An estimated 1.1 billion people worldwide cannot officially prove their identity, according to the 2017 update of the World Bank’s Identification for Development (ID4D) Global Dataset.
How do we prove who we are to the people and institutions with whom we interact? Imagine trying to open your first bank account, prove your eligibility for health insurance, or apply for university without an ID; quality of life and opportunities become severely restricted. An officially-recognized form of ID is the key enabler – critical not only for exercising a wide range of rights but also for accessing healthcare, education, finance, and other essential services. According to the World Bank Group’s latest estimates, this is problematic for an estimated 1.1 billion people around the globe.
Deadline: 05-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The assignment is to assist the Government of Angola in defining the options and the strategy for structuring a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the province of Cabinda.
The expected results of the activity are to:
(i) Draw Lessons from Other PPPs in the Water Sector in Angola;
(ii) Undertake an assessment of Cabinda water utility operations;
(iii) Carry out a stakeholder engagement analysis;
(iv) Prepare options and strategy for structuring a PPP scheme in Cabinda;
(v) Support the preparation of the preferred PPP project option; and
(vi) Provide lessons learning and capacity building support
The World Bank just released a Request for Expression Of Interest (REOI) to pre-qualify suppliers interested in participating on a follow on solicitation to award contracts for the provision of IT Implementation, Development and Support Services that encompasses the three broad components as specified above.
Details: Notice to Business Opportunity for IT Services for the World Bank
Tender: If you are interested in obtaining more information, you must click in the link provided below: https://wbgetenderingext.worldbank.org/wbget/index.html
Please note that you must register in the eTendering system to be able to obtain access to the documentation.
Deadline: 26-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of these terms of reference is to formulate a model community engagement framework for local government (LGA) PPP in Tanzania, provide provisions for the Model LGA PPP Agreement ( PPPA) to implement this model framework and provide a module for the draft LGA PPP operating guidelines for the practical application of community engagement and in particular this framework to PPP projects in Tanzania. The framework will be based on global best practices adopted in community engaged PPPs and will embody the lessons learned from different country engagements (both successful and failed), for example the World Banks citizen engagement for smart cities program and IFC’s stakeholder engagement: a good practice handbook for doing business in emerging markets.
Deadline: 23-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The chosen consultant (or consortium of consultants) must have suitable experience with the technology (e.g. storage technology, global industry standards), markets (industry leading technology suppliers, market trends) and tendering processes (e.g. development of bid documents, management of competitive tenders, and understanding of bankability requirements). They should also have a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly to non-technical audience. People with prior experience of working in reputed national and/or international energy storage companies, especially on implementation of grid-connected energy storage solutions, would be given preference. The team with domestic/regional experience to spend significant time in field, backed by team with international experience in energy storage firms for quality assurance and as an advisory panel. Any changes to the proposed team members during actual execution of the assignment shall not be permitted (barring exceptional circumstances if justifiable). The short-listed consulting firms are encouraged to propose names of actual execution team against proposed positions
Deadline: 21-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The main purpose of the current Assignment is to obtain an updated market assessment, traffic, and revenue projections for Mexican Ports, based on recent developments in the region, as well as expected evolution of global trade and the changes underway in the international maritime industry.
The Consultant shall prepare 15 year, traffic and revenue forecasts for the Mexican port terminals covering the period (2017-32).