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 – particularly with regard to the widespread restrictions and cancellations of passenger flights.

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Social services are in postal DNA, says UPU expert

Social services are in postal DNA, says UPU expert

06.05.2021Social services are part of the DNA of many posts in various regions and with differing income levels, yet operators are often underutilized for social development, said Susan Alexander, Postal Regulation and UN Policies Expert.
UPU guide underscores value of postal social services for citizens and governments

UPU guide underscores value of postal social services for citizens and governments

30.04.2021In Cameroon, students living in remote areas could not easily access school textbooks, which were often sold at inflated prices. CAMPOST stepped in to sell the textbooks at the government-designated price. The margin allowed the post to cover its costs and make a profit.
UPU DG discusses tough challenges during pandemic

UPU DG discusses tough challenges during pandemic

28.04.2021No one could have foreseen the exceptional global situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic said the Universal Postal Union’s Director General Bishar A. Hussein at the plenary session of the organization’s Postal Operations Council.