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Profile of registrant

Universal Postal Union

Identification number in the register: 81947973709-24
Registration date: 07/06/10 14:50:10

The information on this organisation was last modified on 12/05/14 09:39:19
The date of the last annual update was 12/05/14 09:39:19


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Universal Postal Union
Acronym: UPU
Legal status: United Nations specialized agency
Website address: http://www.upu.int/

Sections

Section: VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.
and more precisely: Other public or mixed entities, etc.

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Bishar Hussein
Position: Directeur général

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Ricardo Guilherme
Position: Directeur des Affaires juridiques

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 4 Weltpoststrasse 
P.O. box: 3000 Berne 15
Berne 3000
SWITZERLAND
Telephone number: (+0041) 313503111
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The aim of the UPU is to secure the organization and improvement of the postal services and to promote in this sphere the development of international collaboration.
The mission of the UPU is to stimulate the lasting development of efficient and accessible univeral postal services of quality in order to facilitate communication between the inhabitants of the world by guaranteeing the free circulation of postal items over a single postal territory composed of interconnected networks, encouraging the adoption of fair common standards and the use of technology, ensuring cooperation and interaction among stakeholders, promoting efective technical cooperation and ensuring the satisfaction of customer's changing needs.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 290
Complementary information: The UPU International Bureau (Secretariat of the organisation) has about 290 staff members.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


services postaux internationaux

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 192
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CYPRUS
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • MALTA
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SLOVAKIA
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




The UPU is a UN specialized agency. It is an intergovernmental organization including 192 member countries.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 37,235,000
of which public financing: 37,235,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources: 37,235,000
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 0
- donations: 0
- contributions from members: 0
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Information about the UPU's Finance can be found in articles 128 to 131 of the UPU's General Regulations (http://www.upu.int/nc/en/the-upu/acts/acts-in-four-volumes/acts-in-four-volumes-detailed-document-page/showuid/507/pointer/0.html)

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.