Premio Nobel per la Pace 2019 al premier etiope Abiy Ahmed Ali

Il Premio Nobel per la Pace 2019 è andato al premier etiope Abiy Ahmed Ali. “L’Etiopia è fiera in quanto nazione“, ha commentato l’ufficio del primo ministro.

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BREAKING NEWS The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea. The prize is also meant to recognise all the stakeholders working for peace and reconciliation in Ethiopia and in the East and Northeast African regions. When Abiy Ahmed became Prime Minister in April 2018, he made it clear that he wished to resume peace talks with Eritrea. In close cooperation with Isaias Afwerki, the President of Eritrea, Abiy Ahmed quickly worked out the principles of a peace agreement to end the long “no peace, no war” stalemate between the two countries. In Ethiopia, even if much work remains, Abiy Ahmed has initiated important reforms that give many citizens hope for a better life and a brighter future. He spent his first 100 days as Prime Minister lifting the country’s state of emergency, granting amnesty to thousands of political prisoners, discontinuing media censorship, legalising outlawed opposition groups, dismissing military and civilian leaders who were suspected of corruption, and significantly increasing the influence of women in Ethiopian political and community life. He has also pledged to strengthen democracy by holding free and fair elections. Ethiopia is a country of many different languages and peoples. Lately, old ethnic rivalries have flared up. According to international observers, up to three million Ethiopians may be internally displaced. That is in addition to the million or so refugees and asylum seekers from neighbouring countries. As Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed has sought to promote reconciliation, solidarity and social justice. The Norwegian Nobel Committee hopes that the Nobel Peace Prize will strengthen Prime Minister Abiy in his important work for peace and reconciliation. #NobelPrize #NobelPeacePrize #NobelLaureate #news #BreakingNews #peace #ethiopia #africa #abiyahmedali #reconciliation #democracy #socialjustice #reforms #eritrea #achievement #award #prize

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Il riconoscimento è per i suoi sforzi per raggiungere la pace e la cooperazione internazionale, in particolare per la sua decisiva iniziativa per risolvere il conflitto di confine con la vicina Eritrea… E’ un riconoscimento e anche una spinta. In Etiopia, anche se rimane molto lavoro, Abiy Ahmed ha avviato importanti riforme che danno a molti cittadini la speranza per una vita migliore e un futuro più luminoso. Come Primo Ministro, Abiy Ahmed ha cercato di promuovere la riconciliazione, la solidarietà e la giustizia sociale“, si legge sulla motivazione data dall’Accademia.

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