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...
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...
January 23, 2018 EU-funded “Dnipro Ferry” project will link the museums of Gomel and Chernihiv regions by a tourist route “Dnipro Ferry” is a joint cross-border project of Belarus and Ukraine, one of the 18 awardees of the Belarus – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme.Full name of the project is “From small/local museum forms to broad cross-border cultural cooperation”. It aims to link the museums...

EaP News & Events

April 19, 2019 EU supports ethical business in Ukraine On 18 April, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted the annual meeting of the Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance (UNIC). Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Ambassador Hugues Mingarelli, attended the meeting to communicate that the EU supports this initiative, which was established to promote...
April 19, 2019 Georgian capital Tbilisi to celebrate Europe Day on 4 May On 4 May, the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will host celebrations for Europe Day. Join us on 4 May and celebrate Europe Day with us! The city’s Rike Park will be turned into a ‘Eurovillage’ for one day, taking everyone on a journey across the EU with informative and fun activities taking place throughout...
April 19, 2019 Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood 'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and events,...
April 19, 2019 Georgia: EU-supported festival on positive parenthood takes place in Lagodekhi On 15 April, the Georgian village of Leliani, in Lagodekhi municipality, saw over 100 people come together for the “Positive Parenthood” festival. The event was supported by the EU and aimed to promote healthy parenting practices, by demonstrating joint sports and entertainment activities between parents...
April 18, 2019 Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future The cooperation across the external borders of the EU is demonstrating its full potential; after a gradual start, a large majority of neighbourhood cross-border cooperation (CBC) programmes is now running in full speed, and the time is ripe to think about a third cycle of programming, preserving the...
April 18, 2019 EU consults stakeholders in Georgia on priorities for the next phase of its agriculture and rural development support programme Over 100 representatives of EU partners, civil society organisations, private sector, academia and experts gathered on 17 April at a conference in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The participants discussed the upcoming fourth phase of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development...
April 18, 2019 EU on the extended illegal detention of Ukrainian servicemen by Russia “The Lefortovo Moscow City Court has again extended the detention of 24 Ukrainian servicemen, this time until 24 and 26 July respectively,” the EU Spokesperson said in a statement issued on 17 April. “Their detention was initially ordered by the court of Simferopol in the illegally-annexed Crimean peninsula...
April 18, 2019 EU assists Ukraine with drafting its next Integrated Border Management strategy European experts in Integrated Border Management (IBM) were in Kyiv, Ukraine this week for the first-ever joint event organised by the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex). The event is dedicated to supporting the Ukrainian institutions that...
April 18, 2019 Azerbaijan: Third Euro Tolerance Film Festival to open in Baku in May Between 1 and 14 May, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the 3rd version of the IMAGINE Euro Tolerance Festival. More than 30 feature and documentary films on the themes of tolerance and diversity will be showcased during the event. The festival will be one of the events to mark the 10th Anniversary...
April 18, 2019 EU-supported play staged in Armenia’s State Musical Comedy Theatre On 17 April, Armenia’s State Musical Comedy Theatre, named after Hakob Paronyan, staged the play “The Comedy of Pyramus and Thisbe”, which is based on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night's Dream”. This was a joint project funded by the EU Delegation to Armenia and implemented by the Armenian Theatre Workers...
April 17, 2019 EU4Business: Meetings support development of small businesses in Moldova Two meetings have been held in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau in early April to support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country. On 2 April, the working group of the project on “Supporting the implementation and monitoring of the Republic of Moldova’s SME Development...
April 17, 2019 EU helps improve access to micro-financing services for women in rural areas of Azerbaijan On 16 April, a new flagship project on Empowering Women for Sustainable Development was launched in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. The one-year project aims to improve access to microfinance services for rural communities in Azerbaijan, focusing on women and other vulnerable groups...
April 17, 2019 EU4Business: Georgian companies secure orders at International Food and Drink Event in London Five companies from Georgia exhibited their goods and found new buyers at the International Food and Drink Event (IFE) in London on 17-20 March. This was made possible thanks to the EU-funded ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade’ project. The companies presented a variety of products including hazelnuts...
April 17, 2019 Eastern Neighbourhood: Opportunity for artists and cultural professionals from ‘Creative Europe’ Between April and September 2019, three calls for applications will be announced to support international mobility of artists active in the performing or visual arts and residing in a participating country of the EU’s ‘Creative Europe’ programme. The call will be announced by Creative Europe’s “i-Portunus...
April 17, 2019 Armenia: Free platform for families of hard-of-hearing children In March, the “Havat” non-governmental organisation for hard-of-hearing children’s mothers presented the EU-funded “Online school for parents” project. The project will run until 1 June 2019 and will help create a free platform for parents, with comprehensive information on different topics, starting...
April 17, 2019 Opportunity in Ukraine: Regional seminars on proposal writing for cultural professionals Ukrainian artists and creative professionals are invited to take part in a series of training on proposal writing. Organised by the EU-funded “Culture Bridges” programme and the Ukrainian office of the “Creative Europe” programme, the seminars will be held in five Ukrainian cities during June and July...