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

March 17, 2019 The final conference of the project “Introducing environmentally friendly pest-control for bio-protection of agricultural crops in the border areas Azerbaijan (Sheki-Zagatala) and Georgia (Lagodekhi)” The final conference of the completed project called “Introducing environmentally friendly pest-control for bio-protection of agricultural crops in the border areas Azerbaijan (Sheki-Zagatala) and Georgia (Lagodekhi)” within the Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programmes was organized by...
February 25, 2019 Chernivtsi: “Through Sustainable Transport to Clean Environment” On February 6-8, 2019 a cross-border conference was held in Chernivtsi (Ukraine), organized by NGO “Bukovinian Agency for Regional Development” as the part of the project “Through Sustainable Transport to Clean Environment”.
December 1, 2018 The Final Conference of Safe Childhood Project takes place in Brest The Final Conference of Safe Childhood Project took place in the International Volunteer Young Firefighters Centre in Brest, Belarus, on 23-24 November 2018. Safe Childhood Project implemented within EaPTC Belarus-Ukraine Programme was implemented from 1 December 2017 to 1 December 2018. The project...
August 30, 2018 Cross-border Summer Camp and Small Rivers Festival were held in Pinsk district within Cross-border Water Inspectors Project More than 150 children and teachers from Pinsk (Belarus) and Lubeshiv (Ukraine) gathered in Kalavuravichy village in Pinsk district during Cross-border Summer Camp. There they were learning how to monitor small rivers, manage waste, use secondary materials, etc. Camp was held from August 16 till August...
March 30, 2018 A new chapter of cross-border cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia opened with the EU support On March 30, 2018, six Azerbaijani – Georgian cross-border projects, which received grants under the Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation (EaPTC) Programme, were officially launched in Tbilisi, Georgia. The representatives of Azerbaijani – Georgian bilateral partnerships gathered in Tbilisi Marriott...
March 25, 2018 Five years of cooperation: EaPTC Support Programme is looking for your feedback Dear Colleagues, Partners and Friends! The Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation (EaPTC) Support Programme is nearing completion. Therefore, it is time for us all to assess the five years we have spent together. We would like to hear your feedback about our cooperation under the Eastern Partnership...
March 23, 2018 Moldovan and Ukrainian educators studied new interactive methods and practices to work with young care leavers Practical seminar for specialists in non-formal education dedicated to introducing interactive methods in the educational process took place in Chisinau, Moldova, on 22-24 February, 2018. The event was organized by the Moldovan Branch of the Association “Amici dei Bambini” within the framework of the...
March 22, 2018 The EU provides 1.35 million euros for boosting cross-border cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia On March 30, 2018, the official launch of 6 Azerbaijani-Georgian cross-border projects, which received grants under the Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme (EaPTC), will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia. Representatives of the Joint Decision Making Committee (JDMC) of the Programme from...
March 21, 2018 Cross-border partnerships of Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme will strengthen their project implementation capacities On March 29-30, 2018 Tbilisi (Georgia) will host training for six grant projects’ teams of Azerbaijan – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. The event is organised by the EaPTC Support Programme to enhance capacities of the grantees in the course of implementing their projects...
March 20, 2018 EU helps schoolchildren from Ukraine and Belarus get actively involved in intercultural dialogue On March 6, 2018, Ukrainian schoolchildren from Volyn region performed a literary and musical composition “Lesya’s Fairy Tale” based on the works of Ukrainian poetess Lesya Ukrainka for their Belarusian age-mates. The concert took place in the Palace of Culture of the agricultural town of Divin, Kobrin...
February 15, 2018 EU-backed cross-border project helps find sustainable waste management solutions for Moldova and Ukraine On February 8, 2018, launching conference of the cross-border project "Step by Step Towards Separate Collection of the Solid Waste” brought together representatives of local authorities and public institutions, educational establishments, specialized entities responsible for waste management and agricultural...
February 13, 2018 The first international agrocluster in Ukraine will be created in Vinnytsia with the EU support Agrocluster "Dniester" is an international information and research platform that will be created in the framework of the joint Moldovan-Ukrainian grant project “Cross-border Network for Innovative Agriculture”. It is aimed at boosting cooperation between the main actors of agricultural sector in Vinnytsia...
February 5, 2018 Cross-border partners from Moldova and Ukraine strengthened their project implementation capacities On January 31 – February 1, 2018, Chisinau (Moldova) hosted a networking workshop for grant beneficiaries of the Moldova – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme. It was organised by the EaPTC Support Programme to enhance capacities of the grantees in the course of implementing their projects.The...
February 2, 2018 Cross-border partners from Moldova and Ukraine to develop a new approach to promoting rural tourism On January 31st, 2018 Soroca municipality (Republic of Moldova) hosted a launching event dedicated to the new cross-border project "Rural tourism – a sure step to increase the cross-border cooperation between Soroca and Yampol". It is aimed at developing and promoting rural tourism in the neighbouring...
January 25, 2018 The EU grant will contribute to improving the efficiency of integrated water resources management of the Dnipro River To improve the research of water resources in the Dnipro basin and to expand cooperation between the involved organizations in Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus – these are the main tasks of a joint project of two countries entitled "Transboundary hydro-meteorological and environmental monitoring system...
January 24, 2018 Four-footed therapists: special rehabilitation methods for children are being developed in the border region of Ukraine and Belarus Canistherapy is one of the promising rehabilitation techniques, which is actively used in the cases of nervous disorders, mental illnesses, infantile cerebral paralysis, hypertension, depression, as well as in the process of adapting children and adults with autism and Down syndrome to the everyday life...

EaP News & Events

May 25, 2020 EU4Youth in Belarus: meetings with students go online On 14-15 May, the Homieĺ Regional Organisation of the Belarusian Red Cross Society organised an online event for future mentors as part of the EU4Youth project. Twenty-two people from different towns in the region participated in the webinar. “The format changes, but the aims remain the same. Education...
May 22, 2020 COVID-19: Council adopts €3 billion assistance package to support neighbouring partners The Council adopted, on 20 May, a decision to provide up to 3 billion euros of macro-financial assistance to ten enlargement and neighbourhood partners to help them cope with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial assistance will be provided in the form of loans on highly favourable...
May 22, 2020 EU4Energy introduces new work programmes for Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia The ‘EU4Energy Governance’ project has published a new blog post by Svitlana Karpyshyna, Acting Head of the Eastern Partnership Assistance Unit on new country work programmes (May - December 2020) for Ukraine, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova. And what changes will the programmes bring to these countries...
May 22, 2020 EU supports expansion and green transformation of Ukrainian retail group Following the opening of a number of new food stores by the country’s largest retail group, consumers in Ukraine will have more options to choose from in order to enjoy a better, safer and more sustainable shopping experience. The retail group will launch the first ‘green’ supermarket in Ukraine, which...
May 22, 2020 Ukraine: EU supports rehabilitation of Kyiv hydroelectric facilities Hydropower Unit 6 of the Kyiv Pumped-Storage Power Plant (PSPP) is back in operation after reconstruction activities implemented with financial support from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Thanks to the newly installed turbine and generator...
May 22, 2020 EU4Energy: Georgia adopts two key energy efficiency laws On 21 May, the Parliament of Georgia adopted key energy efficiency legal acts: the Law on Energy Efficiency and the Law on Energy Performance of Buildings, which transpose the EU Directives in this field. Georgia has continued to implement electricity by-laws according to schedule, even during the COVID...
May 21, 2020 Take part in the #EU4Energy Babushka social media challenge and show us how energy efficient you are while staying at home! The #EU4Energy Babushka is back with a new challenge! Running on social media from 22nd May to 1st June, Babushka wants to hear from you how you save energy at home. Share your story with us and have the chance to win exciting prizes, including a gift voucher worth €300! Who can participate? The contest...
May 21, 2020 EU Climate action: launch of three new public consultations When developing policy and legislation, the European Commission consults widely with EU citizens and stakeholders. This initiative aims to learn from different experiences and opinions directly. Through public consultations everyone can express their views on the scope, priorities and added value of...
May 21, 2020 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development: Joint Statement by HR/VP Borrell and Commissioner Gabriel On the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we celebrate cultural diversity in the European Union and underline its importance in fostering dialogue and respect between people all around the world. Europe is a mosaic of diversity shaped by centuries of exchanges between different...
May 20, 2020 Coronavirus: European Commission boosts urgently needed research and innovation with additional €122 million The European Commission has mobilised another €122 million from its research and innovation programme,Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research into the coronavirus. The new call for expressions of interest contributes to the Commission's €1.4 billion pledge to the Coronavirus Global Response initiative...
May 20, 2020 EU and European Investment Bank help remedy consequences of conflict in eastern Ukraine The European Investment Bank is helping to remedy the consequences of the conflict in eastern Ukraine through the ‘Early Recovery’ programme. The assistance includes rehabilitation of municipal and social infrastructures mainly in the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. According to the information on the...
May 20, 2020 EUvsDisinfo: COVID-19 disinformation trends in Eastern Neighbourhood countries In March 2020, the EU started its extensive efforts to cope with the effects of the pandemic in Europe and beyond. It quickly reacted to the needs of its international partners, and provided supplies to support the Eastern partner countries. The spread of COVID-19 across the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood...
May 19, 2020 Ukraine seeks help to tackle COVID-19 outbreak via EU Civil Protection Mechanism In response to Ukraine’s request for assistance via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Slovakia will send protective facemasks, disinfectant, blankets, and other supplies to help the country tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The EU will coordinate and co-finance the delivery of this assistance. Janez...
May 19, 2020 EU provides protective equipment to Ukrainian and Moldovan border services As part of the EU’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Neighbourhood countries,the European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) has delivered 4,500 FFP2 masks and face shields as well as over one ton of antiseptic. The recipients of this assistance are the Border Police...
May 18, 2020 EU supports Armenian farmers during COVID-19 crisis On 13 May, the EU delivered 11 two-wheel tractors to the Armenian province of Shirak to help vulnerable producers in the region during the COVID-19 crisis. With this support, 15 rural settlements in Sarapat and Amasia will now have the opportunity to increase their production and become more self-sufficient...
May 18, 2020 EU4Digital moves to virtual meetings to stay on track with telecom priorities In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU4Digital Telecom Rules team has established a separate virtual group for each expert working group of the Eastern Partnership Electronic Communications Regulators Network (EaPeReg). This allows the EaPeReg and the EU4Digital teams to collaborate more efficiently...