Changes1.Publication reference

EuropeAid/140270/IH/SER/TR

2.Procedure

Restricted.

3.Programme title

Multi-annual Country Action Programme for Turkey on Transport 2014/031-877

4.Financing

IPA budget item 22.02 03 02 of the General Budget of the EC and National Contribution.

5.Contracting Authority

Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Directorate General for European Union Affairs and Foreign Relations, Department of European Union Investments, Ankara, REPUBLIC of TURKEY

6.Nature of contract

Fee-based.

7.Contract description

The purpose of the contract is to improve legislative and institutional capacities to facilitate the EU Acquis alignment process in the field of transport.

The contract shall be based on; but not necessarily be limited to:

— the development of an inventory of transport legislation in Turkey and the EU;

— assessment of legal approximation in the field of transport;

— preparation and dissemination of the legal approximation strategy and technical cooperation with the relevant EU Institutions;

— trainings and visibility activities.

8.Indicative budget

EUR 3 315 820.00

9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

Third quarter of 2020.

10.Additional information

The conclusion of the tender and the award of the contract is subject to the availability of funds and the contracting authority reserves the right to cancel the tendering procedure at any time.

11.Legal basis(1)

Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 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 March 2014 establishing an Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) (OJ L 77, p.11-26) — See Annex A2 of the practical guide.

For UK candidates or tenderers: please be aware that following the entry into force of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement(*) on 1 February 2020 and in particular Articles 127(6), 137 and 138, the references to natural or legal persons residing or established in a member state of the European Union and to goods originating from an eligible country, as defined under Regulation (EU) No 236/2014(**) and Annex IV of the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement(***), are to be understood as including natural or legal persons residing or established in and to goods originating from, the United Kingdom(****). Those persons and goods are therefore eligible under this call.

(*) Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community.

(**) Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action.

(***) Annex IV to the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement, as revised by Decision 1/2014 of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers (OJ L196/40, 3 July 2014).

(****) Including the overseas countries and territories having special relations with the United Kingdom, as laid down in Part Four and Annex II of the TFEU.

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

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.

Publication Date2020-07-07
CountryTurkey
Procurement StatusFuture
TypeNot applicable
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot applicable
OrganisationMinistry of Transport and Infrastructure, Directorate General for European Union Affairs and Foreign Relations, Department of European Union Investments
TownAnkara
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)