Irish government tenders for Mercosur impact assessment contract
The named contracting authority on the tender is the Department of Business, Enterprise and Development, while the listed value of the contract is set to be €200,000, excluding VAT.
The formal title of the tender is: ‘Economic and Sustainability Impact Assessment for Ireland of the EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement.’
According to the notice of tender, the Government “has committed to undertaking a full Economic and Sustainability and Impact Assessment (ESIA) for Ireland of the EU-Mercosur trade agreement, including economic, social, environmental and human rights impacts”.
The tender lists a number of ‘common procurement vocabulary codes’ (CPV codes) which describe the criteria under the contract.