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 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...
December 15, 2017 Preserving traditions: EU supports promotion of handicrafts in Belarus The cross-border Belarusian-Ukrainian project “Development of traditional crafts as a driver for SME and self-employment enhancement in the near-border communities” was launched in late November 2017. The new project will start its activities with the development of a craftsmen database, which will include...

EaP News & Events

April 22, 2018 Members of the European Parliament welcome reform efforts of Ukraine as the EU-Ukraine Committee concludes in Strasbourg Following the 7th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, which took place in Strasbourg on 18-19 April 2018, the Chair of the European Parliament Delegation, Dariusz Rosati, stated that the views of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine are...
April 22, 2018 EU workshop to assist criminal and legal protection of banking system in Belarus On 25-26 April, experts from Poland and Sweden will visit Belarus to conduct a workshop on forms and methods of criminal and legal protection of the country’s banking system. The event will target employees of the bodies of financial investigation (BFIs) of the country’s State Control Committee and of...
April 20, 2018 Moldova: Webinar to help civil society organisations and local authorities apply for EU funding Civil society organisations and local authorities from the Republic of Moldova are invited to participate in a series of webinars on 23-24 April for the preparation of concept notes for the call for proposals to the “Support to Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities (CSO-LA) in the Republic...
April 20, 2018 Ukraine: EU-supported workshop on the deployment of electric vehicles On 24-25 April, experts from Belgium, Germany, Italy, Lithuania and the Netherlands will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop on the deployment of electric vehicles. They will share experience and practical knowledge with their Ukrainian counterparts on the legislative, fiscal and organisational tools...
April 20, 2018 EU Assistance Mission supports regional discussion in Ukraine for civil society and local authorities On 18 April, the Mobile Unit of the EU Assistance Mission (EUAM) Ukraine organised a round table discussion for civil society, law enforcement agencies and local authorities in the central Ukrainian town of Poltava. This is the first major engagement for the unit, which will spend a total of seven weeks...
April 20, 2018 EU to strengthen support to Cahul and Ungheni regions of Moldova On 17 April, the European Commission’s Director for the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood, Lawrence Meredith, visited Cahul in the south of the Republic of Moldova. During the visit, he communicated EU plans to reinforce support to the Cahul and Ungheni regions of the country in order to boost local socio-economic...
April 20, 2018 Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood 'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and events,...
April 20, 2018 OPEN Media Hub for Eastern Neighbourhood: New course on video production in Russian The EU-funded ‘OPEN Media Hub’ project recently launched its e-learning series of courses with a practical course on video production, which is now available in Russian. The course covers the essentials for professional video production. It aims to ensure that participants in OPEN Media Hub production...
April 19, 2018 Video features results of EU support to organic beekeeping in Armenia The Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI), supported by the EU in Armenia, has presented a video showcasing the results of its assistance in promoting organic beekeeping in the country. The video shows farmers who have received grants or benefited from training or technical assistance. According...
April 19, 2018 EU programme to advance audit quality assurance systems in Eastern Neighbourhood On 26-27 April, the EU-supported regional programme on Strengthening Auditing and Reporting in the Countries of the Eastern Partnership (STAREP) will hold a regional workshop in Vienna on advancing audit quality assurance systems. The objective of the workshop is to increase the knowledge of participants...
April 19, 2018 EU on recent developments in Armenia: we are closely following developments in the country On 19 April, the Delegation of the European Union and EU Member State Embassies in Armenia issued a statement on recent political developments in the country. “Constitutional changes to transform Armenia into a parliamentary republic have been followed by the inauguration of President Armen Sarkissian...
April 19, 2018 EU facilitates discussion on addressing challenges faced by honey market in Ukraine A round table discussion in the Ukrainian town of Rivne on 20 April will focus on how the state and businesses can solve the challenges facing the honey market in the country. The discussion has been organised by the Better Regulation Delivery Office (BRDO) under the EU4Business initiative. The event...
April 19, 2018 EU supports ICRC in conflict areas From 18 April to 1 May 2018, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), supported by the European Commission's European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations in collaboration with the Belgian Red Cross, will broadcast a short film on the risks to health-care in cinemas across Belgium...
April 19, 2018 EU launches nationwide integrity training for Security Service of Ukraine On 16 April, the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) launched a nationwide training programme focused on internal integrity mechanisms for the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU). By March 2019, the Mission plans to train over 200 SSU staff members in seven regions of Ukraine: Lviv, Kharkiv...
April 19, 2018 EU supports workshop on combatting corruption in healthcare sector in Belarus On 23-24 April, representatives of the health, customs and rule of law state institutions of Belarus will participate in a workshop on combatting corruption in the country’s healthcare sector. The event has been organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument...
April 19, 2018 Belarus: EU supports in-depth training on development of environmental reports On 18-20 April, the European Environment Agency and Slovak Environment Agency is holding a three-day training session in Belarus on the development of reports on the state of the environment. The reports are a crucial source of a comprehensive assessment of the state of the environment, including trends...