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

Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation in South Asia held in Khulna

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…

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Roundtable Discussion and Launching of Mapping reportat at CIRDAP, Dhaka

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

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…

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Require integrated approach for rehabilitation of climate displaced people

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…

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Meeting at Zilla Parishad Conference Hall of Cox’s Bazar

Consultation Meeting with Stakeholders of Cox’s Bazar on Climate Displacement held

“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…

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Discussion meeting with media representative on climate displacement held

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…

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Coastal Kids art competition on climate displaced peoples held

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…

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Advocacy Meeting with stakeholders on climate displacement issues held at Mirsarai

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…

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

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

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…

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Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on Climate Displacement Issue held at Sandwip

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…

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

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

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…

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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…

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

Advocacy for ensuring HLP rights of climate displaced people

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…

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

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

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…

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Md. Kamal Uddin, Secretary of Chittagong Bar Association addressing

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

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…

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Training on International legal issues related to climate displacement in Bangladesh

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…

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Displacement principles give climate victims hope

New global rules outlining the rights of people and communities who lose their homes, land and livelihoods due to the effects of climate change have been approved. The approval, by…

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International conference on “Pathways for Climate Resilient Livelihoods in Himalayan River Basins” held in New Delhi

International conference on “Pathways for Climate Resilient Livelihoods in Himalayan River Basins” jointly organized by Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)-India, International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA)-Austria, Young Power…

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Workshop on ‘Mapping Study of Actors and Institutions of Bangladesh Govt. relevant to Climate Displacement’ held in Khulna

YPSA in collaboration with a local organization LoCOs organized a workshop on “Mapping Study of Actors and Institutions of Bangladesh Govt. relevant to climate displacement” under the project Bangladesh Housing,…

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Visitors in a meeting at YPSA Head Office

ADC (Education and Development) of Chittagong visits YPSA

Mr. Md. Sanaul Huq, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education and Development), and Ms. Suraya Akter Swety, Assistant Commissioner of Chittagong District Commissioner Office visited YPSA on June 4, 2013. They joined…

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More Assistance Needed from Bangladesh Government for Displaced Communities

DS and YPSA Urge Bangladesh Government to do More to Assist Climate Displaced Communities Displacement Solutions (DS) recently completed its fourth visit to Bangladesh in conjunction with its Bangladesh Climate…

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