List of political parties in Greenland

This is a list of political parties in Greenland, as of 20 April 2021. Greenland has a multi-party system.

Active partiesEdit

Logo Name Abbr. Ideology Position Leader MPs
Inatsisartut
(Parliament of Greenland)
Folketing
(Parliament of the Kingdom of Denmark)
  Forward
Siumut
S Social democracy
Greenlandic independence
Third way
Centre-left Erik Jensen 10 1
Community of the People
Inuit Ataqatigiit
IA Democratic socialism[1][2]
Greenlandic independence[2][3]
Left-wing nationalism

Separatism

Unilateralism

Left-wing Múte Bourup Egede 12 1
Democrats
Demokraatit
D Liberalism[4]
Social liberalism[4]
Economic liberalism[5]
Greenlandic unionism[6]
Pro-Europeanism[7]
Populism[8]
Centre[9] to Centre-right[10] Jens Frederik Nielsen 3 0
  Point of Orientation
Naleraq
N Centrism
Greenlandic independence

Unilateralism
Populism[11]

Centre Hans Enoksen 4 0
  Solidarity
Atassut
A Liberal conservatism[10][12][13]
Market liberalism
Nordic agrarianism
Greenlandic unionism
Centre-right to Right-wing Aqqalu Jerimiassen 2 0
Cooperation Party
Suleqatigiissitsisut
SA Greenlandic unionism
Social liberalism[14]
Economic liberalism
Centre-right[15] Michael Rosing 0 0
Descendants of Our Country
Nunatta Qitornai
NQ Greenlandic independence
Separatism
Centre-left Vittus Qujaukitsoq 0 0

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Dissolved partiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Greenland wakes up to first power shift in 30 years". The Copenhagen Post. 3 June 2009. Archived from the original on 8 June 2009. Retrieved 4 June 2009.
  2. ^ a b Parties and Elections in Europe - The database about parliamentary elections and political parties in Europe, by Wolfram Nordsieck
  3. ^ "Pro-independence party wins Greenland parliament election". Agence France-Presse. The Times of India. 3 June 2009. Retrieved 4 June 2009.
  4. ^ a b "Ideology". Demokraatit (in Danish). 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Erhverv". Demokraatit (in Danish). 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Rigsfælleskabet". Demokraatit (in Danish). 2014. Archived from the original on 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  7. ^ "EU". Demokraatit (in Danish). 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  8. ^ Dahl, Jens (2006). "Greenland". The Indigenous World 2006. IWGIA. p. 34.
  9. ^ Lansford, Tom, ed. (2014). Political Handbook of the World 2014. CQ Press. p. 393.
  10. ^ a b Loukacheva, Natalia (2007). The Arctic Promise: Legal and Political Autonomy of Greenland and Nunavut. University of Toronto Press. p. 55.
  11. ^ Greenland independence on hold in snap election
  12. ^ Christina Bergqvist (1 January 1999). Equal Democracies?: Gender and Politics in the Nordic Countries. Nordic Council of Ministers. p. 319. ISBN 978-82-00-12799-4.
  13. ^ Maher, Joanne, ed. (2008). The Europa World Year Book 2008. Taylor & Francis. p. 1552.
  14. ^ "Michael Rosing på vej med nyt parti". sermitsiaq.ag (in Danish). 19 January 2018. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  15. ^ Schultz-Nielsen, Jørgen (12 March 2018). "Samarbejdspartiet: Alle må yde for at alle kan nyde". sermitsiaq.ag (in Danish). Retrieved 25 March 2018.