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News Category: Advocacy

Chittagong City Corporation has declared smoke free by the mayor, Mr. Mohammed Manjur Alam

Mr. Mohammed Manjur Alam, Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation has declared smoke free Chittagong City Corporation. He said that 41 ward offices of Chittagong City Corporation would be smoke free…

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YPSA handed over Smoke Free Signage to the Mayor

YPSA has handed over smoke free signage to the Mayor while the honorable Mayor, Mr. Monjur Alam, of Chittagong City Corporation has committed to provide all kind of cooperation and…

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Workshop on “Role of institutional policies in strengthening Smoking and Tobacco Control Act 2005″ held in Feni

Orientation workshop on Role of institutional policy in strengthening Smoking and Tobacco Control Act 2005″ held in Feni on 15th December’09 with the support from CFTFK and BI. Councilors of…

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No Smocking signage and notice

Mayor of Cox’s Bazar municipality declared smoke free Municipality office premise

YPSA has been implementing a project on “Promoting smoke free local Government and Public spaces in Chittagong Division” with the assistance from CFTFK and Bloomberg Initiatives since April 2009. The…

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Orientation workshop on “Control of Tobacco and smoking: Current status” held in Comilla Municipality

Orientation workshop on “Control of Tobacco and smoking: Current status” held in Comilla Municipality on September 30 with the support of CFTFK. District Civil Surgeon (Secretary of district tobacco and…

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Orientation workshop on “Control of Tobacco and smoking: Current status” held in Chittagong City corporation

Orientation workshop on “Control of Tobacco and smoking: Current status” held in Chittagong on 15th September’09 with the support from CFTFK. Councilors of Chittagong City Corporation have participated in the…

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Orientation workshop on “Role of institutional policies in strengthening smoking and tobacco control act 2005” for City Corporation

An Orientation workshop on “Role of institutional policies in strengthening smoking and tobacco control act 2005” held in Chittagong with the support from CFTFK. Councilors of Chittagong City Corporation have participated in…

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Skill building, advocacy strategy development and action planning workshop for the coalition members

The advocacy strategy development and action planning workshop has been conducted in Chittagong on 16th September 2009. Councilors, Journalist, NGO activist, CBOs and doctor from Feni, Cox’s Bazar, Comilla and Chittagong…

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Media should actively come forward to support the Smoke Free Campaign

`Media is very effective to raise the people’s voice and easily communicate with a wide range of audience. Media should be more active on ensuring smoke free public place in…

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Human Chain

Human Chain in protest of the incidents of uprooting almost 15,000 trees in Sitakund

YPSA organized a Human Chain at Chittagong Press club premises on 13 July in protest of the incidents of uprooting almost 15,000 trees in Sitakund costal area. Read Newspaper report

Chittagong Metropolitan Police Conference room.

YPSA-CMP meeting on HIV/AIDS among drug users & sex workers

YPSA organized advocacy meeting on HIV/AIDS prevention among the Drug users & sex workers was held on 19 March at Chittagong Metropolitan Police Conference room. Mr. Md Moniruzannan, Police commissioner…

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Advocacy Workshop on Youth Friendly Health Services held at Comilla

Advocacy workshop on Youth Friendly Health Services held at S.A.Bari Conference room, Comilla on 17 February. The meeting was presided by Dr. Md.Samshul Haque, Civil Surgeon, Comilla. Mr.Monjurur Rahaman Deputy…

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Advocacy Workshop on Youth Friendly Health Services at CMC

YPSA organized Advocacy Workshop on Youth Friendly Health Services (YFHS) at Chittagong Medical Collage Hospital on 31 January 2009. The concept of Youth Friendly Health Services (YFHS) is to make…

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Launching ceremony of Shisurao Jahaj Bhange

Report on Child labour in Shipbreaking launched

The report titled ‘Shishurao Jahaj Vhangge’ the Bengali version of ‘Childbreaking Yards: Child labour in the ship recycling industry in Bangladesh’ was released at a function at the Dhaka Reporters…

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Mr.Arne Haug, Charge d’ Affairs, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Mr.Morshed Ahmed, Senior Advisor, Development Affairs of the Embassy and Ms. Stine Thomassen from NORAD visited YPSA

Charge d’ Affairs, Royal Norwegian Embassy visited YPSA and Ship breaking Yards

Mr. Arne Haug, Charge d’ Affairs, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Mr.Morshed Ahmed, Senior Advisor, Development Affairs of the Embassy and Ms. Stine Thomassen from NORAD visited YPSA and Chittagong Ship breaking…

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YPSA Official represented at the event of European Parliament

YPSA Official represented at the event of European Parliament

The NGO Platform on Shipbreaking arranged an event co-sponsored by European Parliamentarian (MEP) Mr. Robert Evans in the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium on 16 September 2008, afternoon. The award-winning…

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Rally

YPSA observed World Environment day ’08

YPSA observed World Environment day. A rally of at least 1700 people was organized on the environment day where people from all sphere of life are joined demanding for a…

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Human chain

On May Day the Shipbreaking workers demanded to stop threat to their life

The Shipbreaking workers observed May Day with a call to stop threat to their life in the shipbreaking yards. They have arranged Human Chain and Rally demanding their basic rights…

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Audience

Screening of the documentary film “IRON EATERS”

YPSA arranged the premiere show of the documentary film IRON EATERS at Theatre Institute Auditorium, Chittagong on 26 February’08. Berlin-based Bangladeshi Filmmaker Shaheen Dill-Riaz’s documentary “Iron Eaters” (Bangla Title Lohakhor)…

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Press Conference on submitted recommendations for expected policy on Shipbreaking

YPSA organized a press conference, on 30 January at Chittagong Press Club, on the submitted recommendations for expected Shipbreaking Policy. Speakers said that it is true that shipbreaking is contributing…

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