Services - 318451-2017

12/08/2017    S154    External aid programmes - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

Ghana-Accra: EDF — Technical assistance to the Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee on Decentralisation

2017/S 154-318451

Service prior information notice


 1.Publication reference:


 3.Programme title:

European Union support to decentralisation in Ghana, phase II.

Financing agreement EDF/2017/39769.
 5.Contracting authority:

The National Authorising Officer for European Development Fund, Ministry of Finance, Accra, GHANA.
 6.Nature of contract:

 7.Contract description:

The service contract is the complementary measure to the sector reform contract (budget support) under the 11th EDF programme of the European Union support to decentralisation in Ghana, phase II. Through this service contract, a technical assistance team will support the Government of Ghana to achieve the expected results of the programme.
 8.Indicative budget:

4 600 000 EUR.
 9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice:

September 2017.
 10.Additional information:

Suspensive clause subject to the signature of the financing agreement applies.
 11.Legal basis:

Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Cotonou on 23.6.2000 as amended in Luxembourg on 25.6.2005 and in Ouagadougou on 22.6.2010. Reference is made to Annex IV as revised by Decision No 1/2014 of the ACP–EU Council of Ministers of 20.6.2014.


There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice.

No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.