European Policies

On this page, you can find information and updates on European policies that concern the live music sector in particular, and the cultural and creative sphere in general.

Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

The Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) is the EU long-term budget. The next MFF will cover the years 2021-2027. The budget for EU programmes such as Creative Europe is part of the MFF. Find out in this article how the MFF was negociated and the reactions of European cultural organisations...

Investing in Europe’s next generation by investing in culture

As the EU has started discussing the proposed recovery plan, 99 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors are uniting their voices to alert EU leaders: our sector needs strong and systemic support measures to recover from this crisis. As it is now well understood, the cultural and...

EU Ambitious Covid Recovery Package & long term EU budget proposal

Next Generation EU & long-term EU budget On the 27th of May, the European Commission put forward its proposal to create a new recovery instrument, “Next Generation EU”. The Commission also presented a new proposal of the long-term EU budget for the next Multinannual Financial Framework 2021 – 2027...

European Copyright Reform in the Digital Single Market – Panel Report

On the 26th of March 2019, the European Directive on Copyright on the Digital Single Market was adopted. This directive, which aims at ensuring ” a well-functioning marketplace for the exploitation of works and other subject-matter[s] […] taking into account in particular digital and cross-border uses of protected content”...

Creative Europe: Towards the Next Programme Generation

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On the request of the European Commission’s Committee of Culture, KEA conducted a study in order to provide concrete recommendations for the future of the Creative Europe funding programme. The study provides an analysis of the Creative Europe programme, including its objectives, structure, aspects related to decision-making and the...