2019 Outstanding Peace Process
Year granted award: 2019
Award Category: Outstanding Peace Process
The 2018 Eritrea Ethiopia bilateral summit took place in July 2018 in Asmara, Eritrea, between Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and officials from the two countries. The two leaders signed a joint declaration, formally ending the border conflict between both countries, restoring full diplomatic relations, and agreeing to open their borders to each other for persons, goods and services.