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General Birame Diop, the United Nations Military Adviser, recently visited the UNMISS temporary base in Koch to see firsthand the mission's security and operations as well as speak to communities living here. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS.

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UNMISS, in partnership with the state Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare and the Community Empowerment for Progress Organization, organized a two-day workshop on gender equality for 30 participants in Rumbek. Photo by James Manyuol/UNMISS

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UNMISS' first-ever woman Police Commissioner, Unaisi Bolatolu-Vuniwaqa, ends her tenure today but leaves behind a formidable legacy of leadership, empathy and operational effectiveness. In this interview, she shares her powerful story.

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Unaisi Bolatolu-Vuniwaqa, the first woman to be appointed as Police Commissioner of the world's largest peacekeeping mission, UNMISS, was honoured by officers under her command at an emotional and heartfelt parade today, as she completes her tenure in the mission. Photo by Francesca Mold/UNMISS.

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UNMISS recently handed over a 24-bed COVID-19 isolation unit to Nimule Hospital in Eastern Equatoria to ensure that community members who contract the virus can be treated effectively. Photo by Samira Y. Salifu/UNMISS.

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In Rumbek, UNMISS and the Minister of Parliamentary and Legal Affairs, Mayen Chol Maker, jointly visited the newly-established Special Court in Yirol West. Photo by James Manyuol/UNMISS

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UNMISS recently handed over a seven-room primary healthcare unit with antenatal facilities, a pharmacy and delivery beds for expectant mothers to communities in Labalwa, Eastern Equatoria. Prior to this, residents had to trek for 9 kilometers to Torit to access basic health and medical services. The handover falls under the mission's Quick Impact Projects programme. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS

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836 peacekeepers from India were recently awarded the prestigious United Nations medal for their committed service to the cause of durable peace in South Sudan. Photo by Samuel Adwok/UNMISS

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Three new Quick Impact Projects benefiting the South Sudan National Police and fortifying their capacity to protect communities were handed over by the Secretary-General's Special Representative, Nicholas Haysom. Photo by Bosco Asiimwe/UNMISS.

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As part of its ongoing efforts to build rule of law capacities across South Sudan, the UNMISS Corrections Unit in Bentiu recently held a training on records management for officers from local prisons. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS.

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