The First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska held a video conference with the First Lady of the French Republic Brigitte Macron.
During the conversation, the presidents' wives discussed priority topics of cooperation, including achieving the goals of the Biarritz Partnership, strengthening Ukrainian-French cultural ties and further introducing Ukrainian-language audio guides in France.
"The world has changed significantly since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. "Soft power", which is the main tool of the first ladies, has become even more important. I am delighted to see Mrs. Brigitte’s initiatives aimed to support the health workers and institutions in France, as well as the mental health of the entire nation,” said the wife of the President of Ukraine.
Brigitte Macron praised Olena Zelenska's commitment to the issue of equality and equal opportunities for men and women.
The First Lady of Ukraine invited the wife of the President of France to take part in the opening of a Ukrainian-language audio guide in the Palace of Versailles.
"Over the past year, we have been actively introducing Ukrainian-language guides at world cultural sites. I am very glad that we have also received the approval from the Versailles administration. We are planning to launch a Ukrainian-language audio guide in the palace in mid-April,” Olena Zelenska shared her plans.
The First Ladies of Ukraine and France agreed to continue a close dialogue on cultural projects and equality.