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11/03/2019    S49

Belgium-Brussels: Support to Communication Activities to Raise Awareness about Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policies

2019/S 049-111563

Location – EU Member States, Enlargement Region and Neighbourhood Region

Service Prior Information Notice

 1.Publication reference


 3.Programme title

Support programme to raise public awareness about the EU enlargement and neighbourhood policies for the years 2018-2019.

Budget line 21.08.02: Coordination and promotion of awareness on development issues and on enlargement and neighbourhood policies.
 5.Contracting Authority

European Union, represented by the European Commission, Brussels, BELGIUM
 6.Nature of contract

 7.Contract description

This contract will provide support to Directorate-General Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations in the implementation of day-to-day communication activities. The main tasks will include the organisation of events, press trips and training seminars, support in management of online and social media, as well as production of communication material.
 8.Indicative budget

3 000 000 EUR
 9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

1st half 2019
 10.Additional information

 11.Legal basis

Regulation (EU) No. 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action, Regulation (EU) No. 232/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 establishing a European Neighbourhood Instrument and Regulation (EU) No. 231/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 establishing an Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II).
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There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding Contract Notice.

No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.