Union for Progress (Republic of the Congo)

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The Union for Progress (Union pour le Progrès, UP) is a political party in the Republic of the Congo. In the parliamentary election held on June 24 and August 5, 2007, the party won 2 out of 137 seats.[1] Jean-Martin Mbemba, who currently serves in the government as Minister of State for the Civil Service and State Reform, has been the President of the UP since it was founded in October 1990.[2]


  1. ^ For detailed results see Republic of the Congo parliamentary election, 2007 and "L'alliance présidentielle occupe 125 des 137 sièges parlementaires", Xinhua (Jeuneafrique.com), August 25, 2007 (in French).
  2. ^ Mbemba CV Archived June 24, 2008, at the Wayback Machine at ofpa.net (in French).