Belgium-Brussels: Support for the Natura 2000 Biogeographical process
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
Section II: Object
Support for the Natura 2000 Biogeographical process.
The general objective of this contract is to provide support to the Commission in relation to the implementation and further development of the Natura 2000 Biogeographical process (see: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/nature/natura2000/seminars_en.htm), including in particular the organisation of steering committee meetings and Natura 2000 seminars, the implementation of a Biogeographical Natura 2000 networking programme, the compilation of scientific background information in relation to the process and the maintenance of the Web-based Natura 2000 communication platform (see: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/nature/natura2000/platform/index_en.htm).
The specific tasks of the contractor are summarised as follows:
supporting the preparation and organisation of meetings of the steering committees of the Natura 2000 Biogeographical process, including the preparation of meeting documents and presentations;
supporting the preparation, organisation and facilitation of Natura 2000 seminars, including the logistic preparation of the seminars in close cooperation with the host organisation or country, the preparation of meeting documents and presentations and the facilitation of working group and plenary meetings in close cooperation with the respective chairpersons;
facilitating the implementation of thematic networking events as part of the Natura 2000 Biogeographical networking programme, with the objective of enhancing cooperation between Member States, regions and interested organisations on the management of Natura 2000;
compiling and making available scientific and technical background information for the benefit of Natura 2000 seminars and the Natura 2000 Biogeographical networking programme.
Single contract of 36 months.
Open call for tender — service contract.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Please refer to procurement documents (see points 1.1 and 1.7 of tender specifications).
Section IV: Procedure
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Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) and f) of the rules of application to the Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.
Procurement documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ 2017/S 044-079856 on 3.3.2017 with the title ‘Support for the Natura 2000 Biogeographical process’.
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If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.
Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.
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