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

April 14, 2017 Happy Easter 2017! Dear Friends and Colleagues,Please accept our sincere Easter greetings. We wish you many interesting projects, further development of our cooperation and prosperity to you and your families. Happy Easter! With the best wishes, EaPTC Support Programme Team
April 10, 2017 Evaluation results of the Azerbaijan – Georgia Call for proposals reviewed in Tbilisi On April 10, 2017, Tbilisi hosted the 3d Joint Decision Making Committee Meeting under Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme. The members of the Azerbaijani and Georgian Delegations gathered together to discuss the evaluation results of the Call for Proposals launched by the EU on September...
March 9, 2017 Cross-Border Economic Development Project to Launch a Round Table on Business Development Potential On March 10 – 11, 2017, Rustavi, Georgia, will host Information and Consultation Round Table tailored for entrepreneurs, independent experts, as well as regional and local government representatives of Kvemo Kartli region. The Round Table is being organised within the EU-funded project “Cross-Border...
February 28, 2017 A new boost to Moldova – Ukraine cross-border cooperation Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Support Programme is pleased to present the winners of the Moldova – Ukraine Call for Proposals. The grantees were officially announced during the grant contracts signing ceremony held in Chisinau on February 1, 2017. 16 highly motivated cross-border teams...
February 27, 2017 Improvement of solid waste management in Ijevan and Bolnisi: summing up the project results On February 23 – 24, 2017, Yerevan hosted the conference entitled “From Challenges to Opportunities”, which brought together representatives of Ijevan and Bolnisi municipalities. The event aimed to present the main outcomes of the joint cross-border project “Common solutions to shared concerns: improvement...
February 13, 2017 Grantees of the Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme identified Preliminary list of grantees under Belarus – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme was approved by the members of the Joint Decision Making Committee in Chernihiv on February 10, 2017. In total, 148 joint project proposals were submitted by Belarusian and Ukrainian partners from...
February 10, 2017 Armenian-Georgian cross-border team promotes business opportunities in the neighbouring regions EaPTC Support Programme is pleased to present the new edition of the “Guideline for starting business in Armenia and Georgia” developed and published by the EU-funded project “Cross-Border Economic Development” under the Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme.The publication...
February 1, 2017 16 Moldova – Ukraine cross-border cooperation teams receive grants from European Union The leaders of 16 cross-border partnerships gathered together in Chisinau on February 1, 2017 for the solemn grant contracts signing ceremony under Moldova – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. The award ceremony was jointly organized by the EaPTC Support Programme and the...
January 26, 2017 EU identifies the winners under Moldova – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme On February 1, 2017, the leaders of 16 cross-border partnerships will gather together in Chisinau for the solemn signing ceremony of the grant contracts under the Moldova – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. Preliminary list of the cross-border cooperation teams that will...
January 24, 2017 Preliminary list of the winners of Belarus – Ukraine Call for Proposals to be identified in February On February 10, 2017, Chernihiv will host a meeting of the Joint Decision Making Committee of Belarus – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme. The JDMC members will review the evaluation results and identify a preliminary list of the projects that will receive grants from the...
December 21, 2016 EaPTC Support Programme Team with the best wishes for Christmas & the New Year 2017! Dear Colleagues, Partners and Friends!Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2017!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!!...
November 25, 2016 Armenia – Georgia cross-border teams report on their achievements in implementing grant projects On November 25, 2016 Rustavi, Georgia, brought together nine cooperation partnerships of the EU-funded Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme to present the achievements and results of their activities at the Georgia - Armenia Joint Decision Making Committee (JDMC) meeting...
September 1, 2016 EaPTC grant project supports Georgian and Armenian youth in addressing common challenges On August 15, 2016 Armenian school students participating in the project “Youth voices for change and development” launched a series of meetings and discussions with their Georgian colleagues to develop and implement the ideas for joint small-scale projects, which will contribute to improvement of mutual...
August 14, 2016 Business partners from Armenia and Georgia to learn effective marketing and PR On August 16-17, 2016 training on PR and marketing issues for business partners from the neighbouring regions will be held in Kachreti, Georgia, within the Cross-Border Economic Development (CED) Project implemented with the financial assistance of the European Union in the framework of the Eastern Partnership...
July 27, 2016 Neighbouring regions of Armenia and Georgia jointly promote cross-border business opportunities through the EaPTC grant project With a view to promoting economic potential and business relations in the bordering regions of Armenia (Tavush) and Georgia (Kvemo Kartli), the Cross-Border Economic Development (CED) Project implemented with the financial assistance of the European Union in the framework of the Eastern Partnership Territorial...
July 26, 2016 Armenian-Georgian partnerships present their achievements in implementing joint grant projects in Yerevan, Armenia On July 26, 2016, Armenian-Georgian cross-border cooperation teams gathered together in Yerevan to present the first results and achievements of their joint grant projects implementation. Nine different projects addressing common environmental, economic and social challenges were initiated in September...

EaP News & Events

May 24, 2017 European Parliament holds open and frank dialogue with Azerbaijan Members of the Committee on Foreign affairs (AFET) of the European Parliament, chaired by David McAllister, visited Baku on 22 May. The delegation of MEPs discussed the advancement of negotiations on a new EU-Azerbaijan agreement. The delegation met with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Foreign Minister...
May 24, 2017 EU to put culture at the heart of international relations On 23 May the Council adopted conclusions on the approach to culture in the European Union's external relations. The conclusions follow a joint communication from the High Representative and the European Commission. They provide guidance on the EU's strategic approach to international cultural relations...
May 24, 2017 “The EU is willing to expand and deepen cooperation with Armenia,” says Mogherini The EU and Armenia welcomed the end of the negotiations on the EU-Armenia comprehensive and enhanced partnership agreement during the Cooperation Council which took place on 23 May. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and an Armenian delegation led by Edward...
May 23, 2017 Belarus: Polack to host Energy Days ahead of EU Sustainable Energy Week From 25 May to 25 June, the Belarusian city of Polack will host a series of ‘Energy Days’ ahead of the EU’s Sustainable Energy Week. The activities in Polack are being organised by the EU-funded PubLiCity project, which will install modern and energy-efficient street lighting in the city. Activities...
May 23, 2017 “Changing Skills for a Changing World”: new web tool for VET professionals The European Training Foundation (ETF) has launched a new website ahead of the ‘Changing Skills for a Changing World’ Torino Process conference on 7-8 June. The website allows policymakers, researchers and other stakeholders to easily extract and compare facts, figures and trends on vocational education...
May 23, 2017 EU-Ukraine civil society denounces continued impunity for crimes against journalists in Ukraine The 4th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform (CSP) was held in Brussels on 22 May. The meeting aimed to assess progress in the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. The discussions were focused on environmental protection, media freedom and the first year of the EU-Ukraine...
May 23, 2017 Eastern Partnership local authorities have a "good chance" to improve energy efficiency and democracy before Summit in November Regional and local authorities from the European Union and the EU's Eastern neighbours met on 22 May in Minsk. Participants of the Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP) debated on energy efficiency and job creation, as part of the broader preparation by local...
May 23, 2017 EU officials visit South Caucasus to promote peace, security and trade A Foreign Affairs Committee delegation from the European Parliament will travel to Azerbaijan on 22 May, Georgia on 23 May and Armenia on 25 May to meet Presidents, Speakers and Parliamentarians, as well as opposition parties and civil society representatives. Members of the European Parliament will...
May 22, 2017 EU trains experts from Eastern Partner countries in civil protection and disaster relief coordination The EU-funded Programme on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (PPRD East 2) conducted training courses for relief experts from the six Eastern Partner Countries on 14–20 May. The course addressed mechanisms for coordination – a...
May 22, 2017 EU4Business reports on results and achievements EU4Business held its first General Assembly and published its first Consolidated Report of Activities on 17 May. Partner institutions and national governments came together to discuss the key achievements of the initiative and the way forward for the future, particularly in terms of strengthening EU...
January 26, 2017 EU Ambassador to Armenia: We never close our eyes Armenia’s upcoming parliamentary elections on April 2 will be “decisive for the future of the country”, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Switalski has said in an interview with the Mediamax news agency, in which he stressed the significance of the fight against...
January 26, 2017 Armenia: public sector innovation in focus How do new technologies affect the public administration system? How do the representatives of the public sector respond to these changes? On January 23, these questions and others were discussed during Armenia’s second Armenian Public Sector Innovation Week, organised as part of #Inno4dev: Innovation...
January 26, 2017 Georgia and EU: cooperation to secure borders The European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM) participated in the 42nd Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) meeting in Gali on 24 January 2017.   The EUMM and Georgian government representatives discussed the continuous cooperation and exchange of information, several criminal...
January 25, 2017 EU supports efficient and fair arbitration in Georgia The European Union and United Nations joint project “Enhancing Access to Justice and Development of a Child-friendly Justice System in Georgia” has prepared an Arbitration Glossary in Georgian  in cooperation with the Georgian International Arbitration Centre. The Glossary is the first...
January 25, 2017 Ukraine: How to create partnerships with the public Experts from the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) and the Czech Police started a four-day training session in crowd-management techniques for police officers from the National Police of Ukraine in Odesa on 24 January. This is an effective tool for preventing violence during large public gatherings...
January 24, 2017 Ukraine: Journalists invited to take part in EU-funded social media workshop The Thomson Foundation and the Institute for Regional Media and Information, supported by the EU, invite regional TV and online journalists to attend a three-day workshop on how to create videos for social media in Dnipro, Ukraine between February 6 and 8. Those interested are invited to fill out the...