3.4.6 Other relevant issues
MUS-E is an international project developed by the Portugal Menuhin Association, whose aims are artistic, educational and social. It has been in effect in Portugal since the 1996-1997 school year, and covers state schools in the first cycle of education. It seeks to promote respect and solidarity between peoples, through the practice of the creative arts, in the context of a generic arts education. Since 2006 it has been funded by the Choices Programme (Programa Escolhas), which is supervised by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet Office), and has become part of ACIDI (the national High Commission for Immigration and Intercultural Dialogue).