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Ukrainian Post provides a lifeline for displaced people and refugees

Ukrainian Post provides a lifeline for displaced people and refugees

24.05.2022At the end of March this year the UN’s Refugee Agency (UNHCR) announced an important partnership with Ukraine’s national postal operator Ukrposhta to launch a large-scale cash assistance programme to help displaced citizens in the country cover their basic needs.  
UPU members pass resolution on support for Ukraine

UPU members pass resolution on support for Ukraine

23.05.2022The resolution, submitted by 38 UPU member countries, called for additional support to rebuild postal infrastructure in Ukraine, amid the conflict.
UPU conference underscores need for modern postal regulation

UPU conference underscores need for modern postal regulation

20.05.2022The UPU Conference on Postal Regulation brought together representatives from postal operators, regulators and governments to discuss regulatory changes needed to maintain the sustainability of the Post amid recent, notable changes in the market.
UPU and WCO strengthen cooperation on global trade

UPU and WCO strengthen cooperation on global trade

10.05.2022The Universal Postal Union (UPU) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) have signed a cooperation agreement targeting deeper collaboration in order to harness new opportunities in e-commerce and network security.
UPU bolsters solidarity effort for Ukraine

UPU bolsters solidarity effort for Ukraine

06.05.2022The Universal Postal Union (UPU) – a United Nations specialized agency and the postal sector's primary forum for international cooperation – has launched an additional channel of support for the Ukrainian Post (Ukrposhta) through its Quality of Service Fund.
New UPU study decodes blockchain’s benefits for the Post

New UPU study decodes blockchain’s benefits for the Post

04.05.2022The UPU’s newest study, Blockchains for a Sustainable Postal Future, made possible by funding from the government of Japan, highlights two domains for DLTs: logistics and inclusive financial services. Findings were shared in a virtual event attended by more than 200 participants from 100 member countries on 28 April.
Japan provides UPU 2 million USD to support sustainable development, pledges funds for Ukraine

Japan provides UPU 2 million USD to support sustainable development, pledges funds for Ukraine

04.05.2022Japan’s Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications has announced the government’s voluntary contribution of 260,597,000 Japanese Yen (2 million USD) to UPU projects on disaster risk management, digital transformation, e-commerce and other initiatives supporting sustainable development objectives.
Canada Post makes work safe

Canada Post makes work safe

02.05.2022Safety should always take precedence, says Canada Post. The Post’s new safety programme, Make It Safe, Make It Home, or MISMIH, will help the Post shift its culture toward a safety mindset.
Health comes first at PHLPost

Health comes first at PHLPost

20.04.2022A safe and healthy workforce makes way for a stronger postal operation that is better able to serve its community, which is why PHLPost offers employees several health screenings as well as training in identification, prevention, and investigation of gender-based harassment.
An Post highlights women in sport

An Post highlights women in sport

08.04.2022The success of any organization relies on integrating and highlighting the talents of all groups within the community it serves. An Post has worked to reflect this message in its own operations and in the community, showcasing women in sport among its own ranks.
Supporting sports, supporting dreams

Supporting sports, supporting dreams

06.04.2022On the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, UPU highlights how La Poste France fosters the athletic aspirations of its postal staff.
Universal Postal Union calls for donations to support postal services in Ukraine

Universal Postal Union calls for donations to support postal services in Ukraine

28.03.2022

The Universal Postal Union (UPU), the United Nations specialized agency for international postal cooperation, has appealed to its 192 member countries for their solidarity in raising emergency funds to provide assistance to the Ukrainian Post (Ukrposhta).