Union for the Progress of Guinea

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The Union for the Progress of Guinea (French: Union pour le Progrès de la Guinée, UPG) is an opposition political party in Guinea. In the parliamentary election held on 30 June 2002, the party won 4.1% of the popular vote and 3 out of 114 seats.[1]

The UPG is led by Jean-Marie Doré, who unsuccessfully ran for President in 1993 and 1998.[2] It held one position in the government of Prime Minister Ahmed Tidiane Souaré, which was appointed on June 19, 2008.[3]


  1. ^ "Elections in Guinea". Retrieved 2007-02-24. 
  2. ^ Political Parties of the World (6th edition, 2005), ed. Bogdan Szajkowski, page 275.
  3. ^ "Entrée timide de l'opposition dans le nouveau gouvernement", AFP (Jeuneafrique.com), June 20, 2008 (French).