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What is the main function of the Planning and Priorities Coordination Division (PPCD)?

PPCD's main functions include it being the:

  • Managing Authority for ESIF 2014-2020
  • Managing Authority for the SME Initiative
  • Managing Authority for the Food and/or Basic Material Assistance Operational Programme

What is the main function of the Funds and Programme Division (FPD)?

The Funds and Programmes Division (FPD) was set up in July 2011 as part of an administrative structure required to handle the management of EU Funds (with the exception of Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund) and other Funds allocated to Malta and to provide guidance and support to the focal points of the EU and other Programmes that are managed directly by the European Commission or other EU institutions.

The FPD fulfils a number of main functions:

  • ​National Focal Point for the EEA and the Norwegian Grants;
  • National Co-ordinator of the Swiss-Maltese Cooperation Programme;
  • National Contact Point for the European Territorial Cooperation Programmes (ETC) 2014-2020;
  • National Contact Point for the Italia Malta Cross Border Programme 2014-2020;
  • National Co-ordinator for TAIEX and Twinning;
  • National Contact Point for the European Globalisation Fund (EGF) and the European Solidarity Fund;
  • National Authority for the ERASMUS+ Programme;
  • Responsible Authority for the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) 2014-2020 and Internal Security Fund (ISF) 2014-2020;
  • Managing Authority for the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD);
  • Managing Authority for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF);
  • Coordination and guidance to focal points of the various EU and other Funds and Programmes.​

With regards to EU Funding programmes what is the function of MEUSAC?

MEUSAC assists local entities to tap EU Funds. This is implemented through:

  • One-to-one meetings with potential beneficiaries to discuss project proposals and identify EU funding possibilities;
  • Practical advice related to project planning and design whilst ensuring eligibility of organisations in relation to the EU Funding Programmes being considered for financing;
  • Provision of assistance to complete application forms;
  • Tailor-made hands-on information sessions;
  • Dissemination of EU Funding information;
  • Organisation of Capacity Building sessions to various target groups on different topics such as Project Development and Writing;
  • Customer care help desk which caters for any queries on EU Funding opportunities.​



Postal Information
Parliamentary Secretariat for EU Funds
33, House of Catalunya
Marsamxett Road
Valletta VLT 1850

+356 2295 7500