Forward (Greenland)

Forward (Greenland)

name_english = Forward
name_native = Siumut
leader = Hans Enoksen
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headquarters = | ideology = Social Democracy
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Forward (Greenlandic: Siumut) is a social democratic political party in Greenland and member of the Socialist International. It is led by Hans Enoksen, who is the current Prime Minister of Greenland. In the last legislative elections, on 15 November 2005, the party won 30.7% of the popular vote and 10 out of 31 seats in the Landsting. It governs in coalition with two other political parties, Inuit Ataqatigiit and Feeling of Community. In the Danish 2007 parliamentary elections, it received 1 out of 179 seats.

External links

* [ Official website]
* [ The North Atlantic Group in the Danish Parliament]

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