Norway - Oslo: Development consultancy services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
General public services
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 052-097310

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Norad (Direktoratet for utviklingssamarbeid)
971 277 882
Bygdøy Allé 2
Oslo
0257
Norway
Contact person: Beate Bull
Telephone: +47 23980000
E-mail: Beate.Bull@norad.no
NUTS code: NO011

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.norad.no

Address of the buyer profile: https://kgv.doffin.no/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/3771

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://kgv.doffin.no/ctm/Supplier/Documents/Folder/152740
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)

Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

Review of religious dialogue projects in the Middle East.

Reference number: 1600213

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
73220000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

The procurement will be carried out in accordance with Part I of the Regulation Public Procurement. The estimated value of the assignment is less than NOK 1 100 000, and Norad is therefore not obliged to publish the competition in Doffin and TED. We have nevertheless chosen to publish the competition in Doffin and TED, to reach as many candidates as possible.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
73210000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: NO011
Main site or place of performance:

Oslo, Israel and Palestine.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Church of Norway — Council on Ecumenical and International Relations (Mellomkirkelig Råd/MKR) has since the signing of the Oslo Accords in September 1993, facilitated dialogue between religious leaders in Palestine, Israel and to some extent Jordan. With the religious dimensions of the conflict in the Middle East, political leaders in Norway as well as leaders within the Church of Norway has seen enhancing dialogue between the different religious groups and their leaders as an important element in pursuing a peaceful solution to the conflict.

The purpose of a review is obtain an overview of the religious dialogue efforts since its start in 1995, including regarding effectiveness (documentation of results) and relevance.

The findings of the review will be used to 1) inform future activities of religious dialogue in the Middle East, 2) to inform decisions regarding future funding of religious dialogue in the Middle East and 3) to learn about religious dialogue as a tool for peace.

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

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 6
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

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 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:

Legally established business

payment of taxes and social contributions

declaration of good conduct.

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing

III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability

III.1.5)

Information about reserved contracts

III.2)

Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)

Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)

Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)

Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)

Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)

Information about electronic auction

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

IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/04/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)

Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 07/04/2017
Local time: 12:15

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:

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
Norad
Oslo
Norway

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)

Review procedure

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/03/2017