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

February 13, 2017 Grantees of the Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme identified Preliminary list of grantees under Belarus – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme was approved by the members of the Joint Decision Making Committee in Chernihiv on February 10, 2017. In total, 148 joint project proposals were submitted by Belarusian and Ukrainian partners from...
February 10, 2017 Armenian-Georgian cross-border team promotes business opportunities in the neighbouring regions EaPTC Support Programme is pleased to present the new edition of the “Guideline for starting business in Armenia and Georgia” developed and published by the EU-funded project “Cross-Border Economic Development” under the Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme.The publication...
February 1, 2017 16 Moldova – Ukraine cross-border cooperation teams receive grants from European Union The leaders of 16 cross-border partnerships gathered together in Chisinau on February 1, 2017 for the solemn grant contracts signing ceremony under Moldova – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. The award ceremony was jointly organized by the EaPTC Support Programme and the...
January 26, 2017 EU identifies the winners under Moldova – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme On February 1, 2017, the leaders of 16 cross-border partnerships will gather together in Chisinau for the solemn signing ceremony of the grant contracts under the Moldova – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. Preliminary list of the cross-border cooperation teams that will...
January 24, 2017 Preliminary list of the winners of Belarus – Ukraine Call for Proposals to be identified in February On February 10, 2017, Chernihiv will host a meeting of the Joint Decision Making Committee of Belarus – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. The JDMC members will review the evaluation results and identify a preliminary list of the projects that will receive grants from the...
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...

EaP News & Events

January 26, 2017 EU Ambassador to Armenia: We never close our eyes Armenia’s upcoming parliamentary elections on April 2 will be “decisive for the future of the country”, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Switalski has said in an interview with the Mediamax news agency, in which he stressed the significance of the fight against...
January 26, 2017 Armenia: public sector innovation in focus How do new technologies affect the public administration system? How do the representatives of the public sector respond to these changes? On January 23, these questions and others were discussed during Armenia’s second Armenian Public Sector Innovation Week, organised as part of #Inno4dev: Innovation...
January 26, 2017 Georgia and EU: cooperation to secure borders The European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM) participated in the 42nd Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) meeting in Gali on 24 January 2017.   The EUMM and Georgian government representatives discussed the continuous cooperation and exchange of information, several criminal...
January 25, 2017 EU supports efficient and fair arbitration in Georgia The European Union and United Nations joint project “Enhancing Access to Justice and Development of a Child-friendly Justice System in Georgia” has prepared an Arbitration Glossary in Georgian  in cooperation with the Georgian International Arbitration Centre. The Glossary is the first...
January 25, 2017 Ukraine: How to create partnerships with the public Experts from the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) and the Czech Police started a four-day training session in crowd-management techniques for police officers from the National Police of Ukraine in Odesa on 24 January. This is an effective tool for preventing violence during large public gatherings...
January 24, 2017 Ukraine: Journalists invited to take part in EU-funded social media workshop The Thomson Foundation and the Institute for Regional Media and Information, supported by the EU, invite regional TV and online journalists to attend a three-day workshop on how to create videos for social media in Dnipro, Ukraine between February 6 and 8. Those interested are invited to fill out the...
January 20, 2017 Latest opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood Are you seeking to gain new skills through an internship at EU institutions? EU Neighbours East has selected for you several internships offered to the citizens of the Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The EU Delegation to Armenia and the EU Delegation...
January 20, 2017 EU expands support for urgent safety in Ukraine The EU is expanding its financial support for urgent safety improvement measures at the former uranium Pridniprovskiy Chemical Plant in the city of Kamyanske, for the design and implementation of remediation measures.   A new EU assistance package worth EUR 3.5 million was decided after a comprehensive...
January 20, 2017 More opportunities for Georgia through science and innovation The science community in Georgia has been informed about the range of funding opportunities open under the EU-funded Horizon 2020 programme. At a conference on 17 January, Georgian scientists and researchers were informed about how to receive grants from Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions for making their...
January 19, 2017 Apply now: Erasmus + call for proposals now open The call for proposals for the Eastern Partnership Youth Window 2017-2018 is now open until 8 March. The call provides funding opportunities under the Erasmus+ programme for projects submitted by organisations and individual participants from Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine...
January 19, 2017 Further biomass equipment to be installed in Moldova The EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project has presented its plans to install 49 new biomass heating systems in 2017. The plans were announced at the Moldovan Ministry of Economy on 17 January, and will build upon previous work connecting hundreds of thousands of people to safe energy.   The new biomass...
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...