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On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, President’s wife Olena Zelenska met with UNICEF Representative in Ukraine Lotta Sylwander. The parties discussed the achievements and challenges in protecting the rights of Ukrainian children.

During the working visit of the President of Ukraine to Japan, the wife of the Head of State Olena Zelenska visited Kogai Elementary School where children from the first to the sixth grade study. She was met by the principal, staff and first-graders.

During a working visit of the President of Ukraine to Japan, First Lady Olena Zelenska visited the Minato Public Health Center, which takes care of children and their families and provides medical and social support from the moment of pregnancy until the child reaches the age of majority.

During the official visit of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the Republic of Latvia, First Lady Olena Zelenska visited Secondary School № 49 in Riga and got acquainted with the approach to organization of nutrition and physical education of children in schools in Latvia.

First Lady Olena Zelenska together with Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba visited Riga Ukrainian Secondary School during the official visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the Republic of Latvia. This school is the only educational institution in Latvia where schoolchildren can learn Ukrainian language at a professional level.

In the framework of the official visit to the Republic of Latvia, First Lady Olena Zelenska met representatives of Latvian NGOs Pilseta calvekiem, Babyroom and Aperions. They take care of protecting the interests of people with special needs, creating a friendly family environment as well as planning and improving of Latvian cities to increase their safety and comfort for all residents.

During the visit to the United States of America, First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska initiated a project to create Ukrainian-language audio guides in the largest museums in the world. She told this while visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

In the framework of the visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the US for participation in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the President’s wife Olena Zelenska took part in the Fashion 4 Development First Lady Luncheon. Fashion 4 Development is a global platform established in support for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and the United Nations Every Woman Every Child initiative.

During the visit of the President of Ukraine to Canada, First Lady Olena Zelenska met with Minister of Children and Women's Issues in the Government of Ontario Jill Dunlop. The meeting was also attended by Commissioner for Children’s Rights Mykola Kuleba and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health of Ontario Robin Martin.

On June 18, the wife of the President of Ukraine Olena Zelenska had a meeting with the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Germany Elke Büdenbander in Berlin.