The last protocol with Guinea Bissau terminated on 15 June 2012. A new protocol was initialled in February 2012 but its adoption procedure has been suspended sine die following the military coup in Guinea Bissau in April 2012. There is currently no protocol in force. EU vessels are not allowed to fish in the EEZ of Guinea Bissau.
The first fisheries agreement concluded between the EU and Guinea-Bissau dates back to 1980.
Legal history of the fisheries agreements
The legal history of the fisheries agreements can be accessed through EUR-Lex. To search please type "GUINEA-BISSAU " in the field "Search for", and type "FISH*" in the field "with". Then click the button "search".
Current legal framework
- Agreement was adopted by Council Regulation 241/2008 of 17.03.2008 (OJ L75 of 18.3.2008). The text of the agreement was published in the OJ L342 of 27.12.2007.