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Provision of expertise to support security sector governance and reform Location: Global


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1. Publication reference


2. Procedure


3. Programme title

Annual Action Programme 2016 for the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace – Conflict prevention, peace-building and crisis preparedness component (Article 4)

4. Financing

Budget line: BGUE-B2016-19.020200-C1-FPI

5. Contracting Authority

European Union, represented by the European Commission on behalf of and for the account of the third countries who are beneficiary of EU external aid.

6. Nature of contract


7. Contract description

The objective of the action is to contribute to the implementation of the EU security sector reform (SSR) policy framework by supporting and sustaining inclusive national SSR processes including dialogue on security sector governance and reform in conflict, post-conflict and fragile countries. This will be achieved by inter alia providing technical expertise, training, organising meetings and seminars to support and underpin national policy planning, implementation and dialogue on SSR, ensuring that gender concerns are included within SSR dialogues and planning processes in order to meet the long term security needs and rights of women, men, girls and boys.

8. Indicative budget

EUR 2 000 000

9. Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

September 2016

10. Additional information


11. Legal basis

Regulation (EU) N°236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action and Regulation (EU) N°230/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 establishing an instrument contributing to stability and peace.


There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice. No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.