Australia fully implements the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions regime in relation to Guinea-Bissau.
The UNSC adopted resolution 2048 on 18 May 2012 imposing the sanctions regime in response to the military seizing power in Guinea-Bissau on 12 April 2012.
This page summarises the current sanctions measures imposed by the UNSC and implemented by Australia in relation to Guinea-Bissau.
Australian law prohibits the entry into or transit through Australia of a designated person for Guinea-Bissau without authorisation by the UNSC.
The Consolidated List includes the names of all designated persons.
De-listing requests from a designated person or entity
A person designated for the purposes of the UNSC sanctions regime in relation to Guinea-Bissau may submit a de-listing request either through the Focal Point for De-Listing established by UNSC resolution 1730 (2006), or through the person or entity’s country of citizenship or residence.