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. Read more ››
Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee , Chief Facilitator of Federation of DPOs Sitakund, Head of YPSA ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities IRCD ,Country Representative of GAATES and National Consultant ( Web Accessibility) at A2i Program of the Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh given presentation on Accessible DAISY standard Learning materials for the people with Disabilities at the ZERO Project Conference 2016 , Vienna , Austria.
Innovative models and practices that create accessible learning materials are presented at the conference, like alternative textbooks in various formats such as Braille , DAISY Multi Media Books , Accessible e-book etc. Read more »
YPSA was selected as one of Innovative Practices by the Zero Project’s selection committee of renowned disability and accessibility experts. Exemplary in the areas of innovation, impact, chances of long term growth and success, and scalability, Accessible Learning Materials for students with visual impairments is outstanding in providing a practical solution to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities. Award Certificate was handed over to YPSA Team (Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee , Head of YPSA ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities IRCD, Country Representative of GAATES and National Consultant (Web Accessibility) at A2i Program of the Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh and Md.Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA) at the award Read more »
YPSA-Leadership Development Program organized 17 Unions and 3 Upzila Level Leaders Convention in Sitakund and Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong district and Ramu Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district during the month of January, 2016. These leaders convention arranged in the with the involvement of all youth and community leaders who received the training of Appreciative Youth and Community Leadership, Youth Informed Citizenship, Development Issues, Democracy and Good Governance and Leadership and Community Leadership Skills Training over the year. Leaders Convention was organized to buildup the network and association between the youth and community peoples that living different places Read more »
Speaker urges mayor for proper Implementation of allocated budget of Chittagong City Corporation for anti tobacco activities, in a divisional meeting arranged by YPSA led Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) held at Mandarin Restaurant, Chittagong on 2, February’ 2016. A decision was also made to meet mayor about the issue in the meeting.
It was urged authority to keep an eye on the enforcement of Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Rule 2015. According to the rule, graphic health warning along with pictures on the packet of tobacco products supposed to be provided by tobacco manufacturing company. Read more »
It was a great success to arrange such an event to give certificate to the VT children. Sitakund UNO Md Najmul Islam Bhuiyan, Youth Dev. Officer MR. MD. Shahalam, Social Welfare Officer MD. Alamgir were there including high officials from World Vision who are highly satisfied with the YPSA -SBY project accomplishment. The officials are Ms. Anjally Costa (Regional Field Director, WV), Mr. Augustin Heera (Senior Manager-Corporate Services ), Ms. Bully Hagidok (Senior Manager Program) and Mr. Robert Komol Sarker (Project Manager). From YPSA MR. Shah Sultan Shamim, Sitakund Focal Point and Md. ALI Shahin, Program Manager, YPSA were to execute the event.
National Dialogue on “Development of Social Leadership at Local Level & Sustainable Development” held
“The country is moving forward. Despite many obstacles, our national GDP is around 6.5%. I think the growth will increase to 7 near future. Problems remain in the society, but the real remark is whether we identify the problems and find the proper way to solve them. If we look at the present policy framework, we will realize that we are making progressive planning and taking steps. Leadership is the first stair in order to define the goal and sort the work scope. What I belief is that the ethical beliefs and values of leaders are essential for success.” said PKSF Chairman Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad while he was present as chief guest in a National Dialogue Read more »
International Youth Leadership Camp 2016 held in Dhaka. Read more ….
YPSA’s Community Legal Service (CLS) project organized an orientation on Quality Mediation Services for project staffs. Read more…
MOU signed between YPSA and Global Health Institute of North South University. Read more…
U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Ms. Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat visits YPSA at Cox’sbazar. Read more…
YPSA team at UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris. Read more…
YPSA with support from BSRM distributes 300 warm blankets to the poor at Sitakund. Read more…
European Union EU, BRAC and BRAC University organized a national consultation workshop “Growth and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh”. Read more…
Representatives from US based organization CTFK met mayor of Chittagong City Corporation. Read more…
Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Md Mesbah Uddin presided over the sharing meeting on “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice” project. Read more…
3rd round of Service Innovation Fund of a2i program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh awarded to YPSA. Read more…
Chittagong Regional conference on Banks and MFIs Collaboration in Sustainable Development of Special Zones held. State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP was present as chief guest. Read more…
ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries visit YPSA Read more…
Awards and Recognitions
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
YPSA was awarded International Youth Peace Prize IYPP 1999
Recent Research Report and Publication
SOCIAL CHANGE : A Journal for Social Development
Vol. 5, 2015Download
Guidance Note : new Land For Climate Displaced Persons In BangladeshDownload
Climate displacement in Bangladesh: Stakeholders, Laws and Policies – Mapping the existing institutional frameworkDownload
PAPA Critical City Guide Dhaka Bangladesh : A users guide to the city where you can read about the Tactics of Life of its inhabitants.Download
Baseline Study on the Children of Street Based Sex Workers (CSBSW)Download
Climate Displacement in Bangladesh : The Need for Urgent Housing, Land and Property (HLP) Rights SolutionsDownload
Climate Change Adaptation by Ensuring Water an Sanitation Facilities in Cyclone Shelter. A documentary film about YPSA-EDM project.Watch Video
71 TV Report on Human Trafficking in BangladeshWatch Video
Ranga Shokal at Massranga Television. Topic: Interview of Md. Arifur Rahman, CE of YPSA as a social development activist and organizer in BangladeshWatch Video
Mr Arifur Rahman, CE of YPSA attended UNNAYANE-PKSF-Episode-109 at Bangla Vision TV.Watch Video