Belgium-Brussels: Mapping Objectives in the Field of Environmental Taxation and Budgetary Reform: Internalisation of Environmental External Costs
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
Section II: Object
Mapping Objectives in the Field of Environmental Taxation and Budgetary Reform: Internalisation of Environmental External Costs
This preparatory action will build on the 2015 pilot project ‘Capacity Building for Environmental Tax Reform’ (in operation between 2016-2017). It has 2 main objectives:
— to put conclusions of the pilot project in in practice by producing operational guidance to stakeholders to trigger their engagement in the decision making process and to map potential areas where economic instruments, including taxation would be a cost-effective solution to cover implementation gaps in the environmental policy,
— to analyse subsidies that trigger environmentally harmful behaviour by presentation of environmental externalities they cause in certain areas and which measures could bring about their internalisation.
Open call for tender.
Single Service Contract of 20 months with a budget of 750 000 EUR.
Please note that this was previously published in the PIN OJ 2018/S 056-123139 on 21.3.2018 with the title “Preparatory action — Operationalising capacity building for programmatic development and mapping objectives in the field of environmental taxation and budgetary reform”.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Please refer to Procurement Documents (see Point 1.1 and 1.7 of the tender specifications)
Section IV: Procedure
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Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) of the Rules of Application to the Financial Regulation No. 2015/1929 of 30.10.2015, during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the Contracting Authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same Contracting Authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under Heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
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Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.
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