUNTERPART International made official partnership for working together to strengthening the leadership potential for the adults and youth in Bangladesh under the Leadership Development Program LDP. LDP is funded by USAID. An Official Award letter was signed between Mr.Steven LaVake , Chief of Party , COUNTERPART International Bangladesh and Md. Arifur Rahman , Chief Executive of YPSA . During the partnership signing meeting Mr.Mir Rakib Ahsan , Deputy Chief of Party and Mr.Md.Eklas Uddin , Community Leadership Manager of the COUNTERPART International Bangladesh and Mr.Mahabubur Rahman , Director (Social Development ) of YPSA were also present .
The Global Fund team comprised of Mr. Ibon Villelabeitia, Media Associate Specialist of Global Fund, Ms. Meixun Jin, Program Officer of High Impact Asia Grant Management and other officials from BRAC visit Malaria Control Program in Rangunia. YPSA has been implementing Malaria control program in Rangunia Upazila under Chittagong District with the support of National Malaria Control Program ( R-6 GFATM) aiming to reduce 60% burden of Malaria in 10.9 million populations in 13 high endemic districts of Bangladesh by the year 2015. 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’. Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager, YPSA received the award on behalf of YPSA in a ceremony held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Dhaka on 25 September 2013.
In the award ceremony, the chief guest, honorable speaker of the national parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury was present along with Dan W Mozena, The Ambassador of USA in Bangladesh and Pauline Thamesis, The Country Director of UNDP in Bangladesh as honorable special guests for the event. Read more..
The BI Grantee meeting held to develop a set of recommendations for the Tobacco Control rules on 22nd September 2013, at UNINIG office in Dhaka which was hosted by YPSA. The meeting was headed by Md. Taifur Rahman, Advocacy Coordinator, of CTFK and facilitated by Ms. Ishrat Chowdhury, Technical Consultant-Bangladesh of the UNION. Read more..
Voice of America Bangladesh representative and Coordinator of Voice of America Fan Club Mr. SM Jahurul Alam visited first community radio of Chittagong led by YPSA Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 on 21 September 2013. He attended a meeting organized at YPSA HRDC Sitakund Campus. Read more..
“BSRM has been working for the corporate sectors around the country. From the view of corporate social responsibility, BSRM has started working for the development of livelihood of the farmers with the support of YPSA. Other long terms social developmental projects will be undertaken in Sitakund and Mirsharai in future” said Mr. Alihussain Akberali FCA, Chairman of BSRM while he was addressing as chief guest in a MOU signing ceremony of “YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project” held at YPSA HRDC Sitakund Campus, Chittagong on 16 September 2013.
Mr. Abdullah Al Baker Bhuiyan, Upazila Chairmen of Sitakund, Ms. Ruhi M. Ahmed, Head of BSRM CSR and Communication, Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA, Tapan Sengupta, Executive Director of BSRM, Hasan Zafar Chowdhury, Executive Director, BSRM Steel Mills Ltd. and Dr. Eklas Uddin, Advisor of YPSA were special guests in the program. Read more..
“Terming the NGO as the third sector, NGOs are a partner of the government and this partnership should be strengthened for proper development” said Dr Gauhar Rizvi, international affairs adviser to the Prime Minister.
Dr Rizvi was addressing the Chittagong divisional conference titled ‘Role of Non-government Volunteering Organisations in Socio-economic Development of the Country’ with Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Chittagong Muslim Institute Hall on 7 September 2013. 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 Young Power in Social Action (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.
Federation of Disabled People Organization, Sitakund arranged a discussion meeting to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, 2013 with the support of YPSA and Actionaid Bangladesh. Theme of this day was “Break barriers, open doors: for an inclusive society for all”.
One to one advocacy with the local government and influential persons for ensuring housing land and property rights of climate displaced people held in Sandwip. Read more…
YPSA, Civil Surgeon Office Chittagong and BATA members of Chittagong district as Barnali, Nirmal Foundation, Upokul and ELMA jointly organized discussion meeting and rally at the conference hall of Civil Surgeon Office, Chittagong to mark the” National Tobacco Control Day 2013”. Read more…
Global Fund team visit YPSA’s Malalria Control Program in Rangunia. Read more…
YPSA observed International Day of Older Persons 2013 with the theme “The future we want: what older persons are saying”. 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…
New global rules outlining the rights of people and communities who lose their homes, land and livelihoods due to the effects of climate change have been approved. Read more…
The Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation Alhaj M. Manzur Alam has been honored and given crest from YPSA and smoke free coalition for his land mark initiatives to create a smoke free Chittagong City.