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Cameroon

System of governmentUnitary presidential republic
V-Dem Electoral Democracy Index0.30/1
Head of State (President)Paul Biya (RDPC-CPDM, centre-right)
Head of Government (PM)Joseph Ngute (RDPC-CPDM, centre-right)
Parties in GovernmentRDPC-CPDM (centre-right)
UNDP-NUDP (centre-right)
FSNC-CNSF (centre)

National Parliaments

Parties

Rassemblement Démocratique du Peuple Camerounais (RDPC)
Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement (CPDM)

Leader: Paul Biya
Orientation: Centre-right
Ideology: Economic liberalism, social conservatism
Stance towards the government: In government
International affiliation: N/A

Union Nationale pour la Démocratie et le Progrès (UNDP)
National Union for Democracy and Progress (NUDP)

Leader: Belo Bouba Maigari
Orientation:
Centre-right
Ideology:
Economic liberalism, anti-socialism
Stance towards the government:
In government
International affiliation:
N/A

Social Democratic Front (SDF)

Leader: Ni John Fru Ndi
Orientation: Centre-left
Ideology: Social-democracy, English-speaking communities interests
Stance towards the government: Opposition
International affiliation: Socialist International, Progressive Alliance

Parti Camerounais pour la Réconciliation Nationale (PCRN)
Cameroonian Party for National Reconciliation (CPRN)

Leader: Cabral Libii
Orientation: Centre-left
Ideology: Social-liberalism, progressivism
Stance towards the government: Opposition
International affiliation: N/A

Union Démocratique du Cameroun (UDC)
Cameroon Democratic Union (CDU)

Leader: Patricia Tomaïno Ndam Njoya
Orientation: Centre-left
Ideology: Federalism, social progressivism, anti-corruption rhetoric
Stance towards the government: Opposition
International affiliation: N/A

Front pour le Salut National du Cameroun (FSNC)
Cameroon National Salvation Front
(CNSF)

Leader: Issa Tchiroma Bakary
Orientation: Centre
Ideology: Economic liberalism, personalism
Stance towards the government: In government
International affiliation: N/A

Mouvement pour la Défense de la République (MDR)
Movement for the Defence of the Republic (MDR)

Leader: Dakole Daïssala
Orientation: Conservative
Ideology: Social conservatism
Stance towards the government: Opposition
International affiliation: N/A

Union des Mouvements Socialistes (UMS)
Union of Socialist Movements (USM)

Leader: Pierre Kwemo
Orientation: Centre-left
Ideology: Social democracy, civic nationalism
Stance towards the government: Opposition
International affiliation: N/A

Mouvement pour la Renaissance du Cameroun (MRC)
Cameroon Renaissance Movement (CRM)

Leader: Maurice Kamto
Orientation: Liberal
Ideology: Social-liberalism, civic nationalism, pan-Africanism
Stance towards the government: Opposition
International affiliation: N/A