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UNMISS Quick Impact Project Police Station SSNPS South Sudan Central Equatoria QIPs peace Unaisi Bolatolu-Vuniwaqa peacekeeping peacekeepers

On 5 September 2020, UNMISS handed over a brand-new police station to local police authorities in Terekeka, Central Equatoria. The police station was built under the mission's Quick Impact Projects programme.

UNMISS mediation durable peace David Shearer South Sudan Jonglei Alain Noudehou

On 9 September 2020, UNMISS hosted a forum to advance mediation and reconciliation across Jonglei and the greater Pibor administrative area. This comes in the wake of ongoing violence in recent months across the state that has led to some 600 people being killed and numerous others displaced.

UNMISS South Sudan Peacekeepers Yambio Village COVID-19 Coronavirus Peacekeeping Radio Miraya solar-powered radios education

On 4 September 2020, UNMISS handed over solar-powered radios to 500 families in Western Equatoria. The objective is to ensure that children have access to school lessons being broadcast twice daily on Radio Miraya, following extended closure of educational institutions across South Sudan due to COVID-19.

UNMISS protection of civilians protection sites displaced civilians peacekeepers South Sudan peacekeeping peacekeepers

Political violence has reduced significantly across South Sudan in the wake of a peace deal and formation of a new Government. As a result, UNMISS has begun to progressively withdraw its troops and police from the PoC sites in Bor and Wau and will gradually do the same at other camps.

 protection of civilians UNMISS South Sudan critical care isolation unit COVID-19 peacekeepers peacekeeping Yambio, Western Equatoria

UNMISS and development partners recently rehabilitated and handed over a 16-room facility intended to serve as a fully equipped isolation centre for possible coronavirus cases to local authorities in Yambio, Western Equatoria.

relief reintegration and protection UNMISS South Sudan Kuron peace village Eastern Equatoria Quick Impact Projects peacekeepers peacekeeping

UNMISS and local implementing partner Ateker Foundation-South Sudan hand over the first secondary school in Kuron, Eastern Equatoria. The construction of the school block was funded by the mission's Quick Impact Projects programme.

UNMISS court rule of law Quick Impact Project Maper local partners peacekeeping peacekeepers Northern Bahr el Ghazal South Sudan

On 27 August 2020, UNMISS handed over a courthouse constructed under its Quick Impact Projects programme to authorities in Maper, Northern Bahr el Ghazal. The project was implemented by local partner, Support for Peace, Education and Development Project (SPEDP).