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An organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)
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Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office handover the award plaques to Md. Arifur Rahman

The Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF), an organization under the Bank and Financial Institutions Division of Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh honored Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive at YPSA, by giving “Bangladesh NGO Foundation Award” as recognition of the contribution to achieving sustainable development goal and successfully

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Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launching Accessible Dictionary

On 1st February, at this year’s Amar Ekushey Book Fair, the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated countries first online-based platform for visually impaired persons ‘Accessible Dictionary’ which was developed by YPSA with overall support from a2i‘s Innovation Fund, a flagship program of the Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh.

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Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA handover Multimedia Books to the Prime Minister

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.

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YPSA participates Yowun Puraya International Youth festival 2019 in Sri Lanka

YPSA representative Yousuf Ali attended the Yowun Puraya International Youth festival 2019  organized by Government of Sri Lanka with The National Youth Services Council (NYSC) which is affiliated with the Ministry of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs in Sri Lanka. The Youth Festival took place in Hambantota from 27 March 2019 to 30 march 2019. …

YPSA provides emergency cash support for the Fire Affected Family

YPSA has distributed BDT 11,500 to each of the 115 fire affected families of Roufabad area at Chattogram with the support of Save the Children and C&A foundation. The distribution program was started on 22nd March, 2019 at the premises of 7 no. Ward Councilor’s office at Bibirhat, Chattogram.  City Mayor Mr. A.Z. M Nasir Uddin was present there as chief guest and distributed emergency support to the effected people….

YPSA organized a Coordination Meeting of PROKAS-Labour Migration Partners in Chattogram

A Coordination Meeting among the PROKAS (Promoting Knowledge for Accountable System) and Fairer Labour Migration (FLM) partners was accomplished on 11-12 March 2019 which was organized by YPSA at Chattogram. Total 16 representatives of four different organizations (FLM partners) including PROKAS participated in this meeting. The participated organizations are RMMRU (Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit), WARBE Development Foundation, IID …


YPSA’s Chief Executive receives life membership memento from Dhaka University Master in Governance Studies Alumni Association Reunion. Read more…

Australian High Commissioner visits YPSA

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Julia Niblett visits YPSA. Read more…

Vashkar receiving a plaque from vice-chancellor

University of Chittagong inaugurated the first Accessible E-learning Center in Bangladesh. Read more…

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US Ambassador Earl Robert Miller and USAID Mission Director Derrick S Brown visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar. Read more…

Vashkar of YPSA from Bangladesh receiving UNESCO award

Disability rights advocate Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA from Bangladesh gets UNESCO award. Read more…

Hiroto Tanaka, Chief Director of JADE and Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

MOU singed between Japan Agency for Development and Emergency (JADE) and YPSA. Read more

 

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Managing Director of PKSF Md. Abdul Karim visits YPSA’s humanitarian response to displaced Rohingyas in  Cox’s Bazar. Read more…

City Mayor of Chittagong AJM Nasir Uddin hand overs the award plaque to Md. Arifur Rahman in a ceremony by Weekly Chatgar Bani.  Read more…

USAID General Counsels visits YPSA-BC/TIP Program

USAID General Counsel visits YPSA’s Counter Trafficking in Persons program. Read more…

Food distribution by YPSA

YPSA distributes food to 1200 Rohingya families. Read more…

Dignity kits distributed to displaced women from Myanmar

Dignity kits distributed to displaced women who fled violence in Myanmar. Read more…

Director of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA. Read more…

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New houses for homeless people on the coast

YPSA built 137 houses in Banskhali

....One such person is Koli Akhter, who did not even see her father after her birth. She has been living with her mother in extreme poverty, enduring hideous suffering,  she becomes 18 years old. Koli is the daughter of late Nur Mohammad and mentally challenged Kashefa Begum of Ratnapur village of Baharchara union of Banshkhali. She has grown up with her mother facing many distress and tragedies......In the meantime, the cyclone Mora destroyed the only resort they had.

....Meanwhile, an organization for sustainable development YPSA in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity International Bangladesh started Cyclone post-Mora housing construction work in Bahharchara union of Banshkhali. Under this project, a new house is provided to Koli. A piece of black cloud moved over her head.

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Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program

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Awards and Recognitions

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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YPSA was awarded International Youth Peace Prize IYPP 1999

Recent Research Report and Publication

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SOCIAL CHANGE : A Journal for Social Development

Vol. 8, 2018

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কৃষি, মৎস ও প্রাণিসম্পদ প্রযুক্তি ও সেবা সম্প্রসারণ উদ্ভাবন ও শিখন। A publication on agriculture, fisheries and livestock technology and service published by YPSA with the support PKSF.

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COMMUNITY LEGAL SUPPORT : EMPOWERING MARGINALIZED AND SUBALTERN. A publication on YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project.

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SOCIAL LEADERSHIP : LEARNINGS FROM GROUND ZERO. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

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Guidance Note : new Land For Climate Displaced Persons In Bangladesh

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Climate displacement in Bangladesh: Stakeholders, Laws and Policies – Mapping the existing institutional framework

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ইউনেসকোর পুরস্কার পেলেন ইপসা’র ভাস্কর ভট্টাচার্য

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Fairer Labour Migration in Bangladesh – নিরাপদ অভিবাসন নিয়ে তথ্যচিত্র

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Singing out against human trafficking – Rohingya Response Project

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নানা উদ্যোগে পাল্টে যাচ্ছে জাহাজভাঙ্গা শিল্প – CHANNEL 24

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The best practices of YPSA on Countering Xenophobia and Discrimination presented at UN

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Chief Executive of YPSA join DBC News live program on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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Ship breaking in Bangladesh Web Portal

Shipbreaking in Bangladesh. A web portal which is developed by YPSA with the aim of ensuring workers’ rights and save the environment and ecology from the pollution that generated from the unsafe and uncontrolled ship breaking practices.

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HRDC Sitakund

YPSA Human Resource Development Center, Sitakund Campus. Residential training center (AC/Non-AC).

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Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2

Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2. YPSA led community radio in Sitakund.

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HRDC Chittagong

YPSA Human Resource Development Center, Chittagong Campus. Residential training center (AC/Non-AC).

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Tobacco Free We Logo

TobaccoFreeWe is an independent online platform that creates awareness about the health harms of tobacco use and tobacco control policies in Bangladesh.

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Yes Youth Group

YES YOUTH GROUP, a blog is facilitated by the Youth of YES Youth Group.

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Accessible Dictionary

Accessible Dictionary | অভিগম্য অভিধান (বাংলা একাডেমী থেকে প্রণীত অভিধান অনুসারে এক্সেসিবল ডিকশিনারীর ডাটাবেজ তৈরী করা হয়েছে।)

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