H.E.M. Alassane Ouattara

President of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire


From 9 to 27 August 2021, Côte d’Ivoire will host the 27th Universal Postal Congress organized every four (4) years by the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the second oldest institution of the United Nations system. This major event for the global postal community brings together representatives of governments, designated operators, regulators and restricted unions... read more

Patrick Achi

Prime Minister of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire


Côte d'Ivoire is particularly pleased to host, on behalf of Africa, from 9 to 27 August 2020, the 27th Congress of the Universal Postal Union (UPU). It is a great pride for the government and people of Côte d'Ivoire, because it is indeed the first meeting of the world postal community of the post-independence era on the African continent. ... read more

Félix Roger ADOM

Minister of Digital Economy, Telecommunications and Innovation


The Universal Postal Union (UPU), a specialized organization of the United Nations system, was created in 1874. Its headquarters are in Bern, Switzerland. It sets the rules for international mail exchanges and makes recommendations to stimulate the growth of letter post, parcel and financial services volumes and improve the quality of service offered to customers ...read more

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