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In the line of duty

In the line of duty

23.07.2021

Postal workers from around the world share their memories and experiences of working on the frontline during the global pandemic.

Supporting LDCs through the Covid-19 crisis

Supporting LDCs through the Covid-19 crisis

16.07.2021

The UPU’s Directorate of Development and Cooperation (DCDEV) has played a key role during the global pandemic in supporting posts in developing countries tackle the virus.

UPU and Mastercard partner to promote digital transformation of postal services

UPU and Mastercard partner to promote digital transformation of postal services

12.07.2021In the framework of a new agreement focused on inclusive financial solutions and the digital transformation of the Post, the UPU and Mastercard kicked off a series of executive roundtables to leverage the combined expertise of the industry’s leadership.
The UPU’s Council of Administration reaffirms Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire as host of the 27th Universal Postal Congress

The UPU’s Council of Administration reaffirms Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire as host of the 27th Universal Postal Congress

09.07.2021

An exceptional virtual meeting of the UPU’s governing body - the Council of Administration - reaffirmed Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire as host of the 27th Universal Postal Congress to take place on 9-27 August 2021.

Rail Mail – the efficient alternative to air transportation

Rail Mail – the efficient alternative to air transportation

07.07.2021

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) has been championing the use of the rail network to transport mail internationally for a number of years.

The Road to Abidjan

The Road to Abidjan

02.07.2021

The 27th Universal Postal Congress is taking place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 9-27 August 2021 following a decision of the Council of Administration.

Press release: Universal Postal Congress to take place in Côte d'Ivoire, 9-27 August

02.07.2021

The Council of Administration - reaffirmed Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire as host of the 27th Universal Postal Congress to take place 9-27 August 2021.

UPU affirms commitment to tackle African postal sector challenges

UPU affirms commitment to tackle African postal sector challenges

25.06.2021Speaking in Zimbabwe, the Director General of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) Bishar A. Hussein told an audience from African posts that the UN specialized agency was dedicated to enhancing African postal development.
UPU, Posts and the Pandemic

UPU, Posts and the Pandemic

23.06.2021

On March 16, 2020, the Universal Postal Union (UPU) shuttered its headquarters and postponed travel abroad as a result of Covid-19.

Inclusive capacity building with Trainpost

Inclusive capacity building with Trainpost

14.06.2021

Having one of the most labour-intensive operations in the world means that the Post must promote the development of its staff to turn this heavy reliance on human resources into an asset for the sector.

Fighting the pandemic - A UPU podcast on COVID-19

Fighting the pandemic - A UPU podcast on COVID-19

09.06.2021

Understanding how the COVID-19 vaccine is being delivered to the world is the subject of the Universal Postal Union’s first ever podcast Voice Mail. Hosted by Ian Kerr, who for many years worked for the Australian Postal Network, Voice Mail features an in-depth interview with Thomas Ellmann, the Vice President, Life Scientist and Healthcare at Deutsche Post DHL Group.

Interview with Ramesh Kumar Katuwal, Nepal Post

Interview with Ramesh Kumar Katuwal, Nepal Post

04.06.2021Nepal Post is currently struggling through a second wave of COVID-19. The PPE remains lacking. There is a need at the operator to help protect its over 16,000 employees, including more than 6,200 people working at the post’s approximately 4,000 post offices.