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Document 62011CA0478

Joined Cases C-478/11 P to C-482/11 P: Judgments of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 23 April 2013 — Laurent Gbagbo (C-478/11 P), Katinan Justin Koné (C-479/11 P), Akissi Danièle Boni-Claverie (C-480/11 P), Alcide Djédjé (C-481/11 P), Affi Pascal N’Guessan (C-482/11 P) v Council of the European Union (Appeals — Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures adopted against persons and entities — Sixth paragraph of Article 263 TFEU — Period allowed for commencing proceedings — Force majeure — Armed conflict)

OJ C 171, 15.6.2013, p. 7–7 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

15.6.2013   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 171/7


Judgments of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 23 April 2013 — Laurent Gbagbo (C-478/11 P), Katinan Justin Koné (C-479/11 P), Akissi Danièle Boni-Claverie (C-480/11 P), Alcide Djédjé (C-481/11 P), Affi Pascal N’Guessan (C-482/11 P) v Council of the European Union

(Joined Cases C-478/11 P to C-482/11 P) (1)

(Appeals - Common foreign and security policy - Restrictive measures adopted against persons and entities - Sixth paragraph of Article 263 TFEU - Period allowed for commencing proceedings - Force majeure - Armed conflict)

2013/C 171/12

Language of the case: French

Parties

Appellants: Laurent Gbagbo (C-478/11 P), Katinan Justin Koné (C-479/11 P), Akissi Danièle Boni-Claverie (C-480/11 P), Alcide Djédjé (C-481/11 P), Affi Pascal N’Guessan (C-482/11 P) (represented by: L. Bourthoumieux, lawyer)

Other party to the proceedings: Council of the European Union (represented by: B. Driessen and M. M. Joséphidès, Agents)

Re:

Appeals against the orders of the General Court of the European Union of 13 July 2011 in Cases T-348/11 Gbagbo v Council, T-349/11 Koné v Council, T-350/11 Boni-Claverie v Council, T-351/11 Djédjé v Council and T-352/11 N’Guessan v Council by which it dismissed as manifestly inadmissible the appellants’ actions for the annulment of, first, Council Decisions 2011/17/CFSP of 11 January 2011 (OJ 2011 L 11, p. 31), 2011/18/CFSP of 14 January 2011 (OJ 2011 L 11, p. 36) and 2011/221/CFSP of 6 April 2011 (OJ 2011 L 93, p. 20), amending Council Decision 2010/656/CFSP renewing the restrictive measures against Côte d’Ivoire, and, secondly, Council Regulations (EU) No 25/2011 of 14 January 2011 (OJ 2011 L 11, p. 1) and (EU) No 330/2011 of 6 April 2011 (OJ 2011 L 93, p. 10), amending Council Regulation (EC) No 560/2005 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Côte d’Ivoire — No individual notification of the decision — Case of force majeure

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the appeals;

2.

Orders Mr Laurent Gbagbo, Mr Katinan Justin Koné, Ms Akissi Danièle Boni-Claverie, Mr Alcide Djédjé and Mr Affi Pascal N’Guessan to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 6, 7.1.2012.


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