The proposal was published by the European Commission on May 30, 2018, as part of the new Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027.
The European Parliament proposed a doubling of the current budget to €2.806 billion, and the introduction of EU-added value as a pre-condition for project funding.
The Proposal reached a partial general approach on December 20 2018, not covering budgetary aspects.
The first trilogue was held on 9 October, wherein the co-legislators presented their respective positions and had a preliminary exchange of views.
Local implementation will be the responsibility of the Malta Creative Europe Desk within the Arts Council Malta