Union of Democratic Forces for Progress

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The Union of Democratic Forces for Progress (French: Union des forces démocratiques pour le progrès, UFDP) is a political party in Mali led by Youssouf Traoré.


The party was founded in May 1991,[1] and officially registered on 16 May.[2] It won three seats in the 1992 parliamentary elections.[3]

The UFDP boycotted the July 1997 parliamentary elections after the April elections had been annulled.[4] It contested the 2002 parliamentary elections as part of the Convergence for Alternation and Change alliance, which won ten seats.[4]

The party did not run in the 2013 parliamentary elections.[5]