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Public stakeholder workshop on the studies: 'User needs in the postal sector' and 'International postal services, remuneration and regulation'

Public stakeholder workshop on the studies: 'User needs in the postal sector' and 'International postal services, remuneration and regulation'
Published on: 08/07/2019
Stakeholders are invited to a 1-day workshop hosted by the European Commission. This will be an opportunity to see the draft final results of the study, 'User needs in the postal sector', which contributes to the evaluation of the postal services directive, and to see the first steps of the new study, 'International postal services, remuneration and regulation'.
Event date: 17/09/2019
Location: Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 75, 1040 Brussels
Organiser: European Commission

The workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about, and discuss

  • Present and future needs of postal users, and the possible future role of postal universal services
  • Evaluation of the functioning of the postal services directive
  • The geographic and logistics impact of the growth of global e-commerce for postal services
  • The impact of the current system of Universal Postal Union (UPU) remuneration on the market for postal services, especially for e-commerce items. This includes relevant policy options prior to 2019 UPU Congress.

Attendees will be able to exchange opinions on these important developments and share views on the way forward.

The workshop will take place from 10.00 - 15.45. Welcome coffee starts at 9.15 (all times CEST).

The draft agenda is available.

Please register online by 5 September 2019 at the latest. You will be asked to accept a privacy statement regarding the processing and the protection of your personal data.

Book rooms at a preferential rate at the Thon Hotel

Contact: GROW-E2@ec.europa.eu