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Union for Democracy and Social Progress
Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social
) is one of the major contemporary political parties in the
Democratic Republic of the Congo
(DRC) together with the
Movement for the Liberation of the Congo
The party has the lengthiest record of continuous operation in the DRC.
The UDPS has boycotted the
2006 general election
results, complaining of fraud.
, then-leader of the party, ran for president in the
2011 general election
The incumbent party leader is
, son of Étienne, who is the president of the DRC. Various members of the party, including Étienne Tshisekedi, have also served as prime minister.
]Refugees, United Nations High Commissioner for.
"Refworld | Democratic Republic of the Congo: Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), including its status, its relationship to the government in power, and the treatment of its members by the authorities and security forces"
. Refworld. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
"The Congolese Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) - Democratic Republic of Congo"
. Democratic Republic of Congo. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2018.Ross, Aaron.
"In Congo, Tshisekedi's death undermines chances of 2017 transition"
. U.S. Retrieved 26 August 2018.External links[
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