Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Augustine Philip Mahiga of Tanzania

Mahiga received his PhD in International Relations from the University of Toronto in 1975 after completing his Masters of Arts at the same University in 1971 and his Bachelor of Arts (Education) at the University of East Africa (Dar-es-salaam) 1971.
Ambassador Mahiga was appointed ambassador and head of the Tanzania delegation to the United Nations Security Council in 2005.
The lecture by Ambassador Mahiga is part of the United Nations Pathways Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the Ambassador's Club at the United Nations, with additional co-sponsorship at the Metropolitan campus by the Record and HeraldNews.
Augustine Philip Mahiga received the MCW Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his nearly quarter-century of global diplomatic service and steadfast support of MCW projects in Tanzania.
Regarding Ambassador Mahiga, he added, Ambassador Mahiga has been a mentor to me and my fellow MCW Co-Founder Rob Alsbrooks, as well as a strong advocate for MCW with other Tanzanian Government officials.
Augustine Philip Mahiga has represented Tanzania and the United Nations as he has promoted peace, stability and refugee protection on the African continent and around the world.
Mahiga was educated at the University of East Africa, Dar-es-Salaam, and the University of Toronto.