supply or sale of arms and related material of all types including weapons and
ammunition, military vehicles and equipment, paramilitary equipment, and spare
parts for the aforementioned to Zimbabwe by nationals of Member States or from
the territories of Member States shall be prohibited whether originating or not
in their territories.
2. The provision to Zimbabwe of technical training or
assistance related to the provision, manufacture, maintenance or use of the
items mentioned in paragraph 1 by nationals of Member States or from the
territories of the Member States, shall be prohibited. 3. Paragraphs 1 and 2
shall not apply to supplies of non-lethal military equipment intended solely
for humanitarian or protective use, and related technical assistance or
training, nor shall they apply to protective clothing, including flak jackets
and military helmets, temporarily exported to Zimbabwe by United Nations
personnel, representatives of the media and humanitarian and development
workers and associated personnel for their personal use only.
No equipment which might be used for internal repression will be supplied
1. Member States shall take the necessary
measures to prevent the entry into, or transit through, their territories of
the persons listed in the Annex, who are engaged in activities that seriously
undermine democracy, respect for human rights and the rule of law in
2. Paragraph 1 will not oblige a Member State to refuse its own
nationals entry into its territory.
3. Member States may grant exemptions
from the measures imposed in paragraph 1 where travel is justified on the
grounds of humanitarian need, including religious obligation, or on grounds of
attending meetings of international bodies or conducting polltical dialogue
that promote democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Zimbabwe.
4. A Member State wishing to grant exemptions referred to in paragraph 3
shall notify the Council in writing. The exemption will be deemed to be granted
unless one or more of the Council Members ralses an objection in writing within
48 hours of receiving notification of the proposed exemption.
1. Funds, financial assets or economic resources of the persons listed in
the Annex, who are engaged in activities that seriously undermine democracy,
respect for human rights and the rule of law in Zimbabwe, will be frozen.
2. No funds, financial assets or economic resources will be made available
directly or indirectly to the persons referred to in Paragraph 1.
The Council, acting upon a proposal by a Member State or
the Commission, shall adopt modifications of the list contained in the Annex as
required by political developments in Zimbabwe.
to maximise the impact of the abovementioned measures, the European Union shall
encourage third States to adopt restrictive measures similar to those contained
in this Common Position.
This Common Position shall take
effect on the date of its adoption. lt shall apply for a renewable 12-months'
period after that date.
This Common Position shall be kept under constant
This Common Position shall be published in the
Done at Brussels, 18 February 2002.
The President J. PIQUÉ I CAMPS