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

February 20, 2020 EU Special Representative for South Caucasus visits Armenia On 17–18 February, the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia – Toivo Klaar, visited Armenia. Accompanied by the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia – Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, Toivo Klaar met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab...
February 20, 2020 Belarus: EU project ‘PubLiCity’ shares results on energy efficiency On 19 February, the city of Polack, Belarus, hosted the final conference of the ‘PubLiCity’ project. The event titled ‘Public lighting in the cities of Belarus: Present and future’ presented the EU project’s results and achievements, as well as a success story from Polack. Among other important topics...
February 20, 2020 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,...
February 19, 2020 Ukraine: EU helps to make public buildings in city of Ukrainka more energy efficient The sports complex ‘Energetik’ in Ukrainka, Ukraine, has been greenlighted to undergo full thermal modernisation as part of a project funded under the EU programme ‘Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects’. The aim of the project is to make the city’s sports complex and Palace of Culture building...
February 18, 2020 E-health workshop highlights key areas for development in Eastern Neighbourhood Developing e-health in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood countries was the focus of an online video workshop, supported by the EU4Digital initiative. The workshop focused on the results of the initiative’s assessment of e-health harmonisation and interoperability in the Eastern Neighbourhood region. The...
February 18, 2020 EU-supported workshop to help reform doctoral education in arts and humanities in Ukraine On 26–27 February, experts from Finland will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop on the European rules and best practices for doctoral education in arts and humanities. Ukraine is in the process of reforming its system of doctoral education in arts and humanities, but it is lacking the procedure for...
February 18, 2020 EU supports modernisation of administrative service centres in Ukraine A total of 9.5 million Ukrainians, mostly residents of small cities and ‘amalgamated hromadas’ (a type of united territorial communities), will now receive services in modern administrative centres, thanks to the EU-funded programme U-LEAD with Europe. The EU programme is expected to establish over 800...
February 17, 2020 EU announces call for proposals for partnerships for sustainable cities The European Commission has published a call for proposals for partnerships for sustainable cities. The objective is to promote integrated urban development through partnerships between local authorities in the EU Member States and the partner countries. The submission deadline is 27 March 2020, 12:00...
February 17, 2020 EU and Ukraine sign €25 million programme for e-governance and digital economy On 11 February, the EU and Ukraine signed an agreement for a new €25 million programme supporting e-governance and the digital economy in Ukraine. The agreement was signed by the Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, and the EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood...
February 17, 2020 Georgia: Telavi Municipality tests energy-efficient equipment funded by EU The Georgian village Gulgula in the municipality of Telavi tested energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards. The equipment will ensure the efficient and uninterrupted supply of biomass for heating the municipal kindergartens. The municipality received the equipment...
February 14, 2020 Belarus: new steps towards youth employment with EU support Disadvantaged young people took part in a career guidance visit to the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on 10 February, organised under the EU4Youth project. During the tour, young people saw what a satellite looks like, modern drones, and a model of a nuclear power plant in Belarus. They had...
February 14, 2020 Young Ukrainians present business ideas during EU4Youth entrepreneurship training Young people taking part in an EU4Youth entrepreneurship course presented their business ideas during a rehearsal presentation in Kyiv on 12 February. The participants are are coming to the end of the entrepreneurship training course, during which they had a chance to improve their skills on shaping...
February 14, 2020 Ukrainian electricity system operator fails certification under the Third Energy Package The Ukrainian electricity system operator Ukrenergo’s request for certification under the Third Energy Package was not approved. According to the Energy Community Secretariat, Ukrenergo does not own the electricity transmission assets required by Article 9(1) of the Electricity Directive – a fundamental...
February 14, 2020 EU-funded competition in Georgia supports fighting sexual harassment The project ‘EU Supporting the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality’ and Radio Liberty announced a three-minute film contest on the topic of sexual harassment. The competition is open to professional and amateur filmmakers of all ages, living in Georgia. The purpose of the competition is to increase...
February 14, 2020 EU supports job shadowing opportunities for young women in Armenia Young women in Armenia, aged 16–22, have a chance to learn about the various professional areas and career possibilities available in their country. The EU Delegation to Armenia and its partners are marking International Women’s Day 2020 by inviting young girls and women to take part in a job shadowing...
February 13, 2020 EU4Business helps Armenian herbal tea producer enter international markets A new story shared on the EU4Business website talks about an Armenian family business that produces natural herbal teas in the Tavush Province with support from the EU. The family had first-hand experience with nature's healing abilities when a couple of years ago they recovered from a serious medical...