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 ››
YPSA arranged a workshop on “Disabled-friendly budget allocation for the City Corporation” on 20 May at the conference room of YPSA-HRDC Chittagong with the support of Access Bangladesh Foundation and Disability Rights Fund. The speakers in the workshop presented various suggestions for the implementation of the disabled-friendly city plan. For example: An increase in the budget allocation of Chittagong City …Read More »
YPSA celebrated its 32nd anniversary on 20 May 2017 in each field office, branch office, link organization including Head office and Dhaka office. To mark the day, various events were organized in presence of local representatives, social activists, general members, associated all level officials and volunteers. This day was honored with a festive environment. A concept paper was …Read More »
“In order to protect the people from harmful effect of tobacco, excessive taxation on tobacco products will be proposed in the next budget session at the National Parliament.”, said Alhaj Nurul Islam Chowdhury, Member of the National Parliament while he was present in a human chain organized by YPSA. The human chain was formed in front of …Read More »
International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced 90 Champions around the world for the prestigious WSIS Prizes 2017 contest. DAISY-standard Accessible Reading Materials for Students with Visual and Print Disabilities project by the Access to Information (a2i) Programme, Prime Minister’s Office, Bangladesh, in partnership with YPSA has been rewarded as champion by the UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) …Read More »
A Team of 39th Batch of Basic Training Courses of Department of Social Services Officers visited YPSA on 05 May 2017. The team includes about 40 officials from Department of Social Services. They attended a sharing meeting at YPSA Conference room. In the opening session, a multimedia presentation was presented by Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA and …Read More »
As a part of institutionalization of the tobacco control initiatives, Chittagong City Corporation has been allocating budget for implementing tobacco control program since fiscal year 2014-2015. In the current fiscal year 2016-2017 the allocated budget is 2 crores taka. For ensuring the proper utilization of this budget YPSA and ATMA, Chittagong region jointly arranged a sharing meeting …Read More »
Shearing meeting on disabled-friendly budget with Sitakund Municipality held. Read more
YPSA hosted a disaster simulation and rescue drill for the students in Cox’sbazar. Read more…
YPSA received BEACON award on Innovating Service Delivery. Read more…
YPSA has been awarded eNGO Challenge South Asia Award 2016. Read more…
YPSA has been awarded for Innovative practice on inclusive finance at the Zero Project Conference 2017 in Austria. Read more…
PKSF visits YPSA’s economic development program at Sitakund. Read more…
YPSA attends 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York. Read more…
Cyclone ROANU affected families receive Emergency Shelter Kits at Banskhali. Read more…
YPSA to build 50 semi-brick houses for people affected by cyclone “ROANU”. Read more…
Empowering people with disabilities through inclusive finance. Read more…
A partnership agreement was signed between GCERF (Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund) and YPSA. Read more…
YPSA wins the best stall award at the Digital Innovation Fair 2016. 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. 6, 2016Download
SOCIAL LEADERSHIP : LEARNINGS FROM GROUND ZERO. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMDownload
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
Mr Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA discussed how safe the coastal belt is, disaster risk reduction and management etc. on channel-24 TV.Watch Video
Country of Innovators : Nearness of people breaking the custom. A program by Bangladesh Television (BTV) supported by Access to Information program, Prime Minister Office of Bangladesh.Watch Video
A short video documentary on YPSA Leadership Development ProgramWatch Video
Documentary on Ensuring a sustainable livelihood for people with disabilitiesWatch Video