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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 13 November 2014 — de Loecker v EEAS

(Case F-78/13) 1

(Civil servants– EEAS staff –Temporary agent — Head of delegation in a third country — Early cessation of the functions of head of delegation — Transfer to EEAS headquarters — Rights of the defence — Interest of the service — Reasons)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Stéphane de Loecker (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: initially J.-N. Louis, A. Coolen and É. Marchal, lawyers, subsequently J.-N. Louis)

Defendant: European External Action Service (represented by: S. Marquardt and M. Silva, Agents)


Application for annulment of the decision to transfer the applicant from the EEAS office in Burundi to its headquarters in Brussels.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr De Loecker to bear his own costs and to pay those incurred by the European External Action Service.


1 OJ C 291, 5.10.2013, p. 7.