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Establishment of Long Term Agreement/s for Translation Services

Upcoming Business Opportunities
Subject: Establishment of Long Term Agreement/s for Translation Services
Reference: ITB 2013/270
Date posted: 21 October 2013

In view of the fact that the official language used for the RFP will be English, this request for expression of interest is published in English only.

Du fait que la langue officielle de cette sollicitation sera l'anglais, cette demande d'expression d'intérêt est publiée uniquement en anglais.

Please note that only those firms considered qualified by the United Nations Office at Geneva for this project will be invited to participate.

Terms of Reference

The secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is seeking for qualified contractor(s) to establish Long Term Agreement (LTAs) with successful bidder or bidders for the provision of Translation Services from English to five UN languages (French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Chinese) and vice versa. The contract/s will be covering translation of various UNFCCC official documents (i.e. EB summaries, press releases, promotional materials, case studies used in workshops, presentations used in workshops, CGE training materials and other documents as required) are produced and made available to the public/stakeholders (mainly via the UNFCCC website) into the above mentioned UN languages.

Detailed specifications will be provided as part of the Invitation to Bid, which will be issued after the closing date of this request for EOI.

The EOI should include a description of the company profile and details of relevant experience. However, such description shall be limited to 1-2 pages length. Please do not include copies of certifications at this stage. EOIs that do not contain the information requested for evaluation by UNFCCC may be rejected.

We kindly request vendors who are interested in responding to this EOI but have not yet submitted a vendor registration form to UNFCCC, to complete the vendor registration form which can be accessed at: http://unfccc.int/secretariat/procurement/award_procedure/vendor_registration/items/2645.php