We must step up our efforts so women, men and children can walk free of the terrible injuries these munitions inflictMigiro calls for convention ratification Mar 19, 2009
The United Nations has a clear position that it cannot support any amnesty for genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and gross human rights abusesU.N. calls for lawyers to help end abuses Aug 11, 2008
This is the single greatest challenge to regional stability in southern AfricaAfrican Union summit focuses on Zimbabwe Jun 30, 2008
Instability does affect (development). This is clear: Where you have instability, you cannot make development. But when there is no development, that's also a fertile ground for instabilityU.N. No. 2: Help fight climate change to avoid 'water war' Nov 06, 2009
Despite some notable achievements, progress is off track across the continentAfrica may not reach anti-poverty goals Nov 06, 2009
Asha-Rose Mtengeti Migiro (born July 9, 1956 in Songea, Ruvuma Region, Tanzania) is a Tanzanian lawyer and politician. On January 5, 2007, she was named as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. She was formally appointed and assumed office on February 1. She is married to Cleophas Migiro, and the couple has two daughters. She is the third Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Migiro commenced her education at Mnazi Mmoja Primary School in 1963. She later moved on to Korogwe Primary School, Weruweru Secondary School, and, finally, Korogwe Secondary School, where she graduated high school in 1975.
She obtained her LL.B and LL.M from the University of Dar es Salaam and her Ph.D. in 1992 from the University of Konstanz in Germany. Before entering politics, she was a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM). She headed the Department of Constitution and Administrative Law from 1992 to 1994 and the Department of Civil and Criminal Law from 1994 to 1997.