Services - 13108-2022

11/01/2022    S7

Belgium-Brussels: Study to Review the Functioning and Effectiveness of Regulation (EU) 2017/821 (Due Diligence Obligations for Importers of Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten and Gold from Conflict-affected and High-risk Areas)

2022/S 007-013108

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Trade (TRADE), TRADE.C - Africa, Caribbean and Pacific, Asia (II), Trade and Sustainable Development, Green Deal
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 170
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: trade-contracts@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/trade/trade-policy-and-you/calls-for-tender/
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=9895
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Study to Review the Functioning and Effectiveness of Regulation (EU) 2017/821 (Due Diligence Obligations for Importers of Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten and Gold from Conflict-affected and High-risk Areas)

Reference number: TRADE/2022/OP/0001-PIN
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall objective of the project is to support the Commission in producing a review report on the functioning and effectiveness of Regulation (EU) 2017/821, in accordance with the requirements laid down in Article 17 (2) of the Regulation. Regulation (EU) 2017/821 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2017 lays down supply chain due diligence obligations for Union importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold originating from conflict-affected and high-risk areas.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Rue de la Loi 170, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Study to review the functioning and effectiveness of Regulation (EU) 2017/821. Expected duration of the contract is 12 months.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
28/02/2022

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This prior information notice announces the intention of the contracting authority to publish a future call for tenders. No other information or documents are available at this stage. Interested economic operators are invited to subscribe at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when the contract notice and all the procurement documents, including the tender specifications, are published.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/01/2022