In response to the coup d’état of 12 April 2012, UN imposed travel ban for individuals listed pursuant to resolution 2048.
The EU sanctions regime against Guinea-Bissau is based on "COUNCIL DECISION 2012/285/CFSP of 31 May 2012 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies threatening the peace, security or stability of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau and repealing Decision 2012/237/CFSP."
It is a list-based regime consisted of mainly the following restrictive measures:
Financial sanctions (asset freeze)
There is no U.S. sanction program targeting Guinea-Bissau; however, the travel restrictions are enforced by Department of State).