France: 50th Anniversary of the Council of Europe’s Social Charter

France 2011-09-09

On September 9, 2011 LaPoste issued a single, 0,89 € stamp marking the 50th anniversary of the Council of Europe’s “Social Charter.” The European Social Charter is a Council of Europe treaty which guarantees social and economic human rights. It was adopted in 1961 and revised in 1996. The Council of […]

Netherlands Antilles: New Countries – New Map Stamps

A final declaration agreement between the Netherlands Antilles and the Netherlands went into force on October 10, 2010, completing the process of constitutional reform in the Antilles. Curaçao and St Maarten have become autonomous countries within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba will become special municipalities of the Netherlands. […]

Republic of Latvia Marks 90th Anniversary

Latvia 2008-11-07

On November 7, 2008 Latvian Post issued a single stamp that commemorates the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Latvia on November 18, 1918. The stamp shows the Latvian Coat of Arms overlaid on the national flag in the shape of the country boundary. This issue of 500,000 […]