Union for a Popular Muivement

The Union for a Popular Muivement (French: Union pour un mouvement populaire French pronunciation: ​[y.njɔ̃.pu.ʁœ̃.muv.mɑ̃.pɔ.pyˈlɛʁ]; UMP French pronunciation: ​[y.ɛmˈpe]) wis a centre-richt[5] poleetical pairty in Fraunce that wis ane o the twa major contemporary poleetical parties in France alang wi the centre-left Socialist Pairty (PS).

Union for a Popular Muivement
Union pour un mouvement populaire
PresesNicolas Sarkozy[1]
Vice PresesNathalie Kosciusko-Morizet
General SecretarLaurent Wauquiez
Foondit17 November 2002 (2002-11-17)
Dissolved30 Mey 2015 (2015-05-30)
Merger oRPR, DL, PPDF
Succeedit biThe Republicans
Heidquarters238, rue de Vaugirard 75015 Paris Cedex 15
Membership  (2014)143,000
Liberal conservatism[4]
Christian democracy
Poleetical poseetionCentre-right[5]
Internaitional affiliationCentrist Democrat Internaitional,
Internaitional Democrat Union
European affiliationEuropean People's Pairty
European Pairlament groupEuropean Fowk's Pairty
Colours             Blue, white, reid
Archived [Date missing] at u-m-p.org [Error: unknown archive URL]


  1. "Sarkozy wins opposition UMP party vote". Al Jazeera English. 29 November 2014. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  2. Hloušek, Vít; Kopeček, Lubomír (2010). Origin, Ideology and Transformation of Political Parties: East-Central and Western Europe Compared. Ashgate. p. 157.
  3. Slomp, Hans (2011). Europe, A Political Profile: An American Companion to European Politics. 2. ABC-CLIO. p. 385.
  4. Kaeding, Michael (2007). Better regulation in the European Union: Lost in Translation or Full Steam Ahead?. Leiden University Press. p. 123.
  5. a b Magstadt, Thomas M. (2011). Understanding Politics (9th ed.). Wadsworth, Cengage Learning. p. 183.