Union for Peru

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Union for Peru
Unión por el Perú
Founded 1994
Headquarters Lima, Peru
Ideology Social democracy
International affiliation none

Union for Peru (Spanish: Unión por el Perú) is a Peruvian political party. UPP was founded by Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, ex UN Secretary General, in 1994. UPP was originally a liberal or centrist political party.

At the elections held on 8 April 2001, the party won 4.1% of the popular vote and 6 out of 120 seats in the Congress of the Republic.

In the 2006 elections, Union for Peru aligned itself with the Peruvian Nationalist Party and endorsed Ollanta Humala, who faced Alan García in the presidential runoff election. And the alliance won with 21.2% of popular vote, and 45 out of 120 Members of Congress.

Its current Secretary General is José Vega Antonio.

External links

  • Unión por el Perú web site

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