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24/10/2014    S205

Lithuania-Vilnius: Study on area G of the Beijing Platform for Action — women in power and decision-making

2014/S 205-362154

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Institute for Gender Equality
Postal address: Gedimino pr. 16
Town: Vilnius
Postal code: LT-01103
Country: Lithuania
For the attention of: Ms Vera Zazvonov

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Gender equality.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Study on area G of the Beijing Platform for Action — women in power and decision-making.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The place of performance of the tasks shall be the contractor's premises, and any other place indicated in the tender documents.

NUTS code LT00A Vilniaus apskritis

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The study to be carried out under this contract shall focus on the implementation of the strategic objectives of the Beijing Platform for Action in area G on women in power and decision-making in political, economic and social areas in the EU Member States. The study shall consist of 3 parts:
part A of the study will focus on reviewing the progress made in reaching a more equal share of women and men in political and economic decision-making in the EU Member States since 2010. It will also include a collection of data on gender equality in decision making in sports;
part B of the study shall focus on the identification of good practices that effectively promote and support a wider and better participation of women in political decision-making at EU and Member States levels;
part C of the study will focus on identifying and collecting the evidence on the benefits of increasing gender equality in the EU Member States' national parliaments and in the European Parliament, as well as in the judiciary — both at Member State level and in the context of the European courts.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98200000 Equal opportunities consultancy services

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 379 460 EUR

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Methodological approach. Weighting 70
2. Project management, organisation of the project team and communication. Weighting 20
3. Work plan and timeline. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 105-184181 of 3.6.2014

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: EIGE/2014/OPER/13
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: ÖSB Consulting GmbH
Postal address: Meldemannstraße 12–14
Town: Vienna
Postal code: 1200
Country: Austria

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 379 460 EUR
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 34 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

Tender documents can be downloaded from

VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address:

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: The European Ombudsman
Postal address: PO Box 403
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the 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.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: