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.

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...

EU Commission Budget Proposition 2021 – 2027

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The European Commission published their proposal for the EU budget for the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework running from 2021 to 2027.  The Commission declares their proposition as a modern and pragmatic approach of a Union that protects, empowers, and defends.  Read: European Commission Press release – EU budget – Commission...

New European Agenda for Culture

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The European Commission adopted in May 2018 the proposal for a New European Agenda for Culture in response to calls from European stakeholders of the cultural and creative sectors for an increased European collaboration on culture.  With the New European Agenda for Culture, the European Commission has identified three...

Music Moves Europe – A dedicated European programme for the music sector

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Music Moves Europe  In February 2018, the European Commission officially launched the Music Moves Europe – Preparatory Action. Adopted by the European Parliament, this pilot project will allocate 1,5 million Euro (for 2018 calls) to test and prepare a potential funding strand for the music sector in the next...