Movement for National Reform

The Movement for National Reform (Arabic: حركة الإصلاح الوطني, romanizedHarakat Al-Islah Al-Wataniy; French: Mouvement pour la réforme nationale) is a moderate Islamist political party in Algeria. It received 9.5% of the vote in the 2002 elections and received 43 members of parliament.

Movement for National Reform
  • French: Mouvement pour la réforme nationale
  • Arabic: حركة الإصلاح الوطني
LeaderFilali Ghouini
Founded1999; 23 years ago (1999)
Split fromIslamic Renaissance Movement
HeadquartersAlgiers, Algiers Province, Algeria
Political positionRight-wing
National affiliationGreen Algeria Alliance (2012-2017)
Council of the Nation
0 / 144
People's National Assembly
0 / 407
People's Provincial Assemblies
0 / 2,004
0 / 1,540
People's Municipal Assemblies
59 / 24,876

The party was created as a breakout faction from the Ennahda movement, after that party opted for cooperation with Algeria's government. Party leader Abdallah Djaballah then left to found and lead the more radically oppositional el-Islah.

At the 2007 elections, the party was badly defeated. It received only 2.53% of the vote and 3 seats.