As a member of the United Nations family, the UPU is committed to working toward achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets adopted by the United Nations in September 2015 serve as a roadmap for the international community to build a sustainable future and foster social advancement and human well-being. Their implementation calls for active and collaborative partnerships between all countries and stakeholders.
The postal sector can play a key role in the attainment of the SDGs nationally, regionally and internationally. The diverse network and presence of Posts make them a potentially strategic driver of the SDG agenda.
Here are some of the areas where postal activities have already made contributions to achieving the SDGs: