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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 12 May 2011 - AQ v European Commission

(Case F-66/10) 1

(Staff case - Officials - Appraisal report - Appraisal period 2009 - Appraiser's grade lower than that of the holder of the post - Appraisal of performance in part of the reference period - Failure to fix objectives for the holder of the post)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: AQ (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: L. Massaux, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: C. Berardis-Kayser and G. Berscheid, Agents)


Application for annulment of the appraisal report covering the period from 1 January to 31 December 2008, in that it classified the applicant in performance level III and awarded him two promotion points.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the report appraising AQ in the appraisal and promotion period 2009 and also the decision awarding AQ two promotion points for the same period;

Orders the European Commission to pay AQ the sum of EUR 2 000;

Dismisses the remainder of the claims in the action;

Orders the European Commission to pay all the costs.


1 - OJ C 288, 23.10.2010, p. 74.