APPU aims to extend, facilitate and improve postal relations between the 32 member countries and promote cooperation in the field of postal services. By acting as a regional centre of excellence we are Taking Posts into the Future by facilitating access to regulatory, operational and commercial best practice.


1. We provide coordination for Universal Postal Union technical assistance in the region

2. We act as the regional platform for consultation on key global matters impacting on the postal sector

3. We contribute benchmarking of best postal practice to APPU members

4. We disseminate information on worldwide postal sector policy and regulations

5. We support and generate networking within and outside the region leading to postal sector development