Travelling exhibition “Security formula. Ukraine-NATO” stays in Mariupol
On October 25 an exhibition “Security formula. Ukraine-NATO” dedicated to the 20th anniversary of signing the Charter on a Distinctive Partnership between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Ukraine was opened in Mariupol State University.
More than a year the exhibition was traveling around different cities of Ukraine. It has been to Kiev, Sumy, Chernihiv, Uzhhorod, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Nikolayev, Kherson, Zaporizhia and other cities. Nowadays it stays in Mariupol where the exhibition on continuing basis will work at the University.
Deputy Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine Dmytro Zolotukhin and the Deputy Director of the NATO Information and Documentation Centre in Ukraine Victoria Tsieminite arrived for the opening of the exhibition. They noticed that the main idea of this project is not to persuade Ukrainians that NATO is a single way for Ukraine, but to give an objective information as for Alliance activity, encouraging citizens, particularly college kids, to develop critical thinking.
Professor of MSU, Rector Kostyantyn Balabanov said that it was not the first time when the University holds information and communication events on the topic of the Euro-Atlantic Security and thanked the arrangers of the exhibitions that it stayed at the University.
Students and professors of MSU were the first who has seen the exhibition. It covers the issues of Ukraine – NATO cooperation in different fields, the history of NATO as an organization, facts of NATO’s support of the Ukrainian warriors. Some stands, dedicated to the NATO’s program “Science for peace and security” and also dispelling the myths about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s agreement. Also guests took the look at the first-aid kit, which was collected according to NATO’s standards.
Deputy Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine Dmytro Zolotukhin met the students of MSU and discussed the theme of the Hybrid War with Russia and the ways of counteracting information threats after the official opening of the exhibition.