Specialized Agency of the United Nations since 1948
Promoting social and economic development
The Universal Postal Union (UPU) has submitted a request to become a Partner of ICC, which was approved by the Management Committee 29 August 2018.
The UPU became a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) on 1 July 1948. It contributes to the development of UN policies and activities that have a direct link with its mandate and missions to promote social and economic development.
Established in 1874, the Universal Postal Union with headquarters in the Swiss capital Berne, is the second oldest international organization worldwide. With its 192 member countries, the UPU is the primary forum for cooperation between postal sector players. It helps to ensure a truly universal network of up-to-date products and services.
The UPU fulfils an advisory, mediating and liaison role, and provides technical assistance where needed. It sets the rules for international mail exchanges and makes recommendations to stimulate growth in mail, parcel and financial services volumes and improve quality of service for customers.
- Client Account Manager (CAM) – Dharam Paluru