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

May 25, 2018 EU4Energy: Energy Charter to assist Azerbaijan in developing long-term energy strategy On 21 May 2018, two new initiatives under EU4Energy Governance were launched in Azerbaijan. One focuses on supporting the development of the country’s long-term energy strategy towards ‘non-oil growth’. The second initiative involves developing a code of good practice for stakeholder consultations and...
May 24, 2018 General Data Protection Regulation On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. The Regulation updates and modernises the principles enshrined in the 1995 Data Protection Directive to guarantee privacy rights. The regulation is an essential step to strengthen citizens' fundamental rights in the digital...
May 23, 2018 Young people from the Eastern Partnership to share views on youth, peace and security at EU conference in Brussels On 23 and 24 May, six young people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine are attending the EU Conference on Youth, Peace and Security. The event has been organised by the EU in partnership with the United Nations (UN) and various civil society organisations....
May 23, 2018 Ukraine: New winners of European grants for energy-efficient innovations to be announced The new winners of the Climate Innovation Vouchers programme will be announced on 23 May 2018 by the ‘Greencubator’ energy innovation network, the EU Delegation to Ukraine and the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). These will be the winners of the third round of the competition to...
May 23, 2018 Ukraine: Homeowner associations now able to benefit from IQ Energy programme energy efficiency grants Homeowner associations in Ukraine are now eligible to apply for grants within the IQ Energy programme to improve the energy efficiency of apartment buildings. They can use the grants to thermally insulate facades, modernise heating systems and install heat meters and individual boiler stations, which...
May 23, 2018 Commissioner Hahn visits Ukraine to reiterate EU’s support to reform process Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, is visiting Ukraine on 22-23 May. According to the EU, he is visiting the country to reiterate the EU’s strong support for the Ukrainian reform process, and to assess progress in this regard. Ahead of the visit...
May 23, 2018 EU4Energy: Teachers in the Chausy district of Belarus learn about energy efficiency Teachers in the Chausy district of Belarus learned about energy efficiency at a training organised by the EU-financed “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” programme on 15 and 18 May 2018. The teachers appreciated the opportunity to learn about energy efficiency and agreed to organise information...
May 22, 2018 Joint Statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioner Tibor Navracsics on the International Day of Cultural Diversity Today, we celebrate cultural diversity across the European Union and beyond. Cultural diversity is vital for peace and prosperity. It helps us prevent intolerance, xenophobia and violent radicalisation, foster economic growth, strengthen diplomatic relations and mutual understanding. (...) This is why...
May 22, 2018 EU Advisory Mission launches training for managers of regional detective units in Ukraine On 21 May, the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine and the National Police of Ukraine launched a training programme for managers of the country’s newly established detective units. A total of 36 managers from all regions of Ukraine will attend the two-week course on criminal investigations, management...
May 22, 2018 Moldova: EU-supported expert mission on extended producer responsibility On 28 May, an expert from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency will visit the Republic of Moldova. The expert will assist the country’s ministries responsible for the preparation and implementation of the extended producer responsibility legislation to ensure appropriate treatment or disposal of...
May 22, 2018 Moldova: EU-supported national school competition on renewable energy announces its winners Pupils from 26 schools took part in a national renewable energy competition in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau on 11-12 May. The competition was organised by the country’s Ministry of Education, Culture and Research, in partnership with the EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project. The participants demonstrated...
May 22, 2018 Moldovan biomass experts learn from Portuguese experience thanks to EU Representatives of the Moldovan Laboratory on Solid Biomass Fuel are visiting Portugal on 22 May to learn about green energy production and experience in quality testing. The study visit has been organised by the EU-supported Energy and Biomass Project in Moldova. During the study visit, the biomass...
May 22, 2018 Ukraine: School in the town of Zhmerynka to become energy efficient thanks to EU New double glazed windows have been installed in a school in the Ukrainian town of Zhmerynka, thanks to the EU-funded “EnergyGo” project. The building’s facades have also been thermally insulated in energy efficiency measures implemented through the project, which is part of the Covenant of Mayors –...
May 22, 2018 Europe Day celebrations reach Georgian regions On 19-20 May, the EU Delegation to Georgia travelled to the city of Zugdidi for the first event in a series of regional Europe Days. Under the motto “Our Colourful Europe”, the inhabitants of the city were invited to learn about the history and diversity of the European Union, discover concrete examples...
May 22, 2018 Europe Day celebrations reach Armenian regions – some for the first time The celebrations for Europe Day 2018 have reached Armenia’s regions. Ijevan marz (region), on 12 May, and Hrazdan, on 13 May, both hosted the pan-European holiday for the first time. Residents of the Tavush and Kotayk regions, which also hosted celebrations, were able to learn about EU-funded projects...
May 22, 2018 Marginalised people, human rights, and development ethics – focus on the event in Moldova On 17-18 May, best practices on the pressing issue of marginalisation and human rights in the Republic of Moldova and Eastern Europe were discussed at an EU-supported conference in the country’s capital Chisinau. The event provided a forum for active dialogue and exchanging of views on strengthening...