Services - 496958-2022

13/09/2022    S176

Guyana-Georgetown: Training programme services

2022/S 176-496958

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Caribbean Forum for ACP States
Town: Georgetown
NUTS code: GY Guyana
Country: Guyana
E-mail: procurement@caricom.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.caricom.org
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=12160
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: CARICOM Secretariat
Town: Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown
Country: Guyana
Contact person: Mr. Chester James
E-mail: procurement@caricom.org
NUTS code: GY Guyana
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.caricom.org
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:

Consultancy for Capacity Building in Competition, Public Procurement and Customs and Trade Facilitation

Reference number: INTPA/BGI/2022/EA-RP/0120
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80521000 Training programme services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Deliver training in the areas of Competition, Public Procurement and Customs and Trade Facilitation. The training must address the use of virtual technology in Competition, Public Procurement and Customs and Trade Facilitation and an examination of critical issues in operating Competition, Public Procurement and Customs and Trade Facilitation regimes.

The expected outputs of this contract are as follows:

• Output 1. A Cadre of key CARIFORUM Stakeholders is trained in Competition, Public Procurement, and Customs and Trade Facilitation.

• Output 2. CARIFORUM nationals certified in Competition, Public Procurement, and Customs and Trade Facilitation at primary, intermediary and postgraduate level.

• Output 3. At least four (4) persons from each CARIFORUM State sensitised on the EPA commitments of the Parties and the opportunities and benefits under the EPA in relation to each of the following - Competition, Public Procurement, and Customs and Trade Facilitation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80570000 Personal development training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: AG Antigua And Barbuda
NUTS code: BB Barbados
NUTS code: BS Bahamas
NUTS code: BZ Belize
NUTS code: DM Dominica
NUTS code: DO Dominican Republic
NUTS code: GD Grenada
NUTS code: GY Guyana
NUTS code: HT Haiti
NUTS code: JM Jamaica
NUTS code: KN Saint Kitts And Nevis
NUTS code: LC Saint Lucia
NUTS code: SR Suriname
NUTS code: TT Trinidad And Tobago
NUTS code: VC Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
Main site or place of performance:

Caribbean Forum of ACP States (CARIFORUM).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The expected outputs of this contract are as follows:

• Output 1. A Cadre of key CARIFORUM Stakeholders is trained in Competition, Public Procurement, and Customs and Trade Facilitation.

• Output 2. CARIFORUM nationals certified in Competition, Public Procurement, and Customs and Trade Facilitation at primary, intermediary and postgraduate level.

• Output 3. At least four (4) persons from each CARIFORUM State sensitised on the EPA commitments of the Parties and the opportunities and benefits under the EPA in relation to each of the following - Competition, Public Procurement, and Customs and Trade Facilitation.

The expected outcome is:

• Strengthened national and regional institutional capacities for competition, procurement, trade facilitation and customs in CARIFORUM States to implement EPA obligations and take advantage of opportunities under the EPA.

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: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 15
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:

Support to CARIFORUM Member States in furthering the implementation of their Economic Partnership Agreement commitments and in meaningfully reaping the Benefits of Agreement – CRIS 2018/040 – 087 financed under the 11th European Development Fund.

II.2.14)Additional information

Subsequent to the initial contract resulting from the current tender procedure, new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works, up to the estimated amount of 50,000, may be entrusted to the initial contractor by negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice, provided the new services or works are in conformity with the same basic project.

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2022/S 145-416574
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/10/2022
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 24/10/2022
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3. For any additional information, please refer to the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/09/2022