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Service Procurement Notice - Preparation and Printing of Publications of the Sava Commission

end:  26.04.2011.start:  18.04.2011.

SERVICE PROCUREMENT NOTICE
Preparation and Printing of Publications of the Sava Commission

1. Publication reference
7-11-3/1-2/MD

2. Procedure
Competitive Request for Quotations

3. Contracting Authority
International Sava River Basin Commission (ISRBC)

4. Budget: 8,500.00 EUR

CONTRACT SPECIFICATION
5. Nature of contract
Global price 
6. Contract description
Preparation and printing of publications of the Sava Commision:
• official bulletins of the ISRBC – two editions (2x500 copies), cca 28+4 pages each;
• Publication „Framework Agreement on the Sava River Basin and Protocols“- 100 copies (English), cca 56+4;
• Publication “Framework Agreement on the Sava River Basin“- 5x100 copies (Official languages of ISRBC), cca 44+4;
• Fact Sheet “Summary of Annual Report on Work and Activities of the ISRBC”- 6x 100 copies (English + official languages of ISRBC), cca 8+4
• Poster- 1x10 copies
Publications content text, pictures and graphics. Publications should be printed in several official languages of the Sava Commission and English.

7. Number and titles of lots
1 Lot - Preparation and Printing of Publications of the Sava Commission

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
8. Eligibility
Participation is open to invited Service Providers and to Service Providers which will participate on the base of the published notice in accordance with the Article 12 paragraph 2 of the Rules of Procurement Procedures of the ISRBC. All Service Providers must be nationals or must be registered in one of the Contracting Parties of the Framework Agreement on the Sava River Basin.  
9. Number of applications
No more than one application can be submitted by a Service Provider. In the event that a Service Provider submits more than one application, all applications in which that Service Provider has participated may be excluded.

10. Sub-contracting
Sub-contracting will not be allowed.

PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE
11. Provisional date of invitation to tender
April 18, 2011

12. Provisional commencement date of the contract
May 6, 2011

13. Period of execution
May 2011 – November 2011

SELECTION AND AWARD CRITERIA
14. Selection criteria
1) Economic and financial capacity of candidate
 the averages of cash and cash equivalents at the beginning and end of year are positive;
 not be in bankruptcy.
2) Professional capacity of candidate
 has sufficient ongoing staff resources, expertise and experience to be able to handle the proposed contract
3) Technical capacity of candidate
 has sufficient technical capacity to be able to handle the proposed contract

15. Award criteria
The lowest price of a technically compliant offer as specified in the Request for Quotations, annexed to the letter of invitation to tender which will be sent to Service Providers.

APPLICATION

16. Deadline for receipt of applications
April 26, 2011 at 14:00
Any application received after this deadline will not be considered.

17. Application format and details to be provided
Applications must be submitted using the application form, Request for Quotations annexed to the letter of invitation to tender which will be sent to invited Service Providers.
Any additional documentation (brochure, letter, etc) sent with an application will not be taken into consideration.

18. How applications may be submitted
Applications must be submitted in English or in one of the official languages of the Sava Commission exclusively to the Contracting Authority to:
Majda Despotović
Secretariat of the International Sava River Basin Commission,
Zagreb, Vladimira Nazora 61,
Croatia
phone: +385 1 488 69 65,
fax: +385 1 488 69 86,
e-mail: mdespotovic@savacommission.org 
The Contract title and the Publication reference (see item 1 above) must be clearly marked on the envelope containing the application and must always be mentioned in all subsequent correspondence with the Contracting Authority.

19. Operational language
All written communications for this tender procedure and contract must be in one of the official languages of the Sava Commission.
All additional information can be requested from the contact above.