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Upcoming Business Opportunities
Subject: Printing Services
Reference: ITBS-611/MAT
Date posted: 9 January 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

1. The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) seeks Expressions of Interest (EOI) for a solicitation it intends to issue for the required services or goods described below.

2. Vendors interested in fulfilling the above requirements must be registered with UNOG and may wish to visit "UNOG Vendor Registration Process" for full registration information in order to be eligible to participate in any solicitation.

3. Required services or goods are the following:

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is looking for a printing company to provide the production of several brochures, leaflets, posters… during the year 2013. The number of documents is evaluated to 30 different documents. They could be printed from 1 to 6 UN languages versions (A/C/E/F/R/S).
The brochures should be printed in A.4 format (except some brochures in other format which will be indicated).
The covers will be printed in quadrichromie, and inside in one, two or quadrichromie.
The paper should be mat recycled paper in 250g for the covers and recycled demi-mat 115g for the inside.
Files ready for printing will be given to the printing company.
A recapitulation table of the publications together with the number of pages and number of copies is below.

Publication title
Languages
No. of pages
No of copies
Comments
1. Summary for policy makers
A, C, E, F, R, S
100
1000
2. GP publication about Role Model Cities
A, C, E, F, R, S
100
1000
3. Reedition Africa Report
E, F
80
1000
4. Two (2) event flyers
E
4
1000
2 editions
5. GP third announcement
A, C, E, F, R, S
5
1000
6. GP Programme
A, C, E, F, R, S
70
5000
7. Schedule
E
1
5000
8. Background paper
A, C, E, F, R, S
20
5000
8. GP Chair’s Summary follow-up report
A, C, E, F, R, S
30
5000
9. Global Review of National Platforms on DRR report
E, F, S
100
5000
10. Consultation report for post 2015 framework
No
60
5000
11. Reprint updated media handbook
A, C, E, F, R, S
60
500
12. Six (6) editions of city case studies of HFA implementation
A, C, E, F, R, S
4
1000
Six editions
13. UNGA Study
No
100
1000
14. Local HFA guidelines
E, S
60
1000
15 Annual Report
No
100
1000
Special size
16. DRR in UNDAFs
No
20
1500
17. Twelve (12) editions of Evidence
No
4
800
12 editions
18. Regional compendium
E, F, S
100
1000
19. Updated DRR in the UN
No
180
5000
20. DRR in PDNAs
No
20
1500
21. Global report on DRR & CCA
No
100
1000
22. Reprint MTR annex
No
50
1000
23. Reprint Resilient Cities
No
112
1000
24. Redesigned corporate brochure
No
4
1500
Special size
25. Redesigned corporate folder
No
2
1000
26. Redesigned & updated campaign folder
No
2
1000
27. Campaign brochure
A, C, E, F, R, S
4
1000
Special size
28. Reprint Mayors Handbook
No
100
2000
Special size
29. Public-Private Partnerships and DRR
F
25
1000
30. Reprint of Is your business disaster proof brochure
No
4
1000
4. Specific information (if any) (e.g.: pre-evaluation or pre-requisite criteria, certification, etc.):
    1. The contractor must have demonstrated experience and capacity in layout and printing.
    2. Ability to print in the six UN official languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish;
    3. Ability to produce brochures and other documents in a short notice;
    4. The contractor shall meet the registration requirement as stipulated in point 2 above.

5. Please submit your response by returning the form "Expression of Interest Response Form" duly filled in by e-mail to tenders@unog.ch or by facsimile to +41(0)22 917 00 13. Responses must be received no later than 12:00 hours, Geneva time, on 18/01/2013. All responses will be kept strictly confidential.

6. Please note that this REOI does not constitute a solicitation. UNOG reserves the right to change or cancel this requirement at any time during the REOI process or the solicitation process. Please note that only those vendors considered as qualified by UNOG to provide the required services or goods will be invited to participate.

7. Tentative bid issuance date: 23/01/2013

8. Mandatory site visit date (if any) : N/A

9. Tentative bid response date: 14/02/2013

10. Tentative contract award date: 28/02/2013

11. For system contracts, estimated annual volume: N/A


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