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

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...
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",...
March 24, 2016 Happy Easter! Dear Friends and Colleagues, May those celebrating Easter this Sunday accept our sincere greetings with this wonderful spring holiday that symbolizes the renewal of life.  May you be safe and healthy!  Peaceful and Happy Easter!  With the best wishes, EaPTC Support Programme Team
March 2, 2016 Armenia – Georgia cross-border cooperation project invites trainers in tourism sector In the framework of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme Armenia – Georgia, the project “Biking and rural combined cross-border tourism, as innovative approach for promoting cross-border cooperation”, with the support of International Center for Caucasus Tourism and...
February 11, 2016 Belarus-Ukraine Info Days were attended by more than a thousand people On 1 – 16 February 2016, five Ukrainian cities – Chernigov, Zhitomir, Kiev, Rovno and Lutsk – hosted a series of Information Days under Belarus – Ukraine (BY–UA) Cross-Border Cooperation Programme.The overall objective of the event was to provide the participants with important theoretical and practical...
February 8, 2016 Project clinics for potential applicants under Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme to be launched The EaPTC Support Programme provides an opportunity of individual consultations for potential applicants in Belarus and Ukraine in the process of preparing their project proposals. Participation in the Project Clinics allows raising, discussing and solving questions concerning the content, application...
January 25, 2016 Information Days under Belarus – Ukraine Call for Proposals get under way in February Following the recent announcement of the Call for Proposals under Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme, EaPTC Support Programme together with the Managing Authority organises a series of Information Days in Ukraine and Belarus. The info-sessions are aimed to provide the potential applicants...
January 21, 2016 EU Enhances Territorial Cooperation between Belarus and Ukraine On January 20, 2016 the EaPTC Managing Authority has announced the Call for Proposals for strengthening territorial cooperation between Belarus and Ukraine aimed at addressing common development challenges in bordering regions.Territorial cooperation partners, including local authorities, communities...

EaP News & Events

June 24, 2016 EU facilitates dialogue on judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership Representatives from judiciaries, ministries of justice, bar associations and civil society organisations of Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries will meet in the Moldovan capital Chisinau on 28 June to discuss the selection, evaluation and promotion of judges, the role of high courts in ensuring harmonisation...
June 24, 2016 Ukraine: EU forestry programme announces winners of contest among journalists Five journalistic reports have won the annual contest, “Every Year is Forest Year”, organised for the fifth time in Ukraine by the EU-funded forestry programme FLEG II. The competition aimed to help make the forestry sector more transparent, and to improve public understanding of forestry...
June 24, 2016 Armenia: TAIEX shares experience on non-food product imports to EU market Experts from Bulgaria, Croatia and Malta will visit the Armenian capital Yerevan next week to take part in a workshop for the country’s Economy Ministry and its structures, as well as the business community, on EU conformity standards and marking procedures in the manufacturing industry. The workshop...
June 24, 2016 Mogherini welcomes EU-Georgia information security agreement “Let me tell you how glad I am, first of all about what we just signed, but also about your visit here today,” EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said yesterday during her meeting with Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze in Brussels, where a Security of Information Agreement...
June 24, 2016 Three years of supporting democracy: EED to hold event on future of EU support for democracy in the EU Neighbourhood The European Endowment for Democracy is organising a special event on Thursday 30 June at its headquarters in Brussels to celebrate its three-year anniversary. The event, titled “Bridging gaps in EU democracy support – celebrating three years of EED” will focus on the future of EU...
June 23, 2016 Georgia: EU shares experience on dealing with large scale emergency situations and attacks Large-scale emergency operational procedures, and how to carry them out ensuring a high quality and operative response to citizens in Georgia during major emergency situations – was the focus of an EU workshop that started in the country’s capital Tbilisi today. The event gathered over fifty...
June 22, 2016 Ukraine: EU and CoE present handbook on prisoners’ rights Human rights experts, prisoners’ advocates and representatives of the Ombudsman’s Office and the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine have developed a practical handbook on prisoners’ rights. The publication is available thanks to the support of the joint EU/Council of Europe Programmatic...
June 22, 2016 Mogherini on visa liberalisation in Georgia: the country “has done incredibly good work” EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said following the EU Foreign Affairs Council on Monday that EU foreign ministers had discussed EU-Georgia visa liberalisation, and “it was clear from all Member States that there is no doubt that Georgia fulfilled all the benchmarks”, she said. The...
June 21, 2016 EaP CSF appeals to Pope ahead of his visit to South Caucasus The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) has sent an Open Letter to His Holiness Pope Francis asking him to encourage lasting peace and respect for human rights in the South Caucasus. The appeal is sent ahead of the Pope’s visit to Armenia (24-26 June), Azerbaijan and Georgia (30 September...
June 21, 2016 Gas market reform in Ukraine: monitoring report by Energy Community The secretariat of the Energy Community has published a monitoring report on Ukraine’s gas market reform implementation plan. The plan, which was adopted by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers in March 2015, aims at ensuring compliance with the Energy Community legal framework. The Energy Community...
June 20, 2016 EU extends Crimean sanction for one more year Following the illegal annexation of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by Russia in 2014, the Council of the European Union announced on Friday the extension by one more year of restrictive measures it imposed two years ago. The measures, extended until 23 June 2017, apply to EU persons and EU based companies...
June 20, 2016 Apply now: advanced print and online training in Moldova On 4-6 July, the EU-funded OPEN Media Hub is organising an advanced training course in Moldova targeting reporters from print and online media. The three-day news production course is designed to expand industry relevant skills of the representatives of the country’s media. Participants will produce...
June 20, 2016 EU supports Armenia’s 10-year regional development strategy The draft Armenian Regional Development Strategy for 2016-2025, elaborated with EU support, was presented last week in the country’s capital Yerevan. The strategy was delivered by Armenian Territorial Development Minister during a meeting chaired by the country’s Prime Minister, the EU Delegation...
June 20, 2016 World Refugee Day: EU continuously looking at ways to increase support to refugees “World Refugee Day commemorates the plight of these men, women and children. It is for this reason that we are launching the #SupportRefugees campaign, with the aim to raise awareness of their situation and to demonstrate how the European Union provides tangible help”, said a joint statement...
June 17, 2016 Combo Weekly Round Up: All the jobs and opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood Tenders & grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the Eastern Neighbourhood by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre to date.     Jobs & Traineeship opportunities   Ukraine: Job Opportunities: 4 Legal Experts for EU-funded project "Support to Agricultural and Food Policy Implementation"...
June 17, 2016 Combating hate speech in EaP media Media professionals from six Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries will gather in the Georgian capital Tbilisi between 21 and 22 June for a conference on combating hate speech in the media, organised in the framework of the joint EU/Council of Europe Programmatic Cooperation Framework (EU/CoU PCF). ...