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VICE media films YPSA’s project on climate forced displacement

VICE Media has conducted two days long recording and documentation of the YPSA’s project “Addressing the Rights and Needs of Climate Forced Displaced People in South-Eastern Coast of Bangladesh” at…

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YPSA organized Capacity Building Training for Youth on Climate Action

YPSA has organized a two-day capacity building training for youth forum members for climate adaptation action at the conference room of YPSA Banshkhali Office of Chattogram on 10-11 August 2022….

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Afforestation in Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar – Media coverage

The hill forest of Cox’s Bazar, which was destroyed due to the Rohingya camp, has become green again. The government took the initiative of afforestation to bring back the environment…

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Alliance event: Funding loss and damage

‘Loss and damage’ is a particular phrase the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change uses to refer to the consequences of climate change that go beyond what people can adapt…

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40 Social Action Project leaders and climate activists received small grant

YPSA LEAD Bangladesh project, supported by the British Council Bangladesh has provided small grant to 40 social action project leaders and climate activists to work on climate change in Chattogram…

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Tom Miscioscia, Country Director of British Council Bangladesh visits several Social Action Projects (SAPs) of YPSA LEAD Bangladesh Project in Chattogram.

Country Director of British Council Bangladesh visits YPSA LEAD Bangladesh Project in Chattogram

Tom Miscioscia, Country Director of British Council Bangladesh visits several Social Action Projects (SAPs) of YPSA LEAD Bangladesh Project in Chattogram. YPSA with the support of The British Council is…

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YPSA observed World Environment Day 2022

YPSA observed World Environment Day 2022 by holding different events including tree plantation, art competition, discussion meeting and colorful rally. To mark the day, a discussion meeting was held at…

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Climate Change and Displacement Program of YPSA

YPSA’s intervention on Climate Change in Bangladesh

YPSA Participated at the 26th  United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)

YPSA Participated in the 26th  United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland

World leaders, climate experts, and campaigners of 197 countries gathered in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November 2021 to attend the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties…

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Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA gave a speech on UNESCO Remote Radio Week

UNESCO Remote Radio Week 2021 : video testimony of Chief Executive of YPSA broadcasted

Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA gave a speech on UNESCO Remote Radio Week. His video testimony has been played at the international UNESCO Remote Radio Week on 4th…

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Mina Akter has been awarded Champion Award in YPSA Youth Climate Hackathon 2021

The idea “Child and Youth Climate Zone” awarded champion awards in Youth Climate Hackathon 2021

Mina Akter has been awarded Champion Award in YPSA Youth Climate Hackathon 2021. Mina dreams of a world where a climate resilient environment will be created for children and youth….

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Homes for some of Bangladesh’s most vulnerable climate-affected families – DS’s film

  Have a look at the new film on DS’s One House, One Family at a time project where we build homes for some of Bangladesh’s most vulnerable climate-affected families….

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Speech by Mayor Rezaul Karim

Everyone must work together to protect the rights of the displaced people – CCC Mayor Rezaul Karim

YPSA organized a Mayor Dialogue with the participation of mayors of Chattagram and Cox’s Bazar, councilors, representatives of displaced people, researchers, academics, journalists, development workers, civil society and youth to…

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Policy Framework of Displaced People should focus on the rights of climate induced displaced People

The global policy and national policy of climate displacement should focus on the rights of climate induced displaced people. It is their right and not a welfare issue. This was…

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Virtual Citizens’ Dialogue protecting ecological and cultural heritage of CRB

Chattogram Urban Network (CUN) has organized a virtual dialogue titled “শ্বাসরোধ করে, হাসপাতাল নয়” on 27th August, 2021. The dialogue is initiated to support the movement to stop the commercial…

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Solidarity rally demanding halt construction of hospital in CRB

Frontrunners of various voluntary and non-government organizations in Chottagram today organized a solidarity rally demanding an end to the construction of hospitals or any other facilities in the CRB which…

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Human chain protesting against building hospital at CRB area to protect environment

YPSA with other likeminded organizations formed a Human Chain protesting against the initiative of building hospital at a heritage zone CRB in Chattogram which would have an adverse impact on…

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Project inception of Sustainable Aquaculture Development Initiatives at Northern Chattogram

A day long “Project Inception Workshop” on “Sustainable Aquaculture Development Initiatives at Northern Chattogram (SEP)” held in the conference room of Sitakund Upazilla Complex, on 24 March 2021. The UNO…

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Additional Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, visits YPSA

Mr. Mahmud Hassan, Additional Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, visited YPSA on 17th January, 2021 and YPSA has organized a dialogue on Sustainable Development Goal-2030 at…

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Distribution of Sewing machine at Kutubdia

Distribution of sewing machines, latrine and installation of deep tubewells for Climate Displaced People of Banskhali and Kutubdia

YPSA is implementing the project “Addressing the Rights and Needs of Climate Forced Displaced People in South-Eastern Coast of Bangladesh” at Kutubdia and Banskhali Upazila with the support of the…

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