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Services - 189101-2018

02/05/2018    S84

Belgium-Brussels: Support services for the organisation of communication and information activities of the Liaison Office in Latvia

2018/S 084-189101

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Parliament
Postal address: 60 rue Wiertz
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
Contact person: EPLO Riga
E-mail: epriga@europarl.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/
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=3323
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: EPLO Riga
Postal address: Aspazijas bulvaris 28
Town: Riga
Postal code: LV-1050
Country: Latvia
Contact person: EPLO Riga
E-mail: epriga@europarl.europa.eu
NUTS code: LV006 Rīga
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/latvia/
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

Support services for the organisation of communication and information activities of the Liaison Office in Latvia

Reference number: COMM/AWD/2018/177
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79416000 Public relations services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Parliament Liaison Offices (EPLO) are responsible for the decentralised implementation of the EP's institutional communication efforts. More specifically, the Offices manage contacts with national, regional and local media, engage with citizens and stakeholders through offline and online activities, and offer a communication platform for MEPs in the Member States. In particular, their efforts are central to the EP’s campaign for the 2019 European elections.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 410 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79530000 Translation services
79418000 Procurement consultancy services
79540000 Interpretation services
79994000 Contract administration services
79950000 Exhibition, fair and congress organisation services
79553000 Desktop publishing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The establishment of a framework contract for communication services serves these objectives:

— to allow the EPLO to draw on high-quality professional support for a variety of tasks that can easily be outsourced and thus free capacity in the Offices for more strategic work,

— to streamline procurement processes,

— to facilitate day-to-day operations with a simple ordering process, while safeguarding the respect of procurement rules,

— to allow ramping up the scale of communication activities during the election campaign.

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: 410 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract of 1 year, followed by 3 potential renewals, up to a maximum period of 4 years.

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

List and brief description of conditions:

See tender documents.

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 25/06/2018
Local time: 17:00
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:
Latvian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/07/2018
Local time: 10:00

See tender documents.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See tender documents.

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 Court of Justice of the European Union
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu/
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Parliament — Directorate-General for Communication
Postal address: 60 rue Wiertz
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: