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UPU to discuss WPSPs at 2023 Extraordinary Congress

UPU to discuss WPSPs at 2023 Extraordinary Congress

09.09.2021The 27th Universal Postal Congress in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, unanimously approved the hosting of an Extraordinary Congress to decide on plans for opening up the UPU to wider postal sector players (WPSPs).

Press release: To celebrate the ILWC’s 50th anniversary, UPU to announce the “best of the best” from its winning letters

08.09.2021Berne. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Letter-Writing Competition (ILWC), the Universal Postal Union (UPU) will announce the “best of the best” letter from the long-running competition for young people.
New UPU study to help redefine the organization’s role in postal financial services

New UPU study to help redefine the organization’s role in postal financial services

06.09.2021

A new study entitled Postal Financial Services Vision 2030 is to be undertaken by the Universal Postal Union (UPU) to review, reassess and redefine its role and position in the postal financial services (PFS) sector, as well as its relations with posts, policymakers and regulators.

UPU adopts new Integrated Remuneration Plan and System for 2022-2025 cycle

UPU adopts new Integrated Remuneration Plan and System for 2022-2025 cycle

03.09.2021At the 27th Universal Postal Congress held in Abidjan, an updated remuneration plan and a new remuneration system were adopted, marking an important step forward in the rationalization, modernization and integration of the UPU’s remuneration systems.
UPU members vow to cooperate on climate action

UPU members vow to cooperate on climate action

02.09.2021Members unanimously adopted a resolution focused on greater action and cooperation in the fight against climate change during the 27th Universal Postal Congress in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
UPU serves as role model on gender equality

UPU serves as role model on gender equality

01.09.2021

On Friday, 27 August, the 27th Universal Postal Congress approved a proposal meant to make the UPU a gender champion of the postal sector and encourage Posts throughout the world to adopt gender-sensitive approaches when it comes to recruitment and decision-making.

Congress ushers in change for UPU

Congress ushers in change for UPU

30.08.2021The 27th Universal Postal Congress – held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – closed on 27 August, welcoming new changes to enhance the postal sector between 2022 and 2025.
The history of the International Letter-Writing Competition

The history of the International Letter-Writing Competition

27.08.2021The Universal Postal Union (UPU) officially launched the International Letter-Writing Competition (ILWC) in 1971 with the aim of raising young peoples’ awareness of the important role the postal sector plays in society.

Press release: Bangladeshi girl wins 50th UPU International Letter-Writing Competition with thoughts on the pandemic

27.08.2021Abidjan/Berne. Fourteen-year old Nubaysha Islam from Sylhet in Bangladesh today scooped the gold medal in the Universal Postal Union’s 50th International Letter-Writing Competition.
 
Bangladesh wins 50th International Letter-Writing Competition

Bangladesh wins 50th International Letter-Writing Competition

27.08.2021The winner of the Universal Postal Union’s 2021 International Letter-Writing Competition (ILWC) was announced at a special event on 27 August on the final day of Congress in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Nubaysha Islam, a 14-year-old girl from Sylhet in Bangladesh, has taken the top prize for her letter to her baby sister Amal.
Winner of 50th International Letter-Writing Competition announced at Congress

Winner of 50th International Letter-Writing Competition announced at Congress

27.08.2021The winner of this year’s International Letter-Writing Competition (ILWC) has been announced on the final day of UPU Congress (August 27) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The 2021 ILWC event represents the 50th anniversary of the competition for young writers.

Press release: UPU adopts UN resolution on Chagos Archipelago

27.08.2021Abidjan/Berne. The Universal Postal Union (UPU) – the UN specialized agency for postal matters – has formally acknowledged the Chagos Archipelago as an integral part of the territory of Mauritius.