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11/02/2019    S29    External aid programmes - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

Belgium-Brussels: Capacity building of Governments to include Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) into the Decision-making

2019/S 029-063862

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Service Prior Information Notice

 1.Publication reference


 3.Programme title

Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2018-2019

BGUE-B2018-22.020401-C1-NEAR DELBIH
 5.Contracting Authority

European Union, represented by the European Commission on behalf of and for the account of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brussels, BELGIUM
 6.Nature of contract

 7.Contract description

The contract will assist Bosnia and Herzegovina governments to better include CSOs into the decision and policy-making and improve/develop their strategic documents defining cooperation with CSOs and social partners (employees, employers, governments) in an inclusive, evidence-based process. It will target the problem of weak cooperation and dialogue between governments and civil society in Bosnia and Herzegovina and extend it in direction of support to social dialogue and social partners (employees, employers, and governments) including on such issues as legislation, collective negotiations, assessing the need for new legislation, drafting the laws and monitoring the implementation of reforms. The activity will be implemented through technical assistance to the government structures in charge of civil society cooperation and social dialogue.
 8.Indicative budget

1 000 000 EUR
 9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

March 2019
 10.Additional information

Not applicable
 11.Legal basis

Regulation (EU) No. 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action and Regulation (EU) No. 231/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 establishing an Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II).
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Remarks: There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding Contract Notice.

No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.