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 ››
The percentage of person with disability in Sitakunda (a sub-district of Chittagong) is reported to be the highest in Bangladesh, at 17% compared to the national average of 13%. Livelihood conditions of the person with disabilities in Sitakund are below the poverty line. They are excluded by the finance institute such as bank, microfinance institutions etc. Moreover, no …Read More »
A sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong Division” held on 20th September 2016 at the auditorium hall of Chittagong Circuit House. The meeting was organized by Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Office, initiated by YPSA and supported by Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. Divisional Commissioner (Acting) of Chittagong division Mr. Shankar Ranjan Shaha was present as …Read More »
In recent years, various forms of violent extremism on the basis of religion, color, ethnicity, national origin etc. have increased around the world. Unlike the other countries, terrorist violence is on the rise in Bangladesh. Women, children, youth, marginalized even common people are getting victims. People in Bangladesh are peaceful. They have been living with peace and harmony for a long …Read More »
A partnership agreement was signed between GCERF (Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund) and YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) at Padma (State Guest House), Dhaka for implementing the project titled “Community Engagement in Countering Violence Extremism in Cox’s Bazar”. YPSA has been awarded as one of the Principal Recipients in Bangladesh after following very competitive and …Read More »
YPSA is implementing a pilot project on human trafficking named ASHSHASH (for men and women who have escaped trafficking) at Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar district. The project is funded by Swiss Development Corporation (SDC) and supported by International Organization for Migration (IOM). The project goal is to ensure the mainstreaming of 30 escaped trafficking survivors into their society with safe work …Read More »
YPSA, GEMS and DC Office of Lakshmipur district jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Lakshmipur” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 7th September 2016 at GEMS training Venue. Mr. Md. Zillur Rahman Chowdhury, Deputy Commissioner of Lakshmipur district was present as chief guest in the workshop …Read More »
Seminar on Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016. Read more…
YPSA celebrated its 31 Anniversary on May 20, 2016. Read more…
YPSA wins the best stall award at the Digital Innovation Fair 2016. Read more…
Human chain formed in 11 districts demanding imposition of high tax on tobacco products. Read more…
Bangladesh Experiences presented at ZERO Project Conference 2016 held in Vienna , Austria. Read more…
International Youth Leadership Camp 2016 held in Dhaka. 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…
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…
3rd round of Service Innovation Fund of a2i program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh awarded to 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 LEADERSHIP : LEARNINGS FROM GROUND ZERO. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMDownload
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 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