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UPU launches new work on modernizing postal sector

UPU launches new work on modernizing postal sector

29.11.2021The UN specialized agency for the postal sector began work on its new strategy and business plan during sessions of its Council of Administration and Postal Operations Council.
The biggest cases of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service

The biggest cases of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service

25.11.2021

In the U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s 246-year history, inspectors have been involved in many high-profile cases, investigating crimes, arresting suspects and helping to bring some of the nation’s biggest criminals to justice.

Press release: UPU eyes the future as it follows through on decisions made at Abidjan postal congress

22.11.2021Berne. The Universal Postal Union (UPU) starts planning for the future this week with two high profile meetings at its headquarters in Berne, Switzerland. From 22-24 November, the UPU’s Postal Operations Council (POC), dealing with operational, commercial, technical, economic and technical cooperation matters, discusses the way forward after the Universal Postal Congress held in August.
Postal security champions: PUASP receives the first PSG Chairman Award

Postal security champions: PUASP receives the first PSG Chairman Award

22.11.2021

Postal security is a vital area of focus for postal operators. Yet, security is often one of the first areas to lose funding and staff when budgets are tight, such as during the pandemic, said Dawn Wilkes, the UPU’s Security Programme Manager.

2021 ILWC winner: children’s letters can create history

2021 ILWC winner: children’s letters can create history

19.11.2021In an interview with UPU News, 2021 International Letter-Writing Competition (ILWC) winner Nubaysha Islam from Bangladesh spoke about her letter on COVID-19 and her hopes for the future.
Who's who at the UPU: Stefania Tarquini

Who's who at the UPU: Stefania Tarquini

15.11.2021Interview with Stefania Tarquini, Assistant to the Development Cooperation Director and Assistantship “Coordination and Cooperation Committee” Secretariat
New UPU philatelic design delivers powerful climate message

New UPU philatelic design delivers powerful climate message

12.11.2021The newly issued IRC, designed by a 15-year-old girl from Belarus, reinforces the importance of protecting our climate.
.POST Group continues to embrace private sector partnerships to accelerate innovation and cybersecurity

.POST Group continues to embrace private sector partnerships to accelerate innovation and cybersecurity

11.11.2021When the .POST Group (DPG) was launched back in 2012, partnerships were at the heart of its business model.
UPU highlights posts’ green achievements as COP26 continues in Glasgow, Scotland

UPU highlights posts’ green achievements as COP26 continues in Glasgow, Scotland

09.11.2021The COP26 Climate Change Conference, which has entered its second week of talks in Glasgow, Scotland, has focused the world’s attention on the road to net zero. As world leaders discuss actions for climate change, the postal sector continues to take positive steps forward in reducing its environmental impact.
Egypt Post continues to expand its financial services offering

Egypt Post continues to expand its financial services offering

05.11.2021

Egypt Post’s experience in postal financial services dates back more than 120 years. The postal operator offered its first savings account through the post office in 1901.

Press release: UPU’s theme for 2022 International Letter-Writing Competition gives young people a voice in climate crisis

04.11.2021

The theme for next year’s World Post Day on 9 October is “Post for Planet” and will highlight Posts’ role in accelerating action against climate change

New UPU report guides sector on innovation in digital financial services

New UPU report guides sector on innovation in digital financial services

01.11.2021The Universal Postal Union (UPU) has released a new report setting out approaches designated postal operators should adopt when looking to improve their digital financial services (DFS) offering.