Cohesion Policy and Malta

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Available languages : English Maltese
Period : 2014-2020
Date : 15/10/2014

In 2014-2020, Malta will manage three operational programmes under EU Cohesion Policy. Of these, one will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund, one will receive funding from the ERDF within the framework of the SME initiative and one will receive funding from the European Social Fund (ESF).

How much will the EU invest in Malta from 2014-2020?

For 2014-2020, Malta has been allocated around € 729 million (current prices) in total Cohesion Policy funding:

  • € 490.2 million for transition regions (the entire country is classified as a transition region)
  • € 217.7 million through the Cohesion Fund
  • € 17 million for European Territorial Cooperation

Of this, the ESF accounts for 21.6% of the allocation, for a total amount of € 105.9 million.

Malta has also received € 3.9 million under the Fund for European aid to the most deprived.

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Cohesion Policy achievements and future investments