People's Movement for Progress

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People's Movement for Progress

Mouvement du Peuple pour le Progrès
AbbreviationMPP
LeaderRoch Marc Christian Kaboré
Founded25 January 2014 (2014-01-25)
IdeologySocial democracy
Progressivism
Pro-democracy
Political positionCentre-left
International affiliationSocialist International
National Assembly
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Website
mpp-burkina.org

The People's Movement for Progress (French: Mouvement du Peuple pour le Progrès, MPP)[1][2] is a political party in Burkina Faso that was founded on 25 January 2014 by former Congress for Democracy and Progress member Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. Kaboré ran as the party's presidential candidate in the November 2015 general election and was elected in the first round of voting; the MPP also won a plurality of seats in the National Assembly of Burkina Faso. It is a full member of Socialist International, having been admitted in 2016.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roch Marc Christian Kaboré à la tête d'un nouveau parti d'opposition", Jeune Afrique, 26 January 2014 (in French).
  2. ^ "Blaise wants compromise", Africa Confidential, volume 55, number 3, 7 February 2014.
  3. ^ "SI Member Parties in Government". www.socialistinternational.org. Socialist International. 18 March 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2019.