Yearbook of the United Nations 1950

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The Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.



The Universal Postal Union (UPU)

The Postal Union was founded in 1874 by the first International Postal Congress held at Berne. Before that date, international exchanges of mail were regulated by numerous special agreements concluded between countries or groups of countries. The great variety of rates and conditions of dispatch and the diversity of scales of charges etc. resulting from that situation caused difficulties, which increased as traffic grew, to the public and the administrative authorities.


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