National Unity Party (Philippines)

National Unity Party (Filipino: Partido ng Pambansang Pagkakaisa) commonly known as (NUP) is a political party in the Philippines. The party was formed by former members of Lakas-Kampi CMD who broke away after internal discontent within the party. Since 2016, the party is part of the PDP–Laban-led coalition in the House of Representatives, the Coalition for Change.[2][3]

National Unity Party
Partido ng Pambansang Pagkakaisa
PresidentElpidio Barzaga
ChairmanRonaldo Puno
Secretary-GeneralNarciso Bravo Jr.
FounderPablo P. Garcia
FoundedDecember 7, 2010
RegisteredOctober 5, 2011
Split fromLakas–Kampi–CMD
HeadquartersSuite 907, 9/F, NLIC Building, 6762 Ayala Avenue, Makati, 1226 Metro Manila
Christian democracy
Political positionCenter to center-right
National affiliationCoalition For Change
Team PNoy (2013)
Colors  Green
SloganOne Nation, One Future
Seats in the Senate
0 / 24
Seats in the House of Representatives
45 / 304
Provincial governorships
8 / 81
Provincial board members
67 / 1,023
City and municipal mayorships
125 / 1,634
City and municipal councilors
990 / 16,812

The party was accredited by the Commission of Elections as a national party in a resolution dated October 5, 2011.[4]

On September 26, 2012, the party held its first national convention where they announced support for Team PNoy for the 2013 elections, however most NUP members ultimately supported the United Nationalist Alliance, especially Garcia.