A Prize-Winning Peace in the Horn of Africa
Boston University’s Michael Woldemariam and the Council’s Ertharin Cousin join Deep Dish to discuss the strides made so far by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the steps ahead between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his role in ending a 20-year military stalemate between Ethiopia and Eritrea. In fact, the historic rapprochement is just one element of the young leader’s ambitious, fast-moving reforms. Boston University’s Michael Woldemariam and the Council’s Ertharin Cousin join Deep Dish to discuss the strides so far and the steps ahead.
About the Experts
Vice President, Studies
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the Council's weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
Distinguished Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture
Prior to joining the Council, Ertharin Cousin served as executive director of the UN World Food Programme where she led the world’s largest humanitarian organization from 2012 to 2017. She also previously served as US ambassador to the UN Agencies for Food and Agriculture in Rome. Cousin is founder and CEO of Food Systems for the Future.
Associate Professor, Boston University
Michael Woldemariam is an Associate Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University.