Conference Party

Conference Party
حزب المؤتمر المصري
Chairperson Omar El-Mokhtar Semeida[1]
Mohamed El-Oraby (formerly)[2]
Founder Amr Moussa[3]
Founded 18 September 2012
Headquarters Cairo
Ideology Big tent
Political position Centre-right[1]
National affiliation For the Love of Egypt[4]
International affiliation None
Colours      Gold
House of Representatives
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The Conference Party (Arabic: حزب المؤتمر المصري) or Congress Party[5] is a secularist political party in Egypt.[6] Five different parties political parties merged to become the Conference Party.[7] Among them are liberal and leftist forces, as well as remnants of the former NDP-regime.[8]

The Conference Party participated in a 12 January meeting of multiple parties chaired by Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.[1]

Main merger parties

All of the parties that agreed to or considered joining are:[8][9]


  1. 1 2 3 "Sisi expresses wish for unity among political groups: Party leaders", Ahram Online, 12 January 2015, retrieved 12 January 2015
  2. "Mousa discusses electoral alliance, political parties still considering", Cairo Post, 9 July 2014, retrieved 24 August 2014
  3. "Analysis: Egypt's opposition scents chance in election debacle". Reuters. 8 March 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  4. "انتخابات "الجبهة المصرية" تناقش الشكل المبدأى لقوائم "القاهرة" و"الصعيد"". El Watan News. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  5. "Egyptian Congress Party to participate in Friday's protest". Egypt Independent. 19 October 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  6. 1 2 "NDP holdovers, FJP look for allies ahead of Egypt's legislative polls". Ahram Online. 1 November 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  7. "Islamism, ideology or a political vacuum?". Al-Ahram Weekly. 2 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  8. 1 2 "Former Arab League head Amr Moussa establishes Egyptian Conference Party". Ahram Online. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  9. "'Civil' powers unite to form 'Conference Party'". Egypt Independent. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
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