Azerbaijan - Georgia

 

Dear applicants,

kindly be informed about AZ-GE programme timetable. 

Activity  Duration Start Date End Date
Call for Proposals 65 days 18.09.2015 17.12.2015
Information Days 2 days 01.10.2015 02.10.2015
Opening and Administrative Check 2 days 25.04.2016 26.04.2016
Clarification requests to be sent to applicants by Managing Authority 1 day 05.05.2016 05.05.2016
Submission of clarifications by applicants 11 days 06.05.2016 20.05.2016
Review of submitted documents by Managing Authority 33 days  21.05.2016  06.07.2016
Review of the result of the opening and administrative check by the  Evaluation Committee  8 days 06.07.2016 15.07.2016
Meeting of the Evaluation Committee 1 day 18.07.2016 18.07.2016 
Evaluation of Concept Notes by external assessors 5 days 27.07.2016 02.08.2016
Review of results of the evaluation of Concept Notes by Managing Authority 3 days 03.08.2016 05.08.2016
Review of the result of the evaluation of Concept Notes by the  Evaluation Committee  16 days 08.08.2016 29.08.2016
Meeting of the Evaluation Committee 1 day 29.08.2016 29.08.2016
Review of and decision on the results of the evaluation of Concept Notes by the Joint Decision Making Committee 18 days 21.09.2016 14.10.2016
Sending the Information Letters with results of evaluation of Concept Notes to the applicants 1 day 17.10.2016 17.10.2016
Submission of appeals regarding evaluation of Concept Notes by applicants 10 days 18.10.2016 31.10.2016
Evaluation of Full Application Forms by external assessors 5 days 17.10.2016 21.10.2016
Review of  the result of evaluation of the Full Application forms by the  Evaluation Committee 15 days 24.10.2016 11.11.2016
Review of  the submitted appeals by the  Evaluation Committee (if applicable) 9 days 01.11.2016 11.11.2016
2 Meetings of the Evaluation Committee (Appeal Committee meeting if applicable) 10 days 21.11.2016 05.12.2016
Review of and decision on the results of the evaluation of Full Application forms by the Joint Decision Making Committee 10 days 12.12.2016 23.12.2016
Sending the Information Letters with results of evaluation of the Full Application forms to the applicants 2 days 26.12.2016 27.12.2016
Submission of appeals regarding evaluation of the Full Application forms by applicants 13 days 28.12.2016 13.01.2017
Sending the requests for submission of additional documents for eligibility check 2 days 26.12.2016 27.12.2016
Submission of additional documents for eligibility check by applicants 13 days 28.12.2016 13.01.2017
Meeting of the Appeal Committee (if applicable) 5 days 16.01.2017 20.01.2017
Eligibility Check to be performed by Managing Authority 10 days 16.01.2017 27.01.2017
Review of  the result of eligibility check by the  Evaluation Committee 5 days 30.01.2017 03.02.2017
Meeting of the Evaluation Committee 5 days 06.02.2017 10.02.2017
Meeting of the Joint Decision Making Committee 10 days 13.02.2017 24.02.2017
Preparation of documents for European Commission and Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany 5 days 27.02.2017 03.03.2017
Review of and decision on the evaluation report and the list of projects by European Commission 20 days 06.03.2017 31.03.2017
Review of and decision on the list of projects by Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany 10 days 06.03.2017 17.03.2017
Sending Award letters to winners 3 days 03.04.2017 05.04.2017
Contract negotiations and pre-contracting visits 1 month 06.04.2017 05.05.2017
Project Implementation training 10 days 08.05.2017 19.05.2017
Ceremony of contract signature 2 days 18.05.2017 19.05.2017

 

This Timetable will be updated accordingly.

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Dear Sirs/Madams,

The deadline for submitting proposals under the 1st Call for Proposals of the Territorial Cooperation Programme Azerbaijan – Georgia was 17th of December 2015. Currently the evaluation process is ongoing.  We kindly ask you to refrain from calls and from sending e-mails to the GIZ Office attention, as the Applicants will be informed in writing of the Contracting Authority’s decision concerning their application and, if rejected, the reasons of the negative decision. Please see below the updated timetable. 

Thank you for your understanding. 

Programme schedule

Launching of the call

18 September 2015

Information meeting

October 2015

Deadline for submission of Application Form

17 December 2015

Information to applicants on opening, administrative   checks and concept note evaluation (Step 1)

June 2016

Information to applicants on the evaluation of the   Full Application Form (Step 2)

July 2016

Notification of award (after the eligibility check)   (Step 3)

August 2016

Contract signature

August - November 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1st Call for Proposals under the Territorial Cooperation Programme Azerbaijan – Georgia 

This is an open Call for Proposals, where all documents are submitted together (Concept Note and Full Application Form).

 

Timeframe

The 1st Call for Proposals under the Territorial Cooperation Programme Azerbaijan – Georgia is being launched on 18th of September 2015. The deadline for submitting proposals is 17th of December 2015.

 

Programme area

Project activities have to be located in the following eligible areas:

Azerbaijan: Ganja-Gazhakh and Sheki-Zagatala

Georgia: Kakheti and Kvemo Kartli regions

 

 

Programme Objectives and Priorities

 

The overall objective of the territorial cooperation programme Azerbaijan – Georgia is to strengthen cross border contacts between local authorities, communities and civil society organisations to help develop joint solutions to common social and economic development challenges.

Thematic coverage: Operational Objectives

 

The territorial cooperation programme Azerbaijan - Georgia addresses local development needs and focuses on the following three operational objectives and related priority issues:

 

  • Operational Objective I - Improving the living conditions of local communities in the border regions through joint projects supporting economic and social development

a)            Development of cross-border synergies in agriculture and related economic sectors

b)            Build up cross-border tourism potential

 

  • Operational Objective II - Addressing common challenges in the fields of environment, employment, public health and any other field of common interest having a cross border dimension

a)            Solving cross-border environmental problems and enhancing emergency preparedness

 

  • Operational Objective III - Culture, education and sports

a)            Enhancing social inclusion through measures in the areas of culture, education and sports

b)            Develop links between youth of the bordering regions

 

Budget 

The overall indicative amount made available under this Call for Proposals is € 1,350,000. 

Any grant requested under this Call for Proposals must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts:

 

minimum amount: € 20,000

maximum amount: € 250,000

 

 

Submission of Proposals

 

Applications must be submitted in one original and 2 copies in A4 size, each bound. The complete application form (Part A: concept note and Part B: full application form), budget and logical framework must also be supplied in electronic format (CD-ROM) in a separate and single file (i.e. the application form must not be split into several different files). The electronic file must contain exactly the same application as the paper version enclosed.

 

Applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope by registered mail, private courier service or by hand-delivery (a signed and dated certificate of receipt will be given to the deliverer) at the address below:

 

Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation - Managing Authority

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

5 Elene Akhvlediani Agmarti

0103 Tbilisi, Georgia

  

Questions

Applicants may pose questions to the Managing Authority as regards the call for proposals in writing to the following email address:

eaptc-tbilisi@giz.de

 

Information sessions

Information sessions on this Call for Proposals will be held on:

  • 01 October 2015 at 12 p.m. in Telavi, Kakheti (Georgia), at the conference hall of the hotel “Old Telavi” (1, st. Cholokashvili)
  • 02 October 2015 at 12 p.m. in Rustavi, Kvemo Kartli (Georgia), at the conference hall of the hotel "Grand Vejini" (District 8 b #11 Territory)

Please register for the events following the link

http://eaptc.eu/en/register-az-ge.html

  • EaPTC Guidelines for Applicants_AZ GE.pdf

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  • EaPTC Guidelines for Applicants_AZ GE_AZE.pdf

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  • EaPTC Guidelines for Applicants_AZ GE_GEO.pdf

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  • FAQ EaPTC AZ-GE_27.11.2015.pdf

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Documents to be completed

  • Annex B Budget.xls

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  • Annex A Grant Application Form.doc

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  • Annex C Logical Framework.doc

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  • Annex D Legal Entity Sheet Public Entity.pdf

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  • Annex D Legal Entity Sheet Company.pdf

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  • Annex E Financial Identification Form.pdf

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Documents for information

  • Annex G_Annex II General conditions.pdf

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  • Annex III Special Conditions.doc

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  • Annex G_Annex IV Contract award procedures.doc

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  • Annex G_Annex V Standard request for payment.doc

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  • Annex G_Annex VI _Interim Narrative Report.doc

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  • Annex G_Annex VI _Final Narrative Report.doc

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  • Annex G_Annex VI_Interim Financial Report.xls

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  • Annex G_Annex VI_Addenda or use of contingencies.xls

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  • Annex G_Annex VI_Forecast Budget & follow-up.xls

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  • Annex G_Annex VI_Final financial report and sources of funding.xls

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  • Annex G_Annex VII Model report of factual findings and TOR for an expenditure verification.doc

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  • Annex G_Annex VIII Model financial guarantee.doc

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  • Annex G_Annex IX Transfer of ownership of assets.doc

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  • Annex H Daily allowance rates (Per diem) GIZ.pdf

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  • Annex K Guidelines and Checklist for assessing Budget.doc

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  • Local publication_CfP AZ_GE.pdf

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  • B5 Info-days AZ-GE - Support measures.pdf

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  • InfoDaysPresentationFiles_3 Languages.zip

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Call for Assessors

  • Call for applications assessors_AZ_GE.pdf

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  • ToR AZ_GE Final.pdf

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