Cuba to Host International Events on Postal Services

Cuba to Host International Events on Postal Services

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Cuba will host next week three international events to discuss the future and development of the world postal service, where representatives from more than 30 countries will participate, a sector source announced Thursday.

The Forum on Regional Strategies for the Caribbean of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) will be held on June 24 and 25, Eldis Vargas, Vice President of Correos de Cuba, said in a press conference. During the event there will be an update of global and regional trends affecting the sector and also discuss new initiatives and opportunities for collaboration, he said. The meeting will be followed by the 22nd Annual Conference of the Caribbean Postal Union (CPU) and the Business Growth Forum, addressing issues related to regulations and proposals related to remuneration issues,Vargas added. The UPU, founded in 1874 and made up of 192 countries, is headquartered in Bern, Switzerland, and is part of the United Nations system. Its main function is to advise, mediate and provide technical assistance, as well as to establish the rules for the international exchange of mail. For its part, the CPU, created in 1997, gathers 30 nations of the area to monitor the development, modernization and improvement of postal services in the region.