Services - 298474-2017

01/08/2017    S145

Belgium-Brussels: Programme for peer reviews in the framework of EU cooperation on civil protection and disaster risk management

2017/S 145-298474

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)
Postal address: L-86
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: ECHO-A3-SECRETARIAT@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/echo/en/funding-evaluations/public-procurement/calls-for-tender

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=2767
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Civil protection and disaster risk management.

Section II: Object

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

Programme for peer reviews in the framework of EU cooperation on civil protection and disaster risk management.

Reference number: ECHO/A3/SER/2017/07.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75000000 Administration, defence and social security services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

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.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

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.

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: 600 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Decision No 1313/2013/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17.12.2013.
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:

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.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/09/2017
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: 29/09/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

rue de la Loi 86, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

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

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/07/2017