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Services - 435447-2018

06/10/2018    S193

Belgium-Brussels: Studies in the field of trafficking in human beings — Lot 1, 2 and 3

2018/S 193-435447

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission/Directorate General Migration and Home Affairs/Directorate E: Migration and Security Funds, Financial Resources and Monitoring
Postal address: Office LX46 - 5/115
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/financing/tenders_en
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=3932
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=3932
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Studies in the field of trafficking in human beings — Lot 1, 2 and 3

Reference number: HOME/2018/ISFP/PR/THB/0000
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of the studies is to:

— systematically review the functioning of national and transnational referral mechanisms in all the EU Member States,

— calculate the economic, social and human cost of trafficking in human beings within the EU and not globally,

— examine the impact of the EU approach to combating trafficking for sexual exploitation, and promote the sharing of best practices among EU countries.

These studies were identified by the commission as some of the key actions in the 2017 communication in order to support the work of the Member States, stakeholders and the European commission in this area.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 3
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Study on “Reviewing the Functioning of Member States' National and Transnational Referral Mechanisms"

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85300000 Social work and related services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The study is expected to:

— give an overview of the situation in all EU Member States as to the functioning of the national and, where relevant, transnational referral mechanisms,

— provide good practices, models and examples of the functioning of national and transnational referral mechanisms,

— provide specific recommendations with respect to improving the functioning of the national and transnational referral mechanisms for the interest of the victims, with a view of helping Member States when implementing the Directive 2011/36/EU and advising the European Commission.

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: 175 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 5
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Internal Security Fund Police

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Study on “The Economic, Social and Human Costs of Trafficking"

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85300000 Social work and related services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This study must:

— deliver a comprehensive literature review on economic, social and human costs of trafficking, taking into account information and methodologies where available in EU Member States. This must include relevant estimations expressed in Euros,

— result in a critical analysis of available models and methodologies and provide recommendations as to possible methods to be used in the EU,

— take into account available literature and specifically the study commissioned by European Institute for Gender Equality entitled “Study on methodology options and economic analysis of the costs of Gender-based Violence (GBV) in the European Union” and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes background paper, An Introduction to Human Trafficking: vulnerability, impact and action (2008),

— focus on trafficking in human beings and not violence in general or only on violence against women. This being said the study must demonstrate a gender specific approach and ensure gender is mainstreamed throughout its analysis,

— approach trafficking in human beings as a serious form of crime and of violence against women and girls. All forms of exploitation in the context of trafficking in human beings must be equally addressed.

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: 350 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Internal Security Fund Police

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Study on “The Impact of the EU Approach to Combating Trafficking for Sexual exploitation"

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85300000 Social work and related services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The study must:

— provide an in-depth critical legal analysis of how is trafficking for sexual exploitation addressed in EU legal instruments,

— deliver a critical and balanced assessment of how is trafficking for sexual exploitation addressed in the EU policy framework by examining instruments adopted by various EU institutions and agencies,

— provide a critical and balanced analysis of the manner and extend that the EU legal and policy framework affected national policies and praxis,

— deliver a critical and balanced analysis of strengths and weaknesses of the EU legal and policy framework on addressing for sexual exploitation,

— take into accounts the findings of the study on the gender dimensions of trafficking in human beings, the study on the comprehensive policy review of anti-trafficking projects funded by the European commission and the users report.

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: 175 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Internal Security Fund Police

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/11/2018
Local time: 16:00
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, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 20/11/2018
Local time: 15:00
Place:

European Commission, DG Home, rue du Luxembourg 46, 1049 Brussels.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Each tender may be represented by no more than one person (an email should be sent to HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu, at least one working day in advance)

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: European Court of Justice
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/j_6/
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/j_6/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/09/2018