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

October 18, 2018 Moldova: Renewable energy used to heat school in Mosana thanks to EU support A school in Mosana, Republic of Moldova is now able to use a new, modern biomass boiler that provides heat from renewable sources at fair prices. The equipment has been installed with EU support through the Energy and Biomass Project, which is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme as...
October 18, 2018 Ukrainian Prosecution Service visits Lithuania to learn about electronic management system Ukraine moved a step closer to introducing an electronic case (e-case) management system for criminal investigations this week as officials from the country’s Prosecution Service and Prosecution Academy travelled to Vilnius, Lithuania. An EU-standard e-case management system would be an upgrade on Ukraine...
October 18, 2018 EU4Energy to help Ukraine attract investment in energy infrastructure On 11 October, EU4Energy launched a technical assistance project to help Ukraine transpose Regulation (EU) 347/2013, which aims to facilitate investment in energy infrastructure and achieve the Energy Community’s energy and environment policy objectives. Representatives of the Ministry of Energy and...
October 18, 2018 Azerbaijan: EU expert mission on economic modelling for agricultural sector On 22–26 October, an expert from Hungary will visit Azerbaijan to meet with representatives of the country’s Agriculture Ministry and provide them with an introduction to economic modelling of the agricultural sector, including methods, forecasting basics and data. The expert will introduce three different...
October 18, 2018 Ukraine: Erasmus+ information week in Kyiv On 5–9 November, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv will host an information week on the EU’s Erasmus+ programme for education, training, youth and sport. The event will offer a great opportunity for those interested in scholarships for education, training, youth exchanges, teaching and volunteering in the...
October 17, 2018 EU helps improve sales skills of Moldovan small enterprises in clothing sector A series of EU-supported training seminars for companies working in the clothing sector in the Republic of Moldova are focusing on increasing the sales efficiency of Moldovan small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The seminars are being organised in the framework of the EU-funded project “Eastern...
October 17, 2018 Armenia joins European Year of Cultural Heritage: building bridges between past and future On 16–17 October, the Armenian capital of Yerevan hosted a conference on “Cultural Heritage in Armenia – Challenges and Responsibilities”. During the two-day, EU-supported conference, the participants discussed policy developments, success stories and future challenges in the valorisation, preservation...
October 17, 2018 EU4Business supports 32 food companies from Eastern Neighbourhood to exhibit at Paris International Food Exhibition Over 30 agro-processing companies from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine will participate in the International Food Exhibition in Paris on 21–25 October. The objective is to present the companies and their products to the EU market and establish business links with EU buyers and importers. The...
October 17, 2018 Georgia: EU promotes youth engagement in rural development On 14 October, over 150 young people from five municipalities of Georgia’s Autonomous Republic of Adjara took part in a youth forum to discuss issues related to youth leadership in rural areas. As part of the forum, young people came up with their own ideas for local projects and proposed advocacy campaigns...
October 17, 2018 EU launches consultations with Georgian civil society On 11 October, the EU Delegation to Georgia launched extensive consultations with civil society representatives in the country. They discussed EU priorities and actions for engagement with civil society for 2018–2020, including a roadmap for strengthening strategic cooperation and structured dialogue...
October 17, 2018 Take part in ETF opinion poll and have your say on the future of work and skills! Can you picture your life in 20 years? Do you feel positive about it? Will your job still exist in 2040? The European Training Foundation wants to hear your ideas about the future of work and skills, with a focus on countries surrounding the EU. The opinion poll, which will close on 31 October, helps...
October 17, 2018 How to get the most out of a trade fair: Ukrainian berry producers trained in accessing EU markets Ukrainian berry producers and processing companies have benefited from a series of awareness-raising seminars on export opportunities to EU markets and participation in international food exhibitions. These training activities were organised in the framework of the EU-funded ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready...
October 15, 2018 Eastern Partnership: EU and neighbouring countries review progress of the 20 Deliverables for 2020 to bring concrete benefits for citizens Foreign Ministers from 28 EU Member States and the EU’s six Eastern partners – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – met with Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn in a meeting chaired by EU High Representative...
October 15, 2018 EU4Energy: Energy Charter assists Belarus with public participation in energy sector On 10 October, the Energy Charter Secretariat, together with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Belarus and the EU Delegation to Belarus, held a communication workshop on stakeholder consultation and inter-ministerial coordination in Minsk. Participants included officials from the Ministry of...
October 15, 2018 Moldova: EU-supported management plan of the Danube-Prut and Black Sea River Basin District approved On 3 October, the Government of the Republic of Moldova approved the very first River Basin Management Plan (RBMP) for the Danube-Prut and Black Sea River Basin District. The plan was initially developed with the support of the EU regional project “Transboundary River Basin Environmental Protection...
October 15, 2018 Georgia: EU-supported Local Action Groups of Keda and Khulo municipalities present Local Development Strategies On 12 October, the Keda and Khulo municipalities of Georgia hosted a presentation of their Local Development Strategies. The strategies have been recently developed by Local Action Groups (LAGs) supported by the EU through its European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD...