Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (3rd Chamber) of 14 May 2014 — Delcroix v EEAS

(Case F-11/13) 1

(Civil Service — Official — EEAS — Head of delegation in a third country — Transfer to the seat of the EEAS — Early termination of functions as head of delegation)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Nicola Delcroix (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: initially D. Abreu Caldas, A. Coolen, É. Marchal and S. Orlandi, lawyers, then D. Abreu Caldas, J.-N. Louis and S. Orlandi, lawyers)

Defendant: European External Action Service (represented by: initially, R. Metsola and S. Marquardt, Agents, then S. Marquardt, Agent)


Application to annul the decision to transfer the applicant to a post at the seat of the EEAS and to terminate his posting at the EU delegation in Djibouti.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision, communicated by letter of 8 March 2012, to transfer Mr Delcroix to the seat of the European External Action Service and to thereby terminate early his posting as head of the European Union delegation in the Republic of Djibouti;

Orders the European External Action Service to bear its own costs and to pay the costs incurred by Mr Delcroix.



1 OJ C 123, 27/04/2013, p. 29.