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UNESCO awarded Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Prize for Peace for his commendable work in pursuit of peace

OBN May 03, 2011- UNESCO awarded Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Prize for Peace for his commendable work in pursuit of peace.

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Prize for Peace has awarded more than 20 world figures since 1991.

The awards go to individuals who have "actively contributed to bring peace by solving international conflicts, by searching dialogue and negotiation in their conciliation role and by achieving ecumenical understanding for tolerance." Source:-#PMOEthiopia