Ad-hoc group on disaster risk management in the postal sector

The UPU's 2012 Doha Congress adopted recommendation C 64/2012 ("Initiatives for the study of sustainable development and development cooperation measures to make postal organizations more resistant to major disasters").

An ad hoc group established by the Council of Administration is implementing the recommendation, with the following objectives to:

  • Conduct research on disaster risk reduction and resilience
  • Propose a UPU-policy level on disaster risk reduction and resilience for member countries
  • Set up a platform for the exchange of best practices
  • Propose guidelines on disaster risk reduction and resilience for designated operators