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

October 15, 2019 EU workshop in Ukraine to discuss issues related to small arms, artillery weapons and explosive devices On 21-22 October, experts from Poland will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop on the implementation of international standards in the conduct of comprehensive research of small arms, artillery weapons and explosive devices. The workshop will help with adapting to the constant technical evolution in...
October 14, 2019 Democracy: EU adopts conclusions On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism. Ten...
October 14, 2019 Azerbaijan: Newly-selected Young European Ambassadors meet EU representatives and discuss future plans On 13 October, 60 current and newly-selected Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Azerbaijan met for an induction day in the country’s capital, Baku. They were greeted by Head of the EU Delegation to the country, Ambassador Kestutis Jankauskas and bilateral ambassadors - Dr Wolfgang Manig of Germany...
October 14, 2019 EU Head congratulated winners of Social Impact Award in Armenia On 11 October, Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia Ambassador, Andrea Wiktorin, opened the Social Impact Award 2019 ceremony and congratulated the four winners of the Social Impact Award Armenia. The four teams will each receive €1,500 for start-up activities and an invitation to join the Global Social...
October 14, 2019 Ukraine hosts regional seminar on tourism development in Eastern Neighbourhood On 9 October, the west Ukrainian city, Lviv, hosted a regional networking event on tourism development. Supported by the EU’s ‘Mayors for Economic Growth’ (M4EG) project, the event was attended by 34 representatives of M4EG signatories from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova...
October 14, 2019 Ukraine: EU Advisory Mission supports discussion on Criminal Code review Representatives from Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada (parliament), Supreme Court, Ministry of Justice and eminent university professors of law convened at EUAM headquarters on 10 October to chart an agenda for the review of the country’s Criminal Code. The purpose of the review is to help Ukraine align its...
October 14, 2019 10 years of Eastern Partnership: Vilnius to host EU and Eastern partner leaders forum On 24-25 October, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius will host a forum of local leaders from the EU and its Eastern partner countries. Titled ‘10th Anniversary of the Eastern Partnership: Localising Sustainable Development Goals in the EU and the EaP’, the event will gather 120 mayors, councilors and local...
October 14, 2019 EU joins activities in Armenia to celebrate International Day of Girl Child On 11 October, Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia Ambassador, Andrea Wiktorin, and the country’s Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Zhanna Andreasyan, opened an open-air quiz event in front of the Small Theatre to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. Ambassador Wiktorin also...
October 14, 2019 Georgia: Head of EU visits Guria region On 12-13 October, EU Ambassador to Georgia, Carl Hartzell, visited the Guria region to meet with local government and civil society, visit EU project sites, and open Europe Day in Ozurgeti. The trip started with a visit to tea cooperative, Nagomari, which is one of 17 cooperatives to receive support...
October 14, 2019 EU experts to help Armenia with digital archives of real estate cadastre On 21-23 October, experts from the Netherlands will visit Armenia to discuss the creation of digital archives for real estate cadastre. The experts will meet with the country’s Real Estate Cadastre Committee representatives to help with mapping the needs of Armenia’s Cadastre Committee in terms of archive...
October 11, 2019 More than half a billion of EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced yesterday a contribution of €550 million for the period 2020-2022 to support the work of the Global Fund to end the epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide. Commissioner Mimica made the announcement in Lyon...
October 11, 2019 ‘EU Versus Disinformation’ website revamped with new features On 10 October, the EU announced that the EUvsDisinfo website, which guides users through the disinformation world, has been revamped with exciting new features being added. Disinformation’s main source has become more accessible and comprehensive. The user will be able to enjoy the online search engine...
October 11, 2019 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,...
October 11, 2019 EU presents interactive map of its projects in Armenia The spectrum of the EU-Armenia partnership and cooperation, the EU-supported projects implemented in various sectors and beneficiary stories are now available online. On 10 October, the EU launched EU4Armenia.am, an overarching platform containing this information. The EU4Armenia.am is an electronic...
October 10, 2019 EU diplomats meet Ukrainian film director, Oleh Sentsov, Russia’s former political prisoner On 10 October, EU diplomats met with Ukrainian film director from Crimea, Oleh Sentsov, who was illegally detained by Russia in 2014, sentenced to 20 years in prison and released in September 2019. The EU said it expects that all Ukrainian political prisoners who remain in Russia and temporarily occupied...
October 10, 2019 Young European Ambassadors participate in EU Education Fair in Azerbaijan Between 10 and 12 September, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) will participate in the EU Education Fair. The event is the largest international education exhibition in the country, gathering leading domestic and foreign universities, educational centres, language courses and consulting companies in...