The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) (Washington, DC) awarded an additional five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ), task order contract to Casals and Associates, a wholly owned subsidiary of DynCorp International with an overall shared ceiling value of $500 million for all ten contractors, to provide International Rule of Law Technical Assistance services for USAID’s Office of Democracy and Governance in the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA).
Activities under this IQC will improve and enhance the Agency’s performance in responding to the rule of law challenges and developing a human rights culture. Activities may aim to reform legal frameworks and strengthen actors and institutions within and beyond the justice sector, including but not limited to the ministry of justice, judiciary, prosecutors, legal defense, investigators, civilian police, independent governmental institutions, professional associations, schools and universities, traditional authorities, non-state justice institutions, legislative bodies, civil society, private sector associations, and citizens, in order to support the development of the rule of law and protect and promote human rights. In addition, the contractors may award and administer a grants program to support institutional capacity building.
Contract Number: AID-OAA-I-14-00019
End Date: 04/2019
Awarding Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development
Authorized Users: U.S. Agency for International Development
Contract Ceiling: $500M
Contract Types: Firm Fixed Price,Cost Plus Fixed Fee
NAICS Code: 541990 All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Contract Scope: Activities will support a broad range of governmental and non-governmental actors to advance the following objectives toward advancing the rule of law:
- Order and Security
- Legitimate Constitutions, Laws and Legal Institutions
- Strengthened Checks and Balances
- Fairness and Human Rights
- Effective Application of the Law
- Rule of law in post-conflict environments
In addition, the contractors may award and administer a grants program to support institutional capacity building.
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