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European Union advances territorial cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia

December 11, 2013

Kyiv, December 09, 2013 – The opportunities and benefits of territorial cooperation between public and civil society organizations in both countries will be the main topic of a Regional Conference on 19 December in Kakheti, Georgia.

The Regional Conference “Advancing Territorial Cooperation in Eastern Partnership Countries: Azerbaijan and Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme” organized by the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Support Programme (EaPTC Support Programme) will be held in the Lopota Hotel, Kakheti region, Georgia.

The European Union in the framework of its Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme (EaPTC) promotes and strengthens cross-border relations between regional and local state authorities, communities and civil society organisations to develop joint solutions to common social and economic development challenges in the participating boarder regions.

The Conference has a two-folded objective: to inform the wide public on the opportunities and advantages for public and civil society organizations of the regions from both sides of the border in Azerbaijan and Georgiathat will participate in the Programme, as well as to provide the platform for open discussion of priorities and prospects of territorial cooperation at the local level, taking into consideration the specificities and needs of the participating border regions.

Representatives of state actors from Azerbaijan and Georgia, regional and local authorities, civil society organisations and European experts will participate in the event.

Regional mass-media is invited to take part in the conference. Accreditation is open until December 18, 2013 by 15:00 via e-mail:

For further information please contact Ms. Tatiana Derevyankina, EaPTC Communication Expert, tel./fax: (+38044) 332-66-08, e-mail:

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