2021 September

30 Sep: EU TENDER: European Entrepreneurial E-learning Platform Helping SMEs to Adapt to the Current Context

Deadline: 18-11-2021

(Source: European Innovation Council and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Executive Agency (EISMEA))

Scope of the procurement

Title: European Entrepreneurial E-learning Platform Helping SMEs to Adapt to the Current Context

Reference number:  EISMEA/2021/OP/0011

Main CPV code

80000000 Education and training services

Type of contract

Services

Short description:

The subject of this call for tenders is about enabling an e-learning platform on entrepreneurship designed to help SMEs adapt to the current context.

The services that are the subject of this call for tenders are described in detail in the tender specifications in section 1.

Estimated total value

Value excluding …

30 Sep: EU TENDER: Provision of IT Consultancy Services to the European Environment Agency (EEA) in the Area of Microsoft Infrastructure First Level Support

Deadline: 04-11-2021

(Source: European Environment Agency (EEA))

Scope of the procurement

Title: Provision of IT Consultancy Services to the European Environment Agency (EEA) in the Area of Microsoft Infrastructure First Level Support

Reference number: EEA/DIS/21/001

Main CPV code

72266000 Software consultancy services

Type of contract

Services

Short description:

This call for tenders aims at the establishment of framework service contracts with IT consultancy service providers in the area of Microsoft infrastructure first level support:

• solution of service requests from staff,

• technical support of workplace equipment,

• introductory training on office software.

Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: …

30 Sep: EU TENDER: Supporting Implementation of Territorial Strategies in Inner Areas in Italy’s Less Developed Regions

Deadline: 08-11-2021

(Source: European Commission, DG Regional and urban Policy (REGIO))

Scope of the procurement

Title: Supporting Implementation of Territorial Strategies in Inner Areas in Italy’s Less Developed Regions

Reference number: REGIO/2021/OP/0014

Main CPV code

79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

Type of contract

Services

Short description:

Supporting implementation of territorial strategies in inner areas in Italy’s less developed regions.

Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 790 000.00 EUR

Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

More information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=8973

30 Sep: EU TENDER: Supply of HpGe Detectors and Hand-Held Monitors for Operating Radioprotection and Laboratories Team of JRC Ispra

Deadline: 23-09-2022

(Source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre – Ispra (JRC-IPR))

Scope of the procurement

Title: Supply of HpGe Detectors and Hand-Held Monitors for Operating Radioprotection and Laboratories Team of JRC Ispra

Reference number: JRC/IPR/2021/OP/2156-PIN

Main CPV code

38341600 Radiation monitors

Type of contract

Supplies

Short description:

Operating radioprotection and laboratories (ORPL) teams of JRC Ispra, Directorate J, make use of several and different equipment for determining the radioactivity in samples from the environment and nuclear facilities of JRC Ispra and checking the level of contamination in items and exposed personnel for radioprotection purposes.

The procedure will be subdivided …

30 Sep: Qatar: Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell at the joint press conference with Deputy PM/Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

(Source: EEAS)

Check against delivery!

Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Foreign Affairs [of Qatar, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani], thank you very much for your hospitality and for your warm reception.

This is my first visit to Doha as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign [Affairs] and Security Policy. But, I have had the pleasure and the honour to meet with the Foreign Minister/Deputy Prime Minister on several occasions, last one in New York.

But I came here to underline the very good bilateral relations that the European Union and Qatar have, and appreciate a lot your …

30 Sep: Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue: Chief Negotiators reach arrangement to resolve tension in north of Kosovo

(Source: EEAS)

Today, 30 September 2021, following extensive discussions facilitated by Miroslav Lajčák, EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and other Western Balkan regional issues, Besnik Bislimi, Chief Negotiator of Kosovo, and Petar Petković, Chief Negotiator of Serbia, reached an arrangement to resolve the tensions in the north of Kosovo and work towards a sustainable solution allowing freedom of movement for all people.

To de-escalate the tensions, the parties agreed to remove the special police units currently deployed at Jarinje/Jarinjë and Brnjak/Bërnjakë Common Crossing Points (CCPs) simultaneously with the roadblocks starting on 2 October 2021 at 08:00 and …

30 Sep: Expo 2020: The European Union announces its participation to promote international cooperation and mutual understanding

(Source: EEAS)

The European Union will participate in Expo 2020 Dubai in United Arab Emirates, starting on 1 October under the theme: “Connecting minds, creating the future”. The EU will engage through a set of high-quality events and activities to showcase European contribution to tackling global challenges in line with the core themes of Expo 2020 Dubai: sustainability, opportunity and mobility.

More than 40 events and activities will be promoted by EU institutions together with our Member States, focusing on five thematic areas: Sustainability, Green Deal and Climate change; Food, Farming and Health; Innovation and Digitalisation; Inclusivity and Equality …

30 Sep: EIB welcomes European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s visits to EIB-financed projects in the Western Balkans

(Source: European Investment Bank)

The EIB, as the EU bank, has welcomed the tour of the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to several countries in the Western Balkans, where she reaffirmed the EU’s support for the enlargement process and its benefits for people across the region. Referring to this event, the EIB Vice-President Lilyana Pavlova, responsible for the EIB’s activities in Serbia, underlined the EU bank’s support for the EU’s priorities in the region, as part of Team Europe.

“Sustainable and less polluting forms of transport infrastructure are key in the development of the Western Balkan region. …