Services - 150082-2018

07/04/2018    S68

Lithuania-Vilnius: Study to review the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU – Beijing +25

2018/S 068-150082

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Institute for Gender Equality
Postal address: Gedimino pr.16
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: LT LIETUVA
Postal code: LT 01103
Country: Lithuania
Contact person: Christos Georgiadis
E-mail: procurement@eige.europa.eu
Telephone: +370 52157448
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.eige.europa.eu
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=3438
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: European Institute for Gender Equality
Postal address: Gedimino 16
Town: Vilnius
Postal code: LT01103
Country: Lithuania
Contact person: EIGE Procurement
E-mail: procurement@eige.europa.eu
NUTS code: LT LIETUVA
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.eige.europa.eu
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Gender Equality

Section II: Object

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

Study to review the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU – Beijing +25

Reference number: EIGE/2018/OPER/04
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Overall objective.

To support the monitoring of international commitments of the EU and member states by providing the necessary evidence on the major achievements and set-backs in gender equality when implementing objectives of the BPfA in the context of EU policy priorities and targets since Beijing +20 and to provide recommendations for further actions.

Specific objective(s).

The specific objectives are: to overview the developments of gender equality institutional mechanisms and gender mainstreaming at EU level; based on existing Beijing indicators and EU wide data and information, assess progress in gender equality across the EU since 2013 in 12 critical areas of concern of the BPfA; identify key challenges that remain in each area; provide good examples of national and policy measures to promote gender equality; and propose recommendations for further actions to promote gender equality.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 370 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LT LIETUVA
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks will be performed on the Contractor’s premises or places indicated in the tender. Meetings between the Contractor and EIGE will be held on EIGE premises in Vilnius or in Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Overall objective.

To support the monitoring of international commitments of the EU and member states by providing the necessary evidence on the major achievements and set-backs in gender equality when implementing objectives of the BPfA in the context of EU policy priorities and targets since Beijing +20 and to provide recommendations for further actions.

Specific objective(s).

The specific objectives are: to overview the developments of gender equality institutional mechanisms and gender mainstreaming at EU level; based on existing Beijing indicators and EU wide data and information, assess progress in gender equality across the EU since 2013 in 12 critical areas of concern of the BPfA; identify key challenges that remain in each area; provide good examples of national and policy measures to promote gender equality; and propose recommendations for further actions to promote gender equality.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 370 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/05/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 07/06/2018
Local time: 11:00
Place:

EIGE's premises.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 authorised representative of each tenderer may attend the opening of the bids as an observer. Companies are requested to notify their intention at the latest 2 working days in advance to the contact address indicated in Section I of this notice with a notification containing the ref. number of the procedure, an authorisation document signed by an empowered staff member and the name of the person

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: Boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032600
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: POBox 403
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification of the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/03/2018