The EESC issues between 160 and 190 opinions and information reports a year.
It also organises several annual initiatives and events with a focus on civil society and citizens’ participation such as the Civil Society Prize, the Civil Society Days, the Your Europe, Your Say youth plenary and the ECI Day.
The EESC brings together representatives from all areas of organised civil society, who give their independent advice on EU policies and legislation. The EESC's326 Members are organised into three groups: Employers, Workers and Various Interests.
The EESC has six sections, specialising in concrete topics of relevance to the citizens of the European Union, ranging from social to economic affairs, energy, environment, external relations or the internal market.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) intend to conclude a service contract for an online media monitoring service on EESC activities and of issues of interest to the EESC.
The contractor should monitor news from online sources woldwide and in all EU Member States, 24/7 and 365 days a year, in all EU languages, to provide daily and weekly reports in electronic format.
The contractor should provide the link to the media items as well as short summaries of the news in English, available for viewing and sharing with all the EESC Members and administrative staff. In delivering the services, the contractor will have to ensure a constant helpdesk service.
The service contract will be signed for a duration of 12 months, renewable maximum 3 times for a period of one year each.
Indicative timetable – subject to changes
Launch of the procedure to interested potential tenderers: 1 week after the closure of the online publication
Deadline for offers: 1 month after dispatch of the invitation to tender documents
Contract award: 3 weeks after the submission of tenders
Participation in tendering procedures is open on equal terms to all natural and legal persons coming within the scope of the Treaties and to all natural and legal persons in a third country which has a special agreement with the Communities in the field of public procurement on the conditions laid down in that agreement.
Send your expression of interest to participate or request for information to the following mail box (before the deadline mentioned below)