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

November 29, 2017 18 Belarus – Ukraine teams signed grant contracts and received EU funding for implementing joint projects The leaders and partners of 18 cross-border partnerships gathered in Kyiv (Pushcha-Vodytsia) on November 29, 2017 to take part in the ceremony of signing the grant contracts within the framework of the EU-funded Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme. The event was jointly organised by the...
November 27, 2017 Belarus – Ukraine territorial cooperation grant projects get underway Training for the cross-border teams implementing joint projects under Belarus – Ukraine Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme starts today in Pushcha-Vodytsia (Kyiv), Ukraine, and will last untill December 1, 2017. Being conducted in two stages, the event will be highlighted by the Grant...
November 15, 2017 Cross-border partnerships of Azerbaijan – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme trained in project management On November 13-15, 2017, stakeholders and partners of Azerbaijan – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme gathered in Kachreti, Georgia, to take part in the training dedicated to project management and implementation. Participants improved their knowledge and gained new practical...
July 12, 2017 EaPTC Communication experts met to discuss future EaPTC activities for 2017 On July 11-12, 2017 experts of the EaPTC Support Programme held a working meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine. As part of the discussion, participants coordinated further capacity building and communication activities and agreed on the action plans within the three territorial cooperation programmes: Azerbaijan...
June 30, 2017 Small steps to big dreams: Armenian – Georgian cross-border projects completed “BRIDGING PEOPLE & COUNTRIES” – the brochure under this title summarizing successful achievements of the nine joint Armenian – Georgian cross-border projects was published and presented at the Closing Conference of the Armenia – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme in Gyumri (Armenia) on June 16...
June 26, 2017 The first fruits of the Armenian – Georgian territorial cooperation: the bar has been raised high – to be continued On June 16, 2017, Closing Conference of the Armenia – Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme was held in Gyumri (Armenia). It was a significant event for the whole EaPTC Programme, considering that this is the first programme that has already been completed, while Moldova – Ukraine and Belarus – Ukraine...
June 15, 2017 Bridging People and Countries: EU brings real changes to the border communities in Armenia and Georgia Successful achievements of cross-border cooperation between Armenia and Georgia will be in focus of the Closing Conference of Armenia – Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme to be held in Gyumri, Armenia, on June 16, 2017.The Closing Conference “Impact on Regional Sustainable...
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...

EaP News & Events

December 13, 2017 Culture and Creativity Programme summarises its impact in Eastern Partnership region The EU-Eastern Partnership (EaP) Culture and Creativity Programme, which is coming to an end in January 2018, has presented its achievements in its six countries of operation: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.  Over three years, from February 2015 to January...
December 13, 2017 EU boosts support to small businesses in Ukraine with new finance On 13 December, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) – jointly the EIB Group – announced the signing of a guarantee agreement with the Ukrainian bank ‘Oschadbank’ to support €50 million in loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country. This assistance...
December 13, 2017 Kindergarten in Ukraine saves over 75% on energy bills thanks to EU project support Kalynka kindergarten in the Ukrainian town of Slavutych is now saving over 75% on its energy bills thanks to energy efficiency measures implemented with EU support. Thermal insulation works also mean children at the kindergarten will enjoy warmth and comfort this winter. The kindergarten, known as Kindergarten...
December 13, 2017 Twenty Belarusian cities join EU initiative for climate and energy action Twenty Belarusian cities have become new members of the EU-funded initiative “Covenant of Mayors East”. The official ceremony of the signature of the agreement took place at the regional conference “Covenant of Mayors: joint actions in the field of climate and energy” on 13 December in Minsk, Belarus...
December 12, 2017 EU programme invites proposals to strengthen cultural bridges in Ukraine The EU-funded Culture Bridges programme, newly launched in Ukraine, has invited the country’s cultural operators to apply for funding to carry out cooperation projects involving participants from at least two non-neighbouring oblasts of the country. The programme will provide grants of up to €8,000 to...
December 12, 2017 Finland to share experience counteracting corruption risks at customs with Belarus On 13-15 December, customs officials from Belarus will visit Finland to learn about the country’s experience in counteracting corruption risks while carrying out customs checks and services. The visit has been organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument...
December 12, 2017 New energy efficiency testing labs opened in Belarus with EU support Sixteen energy efficiency testing laboratories were opened with the EU’s support at the Belarusian State Institute for Standardization and Certification in Minsk on 11 December. Seven laboratories will assess the energy efficiency of buildings and a further nine laboratories will test the energy performance...
December 12, 2017 Ukraine: opportunity for internships in NGO sector The National Exchange Programme, supported by the European Union in Ukraine, has announced a call for mini-internships in the country’s public sector. The potential participants are invited to apply for an internship with one of 31 NGOs involved in a wide range of activities, from supporting people with...
December 12, 2017 EU launches Young Experts Scheme in Armenia Last week, the EU Delegation to Armenia announced the launch of the Young Experts Scheme Armenia (YES) project that will offer opportunities for young people to gain experience in the country’s civil service. The EU has already selected 21 young professionals aged between 25 and 35, from more than 300...
December 11, 2017 Moldova: 12 best green energy projects recognised in EU-supported Moldova Eco Energetica Competition On 8 December, 12 projects in the field of renewables and green energy were announced as winners of the 2017 edition of the Moldova Eco Energetica Competition. Among the winners were wind farms, kindergartens equipped with modern green energy and energy efficiency technologies and private households...
December 11, 2017 Expert mission to help Ukraine join European car and driving licence information system Between 12 and 13 December, the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) is conducting an expert mission to Ukraine on the European Car and Driving Licence Information System (EUCARIS). EUCARIS is a multifunctional information and communication system, as...
December 11, 2017 EU programme equips Georgian civil society with tools to advocate for rural development Around 30 representatives of regional civil society organisations (CSOs) from Georgia met in the country’s capital Tbilisi on 7 December for an interactive seminar on rural development advocacy.  This was the final in a series of training seminars organised through the European Neighbourhood Programme...
December 11, 2017 EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine supports closing down of illegal tobacco factory European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) joined the border and law enforcement agencies of Ukraine, EU Member States and Europol in their efforts to stop the operation of an illegal tobacco factory in Spain on 5 December. EUBAM experts supported the investigation, performed...
December 11, 2017 Armenia: expert mission to share EU experience on market surveillance of non-food products Two experts from Lithuania and Slovenia will visit Armenia between 11 and 15 December to share the EU’s experience with the country’s authorities. The experts will present EU legislation regulating risk assessment and quality assurance in the area of market surveillance of non-food products. The expert...
December 11, 2017 Mogherini after EU-Ukraine Association Council meeting: “Working closely together we can achieve really tangible and positive results for our citizens.” On 8 December, the European Union and Ukraine held the fourth meeting of the Association Council. “We met for the first time since the entry into force of our Association Agreement and of visa free travel for Ukrainians to the European Union. And these two achievements show that by working closely together...
December 8, 2017 30 Ukrainian journalists learn about energy efficiency and climate actions thanks to EU project The EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative organised a workshop for more than 30 Ukrainian journalists on 6-7 December in Myrhorod, Ukraine. During the two-day workshop the media representatives learned about the results achieved by Covenant of Mayors East members in the area of energy and climate...