Official Journal of the European Union

C 389/58

Order of the General Court of 8 October 2015 — Nieminen v Council

(Case T-464/14 P) (1)

((Appeal - Civil service - Officials - Promotion - 2010 and 2011 promotion procedures - Decision not to promote the appellant to grade AD 12 - Right to a fair hearing - Rights of defence - Scope of the judicial review at first instance - Manifest error of assessment - No error of law and of distortion - Appeal manifestly lacking any foundation in law))

(2015/C 389/66)

Language of the case: French


Appellant: Risto Nieminen (Kraainem, Belgium) (represented by: initially, M. de Abreu Caldas, D. de Abreu Caldas and J.-N. Louis, and subsequently, J.-N. Louis, lawyers)

Other party to the proceedings: Council of the European Union (represented by: M. Bauer and E. Rebasti, acting as Agents)


Appeal against the judgment of the European Union Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 10 April 2014 in Nieminen v Council (F-81/12, ECR-SC, EU:F:2014:50), seeking to have that judgment set aside.

Operative part of the order


The appeal is dismissed.


Mr Risto Nieminen shall pay the costs.

(1)  OJ C 261, 11.8.2014.