People in countries belonging to the United Nations send nearly 430 billion pieces of mail each year. But every country in the United Nations has a slightly different postal system. An important role of the United Nations is helping people in these countries send mail to each other.
The Universal Postal Union is an agency of the United Nations that makes sure someone in the United States can mail a letter to Kenya, or receive a letter from Germany. The Universal Postal Union also helps countries make their postal services more modern.
Photo: UN Postal Service logo
- Along with the rest of the world, the United States and South Carolina experienced economic instability during this period. As a result, political instability and worldwide conflict consumed the world in the 1940s. Following World War II, the United States emerged as a world leader through political policies and economic growth.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry through three separate lenses: the core countries lens, the semi-periphery countries lens, and the periphery countries lens. This allows for the discovery of how major economic, geographic, political, religious, and social factors come together to create the modern world.