Former White House senior advisor Jared Kushner and his deputy, Avi Berkowitz have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, which will be awarded in October, for their role in negotiating four deals between Israel and the Arab nations known as the “Abraham Accords,” through which the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain normalized diplomatic relations with Israel last year, followed by Sudan and Morocco.

Kushner, who is former President Trump’s son-in-law, and Berkowitz, who was the Middle East envoy, were nominated by American attorney Alan Dershowitz, who was eligible to do so in his capacity as a professor emeritus at Harvard Law School.

The Abraham Accords marked the first public normalization of relations between any Arab country and Israel since Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994, signed peace treaties with Israel. Sudan and Morocco have agreed to deals similar to those of the UAE and Bahrain.