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

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...
April 26, 2016 Call for Applications as External Assessors for Belarus-Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme The Managing Authority (MA) of the EU-funded “Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation” Programme calls for applications for setting up a pool of assessors. The assessors will be in charge of the evaluation of proposals to be submitted under the Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme...
April 21, 2016 Call for applications as external assessors for Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme The Managing Authority (MA) of the EU-funded “Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation” Programme calls for applications for setting up a pool of assessors. The assessors will be in charge of the evaluation of proposals submitted under the Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme.The...

EaP News & Events

August 23, 2016 Clima East shaping the landscape in Armenia With EU funding and UNDP support, the Clima East Pilot Project in Armenia has been working to restore the degraded mountainous pastures and forests of Armenia. The project is also building capacity and bolstering economic benefits for local communities through sustainably managing the land. Now all...
August 23, 2016 EaP Civil Society Forum: protecting human rights in Armenia The Monitoring Mission of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) on the civil society, media and human rights situation in Armenia, has returned from a mission to the Armenian capital Yerevan last week. Leading experts in the field of human rights from EaP countries were in Armenia to...
August 23, 2016 Opportunity for young researchers: apply now for EaP Civil Society Fellowships Young researchers from the Eastern Partnership region have until 13 September 2016 to apply for fellowships under the new ‘EU Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowships 2016 – the Public Policy Stream’. Supported by the European Union through the project ‘Civil Society. Dialogue...
August 22, 2016 EUAM supports penitentiary reform in Ukraine Advisers from the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) to Ukraine last week visited the Bila Tserkva Staff Training Centre of the State Criminal-Executive Service of Ukraine, as part of their efforts to support penitentiary reform in Ukraine. Addressing 23 deputy heads of prisons, they advocated for...
August 22, 2016 Combo Weekly Round Up: All the 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...
August 22, 2016 EU project highlights importance of traditional hay-making methods in Belarus The EU-funded ClimaEast project has supported an ecological festival, “Sporava hayfields 2016”, dedicated to traditional haymaking, which took place on 13 August in the remote area of Biaroza in Belarus. With various forms of entertainment, the festival sought to attract the attention of...
August 22, 2016 Azerbaijan: EU concern at arrest of Natiq Jafarli The European Union has expressed concern at the arrest of Natiq Jafarli, the Executive Secretary of the REAL party in Azerbaijan, just six weeks ahead of the referendum on constitutional amendments that his party opposes and campaigns against. “His arrest and placement into pre-trial detention...
August 19, 2016 EUAM equips Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau with new interview rooms The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) has finished the renovation and equipment of six brand new interview rooms for the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), handing them over to NABU on 17 August. Equipped with tailor-made facilities, these first modern interview rooms will allow...
August 19, 2016 Ukraine: Statement by the EU Delegation on the launch of an e-declaration system The EU Delegation and embassies of EU Member States in Kyiv on 17 August issued a statement claiming that the electronic asset declaration system launched by Ukraine’s National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) had not been properly certified and therefore falls short of creating the...
August 18, 2016 EU helps businesses improve communication in Georgia and Armenia The Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme (EaPTC) has provided training on PR and marketing activities in the framework of the Cross-Border Economic Development Project for business partners from the neighbouring regions in Kachreti, Georgia on 16-17 August. This practical event presented...
August 17, 2016 Belarus: Touring photo exhibition showcases EU projects The “Faces of EU Projects” Photo Exhibition, jointly developed by the EU Delegation to Belarus and the EU-funded OPEN Neighbourhood Programme, was launched on 15 August in Polotsk. This open-air exhibition presents 27 EU-funded projects  which cover different ecological, economic and...
August 16, 2016 EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine appoints new Head Ambassador Harcourt Andrew Pretorius Tesoriere became the Head of the EU Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) to Moldova and Ukraine. He looks forward to consolidating and strengthening EUBAM’s close working relationship with partners in Moldova and Ukraine and also wishes to contribute positively...
August 16, 2016 EU supports energy forestry in Moldova Many Moldovans use wood as their primary source of energy – much more than the country’s forests can supply. The EU-funded Forest Law Enforcement and Governance programme (FLEG II) in cooperation with the State Forestry Enterprise (SFE) Telenesti are promoting a sustainable source of energy...
August 16, 2016 Statement of Federica Mogherini on the situation in Ukraine On the 12th of August, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini spoke with Pavlo Klimkin, the Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs, regarding the escalation in tensions between Ukraine and the Russian Federation in Crimea. HR/VP Mogherini stressed that the European Union condemns and does...
August 12, 2016 Armenia: Clima East to discuss climate change National Adaptation Plan in Yerevan Climate change adaptation and the formulation of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) in Armenia will be discussed at the workshop in the country’s capital Yerevan on 31 August. Organised by the EU-funded Clima East project and supported by the country’s Nature Protection Ministry, the event...
August 12, 2016 Combo Weekly Round Up: All the 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...