UPU - Play global, act local, think postal

Play global, act local, think postal: for an interconnected worldwide network

  • Published on the occasion of the 25th Universal Postal Congress, Doha, Qatar, 24 September-15 October 2012.
  • 144 pages, softback, A4 sized
  • September 2012
  • English
Contents
About the UPU and the 25th Congress host
Supporting the aspired development march
HH Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, The Emir of Qatar
Connecting people throughout the world
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General, United Nations
A telling tale of transformation
Edouard Dayan, Director General, Universal Postal Union
Why the world needs the UPU
The UPU’s future roadmap
UPU membership
From clay tablets to Internet domains
Qatar, land of opportunities
Postal services in Arab countries
Meeting the challenges
Transforming the postal industry
By Dr Kristian J. Sund
Can economic analysis improve postal strategy?
By Joëlle Toledano
Regulation, competition and market liberalization
By Michael A. Crew and Paul R. Kleindorfer
A network of three dimensions
By Georgia Lewis
Common standards for complete supply chain operability
By Sean Mooney
Why the world’s leading e-retailers use the Post
By Sean Mooney
Boosting quality of service
By Sean Mooney
Safeguarding the international postal network
By Sean Mooney
Global initiatives for social and economic development
Leveraging post offices as agents for financial inclusion
By Lizzy Millar
Facilitating trade through the postal network
By Phil Hastings
How Posts are making it easier to do business
By Phil Hastings and Ruby Pratka
Connecting the unconnected
By Jonathan Baldie and UPU contributors
A greener and more caring post
By Phil Hastings and Ruby Pratka
Development Cooperation
Achieving the Millennium Development Goals
By Graeme Lee
Bringing universality into action
By Lizzy Millar
Rebuilding postal services as key infrastructure
By Phil Hastings and Ruby Pratka
Trainpost – a global training portal
By Georgia Lewis
Acknowledgements
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