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 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...
January 16, 2018 The European Union supports systemic changes for developing self-employment opportunities in the creative industry Teaching folk craftsmen to promote their products, providing them with the proper tools for interaction with the global platforms selling craft products, and initiating workshops for exchange of experience and folk crafts training in Ukraine and Belarus – these important tasks will be in the focus of...
December 22, 2017 Best season’s greetings from the EaPTC Support Programme Team! Dear Colleagues, Partners and Friends,Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2018!May all the dreams come true and every day of your life be filled with bright and treasured moments, good cheer, new opportunities for personal and professional development and successful territorial cooperation projects!!...
December 18, 2017 Edinet and Chernivtsi cities are strengthening their efforts as to reduce the emissions of CO2 by introducing sustainable transport On December 14, 2017 Edinet City (Moldova) has held the kick-off event of the project “Through Sustainable Transport to Clean Environment”, funded by the European Union through Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programmes, Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Moldova-Ukraine. The event’s objective...
December 15, 2017 Preserving traditions: EU supports promotion of handicrafts in Belarus The cross-border Belarusian-Ukrainian project “Development of traditional crafts as a driver for SME and self-employment enhancement in the near-border communities” was launched in late November 2017. The new project will start its activities with the development of a craftsmen database, which will include...

EaP News & Events

April 19, 2018 Belarus: EU supports in-depth training on development of environmental reports On 18-20 April, the European Environment Agency and Slovak Environment Agency is holding a three-day training session in Belarus on the development of reports on the state of the environment. The reports are a crucial source of a comprehensive assessment of the state of the environment, including trends...
April 18, 2018 Ukrainian town of Chernivtsi introduces innovative hybrid trolleybuses The Ukrainian town of Chernivtsi has begun testing its innovative hybrid trolleybuses. The trolleybuses are equipped with batteries, which ensure they can travel a minimum of 15 km. They are also equipped with air conditioning systems. The new trolleybuses are designed to improve the public transport...
April 18, 2018 Estonia to share accreditation practices in vocational education and training with Azerbaijan On 23-27 April, staff members from the Azerbaijani Accreditation and Nostrification Office will visit Estonia to learn about the country’s practice in accrediting vocational education and training (VET) institutions. The aim of the study visit is to share the Estonian experience and best practice for...
April 18, 2018 Fourth Euroquiz in Ukraine attracts largest number of participants in the online contest’s history The EU Delegation to Ukraine has announced the winners of the fourth Euroquiz, an annual online contest on Europe and the EU, which ran between January and April this year. The contest consisted of five stages and included two categories of questions: one for participants up to the age of 14 and one...
April 18, 2018 Registration now open for webinar on research and innovation for Eastern Neighbourhood The EU-supported project that works to stimulate cooperation between researchers from the EU and its Eastern Partner (EaP) countries has announced a fourth webinar on research and innovation (R&I) for researchers and entrepreneurs from the Eastern Neighbourhood. The webinar will explore the topic of...
April 18, 2018 EU-organised workshop on energy performance of buildings to take place in Moldova On 26-27 April, experts from Croatia, Germany, Italy and Greece will visit the Republic of Moldova to conduct a workshop on EU best practice and experience in the implementation of EU legislation and standards for the energy performance of buildings. The event has been organised by the European Commission...
April 17, 2018 EU supports relaunch of ‘EuProstir’ information resource for civil society organisations in Ukraine Ukrainian non-governmental organisation (NGO) Gromadskyi Prostir recently relaunched the information resource EuProstir – an online platform for civil society organisations (CSOs) in Ukraine. This website, which the NGO relaunched together with the EU Project for Civil Society Development in Ukraine...
April 17, 2018 Lithuania to share its experience on phytosanitary control of imports with Ukraine On 17-20 April, experts from the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Production will visit Lithuania. They will obtain hands-on experience of the technology utilised for phytosanitary control of commodities which are imported into an EU Member State, in accordance with the requirements...
April 17, 2018 Green Energy Forum in Moldova: Learn more about renewable energy sector development The Moldovan-Czech forum on the development of the renewable energy sector will take place in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau on 19 April. Participants will include representatives of Czech companies specialised in the production and promotion of green energy technologies involving biogas production...
April 17, 2018 Winners of tourism hackathon in Armenia to receive support to develop businesses The three winners of the ‘hackathon’ aimed at generating innovative ideas for tourism in Armenia have been announced by a jury at the Vanadzor Technology Centre (VTC) in Armenia’s Lori province. The announcement was made at the end of an event in early April supported by the EU-funded “Support to SME...
April 17, 2018 Seven Georgian municipalities join EU initiative for climate and energy action Seven Georgian municipalities recently became members of the EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative. The official signing ceremony of the agreement took place in Telavi, Georgia. As a result, the total number of signatories to the EU “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative in Georgia reached 23...
April 17, 2018 Ukrainian towns learn how to improve their energy and climate policies at EU-supported training Members of the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative participated in a specialised training session in Kyiv on 12-13 April. At the training, representatives of 29 towns learned how to improve their energy and climate policies and attract investment to implement their Sustainable Energy and...
April 17, 2018 Expert mission on the transposition of EU regulations in the field of aviation On 18-20 April, an expert from Austria will visit the Republic of Moldova to support the country’s Civil Aviation Agency in the transposition of EU regulations in the field of Air Traffic Management and Air Navigation Services. The scope of the expert mission will cover the framework regulations and...
April 17, 2018 Young European Ambassadors reach out to youth in the regions of Moldova On 17 April, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from the Republic of Moldova visited the city of Cahul in the south of the country. They met local youth and participated in a public lecture held at the University of Cahul by the European Commission’s Director for the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood, Lawrence...
April 17, 2018 EU project brings free WiFi to one of the biggest educational institutions in Belarus The Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BSUIR) has recently launched a secure worldwide roaming access service, thanks to the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project. The education roaming (EDUROAM) service has replaced the internal University network to...
April 16, 2018 Laying the ground for innovative tourism in Armenia’s regions Around 50 young and enthusiastic teams gathered on 7 April at the Vanadzor Technology Centre (VTC) in Armenia’s Lori Region to pitch innovative ideas that could be turned into models and embedded in regional tourism development. The Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski stressed...