Universal Postal Union

UN & International Organizations

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.

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To highlight WTAD, UPU talks with Akihiro Nikaido, Postmaster of Ishinomaki Post Office, about his experience on the day of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
Universal Postal Union
2012
This booklet is a record of the impacts and challenges the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 brought on the postal sector in Japan.
Universal Postal Union
2016

Addressing all types of hazards and touching upon every aspect of disaster risk management (DRM), this guide focuses on the unique and critical role of postal planning in responding to natural disasters. DRM tools and products encourage the

Universal Postal Union
Mission

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.

In this way, the organization 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.

The organization has no registered commitments.

The Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments (SFVC) online platform allows stakeholders to inform the public about their work on DRR. The SFVC online platform is a useful toolto know who is doing what and where for the implementation of the Sendai Framework, which could foster potential collaboration among stakeholders. All stakeholders (private sector, civil society organizations, academia, media, local governments, etc.) working on DRR can submit their commitments and report on their progress and deliverables.'|t }}

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