Nordic Postal Union (NPU)

Union postale des pays du Nord (UPPN)
Unión Postal de los Paises del Norte
Nordischer Postverein
Nordiska Postföreningen
Nordisk Postforening
Pohjoismaiden Postiliitto

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Founded

1869

History

Established 1869, by trilateral postal agreement between Denmark, Norway and Sweden; extended agreement including Finland and Iceland came into force on 1 Jan 1935. Further agreement of 11 Nov 1946 adopted present title. Revised agreement, within the scope of Nordic Postal Union, came into force on 1 Jul 1991. A Restricted Union of B-XB3408 - Universal Postal Union (UPU).

Aims

Further postal cooperation between Nordic countries and operators in the rest of the world; improve and develop postal connections among Nordic countries; enhance views of Nordic postal operators in matters relating to activities of the UPU; facilitate cross-border operational capability.

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Structure

NORDPOST (annual conference), in which the 5 Postal Administrations participate. Working Parties. No permanent secretariat; secretariat duties rotate among member countries in the following order: Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

XD2994

Last News

2010

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