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

With the deepest sorrow, Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Support Programme announces of the grievous and unexpected loss: Alexei Sekarev, EaPTC Support Programme Team Leader, untimely passed away.

We know him as a wise leader, with a high level of professionalism and broad erudition, deep sense of delicacy and ability to find solutions to any difficult situation. We have lost an ardent traveller and lover of the mountain peaks, talented storyteller and a great Person.

We offer our sincere condolences to Alexei’s family, beloved ones and friends. Thank you, Alexei, for your patience, inspiration and love that you generously kept giving each of us. In cherished memory…

EaPTC Support Programme Team

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

Contact Database

Only for registered users
Register in the contact database to:
  • Have full access to database materials
  • Learn from best practices
  • Share knowledge and advice
  • Network with your peers in Programme region and the EU
  • Stay abreast of Programme developments

EaPTC News & Events

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...
May 16, 2016 Yerevan and Bolnisi Cities bring together the efforts to improve trash removal The “Common challenges – joint solutions: improvement of trash removal service in Yerevan and Bolnisi cities” Programme lately launched in Dilijan was funded by the European Union. The Start of the Programme was announced by Head of the EU Delegation, Ambassador Peter Anthony Switalski, representatives...

EaP News & Events

December 9, 2016 Find out more: perceptions of the EU in Eastern Neighbourhood countries A series of factsheets, illustrating the results of the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ Annual Survey 2016, was published on the 8th December 2016. The survey was conducted between April and June 2016 in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine to...
December 9, 2016 European Union develops Moldovan energy sector The Energy and Biomass Project II success story was showcased on 6 December in the European Parliament. The event presented the results of EU-funded projects from three Eastern Partnership countries – Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia. Moldova was represented by the EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project...
December 9, 2016 Visa suspension mechanism agreed The EU Commission and Member States will be able to reimpose visa requirements under new rules agreed by Parliament and Council on 7 December. This agreement will enable the immediate consideration of the two visa liberalisation proposals for Georgia and Ukraine.   According to the deal, visa requirements...
December 9, 2016 Human Rights Day: EU reaffirms commitment for human rights worldwide On the eve of Human Rights Day (10 December), EU High Representative Federica Mogherini stressed on the need to redouble efforts to defend the rights of all people, reaffirming that the EU stands up for human rights worldwide, and will commit its full support to every individual who does the same. She...
December 9, 2016 Latest jobs and opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood Dear all, we have selected the latest interesting opportunities offered by EU institutions, EU projects, as well as EU member states to individuals, civil society organisations and companies from the Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Please, review...
December 9, 2016 EU to improve transport, municipal infrastructure and agriculture in Georgia The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed three loan agreements for the upgrade of Georgia’s infrastructure on 9 December. The loan addresses the rehabilitation and upgrade of Georgia’s municipal infrastructure over the whole country, including water infrastructure, roads and public buildings...
December 9, 2016 EU encourages Ukraine to fight corruption and provide reforms The EU Delegation to Ukraine has praised Ukraine’s achievements in the fight against corruption in celebration of International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December, while encouraging further progress.   “Ukraine now stands at the crossroads between a prosperous future based on the rule...
December 8, 2016 Moldova: Chisinau to benefit from energy efficient public buildings The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a EUR 10 million loan to Moldova’s capital Chisinau to improve the energy efficiency of its public buildings. This first transaction will support governments, municipalities and private companies to address environmental challenges...
December 8, 2016 Ukraine: Apply for the EU Study Days’ session The Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine has announced a call for applications for the EU Study Days. The session will take place on 16-19 February in the city of Vinnytsia. Students and graduates from all Ukrainian regions will learn about the European Union and EU-Ukraine relations in fields...
December 7, 2016 Ukraine: EU helps to recover Donbass bridge The Siverskyi Donets bridge road, a vital artery for Severodonetsk city before it was damaged during the armed hostilities in Ukraine, was officially opened on 6 December. The 288 metres bridge was completely restored with EU funding, receiving new handrails, lighting, video observation and telecommunication...
December 7, 2016 Eastern partnership countries foster data protection An international conference on "Enhancing the Right to Data Protection in Eastern Partnership Countries" is to be held in Tbilisi on 14-15 December. The event brings together representatives from Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova to enhance the right to data protection.  ...
December 7, 2016 Georgia: Farmers establish Council for better cooperation with government The EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) and Georgian Farmers’ Association have announced the formation of a Farmers’ Council to facilitate the active involvement of farmers in the policy-making process. The announcement was made at a meeting...
December 7, 2016 EU supporting youth in the Eastern Partnership: find out what it means for you Do you know what the EU is doing to support young people in the Eastern Partnership region? Are you aware of the opportunities that may be open to you, and how you could take part? The EU Neighbours East project answers these questions and more in the fully updated, interactive edition of its Info Pack...
December 6, 2016 Ukraine: all you need to know about the EU´s stance on the wood export ban The European Delegation to Ukraine has published on its Facebook page on 5 December a note explaining the EU’s actual position and reasoning on lifting the ban on the export of wood in response to “a number of (wrong) claims” in the press and social media that the EU is following an...
December 6, 2016 Armenia: Judiciary trained on supporting media independence and pluralism The Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX) is organising a workshop on judiciary and fundamental rights for Armenian officials and representatives of human rights NGOs. The workshop will identify effective ways of respecting freedom of expression and...
December 6, 2016 EU and Georgia work to protect the rights of persons with disabilities On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December, the Government of Georgia with assistance from the European Union and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented its first report to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Report examines...