|Leader||Miroljub Labus (2002-2006)
Mlađan Dinkić (2006-2013)
|Founded||1997 (non-gov't organization)
December 15, 2002 (political party)
|Dissolved||April 20, 2013|
|Merged into||United Regions of Serbia|
|Headquarters||Trg Republike 5, Belgrade|
|National affiliation||United Regions of Serbia|
|International affiliation||International Democrat Union (observer)|
|European affiliation||European People's Party (associate)|
|Politics of Serbia
G17 Plus (G17+), was a non-governmental organization dealing with economic issues in Serbia that eventually transformed into a liberal conservative political party and become part of several ruling coalitions in the country throughout the 2000s and early 2010s.
G17 Plus was originally founded during 1997 as a non-governmental organization in Serbia, then a federal unit within FR Yugoslavia. The organization consisting of experts in the fields of economy and finance enjoyed financial support of the United States through the National Endowment for Democracy.
G17 Plus registered as a political party on 15 December 2002, with Miroljub Labus as its first president.
At the 2003 parliamentary elections, G17 Plus received 11.5% of the popular vote, translating to 34 seats in the parliament.
In March 2004, G17+ joined with the Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS), the Serbian Renewal Movement (SPO), and New Serbia (NS) to form a minority-government coalition. In May 2006 Miroljub Labus resigned as party leader and was replaced by Mlađan Dinkić. On October 1, 2006, the party quit the governing coalition over its failure to find and extradite ICTY fugitive Ratko Mladić.
In the 2007 elections, the party received 6.82% of the popular vote and 19 seats in the parliament.
In 2010, G17 Plus founded the United Regions of Serbia (URS), a coalition of political parties and groups emphasizing decentralization and regional development of Serbia. After a few years of functioning as the centerpiece part of the coalition, in April 2013 G17 Plus fully merged into URS, transforming it into a political party.
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