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

June 10, 2019 Opportunity for civil society organisations in Eastern Neighbourhood The European Commission invites experienced civil society organisations from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine to apply to a new call for proposals for “Strategic Partnerships for Capacity Development of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)” in the Eastern Neighbourhood...
June 10, 2019 Belarus: Young European Ambassadors to organise informal meeting with youth in Pinsk On 16 June, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) in Belarus will organise an informal meeting with youth in the city of Pinsk to promote educational, volunteering and internship opportunities available to the country’s youth through various EU programmes and initiatives. This is part of the series of meetings...
June 10, 2019 Federica Mogherini and Johannes Hahn call for calm and restraint in Republic of Moldova EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said that the EU “takes good note of the decisions taken [on 8 June] by the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, including on the formation of the government coalition...
June 10, 2019 Armenia: Over 10 e-governance platforms introduced with EU support On 10 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia and the country’s government presented new electronic instruments to promote transparency and openness of public governance in the country at an event in Yerevan. The event was held in the framework of the public awareness campaign for a new one-window system...
June 10, 2019 Georgia: EU launches rural development project in Tskaltubo municipality On 8 June, the EU launched a new rural development project in the Tskaltubo municipality of Georgia. The project aims to introduce a bottom-up, inclusive rural development approach that fully engages all communities in the municipality. The “Local Action Group Tskaltubo” project is funded by the EU under...
June 10, 2019 EU funds mobility for artists – second call A new mobility opportunity for artists receiving EU funding was launched on 3 June. This is the second call announced by ‘i-Portunus’, the EU-funded project trialling a mobility scheme for artists and culture professionals. The application deadline is 24 June 2019. Artists from Armenia, Georgia, the...
June 7, 2019 Azerbaijan: EU-supported workshop on best practices in maritime accident investigation On 3–4 June, 16 representatives of the State Maritime Administration of Azerbaijan took part in a workshop on best practices in accident investigation. The workshop focused on the international and EU legislative framework in the field of marine casualty investigation and on the sharing of national experiences...
June 7, 2019 Event announcement: EU supports introduction of electronic instruments to promote transparency and openness of public governance in Armenia On 10 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia and the country’s government will organise a meeting on the introduction of electronic instruments to promote transparency and openness of public governance. The event will take place on 10 June at 10:30. The event has been organised as part of the public awareness...
June 7, 2019 EU4Business: Empowering Georgian hazelnut, dried fruit and tea companies to trade more and better Between 18 and 30 May, consultants from the International Trade Centre carried out an expert mission in the Western Part of Georgia, visiting 16 project beneficiary companies from the hazelnut, dried fruit and tea sectors. The visits were organised in the framework of the Ready to Trade project, funded...
June 7, 2019 Eastern Partnership: EU and its six Eastern partner countries endorse joint declaration on transport cooperation Marking 10 years of cooperation within the Eastern Partnership (EaP), transport ministers from the 28 EU countries and its six Eastern partner countries met on 6 June in Luxembourg to discuss cooperation in the area of transport. The main topics for discussion were road safety and infrastructure, including...
June 6, 2019 EU-Ukraine: Federica Mogherini and President Zelenskyy meet in Brussels to reaffirm bilateral relations and discuss future joint work On 5 June, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini met with the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, during his first visit abroad since taking office. The High Representative congratulated President Zelenskyy on his election victory and underlined that the European Union continues to stand by...
June 6, 2019 EU4Energy: Polack in Belarus launches public survey on energy use Residents of Polack in Belarus have been invited to take part in a survey to find out how they consume electricity and how open they are to reducing energy use. The poll has been launched as part of the town’s programme of Energy Days, under the umbrella of the annual EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW...
June 6, 2019 Georgia: Young European Ambassadors to engage with local youth in Kareli On 9 June, eight Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Georgia and three from the EU will visit the town of Kareli and meet active local young people. The YEAs will organise interactive activities for around 40 local youth participants to discuss the EU and Eastern Partnership and share information...
June 6, 2019 Brussels to host Horizon 2020 Health Partnering Day 2019 On 4 July, the EU will organise an event in Brussels for companies, university researchers and scientists on finding collaboration partners for the 2020 calls within the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme. This international brokerage event is connected to the Open Info Day of the European Commission which...
June 6, 2019 EU4Business: Georgian information and communication technology companies connect with their Estonian and Latvian counterparts On 5 June, leading Estonian and Latvian information and communication technology (ICT) companies visited Georgia to participate in an international business-to-business exchange event, where they discussed possibilities for potential partnerships and joint projects. Georgian governmental officials presented...
June 6, 2019 EU supports e-governance in Armenia Citizens of Armenia can now submit an online request, complaint or application to any state body authorised to provide information and receive an online response. This became possible partly thanks to EU support, which in the period 2008–2018 provided €25 million to support e-governance in the country...