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Universal Postal Union

  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) is an international governmental organization that oversees the world's public system of cross-border circulation of postal products and services. It was established by the Treaty of Bern in 1874. Its stable and uninterrupted 130-year history is ...

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