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Services - 348301-2020

24/07/2020    S142

Lithuania-Vilnius: Improving Legal Responses to Counter Femicide

2020/S 142-348301

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Institute for Gender Equality
Postal address: Gedimino av.16
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: LT011 Vilniaus apskritis
Postal code: LT 01103
Country: Lithuania
E-mail: procurement@eige.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.eige.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=6880
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: Gender equality

Section II: Object

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

Improving Legal Responses to Counter Femicide

Reference number: EIGE/2020/OPER/10
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73110000 Research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The study will contribute to EIGE’s efforts to strengthen the capacity of the institutional response to violence against women, namely femicide. EIGE aims to support EU Member States in improving the institutional response by focusing on the role and rights of the victims in the criminal proceedings for femicide, and the duty of the States to investigate, prosecute, punish and provide reparation.

The overall objective of the study is to improve the institutional response, by identifying the gaps within and between law and in practice when providing justice to victims of femicide.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 230 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LT LIETUVA
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The specific objectives of this study are:

— to improve investigation and prosecution in cases of femicide;

— to strengthen the role and rights of victims in criminal proceedings and ensure their access to reparation.

The study will apply a gender-sensitive and victim-centred approach and will also examine the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on institutional responses to femicide.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 65
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 230 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 11
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.2.13)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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
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.1.8)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: 11/09/2020
Local time: 10:00
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:
English
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: 11/09/2020
Local time: 15:00
Place:

EIGE's premises. Gedimino av.16, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of two representatives per tender may attend the opening session. For organisational and security reasons the tenderer must provide the full name, date of birth, nationality and ID or passport number of the representatives at least two working days in advance to: procurement@eige.europa.eu

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
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification of the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to knowledge. 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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/07/2020