International Urban Cooperation: Sustainable and Innovative Cities and Regions – Programme Support Unit (PSU - IUC)

International Urban Cooperation: Sustainable and Innovative Cities and Regions – Programme Support Unit (PSU - IUC)


Deadline for application: 07/08/2017

Location: European Union

1.    Publication reference

EuropeAid/137774/DH/SER/RUE

2.    Procedure

Restricted

3.    Programme title

International Urban Cooperation: Sustainable and Innovative Cities and Regions – Programme Support Unit

4.    Financing

Partnership Instrument 2015 Annual Action Programme (ref. C (2015) 4109 of 22.06.2015)

5.    Contracting Authority

European Union represented by the European Commission.

6.    Nature of contract

Fee-based

7.    Contract description

The International Urban Cooperation programme will establish cooperation on a mutual benefit basis with key EU partners in three fields: sustainable urban development; climate change through sustainable energy; and regional innovation systems. The action will draw upon cooperation models and policy experience established under EU urban programmes and the Covenant of Mayors.   The Programme Support Unit is responsible for coordination, networking and general technical support.

8.    Indicative budget

EUR 1 950 000

9.    Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

Early February

10. Additional information

NA

11. Legal basis

Regulation(EU) N°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. The eligibility criteria are laid down in article 9 of the said Regulation.

Regulation (EU) No 234/2014 establishing a Partnership Instrument for cooperation with third countries.

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.