Delegation of the European Union to Nepal

Corrigendum 001 to the Guidelines for Grant Applicants: EIDHR Call for Proposals: Publication Ref: EuropeAid/154952/DD/ACT/NP

Nepal, 08/03/2017 - 07:54, UNIQUE ID: 170308_11
Local Statements

Subject: Modification in the eligibility requirements and deadlines for the submission of the Concept note and other indicative timeline published in the Guidelines for grant applicants and its annex -1
Location: Nepal
The following provision of the 'Guidelines for grant applicants' and 'Annex A.1 Concept Note' are modified as follows:
1) Cover page of the 'Guidelines for grant applicants' and 'Annex A.1 Concept Note':
"Deadline for submission  of concept notes:
18/04/2017 at 12:15 (Brussels date and time)"
Shall be replaced by the following:
"Deadline for submission  of concept notes:
25/04/2017 at 12:15 (Brussels date and time)"

2) Section 2.1.1 of the guidelines for grant applicants "Eligibility of Applicants (i.e. lead applicant and co-applicant(s)"
(1) Fourth bullet point:
•    be established in  a Member State of the European Union or in Nepal. and
Shall be replaced as follows:
•    Non-Nepalese organisations must act with at least one local co-applicant.. and
3) Section 2.2.3 of the Guidelines for grant applicants "Deadline for submission of concept notes"
The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 18/04/2017 at 12:15 (Brussels date and time).  In order to convert this deadline to local time you can use any online time converter tool that takes into account timezones and winter/summer time changes (example available here)  The lead applicant is strongly advised not to wait until the last day to submit its concept note, since heavy Internet traffic or a fault with the Internet connection (including electricity failure, etc.) could lead to difficulties in submission. The Contacting Authority cannot be held responsible for any delay due to such afore-mentioned difficulties.

Shall be replaced as follows:
The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 25/04/2017 at 12:15 (Brussels date and time).  In order to convert this deadline to local time you can use any online time converter tool that takes into account timezones and winter/summer time changes (example available here)  The lead applicant is strongly advised not to wait until the last day to submit its concept note, since heavy Internet traffic or a fault with the Internet connection (including electricity failure, etc.) could lead to difficulties in submission. The Contacting Authority cannot be held responsible for any delay due to such afore-mentioned difficulties.  

4) Section 2.5.2 "Indicative timetable":
The time table published in the Guidelines for grant applicants is replaced as follows:
    DATE    TIME
1. Information meeting, if any (local time)    10th March 2017     Starting at 8:30 hrs.
2. Deadline for requesting any clarifications from the Contracting Authority    04 April 2017    16:00 hrs.
3. Last date on which clarifications are issued by the Contracting Authority    14 April 2017     -
4. Deadline for submission of  concept notes     25 April 2017     12:15
5. Information to lead applicants on opening, administrative checks and concept note evaluation  (Step 1)    22 May 2017    -
6. Invitations to submit full applications     22 May 2017    -
7. Deadline for submission of full applications    06 July 2017    -
8. Information to lead applicants on the evaluation of the full applications (Step 2)     03 August 2017    -
9. Notification of award (after the eligibility check) (Step 3)    07 September 2017    -
10. Contract signature     13 November 2017    -

All dates and times are expressed in Brussels time, where it is not specified otherwise.
This indicative timetable refers to provisional dates (except for dates 2, 3 and 4) and may be updated by the Contracting Authority during the procedure. In such cases, the updated timetable will be published on the EuropeAid web site https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?do=publ... and the EU Delegation Nepal Website: www.eeas.europa.eu/delegations/nepal.

All other terms and conditions of the contract notice remain unchanged. The above alterations and /or corrections to the Call for proposal Guidelines published are integral part of the Call for proposal Guidelines for Applicants.

 

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