In the reporting period, the activities of the RCC Executive Committee and the RCC CAs were aimed at ensuring further interaction and coordination of the work of the RCC participants' countries on the development of the Commonwealth postal sector.
In 2019, the RCC Executive Committee, together with the RCC CAs, prepared and carried out:
- Joint 46/35th meeting of the RCC Postal Commission and the RCC Postal Operators Board(May 21, 2019, Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan);
- An informal meeting within the framework of the UPU Strategic Forum for the regions of Europe and Central Asia.
One of the important issues on the agenda of the joint 46/35th meeting of the RCC Postal Commission and the RCC Postal Operators Board was the issue of preparing the RCC CA for the 3rd UPU Extraordinary Congress (September 24-25, 2019, Geneva, Switzerland )
During the joint meeting, the following topical issues were considered:
- on the progress in the implementation of priority areas for the implementation of the decisions of the 26th UPU Congress;
- on the results of the work of the delegations of the RCC CAs and designated operators at meetings of the working bodies of the Universal Postal Union: the UPU Postal Operations Council and the UPU Administrative Council (April 1-12, 2019, Bern, Switzerland);
- On the implementation of the RCC CA Agreement on the organization of the issue of postage stamps on the subject of RCC;
- on the election of the Chairman of the RCC Working Group on working with UPU;
- Report on the 3rd meeting of the Working Group on Postal Security at the Postal Commission and the RCC Postal Operators Board (March 29, 2019, VKS);
- on updating the activities of the Working Groups at the RCC Postal Commission and the RCC Postal Operators Board: the Working Group on the Operation and Quality of Postal Services, the Working Group on Electronic Commerce and the Working Group on Postal Financial Services.
At a joint meeting of the RCC Postal Commission and the RCC Postal Operators Board in a round-table format, the question “On promising areas for the activities of postal operators of the RCC Member-States” was considered.
From July 9-10, 2019, the UPU Regional Strategic Forum for the regions of Europe and Central Asia was held.
The forum was organized by the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union, the Association of European State Postal Operators and the Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications with the support of the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus together with RUE Belposhta.
The following issues were considered at the Forum:
- on the significant results of the roadmap of the Istanbul Postal Strategy for the period 2017-2020;
- On the development of the Abidjan Postal Strategy for 2021-2024;
- About the concept of mail development for the period up to 2030.
Within the framework of the Forum, round tables were held: Regional Perspectives: Governments, Postal Operators and Regulators.
RCC Executive Committee General-Director - N.N. Mukhitdinov took part in the round table session “Regional Perspectives: Governments” and made a proposal on strengthening the role of Regional Organizations in UPU activities.
Guided by the decision of the relevant working bodies, the RCC Executive Committee prepared an informal meeting of the RCC participants, at which the following issues were considered:
- on the preparation of the RCC CAs for the 3rd UPU Extraordinary Congress in 2019;
- on the participation of RCC CAs in events dedicated to the celebration of the 145th anniversary of the UPU.
The results of the informal meeting of the RCC participants were reported at the joint 36/25th meeting of the RCC Commission for the Coordination of International Cooperation and the Working Group for Work with ITU at the Commission on the International Communication, as well as at the joint 55/25th meeting of the RCC Board of the CAs Heads and the Coordination Council.
On November 21, 2019, the 4th meeting of the Postal Security Action Group at the RCC Postal Commission and the RCC Postal Operators Board on Video Conferencing was held.
The meeting was attended by representatives of postal administrations and postal operators of the Azerbaijan Republic, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, the Republic of Uzbekistan and the RCC Executive Committee.
One of the topical issues on the agenda was the question of preparing a draft Memorandum on forms of interaction between the postal security units of the countries of the RCC participants.