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Belgium-Brussels: Programme for peer reviews in the framework of EU cooperation on civil protection and disaster risk management
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Programme for peer reviews in the framework of EU cooperation on civil protection and disaster risk management.
The objective of the peer reviews is to facilitate exchange of good practices and recommend improvements in disaster management policy and operations of the reviewed countries through mutual learning and expert review from reviewing countries. Participation in the peer reviews is on strictly voluntary basis for both the reviewed countries and the peer reviewing countries. The peer review process should also foster policy dialogue, improve consistency and steer progress in critical areas for the EU cooperation on civil protection and disaster risk management.
The objective of this call for tender is to further develop and implement a programme for peer reviews of 6 volunteer countries to be reviewed in disaster risk management/civil protection (4 mechanism participating states and either 1 or 2 enlargement countries not participating in the mechanism or 1 or 2 European Neighbourhood policy countries).
The programme should allow for general peer reviews of disaster risk management policies as well as thematic peer reviews of specific EU disaster risk management/civil protection priorities, notably on risk assessments, risk management capability assessments, and preparedness strategies, based on the guidelines and frameworks developed under the 2015–2016 peer review programme.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Proof that the tenderers are authorised to perform the contract under national law, as evidenced by inclusion in a professional or trade register or a sworn declaration or certificate, membership of a specific organisation, express authorisation, or entry in the VAT register.
For British candidates or tenderers: please be aware that after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the rules of access to EU procurement procedures of economic operators established in third countries will apply to candidates or tenderers from the United Kingdom depending on the outcome of the negotiations. In case such access is not provided by legal provisions in force, candidates or tenderers from the United Kingdom could be rejected from the procurement procedure.
Section IV: Procedure
rue de la Loi 86, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM.
A maximum of 1 representative per tender can attend the opening of tenders. For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: ECHO-A3-SECRETARIAT@ec.europa.eu
Failing that, the contracting authority reserves the right to refuse access to its premises.
Section VI: Complementary information
Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in the absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. 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.