Caledonia Together

Caledonia Together
Leader Philippe Germain
Founded 2008 (2008)
Headquarters 2 bis, Boulevard Vauban - Centre Ville
98800 Nouméa
Ideology Anti-separatism
Liberal conservatism
National affiliation Union of Democrats and Independents
European affiliation None
International affiliation None
European Parliament group None
Colours Orange
Seats in the Congress
15 / 54
Seats in the South Province
16 / 40
Seats in the North Province
3 / 22
Seats in the Loyalty Islands Province
0 / 14

Caledonia Together (French: Caledonie Ensemble) is a political party in New Caledonia. The party was established on 14 October 2008 as a split from Future Together led by Philippe Gomès.[1] The party is centrist and opposed to independence.[2][3]

Future Together, a centrist party founded in 2004 split in 2008. This split started in the 2007 legislative election, when Gomès ran in New Caledonia's 1st constituency despite Didier Leroux being supposed to run. Though both ran, and both polled 14%, they got third and fourth leaving the RPCR candidate Gaël Yanno against the candidate of the nationalist Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front (FLINKS), which Yanno easily defeated. Martin was also defeated running the New Caledonia's 2nd constituency. Poor results in the 2008 local elections, including the capital, Nouméa, precipitated an open split between Gomès on one side and Martin-Leroux on the other. In 2008, Gomès and 12 Future Together Congressmen and women (including Thémereau) formed Caledonia Together.

In the 2014 provincial elections, the party placed first, winning 23.3% of the vote and 13 seats.


  1. Tom Lansford (8 April 2014). Political Handbook of the World 2014. SAGE Publications. p. 497. ISBN 978-1-4833-8626-3.
  2. Duncan French (2013). Statehood and Self-Determination: Reconciling Tradition and Modernity in International Law. Cambridge University Press. p. 391. ISBN 978-1-107-31127-5.
  3. Peter Stalker (2010). A Guide to Countries of the World. OUP Oxford. p. 228. ISBN 0-19-958072-3.

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