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Services - 655313-2022

Submission deadline has been amended by:  729927-2022
25/11/2022    S228

Brazil-Brasilia: Foreign affairs and other services

2022/S 228-655313

Contract notice

Services

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
Town: Brasilia
NUTS code: BR Brazil
Postal code: N/A
Country: Brazil
E-mail: DELEGATION-BRAZIL-FPI-CALLS@eeas.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/fpi/home_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=12811
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=12811
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:

EU Policy and Outreach Partnership in Argentina and Brazil

Reference number: FPI/BSB/2022/EA-RP/0011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75210000 Foreign affairs and other services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of this contract is to build a more favorable context for EU dialogues with Argentina and Brazil in order to intensify bilateral relations. It will reinforce the capacities of the EU Delegations in both countries to engage with key actors, foster and mobilize networks of influencers and partners by building alliances and allowing better-informed engagement and decision-making. Priority areas include global challenges, multilateralism, promotion of EU values and principles, fundamental rights, trade (in particular the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement), digitalization, the Global Gateway and economic and cultural partnerships.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75210000 Foreign affairs and other services
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
98000000 Other community, social and personal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: AR Argentina
NUTS code: BR Brazil
Main site or place of performance:

Argentina (South America Region), Brazil (South America Region)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

EU Policy and Outreach Partnership in Argentina and Brazil

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: 6 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The number of candidates is not limited. Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

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:

America and the Caribbean

II.2.14)Additional information

Provided they are in conformity with the basic project, new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works, may be entrusted up to 0 % of the initial contract to the initial contractor by negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The economic and financial capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The professional and technical capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

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
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 153-436091
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 11/01/2023
Local time: 23:30
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 08/02/2023
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
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.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/11/2022