Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa – Asha-Rose Migiro

Asha-Rose Migiro, Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré   July 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has selected Asha-Rose Migiro of Tanzania, former United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, as his Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa – one of several appointments announced today. During her tenure as Deputy Secretary-General from 2007 to 2012, Ms. Migiro was integrally involved in promoting the AIDS response globally and within Africa, with special emphasis … [Read more...]

Nigeria, Remembering Lives Lost

Nigeria, Remembering Lives Lost Abuja, Nigeria, where all are mourning the victims of the tragic bombings of a local newspaper’s offices here and in the city of Kaduna. Innocent lives were lost to these terrible acts of murder. At the time of the blast, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe and I were commemorating the victims of the 2011 United Nations House bombing, which also took the innocent lives of primarily the UN’s Nigerian staff. I can’t help but reflect on the … [Read more...]

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