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UPU bridging postal development gaps

UPU bridging postal development gaps

25.01.2022While UPU works to move the sector forward, it must also ensure no one is left behind. Nicolas Bilhoto, who leads cooperation methods in the UPU’s Development Cooperation Directorate, explains how the organization’s regional development plans will help reduce inequalities in postal development.
Solution Spotlight: Postal services in the palm of your hand

Solution Spotlight: Postal services in the palm of your hand

14.01.2022The UPU is developing mobile apps to help posts reach their customers directly, to help create efficiencies, and to move further into the digital age in a cost-effective way. First up: an app to help facilitate the exchange of electronic advance data (EAD).

Press Breakfast

05.01.2022

Berne. The following is an edited transcript of the press breakfast at the UPU Handover ceremony attended by the incoming UPU Director General Masahiko Metoki and Deputy Director General Marjan Osvald. The format for the press breakfast invited opening statements followed by a question and answer session.

UPU welcomes new leadership team

UPU welcomes new leadership team

05.01.2022The UPU’s incoming Director General, Masahiko Metoki, and Deputy Director General, Marjan Osvald, were honoured during an official welcome and handover ceremony today at the UPU’s headquarters in Berne, Switzerland.

Press release: New UPU leaders begin four-year mandate

05.01.2022New Director General Masahiko Metoki, from Japan, and Deputy Director General Marjan Osvald, from Slovenia, were honoured during a handover ceremony at the organization’s headquarters today.
 
SAPO invests in the future of South Africa through literacy programme

SAPO invests in the future of South Africa through literacy programme

30.12.2021For many years the South African Post Office (SAPO) has played an important role in helping to eradicate poverty in the country. According to Nomkhita Mona, Group CEO of SAPO, as the national postal operator for South Africa, the operator has a duty to “invest in the future of the country”. One way it is doing this is through its partnership with non-profit organization Nal’ibali.
 
Canada Post eyes green future

Canada Post eyes green future

29.12.2021Canada Post launched an ambitious environmental plan to help create a more sustainable operation over the coming decades.
Changing the latitude of the postal business

Changing the latitude of the postal business

28.12.2021Post Fiji CEO Dr Anirudha Bansod tells Union Postale what’s new and next for the small island postal operator, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2021.
 
Who’s who at the UPU: Abdellatif Meskine

Who’s who at the UPU: Abdellatif Meskine

27.12.2021There’s never a dull day in the Cabinet of the International Bureau, says the office’s coordinator, Abdellatif Meskine.
A fond farewell

A fond farewell

23.12.2021

When UPU Director General Bishar A. Hussein and Deputy Director General Pascal Clivaz were elected to the UPU in 2012, they promised to take the organization to the next level. Nine years later, they reflect on their progress and the current state of the Union.

Media Advisory: Journalists invited to attend press breakfast with incoming UPU Director General/Deputy Director General

17.12.2021The Universal Postal Union’s incoming Director General Masahiko Metoki and Deputy Director General Marjan Osvald will take part in a press breakfast at UPU headquarters.
Posts the “lifeblood” of the second-hand market

Posts the “lifeblood” of the second-hand market

16.12.2021The UPU’s recent “Posts, Planet and Economies: A circular route to postal sustainability" event highlighted the Post’s role in facilitating the shift to a circular economy.