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President’s wife Olena Zelenska met with the First Lady of France Brigitte Macron

17 June 2019 - 16:13

President’s wife Olena Zelenska met with the First Lady of France Brigitte Macron

In the framework of the official visit of the President of Ukraine to France, Olena Zelenska met with the wife of the President of France Brigitte Macron in the Élysée Palace.

The First Ladies of Ukraine and France had a friendly conversation. Brigitte Macron told about her office structure and the charter outlining the tasks and initiatives supervised by the First Lady.

The wife of the President of France shared her experience of organizing various projects under the patronage of the First Lady. The key attention is focused on education and healthcare, issues related to children and adolescents.

Olena Zelenska told about her plans for the future projects in Ukraine. She invited Brigitte Macron to visit our country.

Background information. Since the beginning of the presidency of Emmanuel Macron in France, the status of the First Lady has been officialized and in 2017 the charter of transparency relating to the status of the spouse of the Head of State was presented outlining the role, tasks and means of their execution by the wife of the President of France.

The First Lady in France communicates with civil society in the field of education, including inclusive education, healthcare, protection of the rights of people with special needs, culture and cultural heritage, child protection, school bullying, gender equality, women's rights, environmental protection.

Brigitte Macron holds active communication with the intellectual community and cultural leaders of Paris.