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 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...
January 23, 2018 EU-funded “Dnipro Ferry” project will link the museums of Gomel and Chernihiv regions by a tourist route “Dnipro Ferry” is a joint cross-border project of Belarus and Ukraine, one of the 18 awardees of the Belarus – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme.Full name of the project is “From small/local museum forms to broad cross-border cultural cooperation”. It aims to link the museums...
January 16, 2018 The European Union supports systemic changes for developing self-employment opportunities in the creative industry Teaching folk craftsmen to promote their products, providing them with the proper tools for interaction with the global platforms selling craft products, and initiating workshops for exchange of experience and folk crafts training in Ukraine and Belarus – these important tasks will be in the focus of...
December 22, 2017 Best season’s greetings from the EaPTC Support Programme Team! Dear Colleagues, Partners and Friends,Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2018!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!!...
December 18, 2017 Edinet and Chernivtsi cities are strengthening their efforts as to reduce the emissions of CO2 by introducing sustainable transport On December 14, 2017 Edinet City (Moldova) has held the kick-off event of the project “Through Sustainable Transport to Clean Environment”, funded by the European Union through Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programmes, Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Moldova-Ukraine. The event’s objective...

EaP News & Events

August 31, 2018 EU agriculture and development programme supports local production in Georgia Local products from the Khulo municipality of Ajara region of Georgia were presented at the “KHULO FEST” on 25 August. The local festival was organised with the help of the EU-supported project implemented within the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). At...
August 30, 2018 EU Advisory Mission presents evaluation tools to make Ukrainian legislation more effective On 29–30 August, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine organised a workshop for staff members of the Verkovna Rada (Parliament of Ukraine) on a tool to assess the implementation of legislation. The so-called Ex-Post Evaluation tool is used in a number of European countries to help ensure...
August 30, 2018 Students in Armenia: sign up now for Startup Boost Weekend Students in Armenia have until 8 September to register for Startup Boost Weekend, a three-day event supported by the EU4Business SMEDA (Support to SME Development in Armenia) project, taking place in the country’s capital of Yerevan on 14–16 September. The event is aimed at students with different skillsets...
August 30, 2018 EU-supported workshop discusses ways to achieve zero waste production in Ukraine A series of workshops for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine on zero waste production began on 30 August. The sessions are being supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in the framework of the EU4Business initiative. The workshops will allow participants...
August 29, 2018 EC President Juncker to deliver annual State of the Union speech on 12 September On Wednesday, 12 September 2018, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will deliver his annual State of the Union address in the European Parliament Hemicycle.In last year's speech, President Juncker outlined his vision for how the European Union could evolve by 2025. The speech...
August 29, 2018 Statistical analysis of the civil society sector in the Republic of Moldova In August, the EU-funded ‘Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility (EaP CSF) – Regional Actions’ project presented the results of a study on the civil society sector in the Republic of Moldova. The study is based on a statistical analysis conducted in April–June 2018. The analysis focused on the division...
August 29, 2018 Study on gender equality in creative industries in the Eastern Neighbourhood A new report summarising a study on gender equality within creative industries in four Eastern Neighbourhood countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine) was recently presented by the British Council at the HeForShe conference in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. The study ‘Gender equality and empowerment...
August 28, 2018 Photo competition: Show us your Moldovan and Ukrainian landscapes! A new photo competition was recently announced by the European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM). The “Show us your Moldovan and Ukrainian landscapes” competition aims at promoting the natural beauty of these two neighbouring countries. The contest is open to anyone, so photo...
August 28, 2018 EU Monitoring Mission’s new bulletin describes its approach to effective communication and conflict prevention in Georgia A practical and effective approach towards conflict prevention has been presented in the new issue of the ‘Monitor’ bulletin issued by the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia. It describes a so-called hotline that enables better communication across the Administrative Boundary Lines (ABLs), in order...
August 28, 2018 EU cross-border project promotes protection of small rivers in Belarus and Ukraine More than 170 children and teachers from Pinsk, Belarus, and Lubeshiv, Ukraine, recently gathered for the first Small Rivers Festival, a cross-border festival between Belarus and Ukraine. The event was held in Kalavuravichy village, Pinsk district of Belarus, during the cross-border summer camp that...
August 28, 2018 Apply now: training course for young workers and leaders from Eastern Neighbourhood Youth workers and young leaders from Armenia, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine have three days left to apply for a training course organised by the EU-supported Erasmus+ Programme in Bakuriani, Georgia. Participants should be interested in exploring the topics of active youth participation...
August 28, 2018 EU cross-border cooperation project will help improve accessibility of neighbouring regions in Belarus and Poland A new project aiming to improve the accessibility of cross-border regions of Poland and Belarus was launched on 23 August with the support of the EU-funded Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Cross-border Cooperation Programme. Entitled ‘The Development of ICT Competence Centres in Ostroleka and in Mosty’ (ICTCOMPET...
August 28, 2018 Armenia: EU supports opening of first tourist information centre in Dilijan On 17 August, the Armenian town of Dilijan, Tavush marz (region), opened its first tourist information centre. Supported through the “Dilijan and Adjacent Communities Development Initiative”, which is co-funded by the EU, the centre will offer comprehensive information to tourists and guests visiting...
August 27, 2018 Apply now to become a Young European Ambassador Young people aged 16–25 from the European Union and Eastern Neighbourhood can now apply to become a ‘Young European Ambassador’ (YEA). Run by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project, the initiative targets active and enthusiastic young people who are fluent in English and are citizens of the EU or its six Eastern...
August 27, 2018 Georgian greens producer accesses EU markets thanks to EU-supported credit line Thanks to the EU’s Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) and support from the EU4Business–EBRD Credit Line, a company from Tskaltubo region has become the first producer in Georgia to export Georgian herbs to the EU market. Herbia Ltd expanded its greenhouse farming and renewed its packaging...
August 27, 2018 EU cross-border cooperation programme organises summer camp academy for youth from Belarus, Poland and Ukraine Pupils from Belarus, Ukraine and Poland recently participated in several rounds of the Summer Youth Academy, organised within the EU-funded Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Cross-border Cooperation (CBC) Programme. The young people participated in various thematic workshops and learned about the customs and cultures...