The June 27, 2010, elections represented an important political opening for the people of Guinea. These were the first elections to be held in Guinea without an incumbent candidate, which increased political space and the opportunity for participation by all sectors of society.
Read the Carter Center's blog from Guinea's elections:
Read statements from the Center's election monitoring mission as well as learn more about the Center's work advancing peace and health in Guinea: http://www.cartercenter.org/countries/guinea.html
Learn more about the Carter Center's Democracy Program:
Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University, The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. The Center wages peace, fights disease, and builds hope worldwide.
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