Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation

Territorial cooperation programmes open an opportunity for Eastern Partnership countries to identify and jointly address common challenges in their border regions towards sustainable economic and social development at local level.

EaPTC comprises four territorial cooperation programmes: Armenia – Georgia, Azerbaijan – Georgia, Belarus - Ukraine and Moldova - Ukraine. 

EaP Territorial Cooperation

Armenia: Shirak, Lori and Tavush regions (marzes)
Georgia: Samtskhe-Javakheti and Kvemo Kartli regions
Azerbaijan: Ganja-Gazakh and Sheki-Zaqatala regions
Georgia: Kvemo Kartli and Kakheti regions
Belarus: Brest and Gomel Oblasts
Ukraine: Volyn, Rivne, Zhytomyr, Kyiv, and Chernihiv Oblasts
Moldova: the whole country
Ukraine: Odesa, Vinnytsya, Chernivtsi Oblasts

Call for Proposals EU boosts Belarus – Ukraine territorial cooperation

Territorial cooperation partners from Belarus and Ukraine are invited to apply for the EU grants to jointly develop and implement cross-border projects in the bordering regions.


Call for Proposals EU boosts Azerbaijan – Georgia territorial cooperation

Territorial cooperation partners from Azerbaijan and Georgia are invited to apply for the EU grants to jointly develop and implement cross-border projects in the bordering regions.


Call for Proposals EU advances Moldova – Ukraine territorial cooperation

Territorial cooperation partners from Moldova and Ukraine are invited to apply for the EU grants to jointly develop and implement cross-border projects in the bordering regions.


Call for Proposals EU boosts Territorial Cooperation between Armenia and Georgia

Territorial cooperation partners from Armenia and Georgia are invited to seek EU grants to address common development challenges in the bordering regions

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EaPTC News & Events

July 27, 2016 Neighbouring regions of Armenia and Georgia jointly promote cross-border business opportunities through the EaPTC grant project With a view to promoting economic potential and business relations in the bordering regions of Armenia (Tavush) and Georgia (Kvemo Kartli), the Cross-Border Economic Development (CED) Project implemented with the financial assistance of the European Union in the framework of the Eastern Partnership Territorial...
July 26, 2016 Armenian-Georgian partnerships present their achievements in implementing joint grant projects in Yerevan, Armenia On July 26, 2016, Armenian-Georgian cross-border cooperation teams gathered together in Yerevan to present the first results and achievements of their joint grant projects implementation. Nine different projects addressing common environmental, economic and social challenges were initiated in September...
July 21, 2016 Armenian-Georgian partnerships report on their achievements in implementing joint grant projects Today, July 21, 2016, nine Georgian-Armenian cross-border cooperation teams successfully presented their joint grant projects to the national and local authorities, international donors and mass media in Tbilisi. A special outreach event brought together nine partnerships implementing joint projects...
July 20, 2016 Tbilisi to host a conference on boosting economic development of Kvemo Kartli and Tavush regions On July 22, 2016 Tbilisi will host a conference focused on promoting cross-border territorial cooperation and economic potential of Kvemo Kartli (Georgia) and Tavush (Armenia) regions within the Cross-Border Economic Development (CED) Project implemented with the financial assistance of the European...
July 18, 2016 Team Leader of the EaPTC Support Programme contributed to Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy On July 13, 2016, EaPTC Support Programme Team Leader Mr. Alexei Sekarev took part in the Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy 2016 “Regional Policy and Regional Development. Euro-Atlantic Support to Eastern Partnership countries”.The event was organised by the College of Europe in Natolin (Warsaw, Poland...
July 14, 2016 Armenia to host a three-day training for cycling guides On July 19-21, 2016, the village of Margahovit, Armenia, will host an exclusive three-day training for cycling guides under the EU grant project «Biking and rural combined cross-border tourism, as innovative approach for promoting cross-border cooperation». The participants of the training will have...
June 20, 2016 Team Leader of the EaPTC Support Programme presented the Programme achievements at the meeting in Brussels EaPTC Support Programme Team Leader Mr. Alexei Sekarev together with the EaPTC Managing Authority Team Leader Mr. Erk Roeloffs met with Mr. Jose Antonio GOMEZ, Head of Sector for the Cross-Border Cooperation programmes and Ms. Estelle CARRELET de LOISY, Programme manager for the Cross-Border Cooperation...
June 8, 2016 The grantees of Armenia – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme will be trained in project management Training for the cross border teams implementing the joint projects under Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme starts today in Tbilisi, Georgia, and will last till June 11, 2016. Prior to the training, they presented their first results and achievements at the meeting...
June 6, 2016 Armenia – Georgia territorial cooperation in action For more than half a year, 10 cross border cooperation partnerships involving 33 organisations from Armenia and Georgia have been working together on the joint projects in the framework of the EU-funded Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. On June 3, 2016 they presented...
June 1, 2016 Preliminary list of the projects to receive funds under Moldova – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme has been identified On May 30, 2016 Chisinau hosted a meeting of the Joint Decision Making Committee of Moldova – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. Upon the discussion of the evaluation results of submitted project proposals the Committee identified a preliminary list of the cross-border cooperation...
May 25, 2016 The winners of Armenia – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme will present their first achievements On June 3, 2016 the Joint Decision Making Committee of Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme will gather in Dilijan to review the first results of the implementation of cross-border projects. The EU Ambassador to Armenia Mr. Piotr Świtalski will participate in the JDMC...
May 24, 2016 The winners of Moldova – Ukraine Call for Proposals will be identified at the end of May The Managing Authority will present the results of the evaluation of applications under Moldova - Ukraine Call for Proposals on May 30, 2016. Official meeting of the Joint Decision Making Committee of Moldova – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme will be held in Chisinau, Moldova...
May 16, 2016 Yerevan and Bolnisi Cities bring together the efforts to improve trash removal The “Common challenges – joint solutions: improvement of trash removal service in Yerevan and Bolnisi cities” Programme lately launched in Dilijan was funded by the European Union. The Start of the Programme was announced by Head of the EU Delegation, Ambassador Peter Anthony Switalski, representatives...
April 26, 2016 Call for Applications as External Assessors for Belarus-Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme The Managing Authority (MA) of the EU-funded “Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation” Programme calls for applications for setting up a pool of assessors. The assessors will be in charge of the evaluation of proposals to be submitted under the Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme...
April 21, 2016 Call for applications as external assessors for Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme The Managing Authority (MA) of the EU-funded “Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation” Programme calls for applications for setting up a pool of assessors. The assessors will be in charge of the evaluation of proposals submitted under the Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme.The...
April 11, 2016 Frequently Asked Questions under Belarus – Ukraine Call for Proposals updated The EaPTC Support Programme draws attention of the Applicants under Belarus - Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme Call for Proposals to the final version of Frequently Asked Questions, which was updated by the Managing Authority on April 8, 2016.It should be recalled that the deadline for projects...

EaP News & Events

July 28, 2016 EU to help Belarus manage air emissions and environmental protection The European Union will help Belarus to better monitor air emissions and ensure efficient environmental management. The respective agreement worth EUR 14.5 million was signed yesterday between the EU Delegation to Belarus and the country’s Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry...
July 27, 2016 TAIEX to help Belarus deal with tax evasion Tax fraud as a criminal offence will be discussed by experts from Austria, Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova and Russia in the Belarusian capital Minsk this week. The two-day workshop is organised by the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX) in cooperation...
July 27, 2016 EU and CoE enhance capacity of judges and legal professionals in Azerbaijan Freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and association were the focus of two training sessions for lawyers and judges held in the Azerbaijani capital Baku last week. The event gathered 32 members of the country’s Collegium of Advocates and 21 judges from first instance courts in Baku and outside...
July 26, 2016 EU shares experience with Ukraine on product quality control The quality control of products, as well as EU experience in sampling products and laboratory checks will be the focus of a workshop for employees of Ukraine’s State Inspection for Consumer Rights Protection and the Economic Development and Trade Ministry that will take place in the country’s...
July 26, 2016 EuroSchool in Azerbaijan: EU invites youth to apply Are you an Azerbaijani citizen between 18 and 25 years old, fluent in English and interested in international and EU affairs, international trade, education, or energy? If so, the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan and the EU OPEN Neighbourhood Programme invites you to participate in a four-day ‘EuroSchool...
July 26, 2016 EU Commissioner in Kyiv to take EU-Ukraine’s digital cooperation to higher level "I am delighted being here in Ukraine, to begin discussions on the creation of the Digital Community, which could extend the benefits of the EU’s Digital Single Market (DSM) beyond EU borders”, said EU Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society Günther H. Oettinger during his two...
July 25, 2016 EaP Civil Society Forum: participants selected for 8th Annual Assembly in Brussels The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum’s Steering Committee has announced its final selection of participants for the 8th Annual Assembly to be held in Brussels between 28 and 30 November 2016. This year the organisers received 538 applications for the Annual Assembly, of which 236 organisations...
July 25, 2016 TAIEX to present EU internet service providers liabilities in Georgia The liabilities associated with the European system of internet service providers will be discussed with government authorities, civil society and other relevant stakeholders during a workshop in the Georgian capital Tbilisi tomorrow. The event is organised by the Technical Assistance and Information...
July 25, 2016 EBRD video: Chornobyl’s new safe confinement on track for completion The press service of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has presented a video showing the new safe confinement being built to protect damaged Reactor 4 of Chornobyl Nuclear Power Station in Ukraine and to support its long-term decommissioning. According to the EBRD, the construction...
July 25, 2016 EU Commissioner to discuss digital economy and society cooperation with Ukraine European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Gunther Oettinger, is visiting the Ukrainian capital Kyiv between 25 and 26 July to discuss  EU-Ukraine cooperation in the field of digital economy and society. According to the press service of the European Commission, during the visit, the...
July 22, 2016 Armenia-Georgia cross-border cooperation – focus of conference in Tbilisi The central and regional authorities of Armenia and Georgia, non-governmental organisations, expert, media and business circles of both countries gathered for a conference in the Georgian capital Tbilisi today to discuss the promotion of cross-border territorial cooperation and economic potential of...
July 22, 2016 EU Delegation reacts to recent violence and murder of police colonel in Armenia “We stress that the use of force to achieve political change is unacceptable and offer our condolences to the family of Colonel Artur Vanoyan, Deputy Commander of the Patrol Regiment of the Yerevan Police Department,” the EU Delegation to Armenia said yesterday in reaction to the murder of...
July 22, 2016 International cooperation and development activities: EU publishes key results The European Commission published today the first report based on the new "EU International Cooperation and Development Results Framework", providing a selection of results achieved in about 100 partner countries including southern and eastern Neighbourhood countries with the support of EU-funded projects...
July 20, 2016 EU welcomes alignment of third countries to restrictive measures in response to illegal annexation of Crimea The EU has welcomed the alignment of Ukraine, Georgia and other third countries with the decision of the Council of the European Union concerning restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. The respective Council decision made on 17 June 2016 extended existing...
July 20, 2016 Moldova: TAIEX to support agriculture and rural development under EU-Moldova Association Agreement The EU expert mission is to visit Moldova next week to provide guidance and support the country’s Agriculture and Food Industry Ministry to ensure an efficient implementation of the Association Agreement (AA) with the EU in the field of agriculture and rural development. The visit is organised...
July 20, 2016 Georgia: EU and CoE facilitate discussion on media and internet freedoms ahead of elections The developments and challenges facing the Georgian media and internet sector ahead of the parliamentary elections will be discussed during a two-day meeting that started in the country’s capital today. Gathering relevant national stakeholders, the event is organised in the framework of the joint...