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

December 21, 2016 EaPTC Support Programme Team with the best wishes for Christmas & the New Year 2017! Dear Colleagues, Partners and Friends!Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2017!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!!...
November 25, 2016 Armenia – Georgia cross-border teams report on their achievements in implementing grant projects On November 25, 2016 Rustavi, Georgia, brought together nine cooperation partnerships of the EU-funded Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme to present the achievements and results of their activities at the Georgia - Armenia Joint Decision Making Committee (JDMC) meeting...
September 1, 2016 EaPTC grant project supports Georgian and Armenian youth in addressing common challenges On August 15, 2016 Armenian school students participating in the project “Youth voices for change and development” launched a series of meetings and discussions with their Georgian colleagues to develop and implement the ideas for joint small-scale projects, which will contribute to improvement of mutual...
August 14, 2016 Business partners from Armenia and Georgia to learn effective marketing and PR On August 16-17, 2016 training on PR and marketing issues for business partners from the neighbouring regions will be held in Kachreti, Georgia, within the Cross-Border Economic Development (CED) Project implemented with the financial assistance of the European Union in the framework of the Eastern Partnership...
July 27, 2016 Neighbouring regions of Armenia and Georgia jointly promote cross-border business opportunities through the EaPTC grant project With a view to promoting economic potential and business relations in the bordering regions of Armenia (Tavush) and Georgia (Kvemo Kartli), the Cross-Border Economic Development (CED) Project implemented with the financial assistance of the European Union in the framework of the Eastern Partnership Territorial...
July 26, 2016 Armenian-Georgian partnerships present their achievements in implementing joint grant projects in Yerevan, Armenia On July 26, 2016, Armenian-Georgian cross-border cooperation teams gathered together in Yerevan to present the first results and achievements of their joint grant projects implementation. Nine different projects addressing common environmental, economic and social challenges were initiated in September...
July 21, 2016 Armenian-Georgian partnerships report on their achievements in implementing joint grant projects Today, July 21, 2016, nine Georgian-Armenian cross-border cooperation teams successfully presented their joint grant projects to the national and local authorities, international donors and mass media in Tbilisi. A special outreach event brought together nine partnerships implementing joint projects...
July 20, 2016 Tbilisi to host a conference on boosting economic development of Kvemo Kartli and Tavush regions On July 22, 2016 Tbilisi will host a conference focused on promoting cross-border territorial cooperation and economic potential of Kvemo Kartli (Georgia) and Tavush (Armenia) regions within the Cross-Border Economic Development (CED) Project implemented with the financial assistance of the European...
July 18, 2016 Team Leader of the EaPTC Support Programme contributed to Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy On July 13, 2016, EaPTC Support Programme Team Leader Mr. Alexei Sekarev took part in the Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy 2016 “Regional Policy and Regional Development. Euro-Atlantic Support to Eastern Partnership countries”.The event was organised by the College of Europe in Natolin (Warsaw, Poland...
July 14, 2016 Armenia to host a three-day training for cycling guides On July 19-21, 2016, the village of Margahovit, Armenia, will host an exclusive three-day training for cycling guides under the EU grant project «Biking and rural combined cross-border tourism, as innovative approach for promoting cross-border cooperation». The participants of the training will have...
June 20, 2016 Team Leader of the EaPTC Support Programme presented the Programme achievements at the meeting in Brussels EaPTC Support Programme Team Leader Mr. Alexei Sekarev together with the EaPTC Managing Authority Team Leader Mr. Erk Roeloffs met with Mr. Jose Antonio GOMEZ, Head of Sector for the Cross-Border Cooperation programmes and Ms. Estelle CARRELET de LOISY, Programme manager for the Cross-Border Cooperation...
June 8, 2016 The grantees of Armenia – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme will be trained in project management Training for the cross border teams implementing the joint projects under Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme starts today in Tbilisi, Georgia, and will last till June 11, 2016. Prior to the training, they presented their first results and achievements at the meeting...
June 6, 2016 Armenia – Georgia territorial cooperation in action For more than half a year, 10 cross border cooperation partnerships involving 33 organisations from Armenia and Georgia have been working together on the joint projects in the framework of the EU-funded Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. On June 3, 2016 they presented...
June 1, 2016 Preliminary list of the projects to receive funds under Moldova – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme has been identified On May 30, 2016 Chisinau hosted a meeting of the Joint Decision Making Committee of Moldova – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. Upon the discussion of the evaluation results of submitted project proposals the Committee identified a preliminary list of the cross-border cooperation...
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...

EaP News & Events

January 18, 2017 Armenia: New EU initiatives announced for regional development Seven new projects to create more economic opportunities in Armenian marzes and overcome poverty in Armenia’s regions have been announced. The projects will be financed through the EU’s Pilot Regional Development Programme (PRDP), with successful proposals beginning project implementation...
January 18, 2017 Ukraine: Investigations e-system discussed The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) has discussed the electronic systems used for pre-trial investigations in the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine, at a round-table on 16 January. EUAM came together with the General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO) of Ukraine to discuss the challenges...
January 18, 2017 Eastern Neighbourhood: Forestry project highlights positive developments An EU-funded forestry project has highlighted the progress made in the forestry sector at its final meeting in December. Attendees at the last meeting of the Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) II Programme, from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia, suggested...
January 17, 2017 Georgia: new agricultural cooperatives to be presented in Dusheti The EU-funded European Neighborhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) and Oxfam invite media representatives to a presentation of three agricultural cooperatives in the Dusheti Municipality on 25 January.   The agricultural cooperatives ‘Pomodorna’ , ‘Saaragvo...
January 17, 2017 Eastern Partnership to develop regional energy cooperation The Eastern Partnership Platform on Energy Security has hosted representatives from the EU, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Participants gathered to discuss energy security, renewable energy, energy efficiency and nuclear safety at its 16th meeting in Brussels.   The...
January 16, 2017 Ukraine: Journalists to experience inter-regional production workshop The EU-funded Regional Voices project is to provide a production workshop for regional journalists in the Ukrainian city of Sumy on 26-28 January. The mentoring session is aimed at fostering cooperation between journalists from different regions. They will work together on objective and sensitive coverage...
January 16, 2017 Energy Community Secretariat calls for Ukraine to adopt environmental directive The Secretariat has sent a formal notice to Ukraine following Ukraine’s failure to adopt adequate environmental provisions. The Reasoned Opinion notice was sent on 12 January to address the lack of complete transposition of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive.   The deadline for...
January 16, 2017 EU to provide macro-financial assistance to Moldova The European Commission will provide Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to the Republic of Moldova to help the country meet its short-term financing needs, it was announced on 13 January. The MFA will cover part of Moldova’s short-term financing needs and contribute to reducing the economy's fiscal...
January 13, 2017 Civil society makes recommendations for public administration reforms in Eastern Partnership countries The Eastern partnership Civil Society Forum has issued a series of recommendations in its recently-published policy paper ‘Public Administration and Local Governments Reforms in Eastern Partnership Countries’. The document published on 12 January was prepared by the Subgroup on Local Government...
January 13, 2017 Belarusian journalists invited to participate in editorial contest Journalists in Belarus have been invited to send their articles and audiovisual recordings which tell stories of successful cooperation between Belarusian organisations and EU partners within EU-funded projects. The competition has been launched by the Delegation of the European Union in Belarus, with...
January 13, 2017 Latest opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood EU Neighbours East is kicking off the New Year with twenty-one new opportunities for you! A lot of events and trainings will be organised in 2017, including the 17th EU Study Days in Ukraine (Vinnytsia, Ukraine – February 2017), the learning programme “Youthful Europe” (Tbilisi, Georgia...
January 13, 2017 Ukrainian innovative start-up wins EU investment A Ukranian company which designs innovative solutions and services in microchip design automation has received a grant from the EU-funded Horizon 2020 programme. Start-up company Polyteda Cloud has become the first Ukrainian company to win in the program, after competing with 259 innovative projects...
January 13, 2017 EU businesses optimistic about current reforms in Azerbaijan The Business Climate Survey in Azerbaijan has been published on 11 January. The EU-funded survey aims to provide unbiased, up-to-date and comprehensive information on the economic situation and investment conditions in the Azerbaijani market, as perceived by EU businesses in Azerbaijan.   This report...
January 12, 2017 Building bridges between Georgia and Armenia The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan to Georgia to improve the cross-border bridge connecting Georgia with Armenia. The project is part of the EU’s Integrated Border Management regional initiative. It represents another step forward in the implementation...
January 12, 2017 Ukraine: Kharkiv to reduce CO2 emissions Representatives of Kharkiv City Council, in cooperation with the EU initiative Covenant of Mayors, will start working on a Sustainable Energy Action Plan for the city of Kharkiv in February. The aim of the programme is to cut CO2 emissions by 30% by 2030, by unifying all projects under a single initiative...
January 12, 2017 Armenia: EU approves energy plan for Yerevan The municipality of Yerevan has received an official report of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), which has confirmed the approval of a Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) for the city.   The report contains a number of recommendations related to the housing and transport sectors...