Contracting Mechanisms

Contracting Mechanisms (2)

In September of 2015, MDPI was awarded The USAID Justice Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH JP) is a five-year rule of law initiative.  The project performance period is October 2014 – October 2019.  The purpose of the project is to help BiH justice sector institutions effectively combat government corruption and prosecute serious crime cases to ensure the integrity of public institutions.  We will also be working to  improve the capacity of BiH courts to enforce judgments and protect creditor rights and ensuring greater self-accountability and transparency within the justice sector.  Component 1 activities will strengthen the professional status/performance of prosecutor offices in BiH, involving implementation of a prosecutor partnership program with 19 prosecutor offices.  Component 2 activities will improve efficiency in the process of enforcing judgments in BiH through legislative framework that enable system improvements and the piloting of enforcement procedure best practices in courts.  Component 3 activities will strengthen BiH justice sector institutions to uphold public integrity and combat corruption.  The project will collaborate closely with the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel to implement reforms across the justice sector that promote greater transparency and accountability, to set standards for professional behaviour and, to deter misconduct by judges and prosecutors through disciplinary measures and preventive educational training on ethics.  

DPI is a part of a joint venture called Millennium DPI.  In 2014 the U.S. Agency for International Development a five-year Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) to implement programs around the world that respond to rule of law challenges and develop a culture of respect for human rights. The overall contract ceiling for the Rule of Law (ROL) IQC is $500 million with a period of performance that runs through February 2018.

As a small business holder of the Rule of Law IQC, MDPI will be able to provide long and short-term technical assistance and capacity building in support of critical rule of law priorities, including order and security, legal institutions, checks and balances, fairness and human rights, and the effective application of the law. MDPI’s team for the IQC includes the National Center for State Courts, AECOM, Civilian Policing International, Lexis/Nexis, 

DPI’s joint venture partners Millennium DPI Partners is a small business holder of the ROL IQC.  USAID Missions and USAID Washington can issue small business set aside task orders to MDPI under an exception to the fair opportunity. 

All task orders below $1 million must be issued as small business set aside task orders.

The MDPI IQC Team includes the following partners and resource partners:

Partners: The National Center for State Courts, LexisNexis, AECOM, BAE Systems, Civilian Police International, Global Justice Solutions, KeyPoint, the Louis Berger Group, Mazars, Mendez England, Management and Training Corporation, Phoenix Global Solutions, and Social Solutions, Inc.

Our resource partners: The Commission of Andean Jurists (Lima, Peru), Asylum Access, Alfa XP, the Federal Judicial Center, Human Rights Resource Center – ASEAN, Informatics Studio, National Organization of Legal Assistance, Tilburg University Law School, the University of Utrecht Law School, the University of Virginia Law School, the University of South Carolina Law School, and the Vera Institute of Justice. 

 

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