SERVICE PRIOR INFORMATION NOTICE
Technical Assistance to the Office of the National Authorising Officer (NAO) to Somalia
1. Publication reference
3. Programme title
Technical and Operational Support to the Development Assistance to Somalia III
5. Contracting Authority
European Union, represented by the European Commission, on behalf of and for the account of the Federal Republic of Somalia.
6. Nature of contract
7. Contract description
The overall objective(s) of the programme is to strengthen the quality of EU operations and engagement in the whole of Somalia through:
Contributing to the efficient and effective identification, formulation, facilitation, and monitoring of EU funded programmes in Somalia.
Increasing the capacity of the NAO’s office to fulfil its tasks.
8. Indicative budget
9. Intended timing of publication of the contract notice
10. Additional information
11. Legal basis
Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Cotonou on 23 June 2000 as amended in Luxembourg on 25 June 2005 and in Ouagadougou on 22 June 2010. Reference is made to Annex IV as revised by Decision 1/2014 of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers of 20 June 2014.
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.
 Please state any specificity that might have an impact on rules on participation (such as geographic or thematic or long/short term).