Postal Union of the Americas, Spain and Portugal (PUASP)

Union postale des Amériques, de l'Espagne et du Portugal
Unión Postal de las Américas, España y Portugal (UPAEP)

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History

Established 1911, Montevideo (Uruguay), as Union of South American Posts -- Union des postes sud-américaines -- Unión de los Correos Sudamericanos, during 1st South American Postal Congress, by representatives of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Name changed, 1921, Buenos Aires (Argentina), to Pan American Postal Union -- Union postale panaméricaine -- Unión Postal Panamericana, when nine additional countries: Costa-Rica, Cuba, Dominican Rep, El Salvador, Guatemala (Guatemala), Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and USA, became members. Honduras and Spain were incorporated as members at next congress, 1926, Mexico City (Mexico). Suriname became a member 1 Jan 1978. Name changed, 1931, Madrid (Spain) (when Canada and Haiti also adhered to the Union), to Postal Union of the Americas and Spain (PUAS) -- Union postale des Amériques et de l'Espagne (UPAE) -- Unión Postal de las Américas y España. Name changed, 1991, when Portugal adhered to the Union. Last Convention and Agreements signed 15 Sep 1995, Mexico City. A Restricted Union of Universal Postal Union (UPU). Statutes registered in 'LNTS 1/3023'.

Aims

Support postal sector reform, modernization and regional integration efforts, promoting high-quality universal service through cooperation activities fostering sustainable development.

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Activities

Capacity building; research and development; knowledge management/information dissemination; networking/liaising; events/meetings.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 20 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 28 countries
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Subjects *

  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Post

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

D3137

Last News Received

18. Feb 2019
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