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

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...
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...

EaP News & Events

September 28, 2016 European Parliament committee backs plan to waive visa requirements for Ukrainians Plans to waive visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens entering the Schengen area were approved by the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee on Monday. Once the visa waiver is endorsed by the European Parliament and European Council, Ukrainians who have a biometric passport will be able...
September 28, 2016 EU calls Ukraine to bring intellectual property rights into line Ukraine has failed to bring its intellectual property laws in compliance with the Association Agreement signed with the European Union, according to the Conclusions of the 14th EU-Ukraine IPR Dialogue issued on 27 September. Ukraine has to implement all its international obligations under the Deep and...
September 28, 2016 EU calls Azerbaijan to address constitutional referendum concerns The European Union has called on Azerbaijan to address concerns following a Council of Europe (CoE) mission to assess the 26 September referendum on draft amendments to the constitution.   According to the initial findings of the CoE Parliamentary Assembly's ad hoc assessment mission, a majority...
September 28, 2016 Belarus: EU project photo exhibition opens in Pinsk The ‘Faces of EU Projects’ Photo Exhibition, jointly developed by the EU Delegation to Belarus and the EU-funded OPEN Neighbourhood Programme, has moved on to Pinsk, opening in the southern Belarusian city on 26 September. This open-air exhibition presents 27 EU-funded projects, which cover...
September 28, 2016 Support to the Moldovan Bar Association: towards better self-governance through strategic planning A two-day workshop starts on Friday, 30 September, aimed at supporting the Moldovan Bar Association in evaluating the implementation of its 2016-2019 strategy and to plan ahead for the next period. The workshop is supported by a joint EU-Council of Europe project on strengthening the efficiency...
September 27, 2016 EU Energy Days: Armenia and EU highlight joint energy efficiency efforts The EU Delegation to Armenia has invited citizens and stakeholders to explore the impact of EU-funded programmes in the development of renewable, alternative and sustainable energy solutions in Armenia. The EU Energy Days will run a series of events on 26-29 September in Armenian capital Yerevan and...
September 27, 2016 EBRD and EU boost private sector growth in Georgia The European Union, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Bank of Georgia have launched a new financial assistance scheme for SMEs, to help local businesses improve product quality and modernise their services in line with European standards. The EBRD-EU financing facility scheme...
September 27, 2016 Energy Community praises Ukraine on adoption of energy regulator law The Secretariat of the Energy Community has congratulated Ukraine on its adoption of its energy regulator law on 22 September. The Energy Community Secretariat, which provided support to the Ukrainian authorities during the law’s drafting stage, congratulated the Ukrainian Parliament with this...
September 27, 2016 Belarusian National Platform: elections still not open democratic process The Belarusian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum has released a statement in which expresses its concern that only minor positive changes were seen during the electoral campaign in Belarus on 11 September 2016.   According to an official statement, candidates did not...
September 26, 2016 EU welcomes future cooperation with Armenia on Independence Day anniversary The European Union has congratulated the Republic of Armenia and its people on the 25th anniversary of its independence. EU statement mentioned “undergone profound developments in these past years” and highlighted intention “continuing to work closely with the country in the future...
September 26, 2016 Ukraine: Prosecutors learn to identify financial corruption The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine has launched a training programme on financial investigations. The training workshops aim to raise the skills of prosecutors at the National Academy of Public Prosecutor’s Office when working on cases involving illicit enrichment investigations...
September 26, 2016 Moldova: EU Commissioner visits to review reform progress The EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations is to visit Moldova to take stock of the reform process ahead of the presidential elections. Johannes Hahn will visit Chisinau on 26 September to ensure that OSCE and the Council of Europe commitments are met during the...
September 26, 2016 Georgia: EU advisory body visits monitoring mission A delegation from EU advisory body Civilian aspects of Crisis Management (CIVCOM) has visited Georgia to gain a greater understanding of the challenges being faced by civilian-run European Union Monitoring Mission Mission (EUMM). Members of the delegation visited three of the EUMM Field Offices in Mtskheta...
September 26, 2016 External Investment Plan: Helping the neighbourhood region achieve sustainable growth EU High Representative for foreign affairs Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn explain in a joint Op-ed that with the External Investment Plan, the EU is taking its aid policies to the next level, by involving the private sector...
September 23, 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...
September 23, 2016 Belarus: EU experts advise on border delimitation and demarcation EU legislation on border delimitation and demarcation will be discussed by experts during an EU-funded expert mission on 26-30 September to Belarusian border city Brest. The State Border Committee of the Republic of Belarus and experts in border demarcation, international relations and geodesic surveying...