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...
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...

EaP News & Events

April 24, 2019 EU launches three new environmental projects in Georgia The EU is launching three new projects in the sectors of environmental protection and climate change in Georgia. The projects come in addition to the numerous actions already supported by the EU in Georgia and focus on issues such as the rehabilitation of water supply and sanitation systems, construction...
April 24, 2019 Belarus: Young European Ambassadors to organise informal meeting with youth in Homieĺ On 27 April, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) in Belarus will organise an informal meeting with youth in the city of Homieĺ to promote educational, volunteering and internship opportunities available to the country’s youth through various EU programmes and initiatives. This is part of the series of...
April 24, 2019 Georgia: “Mayors for Economic Growth” encourages students of Caucasus University to participate in local economic development The EU-funded “Mayors for Economic Growth” (M4EG) initiative continues to facilitate public-private dialogue and strengthen its public outreach by engaging civil society and academia representatives in different aspects of local economic development. In this context, the M4EG Secretariat has recently...
April 24, 2019 Belarus: EU supports creation of cycle path and wide-scale urban greening efforts in Čavusy On 19 April, a bike path linking a new residential district with the town centre was officially opened in Čavusy, eastern Belarus.The event was part of a local initiative of the Čavusy District Executive Committee and implemented with support from the EU. The local initiative included various activities...
April 24, 2019 EU4Business: Demo Day of start-up academy graduates in Armenia On 29 April, the EU-supported Armenia Start-up Academy will host a “Demo Day” where the fourth batch of graduates will present their business ideas. The start-ups will pitch in front of interested investors, friends and the community. Afterwards, the visitors will have the opportunity to meet with the...
April 24, 2019 Georgia: EU Monitoring Mission presents new website On 24 April, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) launched its re-designed website. The new website has a completely revamped design and improved site navigation. The website is now more user-friendly, making sure its visitors get the information they need as quickly as possible. The EUMM said it is looking...
April 24, 2019 Save the date: EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum 2019 On 13 June, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum 2019. This year, the event will focus on agriculture, connectivity and tourism. The deadline for registration is 10 May. Organised by the EU Delegation in cooperation with the German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce...
April 24, 2019 EU4Business: First bank in Ukraine joins Women in Business initiative Women entrepreneurs in western Ukraine will benefit from the first bank in the country to join the Women in Business (WiB) initiative. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a financial package of up to €5.3 million to the bank for on-lending to women-led businesses...
April 24, 2019 Georgia: Dedoplistskaro Municipality and EU-supported project organise joint clean-up action on World Earth Day On 22 April, approximately 50 people, including 35 pupils from a local school, gathered at the Mount St. Elias forest in Georgia for a waste clean-up action dedicated to World Earth Day. The event was an opportunity to discuss with the pupils the significance of such actions and the need to engage more...
April 23, 2019 Head of European Parliament delegation on presidential elections in Ukraine: “a victory of the Ukrainian people” Following presidential elections in Ukraine, the European Parliament delegation head to the International Election Observation Mission (IEOM), Rebecca Harms, made a statement on 22 April. “First of all we would like to congratulate the citizens of Ukraine for their deep commitment to democracy, demonstrated...
April 23, 2019 EU4Business: Ukrainian entrepreneurs learn about new sources of financing On 16 April, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted the Third Financial Fair for representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Hundreds of participants from SMEs, as well as representatives of the financial sector and international donors attended the event. At the fair, partner banks presented...
April 23, 2019 Road map for development of Ukrainian berry sector: public discussion with stakeholders Last week, Ukrainian berry producers discussed the country’s road map for its berry sector. A round table discussion on the topic was organised as part of the EU4Business “Ready to Trade” project, in partnership with the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. The event was attended by representatives...
April 23, 2019 EU-supported project to tackle climate change launched in Georgia On 22 April, Earth Day, Georgia joined the new EU-funded regional initiative “EU4Climate”. The initiative will be implemented until 2022. It will address a number of climate-related challenges facing the countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood region, including Georgia. These challenges range from water...
April 23, 2019 EU promotes sport activities for children with disabilities in Armenia The EU is strongly committed to promoting inclusive winter and summer sports that are accessible to all Armenians. In March, EU Ambassador Piotr Świtalski inaugurated the EU-funded “Pilot initiative to promote inclusive approaches to engaging children with disabilities in society”. The event took place...
April 23, 2019 Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace As we celebrate the first International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on 24 April, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and the rules-based international order with the United Nations at its core, to peace and security, to human rights...
April 23, 2019 Georgia: Youth in Keda celebrate Earth Day On 22 April, the world celebrated Earth Day, which focuses on mobilising local communities and raising awareness about the importance of protecting our species. The EU-supported Local Action Group and the environmental organisation CENN joined the large-scale environmental campaign in Georgia by assisting...