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

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...
April 11, 2016 Frequently Asked Questions under Belarus – Ukraine Call for Proposals updated The EaPTC Support Programme draws attention of the Applicants under Belarus - Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme Call for Proposals to the final version of Frequently Asked Questions, which was updated by the Managing Authority on April 8, 2016.It should be recalled that the deadline for projects...
April 8, 2016 An updated evaluation timetable under Azerbaijan – Georgia Call for Proposals available The EaPTC Support Programme draws attention of the applicants under Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme Call for Proposals to the updated evaluation timetable, which has been recently published by the Managing Authority. The notification of awards is expected in late summer 2016. The...
April 1, 2016 Potential partners from the border regions of Belarus and Ukraine are actively preparing for the Call for Proposals The delegation of Belarus shared the experience of cooperation in the field of cross-border projects’ planning and development with their Ukrainian colleagues in March, during the international round table "The European experience of cross-border cooperation for Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus",...

EaP News & Events

July 22, 2016 Armenia-Georgia cross-border cooperation – focus of conference in Tbilisi The central and regional authorities of Armenia and Georgia, non-governmental organisations, expert, media and business circles of both countries gathered for a conference in the Georgian capital Tbilisi today to discuss the promotion of cross-border territorial cooperation and economic potential of...
July 22, 2016 EU Delegation reacts to recent violence and murder of police colonel in Armenia “We stress that the use of force to achieve political change is unacceptable and offer our condolences to the family of Colonel Artur Vanoyan, Deputy Commander of the Patrol Regiment of the Yerevan Police Department,” the EU Delegation to Armenia said yesterday in reaction to the murder of...
July 22, 2016 International cooperation and development activities: EU publishes key results The European Commission published today the first report based on the new "EU International Cooperation and Development Results Framework", providing a selection of results achieved in about 100 partner countries including southern and eastern Neighbourhood countries with the support of EU-funded projects...
July 20, 2016 EU welcomes alignment of third countries to restrictive measures in response to illegal annexation of Crimea The EU has welcomed the alignment of Ukraine, Georgia and other third countries with the decision of the Council of the European Union concerning restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. The respective Council decision made on 17 June 2016 extended existing...
July 20, 2016 Moldova: TAIEX to support agriculture and rural development under EU-Moldova Association Agreement The EU expert mission is to visit Moldova next week to provide guidance and support the country’s Agriculture and Food Industry Ministry to ensure an efficient implementation of the Association Agreement (AA) with the EU in the field of agriculture and rural development. The visit is organised...
July 20, 2016 Georgia: EU and CoE facilitate discussion on media and internet freedoms ahead of elections The developments and challenges facing the Georgian media and internet sector ahead of the parliamentary elections will be discussed during a two-day meeting that started in the country’s capital today. Gathering relevant national stakeholders, the event is organised in the framework of the joint...
July 20, 2016 Moldova: EU shares experience on postal services regulation Experts from Lithuania will visit the Moldovan capital Chisinau next week to provide advice on the preparation of the country's regulatory framework for the provision of postal services in line with EU legislation and best practice. The event is organised by the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange...
July 20, 2016 Mogherini: ratification and full entry into force of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement remains a top priority EU High Representative Federica Mogherini met Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman this morning in Brussels to discuss the state of play of the country’s reform agenda following one hundred days since the Prime Minister’s appointment. Welcoming the achievements, the High...
July 20, 2016 EU Delegation to Belarus appalled by the murder of Belarusian journalist in Kyiv "I was appalled to learn of the assassination of Pavel Sheremet in Kyiv today,” Jim Couzens, Charge d'Affaires a.i. of the EU Delegation to Belarus said reacting to today’s news of the explosion of the car driven by Pavel Sheremet, a journalist of Belarusian origin,  in the centre of...
July 19, 2016 Moldova: university professors discuss human rights in internet era Human rights protection on internet, internet governance, rule of law in the digital world and the European Court of Human Rights case law in this area was the focus of the course for over 60 law professors from Moldovan universities held in the country’s capital Chisinau last week. Organised in...
July 19, 2016 TAIEX and Twinning report results achieved in 2015 The EU’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) and Twining, the long-term institution-building instrument, announced a publication of a joint annual report reflecting the results and activities implemented through both instruments in the EU Neighbourhood and Enlargement...
July 18, 2016 EU video reveals disinformation tactics The EU’s diplomatic service developed an animation video that shows three disinformation tactics widely used by pro-Kremlin media. The entertaining video offers "disinformation recipes" on how to twist information, make it look trustworthy, reinforce the message and sell it to the audience under...
July 18, 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...
July 18, 2016 Ukraine opts for European standards in its accounting and audit system “Ukraine has initiated significant reforms and changes to the Accounting Law and the Audit Law which will lead to increased financial transparency, and approximating to EU standards,“ the EU press release said on Friday following a round-table discussion on the ‘European choice of accounting...
July 18, 2016 Downing of MH17 over eastern Ukraine: EU reiterates call for justice on tragic anniversary “The EU and its Member States recall the tragedy of flight MH17, which occurred on 17 July 2014, and renew their sympathy to all those who have lost their loved ones,”  EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said yesterday on the tragic anniversary of the downing of Malaysian Airlines...
July 15, 2016 Moldova: EU’s Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility to enhance research and innovation sector The European Commission (EC) presented a report with key policy recommendations to help modernise Moldova’s science and innovation sector. This is the first time that a country associated with the EU makes voluntary use of the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility, the EU said in a press release...