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Document 32020D1548

Political and Security Committee Decision (CFSP) 2020/1548 of 13 October 2020 on the appointment of the Head of Mission of the European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EU BAM Rafah) (EU BAM Rafah/2/2020)

OJ L 354, 26.10.2020, p. 5–6 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2020/1548/oj

26.10.2020   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 354/5


POLITICAL AND SECURITY COMMITTEE DECISION (CFSP) 2020/1548

of 13 October 2020

on the appointment of the Head of Mission of the European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EU BAM Rafah) (EU BAM Rafah/2/2020)

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 Joint Action 2005/889/CFSP of 25 November 2005 on establishing a European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EU BAM Rafah) (1), and in particular Article 10(1) thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,

Whereas:

(1)

Pursuant to Article 10(1) of Joint Action 2005/889/CFSP, the Political and Security Committee (PSC) is authorised, in accordance with Article 38 of the Treaty, to take the relevant decisions for the purpose of exercising the political control and strategic direction of the European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EU BAM Rafah), including the decision to appoint a Head of Mission.

(2)

On 8 December 2017 the PSC adopted Political and Security Committee Decision (CFSP) 2017/2430 (2), appointing Mr Günther FREISLEBEN as Head of Mission of EU BAM Rafah from 4 December 2017 to 30 June 2018.

(3)

The mandate of Mr Günther FREISLEBEN as Head of Mission of EU BAM Rafah has been regularly extended, most recently until 30 October 2020 by means of Political and Security Committee Decision (CFSP) 2020/1011 (3).

(4)

On 30 June 2020 the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2020/955 (4), amending Joint Action 2005/889/CFSP and extending the duration of EU BAM Rafah until 30 June 2021.

(5)

On 8 October 2020 the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy proposed the appointment of Mr Mihai-Florin BULGARIU as Head of Mission of EU BAM Rafah,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Mr Mihai-Florin BULGARIU is hereby appointed as Head of Mission of the European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EU BAM Rafah) from 1 November 2020 to 30 June 2021.

Article 2

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

It shall apply from 1 November 2020.

Done at Brussels, 13 October 2020.

For the Political and Security Committee

The Chairperson

S. FROM-EMMESBERGER


(1)  OJ L 327, 14.12.2005, p. 28.

(2)  Political and Security Committee Decision (CFSP) 2017/2430 of 8 December 2017 on the appointment of the Head of Mission of the European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EU BAM Rafah) (EU BAM Rafah/2/2017) (OJ L 344, 23.12.2017, p. 9).

(3)  Political and Security Committee Decision (CFSP) 2020/1011 of 2 July 2020 extending the mandate of the Head of Mission of the European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EU BAM Rafah) (EU BAM Rafah/1/2020) (OJ L 224, 13.7.2020, p. 9).

(4)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/955 of 30 June 2020 amending Joint Action 2005/889/CFSP on establishing a European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EU BAM Rafah) (OJ L 212, 3.7.2020, p. 18).


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