KYRGYZ REP IMPLEMENTATION OF NSDS - P144874
National Statistical Committee | Published July 19, 2016 - Deadline August 3, 2016
Twinning Partnership Arrangement
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Country: The Kyrgyz Republic
Name of Project: Implementation of the National Strategy for
Development of Statistics of the Kyrgyz Republic
Grant No: TF-017862
Assignment Title: Twinning partnershiparrangement
Reference No. KGSTAT/1-4/QCBS/2016/01/TWP
The Kyrgyz Republic has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the project "Implementation of theNational Strategy for Development of Statistics ofthe Kyrgyz Republic" (hereinafter ? the Project), and intends to apply part ofthe proceeds for consulting services in form of Twinning partnership between national statistical bureau/ agencies, eitherindividually or in a consortium with other entities/agencies, and / or non-governmental organizations, and / or consulting firmsand the National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic (NSC). The services include technical, expert, analytical, and otherpractice-oriented consultation, trainings in the country and abroad and internships for staff of the relevant governmentinstitutions. TheTwinning partnership consulting services provide necessary technical expertise in a"one-stop-shop" for the developmentof modern and efficient statistical systems with the structures, human resources and management skills needed to produce anddisseminate statistics that are in line with theinternationally accepted standards.
The consulting services period: 18 months startingfrom November 2016.
The aim of the Project is to improve the efficiencyand effectiveness of the national statistical system to provide appropriate, timely and reliable statistical data in accordancewith internationally recognized methodologies and innovations.
The Twinning Partnership will be involved in implementation of the following components of theProject:
1. Improving the Organization of Statistics
2. Modernizing production and dissemination of statistical data.
3. Strengthening statistical intellectual and human capacity.
The National Statistical Committee of the KyrgyzRepublic now invites eligible potential candidates ("Consultants") for the twinning partnership to express their interest inproviding the Services. Consultants should provide with information demonstrating that they meet shortlisting criteria, indicatedbelow, and well qualified to perform the Services (brochures describing the company's profile, relevant experience in similarassignments, staff qualification, etc.)
The shortlisting criteria are:
1. Consultant shall be the national statistical bureau / agency, eitherindividually or in a consortium with other entities/agency, and / or non-governmental organizations, and / or consultingfirms;
2. Consultant should have experience in building of the capacity of statisticalsystems in developed and / or developing countries.
Selection process will be carried out in accordancewith the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by theWorld Bank Borrowers (January 2011, revised July 2014) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflictof interest and eligibility.
Only shortlisted Consultants will receive a Requestfor Proposals (bidding documents), including detailed Terms of Reference.
Further information can be obtained at the address below duringoffice hours: 9:00 ? 18:00.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form tothe address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by August 03, 2016.18:00
Room # Display-2, 374 Frunze str., Bishkek, 720033
The Kyrgyz Republic
The National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic
Tel: +996 (312) 32-46-98
Fax: +996 (312) 66-01-38