The European Commission, DG III, has published an invitation to tender relating to pilot projects on security and legal issues within the framework of the Interchange of Data between Administrations (IDA) programme. The contract relates to the procurement of services for identifying existing security and legal issues within the IDA networks, and proposing pragmatic solutions to these issues. The contract should be completed within 18 months, although one extension of 12 months may be possible. Tender specifications may be obtained from: European Commission DG III - Industry Mrs. E. Markou Unit B/6 200 rue de la Loi (SC-15 2/110) B-1049 Brussels Fax +32-2-2990286 Requests should be made in writing or by fax, and should contain the reference number (III/97/42-IDA-001.06/02/SegLeg). Completed tenders should be sent to the same address.