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

June 17, 2018 European Peace Facility - An EU off-budget fund to build peace and strengthen international security In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to prevent conflicts, build peace and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking another step towards cementing its role...
June 15, 2018 Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood 'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and events,...
June 15, 2018 Remarks by HR/VP Mogherini at the press conference on Neighbourhood and the world (...) In the world of today there is a growing demand for a strong, reliable, predictable, and active European Union at a global level. This is why we propose a budget for external action today of €123 billion for the next 7-year period and that is an increase of more than 30% compared to the current...
June 15, 2018 European Parliament: Russia must free Oleg Sentsov and all other illegally detained Ukrainian citizens On 14 June, the European Parliament issued a resolution in which it demanded that the Russian authorities immediately and unconditionally release Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and more than 70 Ukrainian citizens illegally detained in Russia and on the Crimean peninsula. The resolution was issued on...
June 15, 2018 Mobile photo exhibition showcasing EU assistance in Belarus opens in Valožyn The “Faces of Projects” open air photo exhibition is back on the road visiting Belarusian cities. Run by the EU Delegation to Belarus, the mobile exhibition showcases success stories from EU-funded projects in the country. On 12 June, the exhibition arrived in the city of Valožyn with stories from 29...
June 15, 2018 EU and Georgia launch two large-scale projects to support sustainable rural development On 15 June, the EU and Georgia launched two large-scale projects for rural development and sustainable agriculture under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The event was attended by officials from the EU and Georgian Government and representatives of...
June 14, 2018 Ukraine: New campaign to protect Dnieper river from phosphate pollution A new social media campaign for phosphate pollution prevention in the Dnieper River basin has been launched in Ukraine with support from the EU-funded “European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership” (EUWI+ East) project. The campaign will run until 7 July when the Dnieper Day will...
June 14, 2018 EU experts present policy recommendations to modernise Georgia's research and innovation system On 14 June, a panel of high-level independent experts, supported by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility, presented key policy recommendations to help improve the effectiveness of the research and innovation system in Georgia. These recommendations were discussed with...
June 14, 2018 Your Vision of EUrope: competition for non-academic essays in Armenia On 12 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia launched a nation-wide essay competition entitled “Your Vision of EUrope”. The contest invites young Armenians to submit non-academic essays on their vision of the future of Armenia and Europe after the signature of the new EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced...
June 14, 2018 EU4Energy: Pioneer project in Armenia to make kindergartens energy efficient and resilient to earthquakes Almost 150 kindergartens in Armenia will benefit from a €5 million grant from the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P), to which the European Union is the largest contributor. The project is implemented jointly by the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Municipality of Yerevan...
June 14, 2018 EU re-affirms commitment to Georgia at “Georgia’s European Way” conference On 14-15 June, the Georgia city of Batumi is hosting the 15th annual “Georgia’s European Way’ conference. Attended by senior officials from the country and the EU, the event offers a platform to highlight close ties between the EU and Georgia. Speaking at the conference’s opening session, Christian Danielsson...
June 14, 2018 Ukraine: Experts call for further reforms in energy and environment fields Experts in the energy field called for further reforms in the areas of energy and the environment during a recent public discussion in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. The discussion was organised by the EU-supported project “Enhancing impact of civil society in monitoring and policy dialogue on energy...
June 13, 2018 EU programme discusses cross-border cooperation between Poland, Belarus and Ukraine in the Carpathian region On 8 June, the EU-funded Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Cross-border Cooperation (CBC) Programme organised a conference in the Ukrainian city of Uzhhorod on CBC cooperation in the Carpathian mountains region. The event was held on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of cooperation between Poland, Belarus and...
June 13, 2018 EU-funded project helps Ukraine to improve control and risk management to prevent accidents involving dangerous substances Ukraine’s challenges in modernising its chemical regulatory system to meet international standards were discussed during a workshop on 12 and 13 June in the country’s capital of Kyiv, as part of an EU-funded project. More than 90 representatives of Ukrainian government and industry learned from their...
June 13, 2018 Vote and select the winner of the #EU4Energy photo competition The #EU4Energy photo competition, organised within the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week between 4th and 11th June, has come to an end. Over the course of one week, more than 600 people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine submitted their photos showing green energy...
June 13, 2018 Mogherini speaks at event dedicated to 10-year anniversary of conflict in Georgia “Ten years after the war in 2008 in Georgia, we haven't stopped working for peace and for a true solution to the conflict,” said EU High Representative Federica Mogherini at the dedicated plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 12 June. “At the height of the war, the mediation of...