Skip to main content
YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

Archive for : Climate

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad visits climate displaced families relocated by YPSA

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad visits climate displaced families relocated by YPSA

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and Coordinator of Bangladesh Climate Change Negotiating Team, visited YPSA’s rehabilitation program for climate displaced people at Sayedpur union, Sitakund on March 20, 2017.…

Launching and Installation Ceremony for Lawyers Initiative for Displacement Solutions held

Group photo

According to the constitution of Bangladesh and different acts and policies, rights of climate displaced persons have to be ensured. But climate displaced peoples are living in the embankment, urban…

YPSA team at UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris

YPSA Team at UNFCCC COP21

YPSA team comprised Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA and Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA and GAATES Country Representative in Bangladesh officially accredited by the United Nations to…

National consultation workshop “Growth and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh” held

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman presented "Environment and Livelihood Security" issues at Technical Session ii: Climate Change and Inclusive Growth.

European Union EU, BRAC and BRAC University organized a national consultation workshop “Growth and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh” at The Westin Hotel, Dhaka on 27th October15. Chief…

Orientation to Lawyers on Climate Displacement held

“Rights of Climate Displaced Persons: A Pocket Guide” jointly published by YPSA and Displacement Solution was launched in the program

YPSA and Lawyers’ Initiative for Displacement Solutions (LIDS) jointly organized an orientation program for lawyers on Climate Displacement issue at Hotel Heritage, Chittagong on 9th July, 2015. A new publication…

Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation in South Asia held in Khulna

YPSA participated in the Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation in South Asia held in Khulna, Bangladesh

More than 90 participants representing governments of seventeen countries from South Asia and the Indian Ocean region including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, and Sri Lanka as well…

Comprehensive Policy is Needed for Protection the Rights of Climate Displaced Peoples

Roundtable Discussion and Launching of Mapping reportat at CIRDAP, Dhaka

A comprehensive Climate Change Policy is now demand of time, which can cover all climate changes issues including the rights of climate displaced peoples of Bangladesh. I, myself, will take…

Require integrated approach for rehabilitation of climate displaced people

Panel

Rehabilitation of climate displaced persons by the government and non-government sectors are, to date, insignificant in terms of the total number of displaced persons. Importantly, livelihood problems remain after the…

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…

Discussion meeting with media representative on climate displacement held

Meeting

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…

Coastal Kids art competition on climate displaced peoples held

Group photo

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…

Advocacy Meeting with stakeholders on climate displacement issues held at Mirsarai

Meeting

Peoples of Mirsarai coastal area frequently suffered by river erosion, salinity intrusion, arsenic water contamination and strong tidal surges. There were 20 km long mangrove forest along the embankment to…

One to one advocacy for ensuring housing land and property rights of climate displaced people held

One to one advocacy with Mr. Mostafa Kamal Pasa, Member of Parliament of Sandwip

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 (An island near Chittagong). YPSA’s…

Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on Climate Displacement Issue held at Sandwip

Meeting

Continuous sea-level rise and massive erosion, both manifestations of global climate change, are shrinking the size of Sandwip upazila and this is on the verge of disappearance. Climate displaced people…

Coastal Kids Debate Competition 2013 on “Climate Change and Climate Displaced People” ended

Partcipants of the final round at Coastal Kids Debate Competition and Guests

Sitakund Girls School defeats P.H. Amin Academy and becomes champion at the final round of Coastal Kids Debate Competition 2013 organized by YPSA on 3rd October at Chittagong Police Institution…

Stakeholder Consultation on Climate Displacement Issues at Banskhali Upazilla

Stakeholder Consultation on Climate Displacement Issues at Banskhali Upazilla

YPSA organized a stakeholder consultation meeting with the GOs, NGOs and Civil Society group working for Climate Displaced People under YPSA-HLP rights initiative project at Upazilla Officer’s Club of Banskhali…

Advocacy for ensuring HLP rights of climate displaced people

Meeting with Mr. Baker Bhuiyan (Chairman of Sitakunda Upazilla )

YPSA started advocacy with local government from Mirsharai, Sitakund and Banskhali Upazilla for ensuring Housing, Land and Property rights of climate displaced people. HLP project team members brief the target…

Advocacy with Political Leaders and Administration for ensuring rights of Climate Displaced People

YPSA team with Mr. Al-Haj Jafrul Islam Chowdhury MP 292 Chittagong-15, Bangladesh Parliament

Advocacy with key stakeholders are very important if we want policy changes and effective use of policies. During the visit of Displacement solution’s representative Mr. Ezekiel Simperingham to Bangladesh, YPSA…

Advocacy Workshop with Chittagong Bar Association on “Ensuring rights of climate displaced people in Bangladesh’ held

Md. Kamal Uddin, Secretary of Chittagong Bar Association addressing

YPSA organized advocacy meeting with the legal groups and lawyers association in Chittagong at Chittagong Bar Association auditorium for sharing the rights of climate change displaced persons in Bangladesh under…

Training on International legal issues related to climate displacement in Bangladesh

Photo

YPSA organized two days training workshop on International Legal Issues related to climate displacement in Bangladesh at YPSA- HRDC, Chittagong during 24-25 August, 2013 with the support of Displacement Solutions. Total…