The Secretariat of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) announces an open tender for the purchase of services on design development for publication “Fairy Tales of the Peoples of Asia”

  • Home Announcements The Secretariat of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) announces an open tender for the purchase of services on design development for publication “Fairy Tales of the Peoples of Asia”

1. Description of the draft print publication

The purpose of this competition is to develop a design of a collection of fairy tales of the peoples of Asia for the 30th anniversary of CICA (in English and Russian).

The project is intended to be a follow-up to publication “Literary Works of CICA Member States”, released in 2017 on the occasion of the 25th CICA anniversary (https://www.s-cica.org/docs/3865713161fb8fc42e51a.pdf).

 

2. Subject matter of the open tender

Execution of services on the development of design, makeup, and printing of publication “Fairy Tales of the Peoples of Asia” (in English and Russian) for official use by the CICA Secretariat.

 

3. Characteristics of services

The winner of the tender will have to:

  1. Develop the design and makeup of the publication according to the following requirements:
  • Develop the layout design (cover, box for books in two languages, publication style, makeup options);
  • Makeup the layout of the Russian and English versions;
  • Draw illustrations up to 40 pcs.;
  • The format of the finished edition is 240 x 170 mm;
  • Use the logo of the 30th CICA anniversary;
  •  The number of pages is about 150.
  • Creative illustrations for fairy tales that should reflect the image corresponding to the content of fairy tales;
  • The font of the text of fairy tales should be easy to read and oriented for children and adult readers.
  1. Receive the customer’s approval of an advance copy of the publication.
  2. By 15 August 2022, deliver the printed edition (1000 copies in Russian, 1000 copies in English) to the office of the CICA Secretariat located at: 55/20, Mangilik Yel Ave., Nur-Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Technical characteristics of the book design:

  • Coated paper 100g/m
  • The size of the image file is up to 6 MB.
  • For vector graphics: ai, eps. formats (Adobe Illustrator, up to CS2) or cdr. (Corel Draw up to X3).
  • All texts must be converted to curves.  Color schemes - RGB, CMYK.

 

4. Requirements for participants

Individuals and legal entities who meet the following requirements may take part in the tender:

  • The participants of the tender, as well as their authorized representatives, must be authorized to conclude a contract;
  • Availability of labor resources for the execution of the contract;
  • Availability of the necessary professional and technical qualifications among the participant’s employees;
  • Availability of equipment and other material resources for the execution of the contract;
  • Availability of financial resources for the execution of the contract.

 

5. The procedure for submitting application for participation in the tender

To participate in the tender, candidates must send an application in digital format to the email address - muratbekova@s-cica.org:

  • Application form (Annex 1);
  • At least three options of the book cover and box design (in Russian and English) and the layout of the publication, at least two illustrations for one of the fairy tales according to the attached link

 

https://kaz-lit.kz/kazahskie-narodnye-skazki/medved-i-komar/

https://kaz-lit.kz/kazahskie-narodnye-skazki/kozlyata/

https://mishka-knizhka.ru/skazki-dlay-detey/russkie-narodnye-skazki/russkie-skazki-pro-zhivotnyh/bobovoe-zernyshko/

http://hyaenidae.narod.ru/story1/033.html ) ;

  • Commercial offer with price indication in tenge (national currency of the Republic of Kazakhstan);
  • Documents confirming the qualification of the tender participant;
  • Any other documents at the discretion of the tender participant.

The above documents (copies thereof) must be in English or Russian or contain their translation into English or Russian, certified in accordance with the legislation of CICA Member States.

The participant will be suspended from the tender at any time before the conclusion of the contract, if the customer discovers that the participant has submitted unreliable (including incomplete, contradictory) information regarding the qualification.

 

6. Copyright

The winner of the tender agrees that after the work has been accepted and the services provided have been paid for, the exclusive rights to copyright and intellectual property objects will be transferred to the CICA Secretariat as part of implementation of this service, including exclusive rights to publish, distribute, use for non-commercial purposes, by any means and forms to an indefinite number of persons without attribution on an indefinite and gratuitous basis.

The author retains copyright and intellectual property rights while providing this service without the right to publish, distribute or transfer to third parties.

Works made by other authors are not allowed. 

 

7. Terms of payment

The winner of the tender agrees that payment for services rendered will be made by the CICA Secretariat in non-cash form only after the services are accepted and the certificate of services rendered is signed by the parties.

 

8. Deadline for submitting applications and announcing the winner

Applications and commercial proposals are accepted until 29 April 2022 (inclusive).

The winner of the tender will be determined by the tender committee of the CICA Secretariat.

Information about the winner will be posted on the CICA Secretariat website (www.s-cica.org) by 6 May 2022.

 

9. Contact information

Officer of the CICA Secretariat – Mrs. Madina Muratbekova

Tel.: +7 777 001 11 11
E-mail: muratbekova@s-cica.org

 

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