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EU promotes territorial cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia

December 13, 2013

The opportunities and benefits of territorial cross-border cooperation between public and civil society organizations in Azerbaijan and Georgia will be the main topic of a Regional Conference on 19 December in Kakheti, Georgia.
 
In the framework of its Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme (EaPTC), the EU 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 border regions.
 
The conference, organised by the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Support Programme, has a twofold objective: to inform the wider public on the opportunities and advantages for public and civil society organisations of the regions on both sides of the border that will take part in the Programme, as well as to provide a platform for 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.
 
The Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme (EaPTC) aims to promote and strengthen cross-border cooperation between regional and local state authorities, communities and civil society organisations over developing joint solutions to common social and economic development challenges in the participating border regions. (ENPI Info Centre)
  
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EaPTC website
 
EU Neighbourhood Info Centre webpage – Cross-Border Cooperation   

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