Union for the Progress of Guinea
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.
The UPG is led by Jean-Marie Doré, who unsuccessfully ran for President in 1993 and 1998. It held one position in the government of Prime Minister Ahmed Tidiane Souaré, which was appointed on June 19, 2008.
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- "Entrée timide de l'opposition dans le nouveau gouvernement", AFP (Jeuneafrique.com), June 20, 2008 (French).
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