EU allocates 1.35M euros for co-op between border regions of Azerbaijan, Georgia
Monday, November 9
The European Union has allocated 1.35 million euros for the territorial cooperation of the border regions of Azerbaijan and Georgia, said the head of the Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Support Program (EaPTC) Alexei Sekarev at a press conference in Baku Nov. 6.
He said that the allocated sum will be distributed to various projects aimed at developing and strengthening cross-border cooperation between regional and local authorities, communities.
Sekarev also said that the Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Support Program (EaPTC) is aimed at developing and strengthening cross-border cooperation between regional and local authorities, communities and civil society organizations by developing joint solutions to common problems of social and economic development of the border districts, which it involves.
Applications can be submitted only by organizations registered in the border regions, and only jointly, that is, each application must be filed jointly by Georgian and Azerbaijani side.
It was noted at the press conference that the project activities should take place in the regions of the program area, namely Ganja-Gazakh and Sheki-Zagatala in Azerbaijan and Kakheti, Kvemo Kartli in Georgia.
The deadline for applications is December 17, 2015.