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Request for Proposals (RFP 2019/S/016) for Provision of Expert Services through GCF Communities of Practice (for Infrastructure)

Request for Proposals (RFP 2019/S/016) for Provision of Expert Services through GCF Communities of Practice (for Infrastructure)

1.1        The Green Climate Fund (“GCF”, “Fund”) was established with the purpose of making a significant and ambitious contribution to the global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change. In the context of sustainable development, the Fund will promote a paradigm shift towards low-emission and climate-resilient development pathways by providing support to developing countries to limit or reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to the impacts of climate change. The Fund’s headquarters are located in Songdo, Incheon City, Republic of Korea.

1.2        The GCF was designated as an operating entity of the financial mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (“UNFCCC”). It is governed and supervised by a Board that has responsibility for funding decisions pursuant to the Governing Instrument for the GCF. It is supported by an independent Secretariat, accountable to the Board, having management capabilities to execute day-to-day operations of the GCF, providing administrative, legal and financial expertise.
 


2.1     Through this request for proposals (“RFP”), the GCF is seeking to contract qualified, reputable and experienced Firm(s) for Provision of Expert Services through GCF Communities of Practice through establishment of non-exclusive Long Term Agreements (LTAs) on the basis of “if and when required” with no legal obligation to order any minimum or maximum quantity. The terms of reference included in Annex 1 provides the details of the assignment and expected deliverables.
 
2.2        Sealed Proposals must be submitted to the Secretariat no later than 3 June 2019 at 17:00 hrs (time) Korean time.



*The deadline for submission of proposal has been extended to 3 June 2019. Those bidders who have submitted a proposal already may wish to submit a new one based the clarifications (Addendum no.2) or may wish to keep it as it is. 

Submission period
22 April 2019 - 03 June 2019
Status
Open
Document type
Request for proposal
Ref. number
RFP 2019 S 016