3.12.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 323/65


COUNCIL JOINT ACTION 2008/900/CFSP

of 2 December 2008

amending Joint Action 2008/107/CFSP extending the mandate of the European Union Special Representative for Central Asia

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Articles 14, 18(5) and 23(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 12 February 2008, the Council adopted Joint Action 2008/107/CFSP (1).

(2)

The mandate of the European Union Special Representative should be amended to take account of his role in monitoring implementation of the European Union Strategy for a New Partnership with Central Asia, adopted by the European Council in June 2007,

HAS ADOPTED THIS JOINT ACTION:

Article 1

Article 3(1)(i) of Joint Action 2008/107/CFSP is hereby replaced by the following text:

‘(i)

provide input to the formulation of energy security, anti-narcotics and water resource management aspects of the CFSP with respect to Central Asia.’

Article 2

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

Article 3

This Joint Action shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 2 December 2008.

For the Council

The President

C. LAGARDE


(1)  OJ L 38, 13.2.2008, p. 19.