Tender: provision of Creative Design, Printing, Branded Furniture and Installation Services

Company name: International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

City: Tripoli

Category name: Other /

Issued: 2020-01-15

Tender type: Free

Close Date: 2020-01-24

Cost: 0.00

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Request for Proposal (RFP) for Creative Design, Printing, Branded Furniture and Installation Services for High National Election Commission’s Media Center in Libya


Solicitation # RFP-20-016


January 15, 2020


April 2019 Revision


                               1.1 Purpose

 The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to invite prospective contractors to submit a written  response (“Response”) for the Creative Design, Printing, Branded Furniture and Installation Services  for The HNEC Permanent Media Center in Tripoli, Libya. The solicitation provides prospective  contractors with the relevant operational and performance requirements.

                               1.2 Coverage & Participation

 IFES reserves the right to reject any and all offers, to add, delete or modify any element of the  solicitation at any time without prior notification and without any liability or obligation of any kind. 

 This RFQ does not obligate IFES to enter into a contract nor does it obligate IFES to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of submission of any Response.

                               1.3 Zero Tolerance for Fraud

 IFES has zero tolerance for fraud. Fraud is any act or omission that intentionally misleads, or attempts  to mislead, to obtain a benefit or to avoid an obligation. If you have concerns about potential fraud in  any way related to IFES projects, contracts, or activities, please contact IFES’ Compliance Hotline at  compliance@ifes.org or at +1 202-350-6791.


                               2.1 The Organization

 IFES is an independent, non-governmental organization providing professional support to electoral  democracy. IFES supports citizens’ rights to participate in free and fair elections. Our independent expertise strengthens electoral systems and builds local capacity to deliver sustainable solutions.

As the global leader in democracy promotion, we advance good governance and democratic rights by:

       Providing technical assistance to election officials

       Empowering the underrepresented to participate in the political process

       Applying field-based research to improve the electoral cycle

                              Since 1987, IFES has worked in over 145 countries – from developing democracies, to mature democracies.

                               2.2 Schedule of Events

 The following, tentative schedule will apply to this solicitation. The dates may change in accordance  with IFES’ needs or unforeseen circumstances. IFES will communicate changes to the schedule.

       Issuance of RFQ                                                        January 15, 2020

       Technical Questions/Inquiries Due   January 20, 2020, 5:00 PM Tripoli              Time       

       Answers/Addenda from IFES                               January 21, 2020

       RFQ Closes                                                 January 24, 2020, 5:00 PM Tripoli Time



3.1 Prospective Contractors’ Understanding of the Solicitation

Prospective contractors are responsible for understanding the solicitation in its entirety and each of its elements and should make inquiries to IFES as necessary to ensure such understanding. IFES reserves the right to disqualify any prospective contractor that it determines, at its sole discretion, does not understand the solicitation or any of its elements. Such disqualification shall be at no fault, cost, or liability whatsoever to IFES.

3.2 Information from IFES

All information provided by IFES in this solicitation is subject to change at any time. IFES makes no certification as to the accuracy of any item, and is not responsible or liable for any use of or reliance on the information or for any claims asserted therefrom.

3.3 Communication

All communications related to the RFQ must be in writing.  Verbal communication shall not be effective unless formally confirmed in writing by the procurement official listed in 3.3.1. In no case shall verbal communication govern over written communication.

3.3.1 Point of Contact: The sole point of contact for all communication related to this solicitation is listed below. 

Ian Swank

Contracts and Grants Manager iswank@ifes.org 




Sajia Tokhi

Contracts and Grants Administrator Stokhi@ifes.org

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