8/12/2020 — Berne, 12 August. Following the decision to postpone the Parcel and Post Expo 2020 in Vienna, Austria, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and its partner UKi Media and Events have decided to turn the UPU World Leaders Forum into a virtual event.
8/12/2020 — James Hale has been working on the UPU’s Postal Social Services Project for more than half a year. More recently, he has narrowed his focus on social services Posts have offered to help their communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. He explains the project to Union Postale.
While supply-chain disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic have left global postal volumes reeling, China’s postal business has grown in the first five months of 2020.
7/31/2020 — Zambia is the first of 37 least developed countries (LDCs) to receive a shipment of protective masks through a joint project organized by the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the United Nations specialized agency for international postal cooperation, and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).
7/31/2020 — “The UPU is at the centre of a global network, and UPU staff, including the wonderful people I work with, are working tirelessly to help improve the situation of countries.”