National Transitional Council (Congo)

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The National Transition Council of Congo (French Conseil national de transition) was a political body in the Republic of the Congo[1] that was involved in the composition of the 1997 General Sassou Nguesso's government, setting up a 75-member body in the place of the parliament.

The National Transitional Council adopted a new Constitution of Congo in May 2001. The new Constitution enabled the government to choose the date of presidential, parliament and local elections.[2]

Stance of UN[edit]

United Nations supported the National Transitional Council of the Republic of Congo.[3]

Support the transition from the present National Transition Council - NTC (present transitional parliament) of the Republic of the Congo to a democratic institution capable of carrying out the tasks that are assigned to it, and to fulfill its legislative function to control the government’s actions and represent citizens in a way that promotes sustainable human development.

— UN

External links[edit]


  1. ^ “Legislatures around the world” C-SPAN.
  2. ^ Conseil national de transition: Constitution (2011)
  3. ^ "Republic of the CONGO (Brazzaville)" (PDF). United Nations. March 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011.