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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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Some 60 participants from local administration, including women's representatives, from Guit and Rubkona counties in Unity state attended an UNMISS forum on enhancing peace and stability. Photo by Jacob Ruai/UNMISS

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Some 90 participants from Torit, Eastern Equatoria, participated in a forum which was jointly organized by UNMISS, the UN Country Team, and other humanitarian and development partners such as USAID, which sought to promote a comprehensive approach in addressing political, peacebuilding, development, humanitarian, security, and environmental challenges. Photo by Samira Y. Salifu/UNMISS

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UNMISS Child Protection recently trained 50 participants, including community leaders, commanders of the South Sudan People's Defence Forces, police officers, fire officers and wildlife officers, in Pochalla, Greater Pibor, on upholding child rights. Photo by Gideon Sackitey/UNMISS.

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Commemorations for Peace Day in Unity state harnessed the power of music, poetry, drama and speeches by young people to galvanize support for durable security and stability. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS.

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Some 80 people in Kuajok engaged in spirited discussions on the need to implement all provisions of the Revitalized Peace Agreement at a forum jointly facilitated by UNMISS and the United Nations Multi-partner Fund. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS.