The Universal Postal Union (UPU, French: Union postale universelle) is a United Nations (UN) specialized organization that coordinates postal policies among member countries as well as the global postal system. It was formed by the Treaty of Bern in 1874. The Congress, the Council of Administration (CA), the Postal Operations Council (POC), and the International Bureau are the four bodies that make up the United Postal Union (IB). Telematics and Express Mail Service (EMS) cooperatives are also under its supervision. For undertaking international postal duties, each member commits to the same terms. Bern, Switzerland, is home to the UPU's headquarters. The UPU is the major venue for collaboration amongst postal sector participants, with 192 member countries. It contributes to the creation of a genuinely global network of up-to-date products and services.As a result, the organization serves as an advisor, mediator, and liaison, as well when providing technical support as needed. It establishes regulations for international postal exchanges and gives recommendations to boost mail, parcel, and financial services volumes while also improving customer service quality.Tasks Assigned to the UPUThe following are the tasks that the Universal Postal Union is concentrating on:1.Using the Universal Postal Convention and other agreements, establishing consistent international postal services and easing international letter interchange2.Assistance to Union member states' postal cooperation.3.Tariffs for international postal services are being established (including transit costs).4.Disputes between union members are resolved through mediation.
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