One world. One postal network.

The Universal Postal Union is a United Nations specialized agency and the postal sector's primary forum for international cooperation.

 

The Universal Postal Union is a United Nations specialized agency and the postal sector's primary forum for international cooperation.

 
  • UPU reaches for the sky in Post-airline partnerships
    07.12.2021 On International Civil Aviation Day, UPU Security Programme Manager Dawn Wilkes explains how UPU is working with ICAO to ensure a robust partnership between the Post and airlines.
    UPU reaches for the sky in Post-airline partnerships
    UPU reaches for the sky in Post-airline partnerships Read
  • UPU marks World AIDS Day, reflects on largest postal health initiative
    01.12.2021 On World AIDS Day, the UPU reflects on a global health campaign launched more than a decade ago to raise awareness of HIV prevention using the postal network.
    UPU marks World AIDS Day, reflects on largest postal health initiative
    UPU marks World AIDS Day, reflects on largest postal health initiative Read
  • UPU launches new work on modernizing postal sector
    29.11.2021 The UN specialized agency for the postal sector began work on its new strategy and business plan during sessions of its Council of Administration and Postal Operations Council.
    UPU launches new work on modernizing postal sector
    UPU launches new work on modernizing postal sector Read
  • As old as the nation: History of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service
    25.11.2021 The U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), the U.S. Postal Service’s law enforcement arm, has been operating for 246 years. William Goddard was the very first postal inspector, called surveyor at the time, hired to regulate post offices
    As old as the nation: History of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service
    As old as the nation: History of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service Read

The 27th Universal Postal Congress in Côte d'Ivoire

The 27th Universal Postal Congress took place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, from 9 to 27 August 2021.

Read the closing press release.

Read the closing speech of the Director General of the UPU.

Watch the inspiring Congress video, Promises Kept: 2013-2022

Read "Promises Kept"

Check the dedicated web page

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COVID-19: Information and updates from the UPU

The UPU's International Bureau (IB) has been monitoring the disruptions to the global postal supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and is seeking to identify possible ways to mitigate its impact.

The UPU also supports the postal network, which has been an essential service provider during the COVID-19 pandemic, and has created a specific programme Post4Health to promote and enhance that role and in particular in the health sector. 

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Latest publications

Postal economic outlook 2020

Postal economic outlook 2020

02.12.2021Navigating accelerated change during an unprecedented crisis
Terminal Dues – New Frontiers for a Changing World

Terminal Dues – New Frontiers for a Changing World

19.11.2021The publication Terminal Dues – New Frontiers for a Changing World considers the evolution of the UPU’s terminal dues system over the last 50 years from its origins to the present day, and analyzes the major policy and market factors that have shaped, and continue to shape, the evolution of this pillar of the global postal network.
Innovating Digital Financial Services for Posts

Innovating Digital Financial Services for Posts

01.11.2021

A cross-sectional study on the potential and pathways for innovations in postal digital financial services.

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