Female politician made history by taking her newborn baby to UN summit

Female politician made history by taking her newborn baby to UN summit

Here is a story for this newborn baby to tell at birthday parties, at children's naming ceremonies, graduation parties and so many more events.

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"Oh, remember that time my mother took me to the United Nations General Assembly as a newborn baby." Who else can brag about being the first baby to go to the United Nations General Assembly?

Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, who recently delivered a baby girl has made history with her 3-month-old baby. The prime minister took her baby with her to a peace summit at the United Nations.

Briefly.co.za learned that the baby, named Neve Te Aroha, was kissed on the forehead by her mother who had to address the summit. Before going forward to address the summit, she gave her baby to her partner, Clarke Gayford.

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Naij.com reports that Gayford took to Twitter to share photos of his beautiful daughter's United Nations security pass. On the pass, a photo of the baby was printed on it with the name "NEW ZEALAND FIRST BABY".

He wrote: "Because everyone on twitter's been asking to see Neve's UN id, staff here whipped one up. I wish I could have captured the startled look on a Japanese delegation inside UN yesterday who walked into a meeting room in the middle of a nappy change. Great yarn for her 21st."

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The 38-year-old prime minister is New Zealand's youngest leadre and the first to take maternity leave. In the modern history of the country, she is the second leader to give birth while in office, since Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto in 1990.

According to United Nations spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, the UN is delighted to have the baby girl in the General Assembly hall.

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He said: “Prime Minister Ardern is showing that no one is better qualified to represent her country than a working mother. Just five percent of the world’s leaders are women, so we need to make them as welcome here as possible.”

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