Sample SpeechApr 23, 2013Remarks by David McLachlan-Karr, UNDP Resident Representative in the PNG Practice Parliament for women that have brought together and given an opportunity to showcase to the voters and the community what a group of Papau New Guinean women can do if actually elected to Parliament.
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