The Universal Postal Union has announced it will move this years 24th Universal Postal Congress from Nairobi to Geneva due to the current situation in Kenya.

The UPU Congress was scheduled to take place in Nairobi from 13 August to 3 September 2008. The event attended by about 1,500 delegates from the UPUs 191 member countries will now take place in Geneva from mid-July to early August; the exact dates remain to be confirmed