Decision on Angola

CM/Dec.521 (LXXII) Rev.1



  1. TAKES NOTE of the Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Angola;

  2. REITERATES the firm support and total commitment of the OAU to the pertinent resolutions of the United Nations Security Council on Angola; particularly Resolutions 864 (1993), 1127 (1997), 1173 (1998), and 1295 (2000);

  3. CONDEMNS the premeditated violations of the sanctions against UNITA by some Member States of the United Nations and STRONGLY APPEALS to these Member States to immediately and unconditionally put an end to this behaviour which ENCOURAGES escalation of the war in Angola;

  4. CALLS ON the UN Security Council to impose immediate additional sanctions against UNITA, as provided for under Article 41 of the UN Charter;

  5. DECIDES to set up an Ad-hoc Committee to evaluate the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1285, particularly with regard to the sanctions contained in Chapters A,B,C,D,E,F and G, and to submit to the next OAU Council of Ministers a report on the extent of implementation of this resolution by Member States. It further DECIDES to mandate the Secretary-General in the light of the evaluation, to propose additional measures to guarantee the effective implementation of Resolution 864/93 against the States which violate the sanctions, in keeping with the provisions of the OAU and UN Charters;

  6. URGES Member States and the International Community to continue to support the peace efforts and national reconciliation undertaken by the Government of Angola;

  7. FURTHER URGES the International Community to increase humanitarian assistance to the needy populations and to support the on-going national reconstruction efforts in Angola.

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