UN Secretariat
Technical assistance to Support the transition to a circular economy in Costa Rica Request for EOI

Reference: EOIUNON18740
Beneficiary countries: Costa Rica
Registration level: Basic
Published on: 26-Jul-2021
Deadline on: 25-Aug-2021 00:00 0.00

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), on behalf of Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) invites qualified interested firms to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) to participate in the upcoming solicitation for provision of technical assistance implementation of the Technical Assistance on "Support the transition to a circular economy in Costa Rica." The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on behalf of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) requires the services of an institution to deliver the technical assistance as approved by National Designated Entity from Costa Rica. The overall objective of the Technical Assistance is to support the transition to a circular economy in Costa Rica by developing a National Circular Economy Strategy. The main activity of this assistance is the development of a National Circular economy Strategy to support the transition to a circular economy in Costa Rica and therefore increase climate resilience and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in production processes, extraction and distribution of resources, and promote changes towards more sustainable consumption patterns in the Costa Rican population. Some of the expected outcome, outputs and activities are; • Development of a detailed work plan and related communication documents • Mapping of existing actors and initiatives in circular economy in Costa Rica and planning of socialization and validation workshops • Development of a first draft of a national circular economy strategy and preliminary indicators • National circular economy strategy and indicators validated • Dissemination and training strategy for the use of the step-by-step guide to municipalities and key stakeholders and its implementation in three pilots • Updated step-by-step guide on circular economy The complete details of the requirement will be provided in the tender documents that will be issued to bidders after this request for EOI is closed.

Ms. Jecinta Cheruiyot