Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated textbook distribution program for the 2015 academic year. she also opened the distribution of “Daisy Multimedia Books” for the first time for visually-impaired students. Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA handover Multimedia Books to the Prime Minister in the occasion. Read more ››
YPSA observed World AIDS Day 2015 in Chittagong with the theme “Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero deaths from AIDS-related illness. Zero discrimination”. The day was observed jointly with department of Health and different NGOs in Chittagong. Abdul Aziz Siddique, Civil Surgeon of Chittagong inaugurated the program by hoisting balloons and festoon in the rally in front of Chittagong Press Club. The day started with a colorful rally that drawn a huge participants by the people of all walks of life, different organizations, government official, NGOs, individuals with colorful banners, T-Shirt, festoons, posters etc. The rally started at 9.00 am from In front of Chittagong Press Club and ended at Civil Surgeon Office.
After the ending the rally, a discussion meeting was organized at the Department of Health office where Dr. Alauddin Mazumder, Divisional Director (Health), Chittagong division was present as a chief guest Read more »
Ensuring accountability of all levels will ensure rights of marginalized communities – Chairman of KHDC
“Ensuring accountable participation in all levels will ensure rights of marginalized communities and development projects can easily be implemented. Development organizations should come forward for the advancement of hill district Khagrachari.” Said Kongjary Chowdhury, Chairman of Khagrachari Hill District Council while he was present as chief guest in a launching ceremony of “Creating an Enabling Environment for Young People to Claim and access to their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in Bangladesh” project organized by YPSA on 30 November 2015 at KHDC conference room, Khagrachari.
“If this project is implemented properly, people ages between 10 and 24 in isolated area will be aware of early marriage, dowry, sexual harassment and physical and mental changes during puberty. Read more »
Meeting on “Better Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights for Young People Affected by HIV” held in Cox’sbazar
YPSA organized a local level advocacy meeting with the GOs, NGOs and Civil Society under YPSA-Link up project at the Conference room of Sadar Pouroshova, Cox’s bazar on 30th November’15 supported by Link up Bangladesh.
This event was chaired by Abu Morshed Chowdhury, President of Civil Society and ADAB in Cox’s Bazaar. Mr. Pritom Kumar Chodhury, Deputy Director of Social Welfare Service was present as chief guest and Anjum ara, Councilor of Cox’s bazaar Pouroshova, Advocate Nazrul Islam, Cox’s bazaar Bar, Shamer Uddin Mostafa, Divisional Coordinator of Link up Bangladesh were present as special guest in the local level sensitization meeting. Read more »
Inaugural session of a six-week vocational training for the working children in hazardous job was organized on 29th November at Br. Flavian Technical School Chittagong, CARITAS where 37 children have joined in two batches. 19 children are participating in the trade of Electrical and House Wearing and 18 other children joined in the trade of Motor cycle repair and maintenance. The vocational training is under the project titled as Securing Better Future for the Working Children in Ship Breaking Yard, which is funded by IHC MERWEDE Foundation and World Vision Bangladesh (WVB) and implemented by YPSA.
Sensitization meeting on “Better Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights for Young People Affected by HIV” held
YPSA organized a local level advocacy meeting with the GOs, NGOs and Civil Society under YPSA-Link up project at YPSA-HRDC, Chittagong on 22nd November ’15 with the support of Link up Bangladesh. Dr. Alauddin Mazumder, Divisional Director (Health) of Chittagong was present as chief guest while the event was chaired by Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (SDP) of YPSA.
Anjuman ara Begum (Councilor, Ward-16, 20.32 of CCC), Md. Morshed Alam (Councilor of CCC), Md. Gias uddin (Councilor of CCC) were present as special guest in the Local level Sensitization Meeting. Read more »
Seminar on Status of Disability in Chittagong Division: Addressing SDGs: Way forward to Achieve the Targets
Bangladesh has become a lower middle income country. We will elevate the status into middle income country soon and will become developed county within 2041 in keeping with vision 2041. World leaders have seen our achievement of MDG surprisingly. It is time to attain Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). Participation of all level of people should be ensured for broader development of the country. People with disability should be brought into mainstream development. Immense development is never possible of a country without participation of persons with disability. 10-15% of country’s total population is PWDs. This large population must be included with the development from planning to implementation. Read more »
YPSA-BC/TIP Program organized a Stakeholder Coordination Meeting at Cox’sbazar on 17 November. Read more…
Ms. Debra Efroymson, Regional Director of HealthBridge has visited YPSA on 5 November 2015. Read more…
European Union EU, BRAC and BRAC University organized a national consultation workshop “Growth and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh”. Read more…
Representatives from US based organization CTFK met mayor of Chittagong City Corporation. Read more…
The new issue of YPSA’s Journal ‘Social Change’ launched. Read more…
Youth Boot Camp 2015 held at YPSA-HRDC Sitakund Campus Read more…
Citizen Consultation on Inclusive and Informative Society with Effective, Accountable and Transparent Institution for Sustainable Development held. Read more…
Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Md Mesbah Uddin presided over the sharing meeting on “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice” project. Read more…
3rd round of Service Innovation Fund of a2i program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh awarded to YPSA. Read more…
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…
ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries visit YPSA Read more…
Challenged people being involved in mainstream development: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed. Read more…
Awards and Recognitions
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) , UK.
YPSA was selected winner at the Regional Grant Competition 2013 ‘Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment’, organized by The World Bank, Microsoft Sri Lanka and Sarvodaya-Fusion.
YPSA won The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Awards. The Awards Ceremony took place during the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey 2 Sep 2014.
YPSA received champion award from Manthan Award South Asia 2010 for Ship Breaking in Bangladesh web portal and special mention award for DAISY for All in Bangladesh.
YPSA received National e-Content and ICT4D champion award 2010 for DAISY and Special Mention for Shipbreaking in Bangladesh web, arranged by Ministry of Science and ICT, Bangladesh Govt.
YPSA was awarded International Youth Peace Prize IYPP 1999
Recent Research Report and Publication
SOCIAL CHANGE : A Journal for Social Development
Vol. 5, 2015Download
Guidance Note : new Land For Climate Displaced Persons In BangladeshDownload
Climate displacement in Bangladesh: Stakeholders, Laws and Policies – Mapping the existing institutional frameworkDownload
PAPA Critical City Guide Dhaka Bangladesh : A users guide to the city where you can read about the Tactics of Life of its inhabitants.Download
Baseline Study on the Children of Street Based Sex Workers (CSBSW)Download
Climate Displacement in Bangladesh : The Need for Urgent Housing, Land and Property (HLP) Rights SolutionsDownload