Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, presented by Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on 11 October 2019.

Interview about the awarded work

“We identify this as the most significant contribution to peace in the last year”

Immediately after the announcement, Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, was interviewed by freelance journalist Christian Borch regarding the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

To cite this section
MLA style: Prize announcement. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2024. Tue. 21 May 2024. <>

Back to top Back To Top Takes users back to the top of the page

Nobel Prizes and laureates

Eleven laureates were awarded a Nobel Prize in 2023, for achievements that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind. Their work and discoveries range from effective mRNA vaccines and attosecond physics to fighting against the oppression of women.

See them all presented here.

Explore prizes and laureates

Look for popular awards and laureates in different fields, and discover the history of the Nobel Prize.