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Services - 381681-2021

28/07/2021    S144

Lithuania-Vilnius: Gender Equality and Gender Mainstreaming in the Covid-19 Recovery

2021/S 144-381681

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)
National registration number: 2900764882
Postal address: Gedimino av.16
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: LT011 Vilniaus apskritis
Postal code: LT 01103
Country: Lithuania
Contact person: EIGE Procurement
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=9061
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=9061
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:

Gender Equality and Gender Mainstreaming in the Covid-19 Recovery

Reference number: EIGE/2021/OPER/09
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73110000 Research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Overall objective

The overall objective of the study is to assess the EU recovery response to the Covid-19 pandemic from a gender perspective.

Specific objective(s)

Specific objective 1: to provide a general gender assessment of the RRF regulation and to identify opportunities and challenges for gender equality and gender mainstreaming within the established RRF framework (a legal case);

Specific objective 2: to analyse how the RRF gender equality objectives have been addressed in RRPs of 27 EU Member States (a policy case);

Specific objective 3: to assess the effect of selected Covid-19 related national policy measures (e.g. taxes and benefits) on gender gaps in income and earnings in 27 EU Member States (an economic case).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 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
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main objective of the study is to assess national recovery and resilience plans from gender equality and gender mainstreaming perspectives. Specifically, the study will focus on:

1) Gender assessment of the RRF regulation and identification of opportunities and challenges for gender equality within the given framework (legal case);

2) The analysis of how the RRF gender equality objectives have been addressed in national recovery and resilience plans (policy case);

3) The distributional effects of selected national policy measures/policy instruments implemented in 2021 (e.g. selected taxes and benefits) on gender gaps in income and earnings in 27 EU Member States (economic case).

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: 320 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 13
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:

Selection criteria 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: 14/09/2021
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: 15/09/2021
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Online.

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 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.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/07/2021