Sanctions Profile: Guinea-Bissau

At a glance

UN sanctions on Guinea-Bissau were first imposed in May 2012 by UN Security Council Resolution 2048, and imposed a travel ban on people seeking to prevent the restoration of constitutional order and undermine the country’s stability.

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UK Brexit regulations on Russia and guidance on South Sudan and Guinea-Bissau

The UK has published regulations under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 on Russia, which will come into force if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal. Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/855 and Explanatory Memorandum. The UK has released guidance on regulations on the Republic of Guinea-Bissau and South […]

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UK publishes regulations on international counter-terrorism sanctions and Guinea-Bissau

The Government has made two regulations under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 relating to international counter-terrorism and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau. ·        The Counter-Terrorism (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/577 and Explanatory Memorandum. ·        The Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/554 and Explanatory Memorandum. The guidance states that […]

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EU deletes entry from Guinea-Bissau sanctions list

In line with the UN Security Council (previous blog here), the EU has deleted one entry, Sanha Clussé, from its Republic of Guinea-Bissau sanctions list, see: Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2018/36 and Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/31. EU sanctions were imposed against persons, entities and bodies “threatening the peace, security or stability of the Republic...

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UN removes entry from Guinea-Bissau sanctions list

The UN Security Council has removed one person, Sanha Clussé, from its Guinea-Bissau sanctions list (was listed in July 2012 for being a member of the ‘Military Command’ which had “resumed responsibility for the coup d’état of 12 April 2012”). As a result, the travel ban set out in para 4 of UN Security Council resolution 2048 (2012) no...

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EU renews Guinea-Bissau sanctions

The EU has published a notice (link here) stating that it has reviewed all of the people & entities listed on its Guinea-Bissau sanctions and decided that sanctions should continue to apply to them. These measures target people who played a leading role in the coup d’état of 12 April 2012, and those who aim...

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Current Sanctions

EU

Consolidated

Council Regulation (EU) No 377/2012

Parent Regulation

Council Regulation (EU) No 377/2012

Amended by:

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 458/2012

Council Regulation (EU) No 517/2013

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 559/2013

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/403

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/31

Consolidated

Council Decision 2012/285/CFSP

Parent Decision

Council Decision 2012/285/CFSP

Amended by:

Council Implementing Decision 2012/516/CFSP

Council Implementing Decision 2013/293/CFSP

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/415

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2018/36