Almost everyone thought that the Nobel Prize would be awarded to Greta Thunberg. Surprisingly, instead the award created for people who have benefitted humanity, has gone to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Abiy Ahmed is the youngest first head of Africa and he has initiated important reforms which give many citizens hope for a better life and a brighter future. He works towards peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea who fought in a war from 1998 to 2000. That war saw 80000 people killed. Due to his position, Abiy was the target of an assassination attempt in July (which he survived), that saw one civilian killed. He works towards human rights, social justice and all of our futures; In fact he founded the Green Legacy Campaign and is the promoter of the largest reforestation effort in the world. Abiy’s effort helps to plant 350000 trees in a single day. It’s particularly significant that the winner of the prize was a prime minister who worked on the environmental impact (one of the biggest problems of this century) but also on peace between countries, mostly in days like this where we have seen a turnaround reguarding the situation of Kurds fighting ISIS, who have lost the support of many important countries (such as the US and Russia) becoming possibly enemies themselves.