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

September 19, 2018 Moldova: Green energy used to heat kindergarten in Horesti thanks to EU support A kindergarten in Horesti has switched from natural gas heating to green energy. From this autumn, the institution’s heating will be provided by biomass, and its hot water by solar energy. Over 230 children and 30 employees will benefit from better conditions. The investment was possible thanks to the...
September 18, 2018 EU4Energy: Energy Charter assists Armenia in improving policymaking process in energy sector On 13 September, the Energy Charter Secretariat, together with the Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia and the EU Delegation to Armenia, organised a communication workshop in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. The main goal of the workshop was to develop...
September 18, 2018 EU supports consultations on the new Roadmap for Engagement with Civil Society in Armenia On September 14, the Armenian capital of Yerevan hosted the second round of consultations on the new Roadmap for Engagement with Civil Society in Armenia. The event gathered 60 civil society organisations and experts to discuss key priorities of the roadmap in the period from 2018 to 2020. They also...
September 18, 2018 DataFest Tbilisi 2018: Opportunity for civil society activists from Eastern Neighbourhood On 7–9 November, the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will host the second international data and communications event ‘DataFest Tbilisi 2018’ for experts working with data. The event will bring together over 500 journalists, civil society activists, marketing specialists, business professionals, government...
September 18, 2018 Courses for civil society organisations in Ukraine Civil society organisations (CSOs) in Ukraine can now benefit from series of new courses launched by the “EU Project for Civil Society Development in Ukraine”. The first course is dedicated to design and shall help CSOs develop personal visual and brand identities. The course is already available online...
September 18, 2018 Ukraine joins in International Clean Beach Day with clean-up event in Kyiv On 15 September, over 160 people took part in the clean-up of Dnieper River in Ukraine, joining the thousands of other people in over 120 countries who gathered to remove waste from river banks and beaches. The event, organised in Ukraine’s capital of Kyiv by the EU-funded “European Union Water Initiative...
September 18, 2018 Germany to share experience on common rules and standards for ship inspection with Ukraine On 24–27 September, experts from Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure will visit the German city of Hamburg to learn about common rules and standards for ship inspection and survey organisations. During the four-day visit, the Ukrainian experts will also discuss with their German counterparts relevant...
September 18, 2018 Moldova: Energy and environment discussed at first meeting of the Dniester Commission The inaugural meeting of the Commission for Sustainable Use and Protection of the Dniester River Basin took place on 17 September in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The commission was set up under the Dniester River Basin Agreement between Moldova and Ukraine, two contracting parties to the Energy Community...
September 18, 2018 EU Delegation initiates beach clean-up campaign in Azerbaijan On 15 September, on the International Coastal Cleanup Day, the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan initiated a coastal clean-up campaign in Azerbaijan. With the support of the country’s Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EkoSfera Social and the Ecological Centre, the EU Delegation mobilised staff of...
September 17, 2018 Ukraine to host international conference on greenhouse industry On 21 September, an EU-supported international conference in Ukraine will discuss cooperation and technological solutions for the greenhouse industry. The event, organised within the EU4Business initiative, will bring together speakers from Ukraine, Poland, Israel, South Korea and Turkey. The market...
September 17, 2018 Belarus: Minsk takes part in European Mobility Week On 20–22 September, cyclists in the Belarusian capital of Minsk will join in with European Mobility Week (EMW), an international campaign to raise awareness about sustainable urban mobility. On 20 September, a study on the advantages of cycling for cities and urban residents will be presented in Minsk...
September 17, 2018 Ukraine: EU Advisory Mission puts road safety on agenda of first Coordination Security Board in Lviv Road safety in the western Ukrainian region of Lviv was in focus at the first workshop of the Coordination Security Board (CSB), jointly organised by European Advisory Mission (EUAM) and Lviv Regional State Administration on 12 September. The event gathered 20 experts from all CSB agencies, including...
September 17, 2018 EU supports web platform for grassroots public space design in Belarus Serabranka, a district in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, recently developed Serabranka, a participatory urban development website, with the EU’s support. The website is part of the ‘Serabranka. My Neighbourhood’ project, intended to help local residents understand their rights to use the surrounding...
September 17, 2018 Two new business clusters launched in Moldova with EU support Two new business clusters have been launched in southern and northern regions of the Republic of Moldova with the EU’s support. The clusters cover creative industries in Cahul and textile companies in Soroca and offer the opportunity to bring businesses together to develop joint projects. “Clusters help...
September 17, 2018 EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee to take place in Tbilisi On 18 and 19 September, the 7th meeting of the EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee will take place in Tbilisi. The European Parliament will be represented by Co-Chairman Sajjad Karim, and members Clare Moody, Heidi Hautala and Valentinas Mazuronis. In addition to participating in the sessions...
September 17, 2018 Ukraine: Energy saving in focus at a forum in Kharkiv The ‘Construction. Energy saving. Architecture’ forum will take place in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on 20 September. The event is being organised by the Kharkiv Business Support Centre with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, as part of the EU4Business initiative....