Politics & Government

April 23, 2010

UNICEF director Veneman prepares to step down

Globe-trotting Modesto native Ann Veneman carries a full passport and poignant memories as she departs her job heading UNICEF. Some aspects of her five-year stint can be easily summed. The 72 countries she's visited. The 17 separate trips to Africa she's made. The 11,000 workers in more than 100 countries she's overseen as executive director of the United Nations organization.

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