On 18 July 2019, a delegation of experts led by H.E. Mr. Bishar Hussein travelled to Abidjan to present the report of the ecom@africa project to the Ivorian authorities and to inquire about the progress of the construction project for the “Post of the Future” and the preparatory work for the 27th Congress of the Universal Postal Union (UPU).
Côte d’Ivoire has been chosen by the Universal Postal Union to become the e-commerce hub for West Africa through the “ecom@africa” project.
According to the report of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Cote d’Ivoire is ranked 124th out of 151 countries or 24th out of 44 countries in Africa.
The project to build the “Post office of the Future”
Hosting the 27th UPU Congress
Côte d’Ivoire is taking all necessary steps to ensure a successful outcome for this first ever congress in sub-Saharan Africa.