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

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...
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...
April 8, 2016 An updated evaluation timetable under Azerbaijan – Georgia Call for Proposals available The EaPTC Support Programme draws attention of the applicants under Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme Call for Proposals to the updated evaluation timetable, which has been recently published by the Managing Authority. The notification of awards is expected in late summer 2016. The...
April 1, 2016 Potential partners from the border regions of Belarus and Ukraine are actively preparing for the Call for Proposals The delegation of Belarus shared the experience of cooperation in the field of cross-border projects’ planning and development with their Ukrainian colleagues in March, during the international round table "The European experience of cross-border cooperation for Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus",...
March 24, 2016 Happy Easter! Dear Friends and Colleagues, May those celebrating Easter this Sunday accept our sincere greetings with this wonderful spring holiday that symbolizes the renewal of life.  May you be safe and healthy!  Peaceful and Happy Easter!  With the best wishes, EaPTC Support Programme Team
March 2, 2016 Armenia – Georgia cross-border cooperation project invites trainers in tourism sector In the framework of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme Armenia – Georgia, the project “Biking and rural combined cross-border tourism, as innovative approach for promoting cross-border cooperation”, with the support of International Center for Caucasus Tourism and...
February 11, 2016 Belarus-Ukraine Info Days were attended by more than a thousand people On 1 – 16 February 2016, five Ukrainian cities – Chernigov, Zhitomir, Kiev, Rovno and Lutsk – hosted a series of Information Days under Belarus – Ukraine (BY–UA) Cross-Border Cooperation Programme.The overall objective of the event was to provide the participants with important theoretical and practical...
February 8, 2016 Project clinics for potential applicants under Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme to be launched The EaPTC Support Programme provides an opportunity of individual consultations for potential applicants in Belarus and Ukraine in the process of preparing their project proposals. Participation in the Project Clinics allows raising, discussing and solving questions concerning the content, application...
January 25, 2016 Information Days under Belarus – Ukraine Call for Proposals get under way in February Following the recent announcement of the Call for Proposals under Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme, EaPTC Support Programme together with the Managing Authority organises a series of Information Days in Ukraine and Belarus. The info-sessions are aimed to provide the potential applicants...
January 21, 2016 EU Enhances Territorial Cooperation between Belarus and Ukraine On January 20, 2016 the EaPTC Managing Authority has announced the Call for Proposals for strengthening territorial cooperation between Belarus and Ukraine aimed at addressing common development challenges in bordering regions.Territorial cooperation partners, including local authorities, communities...
December 22, 2015 New guidelines for foreign donors to issue grants in Azerbaijan approved “Procedure for Foreign Donors to Obtain the Right for Provision of Grants in the Territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan” was approved by the Resolution No.339 of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan on December 4, 2015.The document contains new guidelines for foreign donor organizations...
November 5, 2015 Information Session in Baku: advancing Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation On November 6, 2015 an Information Session under Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme Call for Proposals is organized by the EaPTC Support Programme in Baku to inform Azerbaijani state authorities about the specifics, sequence of actions, eligibility criteria and evaluation process...

EaP News & Events

May 27, 2016 Georgia: EIB approves first tranche of loans to SMEs The Georgian private sector will soon be able to benefit from lending recently approved by the European Investment Bank (EIB). The EIB loan will be used to provide access to finance for investment and working capital needs for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and midcaps, particularly in the...
May 27, 2016 Working towards better self-governance in Moldova: EU supports strengthening regulations and internal audit A group of 25 members of the Moldovan Bar Association’s decision-making bodies, its commissions and associations will strengthen their regulation-making and internal audit capacity during two workshops organised in the framework of a joint EU/Council of Europe (CoE) project in the country’s...
May 27, 2016 Azerbaijan: defamation and freedom of expression to be discussed in Baku Best European practices on defamation and freedom of expression will be discussed at a round-table event in the Azerbaijani capital Baku on 31 May. The conference, organised in the framework of a joint Eu/Council of Europe (CoE) project, in cooperation with the Azerbaijani Press Council, is to provide...
May 27, 2016 Georgia: EU to continue support for development of rural areas A new support package for agriculture and rural development in Georgia was signed between EU and the country yesterday, marking the start of the second phase of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). "With over half of Georgia's population involved in agriculture...
May 27, 2016 Combo Weekly Round Up: All the jobs and opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood Tenders & grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the Eastern Neighbourhood by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre to date.   Jobs & Traineeship opportunities   Assistant (RTAA) for Railways Twinning Project (Closing date: 13 June)   Call for Applications: TV and Online Journalists Production...
May 26, 2016 Belarus: EU donates equipment to help preserve country’s ecosystems Belarus has received from the European Union peatland harvesting equipment that will help the country ensure the sustainability of its ecosystems. The handover ceremony took place last week at the Sporauski National biological reserve of the country’s Brest region, in the framework of the EU-funded...
May 26, 2016 Azerbaijan: EaP Civil Society Forum welcomes release of journalist Ismayilova from prison “Ms Ismayilova was unjustly persecuted and imprisoned for her journalistic work and served 1.5 years of a 7.5-year prison sentence,” the Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) said in a statement welcoming the release of the Azerbaijani journalist on 25...
May 26, 2016 News e-learning platform on ENP available online A free of charge e-learning platform for the Neighbourhood is now available online. The E-Platform for Neighbourhood offers short courses on EU policies, European Neighbourhood Policy, EU-ENP relations, and related best practices, as part of an EU-funded project implemented by the Natolin Campus of...
May 26, 2016 Ukraine: EU assists with cross-border investigation techniques Criminal intelligence analysis, cooperation and information exchange with third parties, EU security policy cycle and operational support were among the topics discussed between senior experts from Europol and 25 detectives, prosecutors and investigators from Ukraine during a seminar organised by the...
May 25, 2016 Sakharov Prize network meeting: human rights protection in the digital age Nine former Sakharov prize laureates from different countries, including from the European Neighbourhood region region, met in Brussels yesterday to discuss how to adapt to the challenges facing human rights defenders in the digital era. The event is organised by the European Parliament (EP) in the framework...
May 25, 2016 Election advocacy as a tool for civil society in EaP region Representatives of civil society organisations from Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries experienced in conducting observation of elections at national and regional levels, are taking part in a workshop on public outreach and advocacy at an EU-supported seminar, which started in the Ukrainian city of...
May 25, 2016 Federica Mogherini on freeing of Nadiya Savchenko: “Long awaited good news” "Nadiya Savchenko is free and back in Ukraine,” said EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on Twitter, welcoming news of the release of the Ukrainian pilot kidnapped in Ukraine in June 2014 and transferred to Russia, accused of the murder of two journalists and  sentenced on 22 March 2016...
May 25, 2016 Culture and creativity grants for Eastern Partnership region and beyond New opportunities for “artists, explorers and creative professionals”, including those residing and working in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, have been published by the EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme. A dedicated page highlights calls for proposals targeted...
May 25, 2016 EU assistance to Georgia: personal video stories showing impact on ordinary people To mark the end of the European Days in Georgia, which lasted from 9 to 24 May, the European Union has released seven personal video stories showing the benefits of EU assistance in the country.  “The personal stories presented in these videos give a look at the positive impact EU-Georgia...
May 24, 2016 Azerbaijan: EU shares experience on sea port operations and management Best EU practices on sea port operations and management, dry port and logistics, port legislation and ownership types will be shared with Azerbaijani experts and officials during a two-day workshop that started today in the country’s capital Baku. The event is organised by the Technical Assistance...
May 23, 2016 Armenia joins Horizon 2020, EU’s research and innovation programme Researchers and innovators from Armenia will now be able to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, under the same conditions as their counterparts from EU Member States and other associated countries, the EU has said in a press release. The agreement associating...