After COP 21, the commitment continues at COP 26, with the role of Posts in world trade and the major challenge of climate change on the agenda. 

11 October, online

10h00 – 10h20: Keynote – Mr. Pascal Clivaz, Deputy Director General, UPU
10h20 – 10h40: Q&A with the audience
11h00 – 12h00: Leaders’ perspectives from around the world

  • Mr. Vincent Phang, Group CEO, Singapore Post

  • Ms. Þórhildur Ólöf Helgadóttir, CEO, Iceland Post

  • Dr. Anirudha Bansod, CEO Post Fiji

  • Ms. Rocío Bárcena, Director General, Correos de Mexico

  • Mr. David Walsh, CEO, New Zealand Post

Date: Monday, 11 October 2021
Time: 10h00-17h00 CEST
Live stream:
Language: English

From his humanitarian raid in West Africa (1983-84) to the Universal Postal Union Congress in Abidjan (2021), Pascal has come full circle with a sense of duty accomplished, the one that led him to put himself at the service of others and to commit himself to defending a certain idea of Justice, Solidarity and Human Dignity. Because there is strength in numbers, he thanks all the beautiful souls who helped him in this mission and without whom nothing would have been possible. And because his deep convictions cannot stop at the threshold of a mandate, he is already imagining other ways to try to leave a better world to our children and grandchildren. The adventure continues... 

The Swiss delegation to the Universal Postal Union

Has the pleasure of communicating a message from Federal Councillor 

Simonetta Sommaruga 

on the Swiss candidates for the 27th Universal Postal Congress.