2005/654/CFSP: Political and Security Committee Decision Darfur/2/2005 of 29 July 2005 appointing a Head of the EU Police Team/Police Advisor to the European Union Special Representative for Sudan


Published: 2005-07-29

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17.9.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 241/58


POLITICAL AND SECURITY COMMITTEE DECISION DARFUR/2/2005

of 29 July 2005

appointing a Head of the EU Police Team/Police Advisor to the European Union Special Representative for Sudan

(2005/654/CFSP)

THE POLITICAL AND SECURITY COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular the third paragraph of Article 25 thereof,

Having regard to Council Joint Action 2005/557/CFSP of 18 July 2005 on the European Union civilian-military supporting action to the African Union mission in the Darfur region of Sudan (1), and in particular Article 4 thereof,

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).

(2)

The EUSR ensures the coordination and coherence of the EU contributions to AMIS. Under the authority of the EUSR an EU Coordination Cell in Addis Ababa (ACC), which comprises a political advisor, a military advisor and a police advisor, manages day-to-day coordination with all relevant EU actors and with the Administrative Control and Management Centre (ACMC) within the chain of command of the African Union in Addis Ababa in order to ensure coherence and timely EU support to AMIS II.

(3)

The Police Advisor to the EUSR, who is also the Head of the EU Police Team, is responsible for managing day-to-day coordination of the EU police supporting actions. The Head of the EU Police Team/Police Advisor assumes day-to-day management of the police component of the supporting action and is responsible for staff and disciplinary matters.

(4)

The Secretary General/High Representative, following the recommendation by the EUSR, has proposed that Douglas Brand should be appointed as Head of the EU Police Team/Police Advisor to the EUSR.

(5)

Pursuant to Article 4 of Joint Action 2005/557/CFSP the Council has authorised the Political and Security Committee to appoint the Head of EU Police Team/Police Advisor to the EUSR,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Douglas BRAND is hereby appointed Head of the EU Police Team/Police Advisor to the EUSR for Sudan.

Article 2

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

Done at Brussels, 29 July 2005.

For the Political and Security Committee

The Chairperson

J. KING


(1)  OJ L 188, 20.7.2005, p. 46.

(2)  OJ L 188, 20.7.2005, p. 43.