Changes1.Publication reference




3.Programme title

Thematic programme 2018-2020 ‘Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities’


Budget line.

5.Contracting Authority

European Union, represented by the European Commission, Brussels, BELGIUM

6.Nature of contract


7.Contract description

The overall objective of this service contract is to assist the European Commission in the management of the Development Education and Awareness Raising (DEAR) Programme, implemented by Civil Society Organisations and local authorities in Europe.

The main tasks would be the development and the implementation of activities dedicated to the capitalization of results and best practices, capacity building of and networking amongst the DEAR implementing partners and stakeholders, relevant policy research and communication activities.

8.Indicative budget

2 500 000 EUR.

9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

March 2020.

10.Additional information


11.Legal basis(1)

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 233/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 establishing a financing instrument for development cooperation for the period 2014-2020 — see Annex A2 of the practical guide.

(1) Please state any specificity that might have an impact on rules on participation (such as geographic or thematic or long/short term).


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.

Publication Date2020-02-21
Procurement StatusFuture
TypeNot applicable
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot applicable
OrganisationEuropean Union
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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