Major Upcoming Business Opportunity Notice


Important: The purpose of this call for EOI is to identify appropriate suppliers who can potentially fulfil the requirements. The present call for EOI does not constitute an invitation to tender. Only suppliers deemed qualified by ITC will receive the invitation to tender.

 Reference: ITC 2200095209 YEP Entertainment business training Gambia

 Date of this Call for Expression of Interest (EOI): 05 February 2018

Closing Date for Receipt of EOI at ITC/PS: 19 February 2018

Terms of Reference (summary): 

 The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) supports the economic development of The Gambia and helps improve the livelihoods of its people. Specifically, the YEP aims to enhance the employability and self-employment opportunities for youth, with a focus on vocational training and the creation of micro and small-sized enterprises and creating and improving employment opportunities in selected sectors through value addition and internationalization.

The cultural and creative industries in The Gambia is one of the sectors with potential for job and income generation for youths  In this regard, ITC is looking for a service provider that can offer a 4-6 month traineeship or mentorship programme for young Gambians, aged 15-35, to acquire skills and / or learn on the job guided by experienced entrepreneurs and industry professionals. The service provider should be an enterprise in show business, entertainment business, cultural service provision, concert production, radio or TV production or similar activity.

ITC Procurement Services invites interested companies to forward their Expression of Interest (EOI) by fax or by email before the closing date to:

Procurement Services

International Trade Centre

Palais des Nations

1211 Geneva 10


Telefax: +41 22-730 0900


Please indicate your vendor ID number and the reference of this EOI in your response. If not registered with ITC/UNOG or UNGM, please follow the Procedure for Registration as Potential Vendor at as soon as possible.

ITC reserves the right to change or cancel this requirement at any time during the EOI and/or solicitation process.

Please note that only those companies considered qualified by ITC for this project will be invited to participate in this procurement exercise.

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