On July 23rd. 1862, the 527 Decree was issued regarding the unification of the postal administration of Moldavia and Muntenia and was called Posta Romana. During the years, Posta Romana has developed an active policy meant to strengthen the co-operation and the partnerships at different levels. Posta Romana is the founding member of the Universal Postal Union since its foundation in 1874. In 2004, Posta Romana was a host and organizer of the United Postal Union's 23rd. Universal Postal Congress which was held in Bucharest. Posta Romana is also a founding member of Post Europ in 1993.