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Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is an organization for sustainable development and NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Live discussion between SDG Youth Forum and Chief Executive of YPSA

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Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA has joined a live-stream enabled meeting on socioeconomic impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic and role of NGOs in this situation. This live video was initiated by SDG Youth Forum. He discussed how NGO sector has been playing a vital role on the development of the country and how NGOs can play crucial role to mitigate COVID-19 crisis. The COVID-19 has caused gigantic negative effects on population wellbeing, society, agriculture, education, and the economy in Bangladesh. The ground zero discussion included impact on agriculture, intervention of Micro Finance Institutions (MFI), government’s role and the way forward.

Sarif Mustajib from SDG Youth Forum moderated the live video which was started on 4pm on 8th may, 2020. Watch the video below.