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.

 
  • Call for papers - Historians' Colloquium
    18.11.2022 On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Union in 2024, the UPU and La Poste France will host a Historians' Colloquium under the theme: Achieving “a single postal territory”: A global promise – Past and present. The call for papers is open until 31 March 2023.
    Call for papers - Historians' Colloquium
    Call for papers - Historians' Colloquium Read
  • Postal Matters Blog
    17.11.2022

    "A 21st Century Business Strategy for Posts in Developing Regions" by Muhammad Fiaz Gul, Domestic and international mail operation and accounting expert, Pakistan Post

    Postal Matters Blog
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  • Postal sector discusses opening of the UPU
    04.11.2022 The 2022 UPU Conference on Postal Regulation, held during the Council of Administration, focused on opening of the UPU to the wider postal sector – a matter to be discussed and decided upon further at the 2023 Extraordinary Congress.
    Postal sector discusses opening of the UPU
    Postal sector discusses opening of the UPU Read
  • UPU World Leaders Forum underlines digital partnership opportunities
    25.10.2022 The annual dialogue, held during Parcel+Post Expo in Frankfurt on 17 October, explored cross-sector collaboration under the theme, “Partner to transform – Powering postal digital (r)evolution”.
    UPU World Leaders Forum underlines digital partnership opportunities
    UPU World Leaders Forum underlines digital partnership opportunities Read

SDG in focus: Goal 13

Every person, business and nation in the world has a stake in the fight against the climate crisis. Sustainable Development Goal 13 calls on the world to take urgent action to tackle climate change and its impacts, outlining targets on resilience and adaptation, policy-making, education, resource mobilization and building capacity in LDCs and small island developing states. 

The postal sector has heard this call to action and many posts have now implemented measures to reduce their carbon footprint, including through using renewable energy sources, planning smarter delivery routes and creating re-useable and environmentally-friendly postal packaging.

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Latest publications

Postal Development Report 2022

Postal Development Report 2022

07.10.2022

Postal journey towards a sustainable future

Union Postale N°1.2022

Union Postale N°1.2022

11.07.2022Solidarity is the essence of the postal family. As you will read in our cover story, Ukrposhta employees have worked tirelessly, to ensure civilians’ access to essential services, and how UPU members have stepped in to support them.

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