National unity government

  • a national unity government, government of national unity, or national union government is a broad coalition government consisting of all parties (or all major parties) in the legislature, usually formed during a time of war or other national emergency.

    some countries, such as australia and new zealand, have or have had a national party, which can lead to the use of the phrase "national government" when it is in power. such governments are not national governments in the sense of this article.

  • afghanistan
  • canada
  • croatia
  • estonia
  • greece
  • hungary
  • republic of ireland
  • israel
  • italy
  • kenya
  • lebanon
  • luxembourg
  • namibia
  • nepal
  • palestine
  • south africa
  • south sudan
  • sri lanka
  • sudan
  • united kingdom
  • united states
  • zimbabwe
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A national unity government, government of national unity, or national union government is a broad coalition government consisting of all parties (or all major parties) in the legislature, usually formed during a time of war or other national emergency.

Some countries, such as Australia and New Zealand, have or have had a National Party, which can lead to the use of the phrase "National government" when it is in power. Such governments are not national governments in the sense of this article.