23.12.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 352/57


POLITICAL AND SECURITY COMMITTEE DECISION (CFSP) 2016/2380

of 13 December 2016

extending the mandate of the Head of Mission of the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia) (EUMM GEORGIA/1/2016)

THE POLITICAL AND SECURITY COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular the third paragraph of Article 38 thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2010/452/CFSP of 12 August 2010 on the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia, EUMM Georgia (1), and in particular Article 10(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Pursuant to Decision 2010/452/CFSP, the Political and Security Committee (PSC) is authorised, in accordance with the third paragraph of Article 38 of the Treaty, to take the relevant decisions concerning the political control and strategic direction of the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia), including the decision to appoint a Head of Mission.

(2)

On 19 December 2014, the PSC adopted Decision EUMM GEORGIA/1/2014 (2), appointing Mr Kęstutis JANKAUSKAS as Head of Mission of EUMM Georgia from 15 December 2014 to 14 December 2015.

(3)

On 13 November 2015, the PSC adopted Decision (CFSP) 2015/2200 (EUMM GEORGIA/1/2015) (3), extending the mandate of Mr Kęstutis JANKAUSKAS as Head of Mission of EUMM Georgia from 15 December 2015 to 14 December 2016.

(4)

On 12 December 2016, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2016/2238 (4), extending the mandate of EUMM Georgia from 15 December 2016 to 14 December 2018.

(5)

The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy has proposed to extend the mandate of Mr Kęstutis JANKAUSKAS as Head of Mission of EUMM Georgia from 15 December 2016 to 14 December 2017,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The mandate of Mr Kęstutis JANKAUSKAS as Head of Mission of EUMM Georgia is hereby extended until 14 December 2017.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 13 December 2016.

For the Political and Security Committee

The Chairperson

W. STEVENS


(1)   OJ L 213, 13.8.2010, p. 43.

(2)  Political and Security Committee Decision EUMM GEORGIA/1/2014 of 19 December 2014 on the appointment of the Head of the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia) (OJ L 369, 24.12.2014, p. 78).

(3)  Political and Security Committee Decision (CFSP) 2015/2200 of 13 November 2015 extending the mandate of the Head of Mission of the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia) (EUMM GEORGIA/1/2015) (OJ L 313, 28.11.2015, p. 40).

(4)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/2238 of 12 December 2016 amending Decision 2010/452/CFSP on the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia, EUMM Georgia (OJ L 337, 13.12.2016, p. 15).