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The President’s wife, the head of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation, the co-chairman of the Mystetskyi Arsenal Development Council Maryna Poroshenko, together with US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker, opened the V International Forum "Occupied Crimea: 5 Years of Resistance" and visited the exhibition "Amazing Crimean Stories".

"Today, we once again demand Russia to immediately release all of our 24 prisoners of war, release 3 captured Ukrainian warships, ensure free navigation in the Sea of Azov and provide access for the international humanitarian institutions, including the International Committee of the Red Cross, to the Ukrainian servicemen," Maryna Poroshenko said.

On January 21, within the official visit of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to the State of Israel, Maryna Poroshenko held a working meeting with the leadership of the MASHAV Center on the Development of International Cooperation under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel.

During the conversation, the parties discussed programs for preventing and overcoming bullying in the school environment. According to Maryna Poroshenko, in recent years the solution of this issue has become of special urgency for Ukraine. According to the UNICEF research, 24% of Ukrainian schoolchildren rank themselves among the victims of bullying. "Since bullying in the educational environment negatively affects the development of the child's personality and the formation of the system of values, it is very important to timely and effectively counteract violent and cruel behavior of schoolchildren," Maryna Poroshenko said.

As part of the working visit of the President of Ukraine to the United States aimed to attend the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations, President’s wife Maryna Poroshenko visited the largest treasury of Ukrainian identity in the US - Ukrainian museum and library in Stamford.

As part of the working visit to the Republic of Croatia, President’s wife Maryna Poroshenko met with children from the Ukrainian community. Together they created and filled out the new pages of the national project "Book of Peace".

In the framework of the working visit to the Republic of Croatia, President’s Maryna Poroshenko took part in the ceremonial opening of the Honorary Consulate of Ukraine in Split. The ceremony was attended by Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, Croatian Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Marija Pejčinović Burić, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, representative of the Cabinet Minister of Ukraine Serhiy Nyzhynskyi, Chargé d'Affaires of Ukraine to Croatia Yaroslav Simonov, Split Mayor Andro Krstulović Opara and representatives of the Ukrainian community in Croatia.

On June 26, President’s wife Maryna Poroshenko took part in the First Charity Evening “Anne de Kyiv. Nouveau Millénaire” that took place in the National Reserve “Sofia Kyivska” in support of the Cultural Center of Anne of Kyiv and the Сhurch of Saint Boris and Gleb in France.

During the official visit of Crown Prince of the Principality of Liechtenstein to Ukraine, Lady of Ukraine Maryna Poroshenko together with Crown Princess Sophie met with the top managers of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Red Cross Society of Ukraine.

President’s wife Maryna Poroshenko met with world-famous motivational speaker Nick Vujicic who is currently on a visit to Ukraine.