Tender: provision of Creative Design, Printing, Branded Furniture and Installation Services
Company name: International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
Category name: Other /
Tender type: Free
Close Date: 2020-01-24
INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS
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
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 [email protected] or at +1 202-350-6791.
2 GENERAL INFORMATION
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 OFFER PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS
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.
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.
Contracts and Grants Manager [email protected]
Contracts and Grants Administrator [email protected]