A public tender has been launched (Official Journal 2000/S 34-020352 L-Luxembourg, February 18, 2000) in order to contract services in the ambit of execution of an Action Plan to Promote Security in Internet Use.
Bids presented in relation to this Action Plan, concerning illegal and harmful content on the Internet, should cover the following area: Assistence for self-regulatory bodies in the development and implementation of codes of conduct (12 months, renewable two times) with a budget up to 300,000 euros for a 12-month period and up to 800,000 euros for the entire period covered. 100% financing will be provided.
The contracting entity will be the European Commission - Directorate-General Information Society: Information Society Technologies: Content, Multimedia Tools and Markets, EUFO 1267, rue Alcide Gasperi, L-2920 Luxembourg. Tel. (352) 43 01-380 99. Fax (352) 43 01-340 79. The tender specifications and the associated conditions should be requested from the European Commission (at the above address) with the reference of the tender - IAPCODE, by March 5, 2000.
The deadline for submission of bids is March 15, 2000.