Asha-Rose Mtengeti Migiro
(born July 9, 1956 in Songea
, Ruvuma Region
) is a Tanzanian lawyer and politician. On January 5, 2007, she was named as the Deputy Secretary-General
of the United Nations
., Xinhua (People's Daily Online
), February 6, 2007. 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
. 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.
Time in the Tanzanian government
Migiro served as a ward member of Chama Cha Mapinduzi
from 1994 to 2000, and as a member of a Regional Executive Council from 2000 to 2005.<ref... Read More