ENPI South Mediterranean Environment Programme Call for tenders: EuropeAid/127372/C/SER/Multi
Authorities from EU member states and European Neighbourhood and
Partnership Instrument (ENPI) South partner countries are being invited
to participate in a Call for Tender (reference EuropeAid/127372/C/SER/Multi) for the ENPI South Mediterranean Environment Programme.
The objective of the Service Contract is to strengthen environmental governance within the Mediterranean Partner Countries, mainly by supporting the implementation of the road map of the Horizon 2020 Initiative for the de-pollution of the Mediterranean, through capacity building and awareness raising activities. It will also promote integration of environment issues in other sectors policies.
The beneficiary countries are the ENPI Southern Partner countries and territories, namely: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, occupied Palestinian territory, Syria, and Tunisia, developed under the co-operation framework of the Union for the Mediterranean which also involves Turkey, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Monaco and Mauritania. These countries will be invited to participate in some of the activities of the project, but the related costs will not be covered by the contract's budget. Libya will also be invited to participate under the same conditions.
The candidate consortia must be composed of at least one National Authority (Ministry or Agency) relevant to the objectives of the project from an EU Member State and at least one similar Authority from an ENPI South Partner country or territory. In addition, the consortia may include other eligible partners, for example, from civil society or the private sector.Participation is also open to international organisations.
The maximum budget is €4.5 million, funded under ENPI financial co-operation with Mediterranean countries.
On the basis of the applications received between 4 and 8 candidates will be invited to submit detailed tenders for this contract.
The provisional date of invitation to tender is 20 April 2009, for a provisional start of contract on 1 September 2009. The contract is for three years with a possible extension.
Applications must be submitted to the Contracting Authority (EuropeAid Cooperation Office), in English, using the standard application form available from:http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/work/procedures/implementation/services/index_en.htm. Detailed information, including the selection and award criteria, can be found in the service procurement notice available here.
For your information, the Procurement Notice for the ENPI Mediterranean
Environment Programme was published today on the website of the
under the reference 127372.
This programme - one of the opportunities presented by EC Environment representative, Mr Jesus Lavina, during the SMAP Final Seminar in Alexandria in February - aims to promote better environmental integration in the different sector policies in the region and to support implementation of Horizon 2020.
As you will see in the procurement notice, the Commission targets relevant national authorities (the consortium to be selected will include at least one from the EU and one from the ENP South region). Other types of organisations are of course not excluded.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 03/04/2009, 16:00 Central European Time
European Commission, Europe-Aid Cooperation Office, Finance Contracts and Audit Unit EuropeAid A5, J-54 01/230, B-1049 Brussels, Belgium
|File link local||tender.htm (HTML, 96 Kb)|
|Source of information||EuroMed Info Centre|
|Keyword(s)||ENPI, Horizon 2020|
|Subject(s)||AGRICULTURE , RIGHT , ENERGY , INDUSTRY , METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , NATURAL MEDIUM , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , PREVENTION AND NUISANCES POLLUTION , WATER QUALITY , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , TOURISM - SPORT - HOBBIES|
|Geographical coverage||Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Albania, Croatia, Monaco, Mauritania, Libya|
|Working language(s)||ENGLISH , FRENCH|