Council Decision 2005/805/CFSP of 21 November 2005 implementing Joint Action 2005/556/CFSP appointing a Special Representative of the European Union for Sudan


Published: 2005-11-21

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22.11.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 303/59


COUNCIL DECISION 2005/805/CFSP

of 21 November 2005

implementing Joint Action 2005/556/CFSP appointing a Special Representative of the European Union for Sudan

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to Council Joint Action 2005/556/CFSP of 18 July 2005 appointing a Special Representative of the European Union for Sudan (1), and in particular Article 5(1) thereof, in conjunction with Articles 14, 18(5) and 23(2) of the Treaty on European Union,

Whereas:

(1)

On 18 July 2005 the Council adopted Joint Action 2005/556/CFSP appointing a Special Representative of the European Union (EUSR) for Sudan.

(2)

On 21 November 2005 the Council adopted Decision 2005/806/CFSP implementing Joint Action 2005/557/CFSP on the European Union civilian-military supporting action to the African Union mission in the Darfur region of Sudan (2), whereby a new financial reference amount intended to cover expenditure related to the implementation of section II of Joint Action 2005/557/CFSP (3) was set for a further 6-month period.

(3)

As a consequence, the Council should decide on the financial reference amount for the continuation of Joint Action 2005/556/CFSP for a further 6-month period.

(4)

The EUSR will implement his mandate in the context of a situation which may deteriorate and could harm the objectives of the CFSP as set out in Article 11 of the Treaty,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The financial reference amount intended to cover the expenditure related to the continuation of Joint Action 2005/556/CFSP from 18 January until 17 July 2006 shall be EUR 600 000.

Article 2

This Decision shall take effect on the day of its adoption.

The expenditure shall be eligible from 18 January 2006.

Article 3

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

Done at Brussels, 21 November 2005.

For the Council

The President

J. STRAW


(1)  OJ L 188, 20.7.2005, p. 43.

(2)  See page 60 in this Official Journal.

(3)  OJ L 188, 20.7.2005, p. 46.