Youth for Peace and Democracy (YPD)

Conflicts: Bangladesh

Contact this organisation

House 263, Road 01, Adabor, Shyamoli, Dhaka

Thematic areas

Children and youth
Mediation & Dialogue

Youth for Peace & Democracy, Bangladesh (YPD) was established in November 2011. Since its inception, YPD has become a voice for students advocating non-violent democratic betterment in Bangladesh. Its motto is "Youth power for enlighten and peaceful democracy"

Main objectives

YPD's mission is to establish peace, social justice and democracy at every level in Bangladesh, with politically aware young people who will lead the country peacefully. It aims to motivate young people to support democracy, human rights, social justice and peace.

YPD includes youth of different cities and of diverse political tendencies, religious beliefs and forms of activity which, on the basis of equality and mutual respect for their autonomy, wish to coordinate their efforts for the best satisfaction of the interest of youth and to make their contribution to the common ideas of freedom, independence, democracy, friendship, national solidarity and peace.

YPD considers the development of international/national understanding as well as cooperation between all regional and national youth organizers of the Bangladesh as a fundamental task in contributing to the strengthening of the unity of action and national solidarity of youth, of all anti-imperialist, progressive and democratic forces, to the satisfaction of the interests of all young people, taking into account the existence of a great variety of forms of programs and events based on national ideas, conditions and interests, and the necessity for young people to go beyond these differences and face their common problems together.

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Last updated: October 2016