NZ's Helen Clark starts UN campaign tour in Paris

Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and administrator of the United Nations Development Program, speaks with reporters after being interviewed as a candidates for the position of UN Secretary-General April 14, 2016 at the United NationsNew Zealand’s former prime minister Helen Clark was in Paris on Monday at the start of a tour of key world capitals in her campaign to head the United Nations. “It holds generally true that women carry a broad range of family responsibilities” and give priority to health and education, said Clark, 66. Clark has headed the largest UN agency, the UN Development Programme, which implements the body’s worldwide economic development operations, since 2009.

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