Services - 314138-2022

Submission deadline has been amended by:  323164-2022
13/06/2022    S112

Belgium-Brussels: Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain

2022/S 112-314138

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Parliament, Directorate-General for Communication (COMM)
Postal address: Rue Wiertz 60
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE Belgique / België
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
E-mail: media-tenders@europarl.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://europarl.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=11242
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=11242
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
II.1.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain

Reference number: COMM/AWD/2022/480
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80500000 Training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The required service is the organisation and implementation of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of young journalists, working for EU-based media outlets, regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, and at raising awareness about the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, as well as the values it stands for. It will include a module in each of the participating countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain), followed by a module in Brussels or Strasbourg for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme in the concerned country;

• selection of participants for both modules;

• communication and outreach activities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Belgium

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE Belgique / België
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in Belgium followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for young European Journalists in Bulgaria

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BG България  / Bulgaria
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in Bulgaria followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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: 210 000.00 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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Croatia

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: HR Hrvatska
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in Croatia followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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: 265 000.00 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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Finland

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FI Suomi / Finland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in Finland followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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: 400 000.00 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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in France

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FR France
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in France followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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: 470 000.00 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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Germany

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DE Deutschland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in Germany followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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: 400 000.00 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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Italy

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IT Italia
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in Italy followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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: 375 000.00 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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Poland

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: PL Polska
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in Poland followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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: 280 000.00 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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Portugal

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: PT Portugal
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in Portugal followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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: 310 000.00 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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Implementation of the European Parliament Training Programme for Young European Journalists in Spain

Lot No: 10
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES España
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching service required is the organisation and implementation, up to twice per year, of a training programme on EU issues, with the purpose of raising awareness of EU-based young journalists regarding European affairs in general and Parliament-related topics in particular. The training aims at contributing to a better understanding of how the EU works, underlining the importance of the Parliament, parliamentary democracy, and the values it stands for. The target audience for these training are young professionals based in EU Member States, in their capacity as key multipliers and informed relays.

The training programme will include a module in Spain followed by a module for a limited number of journalists selected among participants in the first module in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels or Strasbourg.

The contract includes the following specific services:

• organisation and implementation of the programme (1st module);

• selection of participants (1st and 2nd module);

• communication and outreach activities.

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: 380 000.00 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:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its duration may not exceed four years and shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in Article I.2 of the draft framework contract.

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:

The tenderer (or each of the members in case of a group of economic operators) is required to be enrolled in a relevant professional or trade register, except for international organisations.

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)Description
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: 08/07/2022
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:
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/07/2022
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Brussels, BELGIUM.

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: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/06/2022