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Services - 549584-2020

17/11/2020    S224

Lithuania-Vilnius: Improving Legal Responses to Counter Femicide

2020/S 224-549584

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Institute for Gender Equality
Postal address: Gedimino av.16
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: LT011 Vilniaus apskritis
Postal code: LT 01103
Country: Lithuania
E-mail: procurement@eige.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.eige.europa.eu
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:

Improving Legal Responses to Counter Femicide

Reference number: EIGE/2020/OPER/10
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73110000 Research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The study will contribute to EIGE’s efforts to strengthen the capacity of the institutional response to violence against women, namely femicide. EIGE aims to support EU Member States in improving the institutional response by focusing on the role and rights of the victims in the criminal proceedings for femicide, and the duty of the States to investigate, prosecute, punish and provide reparation.

The overall objective of the study is to improve the institutional response, by identifying the gaps within and between law and in practice when providing justice to victims of femicide.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 230 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LT LIETUVA
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The specific objectives of this study are:

— to improve investigation and prosecution in cases of femicide;

— to strengthen the role and rights of victims in criminal proceedings and ensure their access to reparation.

The study will apply a gender-sensitive and victim-centred approach and will also examine the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on institutional responses to femicide.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 65
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 40 %
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 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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 142-348301
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: EIGE/2020/OPER/10
Title:

Improving Legal Responses to Counter Femicide

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
06/11/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: UMAR (Alternative and Response Women’s Association)
National registration number: 0820347311
Postal address: Rua cozinha económica, Bloco D, Espaços M e N
Town: Lisbon
NUTS code: PT PORTUGAL
Country: Portugal
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Gesellschaft Fur Empirische Soziologische Forschung Ev IfeS
Town: Nuremberg
NUTS code: DE DEUTSCHLAND
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Women's Right Foundation
Town: Valetta
NUTS code: MT MALTA
Country: Malta
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Instituto Superior De Ciencias Sociais E Politicas ISCSP
Town: Lisbon
NUTS code: PT PORTUGAL
Country: Portugal
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 230 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 221 145.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/11/2020