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The wife of the President of Ukraine Olena Zelenska and the First Lady of Austria Doris Schmidauer met with representatives of the Gemeinderat and Landtag of Vienna to exchange experience in creating equal opportunities for all citizens, combating violence and overcoming new challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular in the field of education.

During an official visit to Austria, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska took part in a solemn presentation of a Ukrainian-language audio guide at the Art History Museum in Vienna.

During an official visit of the President of Ukraine to Austria, the First Lady Olena Zelenska visited the Albertina Art Gallery, where on her initiative in June 2020 an audio guide in Ukrainian was introduced.

Ukraine has gained official status as a member of the Biarritz Partnership, an international initiative for equal rights and opportunities for all. The accession of our country to an important project in the context of equality of all citizens was initiated by the First Lady in December last year.

More than 30,000 Ukrainians have already taken part in an all-Ukrainian online survey on barrier-free issues initiated by First Lady Olena Zelenska. The main goal of the initiative is to make the barriers that exist in Ukrainian society visible, and make their removal a priority at the state level.

Due to the initiative of the First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska, a Ukrainian-language audio guide was launched in one of the largest museums in Austria - the world-famous Albertina Art Gallery in Vienna.

President's wife Olena Zelenska and UNICEF Representative in Ukraine Lotta Sylwander visited a private social protection institution for orphans with disabilities and got themselves acquainted with the conditions of the small group home, which is an alternative to boarding schools in our country.

The document aims to consolidate the efforts of the First Lady and the UNICEF team for effective results in protecting the rights and interests of children in various fields.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine voted in favor of Ukraine's accession to the Biarritz Partnership for Gender Equality. The accession was initiated by the First Lady Olena Zelenska during a speech at the Third Ukrainian Women's Congress last December.

During a visit to Mystetskyi Arsenal, President’s wife Olena Zelenska had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ukraine Anka Feldhusen.