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Document 32021D1843

Council Decision (EU) 2021/1843 of 15 October 2021 on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the International Sugar Council as regards the extension of the International Sugar Agreement 1992

ST/12197/2021/INIT

OJ L 373, 21.10.2021, p. 90–90 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2021/1843/oj

21.10.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 373/90


COUNCIL DECISION (EU) 2021/1843

of 15 October 2021

on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the International Sugar Council as regards the extension of the International Sugar Agreement 1992

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 207(4), first subparagraph, in conjunction with Article 218(9) thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the European Commission,

Whereas:

(1)

The International Sugar Agreement 1992 (1) (the ‘ISA’) was concluded by the Union by Council Decision 92/580/EEC (2) and entered into force on 1 January 1993. The ISA was concluded for a period of three years, until 31 December 1995.

(2)

The International Sugar Council (the ‘ISC’), set up under Article 3 of the ISA, is empowered pursuant to Article 45(2) of the ISA to extend the ISA, by special vote, for successive periods, not exceeding two years on each occasion. Since its conclusion, the ISA has regularly been extended for further periods of two years. The ISA was last extended by decision of the ISC in July 2019 and remains in force until 31 December 2021.

(3)

The ISC, during its 59th session to be held on 26 November 2021, is to adopt a decision on the extension of the ISA for a further period of two years, until 31 December 2023.

(4)

It is appropriate to establish the position to be taken on the Union’s behalf within the ISC, during its 59th session, as regards the extension of the ISA. A further extension of the ISA is in the interest of the Union,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The position to be taken on the Union’s behalf within the International Sugar Council, during its 59th session, shall be to vote in favour of the extension of the International Sugar Agreement 1992 for a further period of two years, until 31 December 2023.

Article 2

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

Done at Luxembourg, 15 October 2021.

For the Council

The President

J. CIGLER KRALJ


(1)  International Sugar Agreement 1992 (OJ L 379, 23.12.1992, p. 16).

(2)  Council Decision 92/580/EEC of 13 November 1992 on the signing and conclusion of the International Sugar Agreement 1992 (OJ L 379, 23.12.1992, p. 15).


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