Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 11 December 2008 - Evraets v Commission

(Case F-92/07) 1

(Staff case - Officials - Promotion - 2006 promotion procedure - Ability to work in a third language)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Pascal Evraets (Lambusart, Belgium) (represented by: N. Lhoëst, initially, and N. Lhoëst and S. Fernández Menéndez, subsequently, lawyers)

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

Intervener: Council of the European Union (represented by: I. Šulce and M. Simm, Agents)

Re:

Annulment of the decision not to promote the applicants to grade AST 4, for failure to demonstrate the ability to work in a third language, for the 2006 promotion procedure.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decisions not to promote Mr Evraets for the 2006 promotion procedure;

Orders the Commission of the European Communities to bear its own costs and to pay the costs of the applicant;

Orders the Council of the European Union to bear its own costs.

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1 - OJ C 283, 24.11.2007, p. 44.