Several initiatives are launched to help countries define the universal postal service at the national level, a key element in the formulation of a sectoral policy. The UPS often constitutes the main challenge of developing countries.
As such, the UPU collaborates with Restricted Unions to write practical guides to help countries with a basic level of postal knowledge to develop and implement a strategy for offering the universal postal service.
12.05.2020Result of the annual surveys on the system for monitoring/evaluating application of standards in the main areas of the universal postal service.
Circular Letter - 0115(DPRM.PPRE.PRA)108612.09.2022A survey on the provision of the universal postal service by member countries.
Questionnaire - 0115(DPRM.PPRE.PRA)108612.09.2022UPU member countries are invited to provide the IB with the latest information on the provision of the universal postal service if there are any changes during the Abidjan cycle, by completing the questionnaire.
The database "Country information on the universal postal service(UPS)" aims at providing countries with information on the standards and provision of the universal postal services of each UPU member post, such as definition and scope, access, speed and reliability, financing, price setting etc.