UPU Treaties


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Universal Postal Union Treaties

The UPU held Congresses at the places & years listed below. Entries in the first column mean that the APS Webmaster can access a copy of the Treaty; contact him for details. For example, "E99" means that the copy is 99 pages long and in English; "GF400" means 400 pages in parallel German & French. Some decisions are noted.

E5Berne 1874 (15 September to 9 October)
GF36Paris 1878 (2 May to 4 June)Insured letters; Money Orders
GF46Lisbon 1885 (4 February to 21 March)
GF78Vienna 1891 (20 May to 4 July)Subscriptions to newspapers and periodicals
E43Washington 1897 (5 May to 15 June)
 Rome 1906 (7 April to 26 May)International reply coupon
GF100Madrid 1920 (1 October to 30 November)Giro transfers
GF118Stockholm 1924 (4 July to 28 August)
E39London 1929 (10 May to 28 June)Small packets
E43Cairo 1934 (1 February to 20 March)
E46Buenos Aires 1939 (1 April to 23 May)
GF175Paris 1947 (7 May to 5 July)C.O.D.
GF184Brussels 1952 (14 May to 11 July)Free post for POWS etc and the blind
GF368Ottawa 1957 (14 August to 3 October)
E89; GF429Vienna 1964 (29 May to 11 July)
E86; GF422Tokyo 1969 (1 October to 14 November)
E89Lausanne 1974 (22 May to 4 July)
E97Rio de Janeiro 1979 (12 September to 26 October)
E86Hamburg 1984 (18 June to 27 July)
E133Washington 1989 (13 November to 14 December)
 Seoul 1994 (22 August to 14 September)
E64Beijing 1999 (23 August to 15 September)
E112Bucharest 2004 (15 September to 5 October)
 Geneva 2008 (23 July to 12 August)

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