2016 Letter-Writing Competition winners announced

Fifteen-year-old Nguyen Thi Thu Trang of Viet Nam is the winner of this year's UPU International Letter-Writing Competition. Trang, who is a student from Hai Duong, impressed an international jury with her touching letter to her 45-year-old self, beating a strong 980,000 entrants.

Hussein, Clivaz re-elected to lead UPU

Universal Postal Union Director General Bishar Hussein and his deputy Pascal Clivaz were today re-elected by acclamation for a further four-year mandate to lead the Union.

World Post Day 2016

Read UPU Director General Bishar A. Hussein's 2016 World Post Day message on "Serving a new society: Delivering beyond your doorstep".

Ministers reaffirm Post's relevance in global development

Postal leaders from around the globe gathered at the UPU Ministerial Conference on Tuesday to focus on the contribution of postal services in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Guided by the theme "Delivering sustainable development: Connecting citizens, businesses and territories", Ministers' discussions reaffirmed the Post's role as a driver of global development.

UPU members decide way forward for development

Plenipotentiaries adopted a new development cooperation policy for 2017–2020 during a committee meeting of the UPU's 26th Universal Postal Congress. The policy centres on integrating the UPU's development priorities with those of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including areas such as financial inclusion and trade facilitation.

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