Sanctions against Guinea (Conakry)

Description of the sanctions

1. Travel restrictions

EU Member States shall take necessary measures to prevent entry to or transit through the EU for persons identified by the International Commission of Inquiry as responsible for the events in Guinea on 28 September 2009 and persons associated with them.

2. Freezing of assets

All funds and economic resources that belong to or are owned, etc. by persons identified by the International Commission of Inquiry as responsible for the events in Guinea on 28 September 2009, and all natural and legal persons, entities or bodies associated with them, shall be frozen.

Competent Swedish authorities

The Swedish Migration Agency and Sweden's missions abroad are the authorities responsible for applying travel restrictions.

Information on frozen accounts is to be submitted to Finansinspektionen (the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority).

Exemptions from freezing of assets may be granted by Försäkringskassan (the Swedish Social Insurance Agency).

Links to the competent authorities are available below.

Contact

Josefin Simonsson Brodén
Sanctions Coordinator
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
email to Josefin Simonsson Brodén