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Document 32021D2162

Political and Security Committee Decision (CFSP) 2021/2162 of 25 November 2021 extending the mandate of the Head of Mission of the European Union CSDP mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel Niger) (EUCAP Sahel Niger/1/2021)

ST/13553/2021/INIT

OJ L 437, 7.12.2021, p. 1–2 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2021/2162/oj

7.12.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 437/1


POLITICAL AND SECURITY COMMITTEE DECISION (CFSP) 2021/2162

of 25 November 2021

extending the mandate of the Head of Mission of the European Union CSDP mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel Niger) (EUCAP Sahel Niger/1/2021)

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 2012/392/CFSP of 16 July 2012 on the European Union CSDP mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel Niger) (1), and in particular Article 9(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Pursuant to Decision 2012/392/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 for the purpose of exercising the political control and strategic direction of the European Union CSDP mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel Niger), including the decision to appoint a Head of Mission.

(2)

On 7 September 2020, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2020/1254 (2), amending Decision 2012/392/CFSP and extending the mandate of EUCAP Sahel Niger until 30 September 2022.

(3)

On 16 December 2020, the PSC adopted Decision (CFSP) 2021/22 (3) appointing Ms Antje PITTELKAU as Head of Mission of EUCAP Sahel Niger from 16 January 2021 to 15 January 2022.

(4)

The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy has proposed to extend the mandate of Ms Antje PITTELKAU as Head of Mission of EUCAP Sahel Niger from 16 January 2022 to 30 September 2022.

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The mandate of Ms Antje PITTELKAU as Head of Mission of the European Union CSDP mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel Niger) is hereby extended from 16 January 2022 to 30 September 2022.

Article 2

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

It shall apply from 16 January 2022.

Done at Brussels, 25 November 2021.

For the Political and Security Committee

The Chairperson

D. PRONK


(1)  OJ L 187, 17.7.2012, p. 48.

(2)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/1254 of 7 September 2020 amending Decision 2012/392/CFSP on the European Union CSDP mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel Niger) (OJ L 294, 8.9.2020, p. 3).

(3)  Political and Security Committee Decision (CFSP) 2021/22 of 16 December 2020 on the appointment of the Head of Mission of the European Union CSDP mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel Niger) (EUCAP Sahel Niger/2/2020) (OJ L 9, 12.1.2021, p. 1).


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