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From: Patrick Schouller 
Subject: Appel d'offre de la Commission

Call for tenders published in the Official Journal of the European
Communities 18/02/2000 no. S34
L-Luxembourg: services for the implementation of the action plan on
promoting safer use of the Internet
2000/S 34-020352
Open procedure (Based on the Annexes to Directive 92/50/EEC co-ordinating
procedures for the award of public service contracts)
1. Contracting authority: European Commission, Directorate-General
Information Society: Information Society Technologies: Content, Multimedia
Tools and Markets, EUFO 1267, rue Alcide de Gasperi, L- 2920 Luxembourg.
Tel. (352) 43 01-380 99. Facsimile (352) 43 01-340 79.
2. Category of service and description: CPC 861, legal and advisory
services; CPV 74141000, business and management consultancy services.
The Commission is entrusted with the implementation of the multiannual
action plan on promoting safer use of the Internet, dealing with illegal
and harmful content on the Internet. In the framework of the action plan,
the European Commission invites proposals for services covering the
following area:
Assistance to self-regulatory bodies in developing and implementing codes
of conduct (12 months, renewable twice for up to 12 months) up to 300 000
EUR for 12 months, up to a maximum amount of 800 000 EUR over the whole
3. Place of delivery: As in 1.
4. Legal persons are required to indicate the names and professional
qualifications of the staff to be responsible for the execution of the
5. The services consist of 1 single lot.
6. Variants will not be accepted.
7. Duration of contract: The services will be awarded for an initial period
of 12 months from the date on which the contract is signed, renewable twice
for another 12-month period.
8. a) Name and address of the service from which the terms of reference may
be requested: European Commission, DG INFSO D-5, Invitation to tender
IAPCODE, EUFO 1267, rue Alcide de Gasperi, L-2920 Luxembourg, facsimile
(35-2) 43 01-340 79.
b) Final date for making such requests: 5.3.2000.
c) The terms of reference and the conditions governing Commission contracts
will be sent free of charge.
9. Tender submissions:
a) Final date for receipt of tenders: 15.3.2000.
b) Address: as in 8.a).
c) Languages: tenders should be drawn up in 1 of the official European
Community languages.
10. Opening of tenders:
a) Persons authorized to be present at the opening of tenders: official
representatives of the European Commission and 1 duly authorized
representative per tenderer.
b) Date, time and place of the opening: tenders will be opened on the date
and time given in the terms of reference.
11. A guarantee will be requested to the value of any advance exceeding 100
000 EUR once the contract is signed.
12. Essential financing and payment terms:
- 100% to be borne by the European Commission,
- payments will be staggered as follows:
- 30% on contract signature,
- 30% on acceptance of the intermediary report after 6 months,
- the balance on acceptance of the final report.
13. Not applicable.
14. Information concerning the service provider's own position, and the
information and formalities necessary for an appraisal of the minimum
economic and technical standards required of him: Exclusion and selection
criteria are defined in the terms of reference.
15. Tender validity period: 6 months.
16. Contract award criteria: On the basis of the most economically and
technically advantageous tender, in accordance with the special conditions
defined in the tender documents. The tenders must be expressed in euro.
17. Prior information notice of open call for tender published in OJ S 144
of 28.7.1999.
18. Date of dispatch of the notice: 8.2.2000.
19. Date of receipt by the Office for Official Publications of the European
Communities: 8.2.2000.
20. The service is covered by the Agreement on Government Procurement of
the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Ministère de l'Economie, des Finances et de l'Industrie
Secrétariat d'Etat à l'Industrie
Direction générale de l'Industrie, des Technologies de l'Information et de la
Service des Technologies et de la Société de l'Information
Sous Direction des Programmes et de la Prospective
le BERVIL - 12 rue Villiot  - 75572 PARIS CEDEX 12
Téléphone : 01 53 44 94 25 - Télécopie 01 53 44 98 51