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Services - 464905-2021

15/09/2021    S179

South Africa-Pretoria: Development consultancy services

2021/S 179-464905

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


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

Procurement award procedure applying to European Union external actions financed from the general budget of the European Union and the European Development Fund (EDF)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union, represented by the European Commission, on behalf of and for the account of South Africa
Postal address: 1 Greenpark Estates, 27 George Storrar Drive, Groenkloof
Town: Pretoria
NUTS code: ZA South Africa
Postal code: 181
Country: South Africa
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Technical Assistance to operationalise the Capacity Building & Engagement Window of the “Enhancing Accountability” programme

Reference number: INTPA/PRY/2021/EA-RP/0084-PIN
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73220000 Development consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The EU Delegation to South Africa requires TA to set up, manage and implement the “Enhancing Accountability” programme’s Capacity Building & Engagement Window.

The Capacity Building & Engagement Window will provide resources, support and opportunities for state and non-state actors to engage and collaborate to enhance participation, accountability and non-discrimination and transparency in the public and private sphere in South Africa.

The Window will make resources available for: (1) Exchange of Experiences; (2) Mobilisation of Experts; (3) Research and studies; (4) Training and capacity building activities incl short term exchanges; and (5) Conferences, seminars and workshops and related events.The Window will provide a platform for knowledge sharing, peer evaluation, thematic dialogues, and sector coordination and dialogue in a sustainable way.

The TA will be responsible for operationalising the Window, communication, visibility and outreach activities, monitoring and evaluation,

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73220000 Development consultancy services
71356200 Technical assistance services
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ZA South Africa
Main site or place of performance:

South Africa (Sub-Saharan Africa)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Technical Assistance to operationalise the Capacity Building & Engagement Window of the “Enhancing Accountability” programme

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: