The Relationship between the United Nations and the Specialized Agencies

Type
Other

Publication date
28-09-2010

Document number
3335

In the framework of the Council of Administration, BIPT chairs two Project groups. The first deals with the UPU’s reform and the second with the Acts of the UPU. The « Reform of the Union » PG focuses mainly on two aspects: the status of the Union as a specialised body of the United Nations and the organisation and financing of extra-budgetary UPU’s activities. The Council of Administration was put in charge of conducting a survey on the possibilities of adapting the UPU’s mission cited in the Preamble of the Constitution. The Project group has decided to focus on the UN-UPU agreement, which is the legal basis for determining the status of the UPU as a specialised body of the United Nations. In this context, BIPT has called upon the VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) to carry out a survey which would serve as a legal basis to its reflection and which would serve as a reference document to the whole world postal community.

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