Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 9 March 2022 — Zardini v Commission
(Case T-511/20) (1)
(Civil service - Officials - Recruitment - Notice of Open Competition EPSO/AD/371/19 - Decision of the Selection Board to exclude the applicant from the next phase of the competition - Criterion to assess professional experience - Compliance of criterion applied by the Selection Board with the competition notice)
Language of the case: Italian
Applicant: Alessandro Zardini (Marano di Valpollicella, Italy) (represented by: M. Velardo, lawyer)
Defendant: European Commission (represented by: T. Lilamand and I. Melo Sampaio, acting as Agents, and by A. Dal Ferro, lawyer)
Application under Article 270 TFEU for annulment of, first, the decision of the Selection Board of 31 October 2019 rejecting the request for a review of the refusal to admit the applicant to the next phase of Open Competition EPSO/AD/371/19, and, second, the decision of the appointing authority of 7 May 2020 rejecting the complaint of the applicant against that decision.
Operative part of the judgment
Annuls the decision of the Selection Board of 31 October 2019 rejecting the request for a review of the exclusion of Mr Alessandro Zardini from Competition EPSO/AD/371/19;
Orders the European Commission to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 320, 28.9.2020.