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The prestigious United Nations medal was awarded to 149 peacekeepers from Ghana serving for peace in Northern Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan. Staff Sergeant Asare Charles, a mechanic with the Ghanaian contingent who has deployed to five previous peace operations, is one of them. Photo by Emmanuel Kele/UNMISS.

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UNMISS recently facilitated air travel for the Joint Defence Board to Tambura and Namutina to enable them to see firsthand the impact of ongoing conflict here. Photo by Phillip Mbugo/UNMISS.

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For residents of Tonj North county, Warrap, International Day of Peace led to a much-needed boost in rule of law as UNMISS handed over a newly constructed prison and courthouse. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS.

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A newly constructed peace center in Yambio was handed over to local interlocuters by UNMISS to mark International Day of Peace. Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS.

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UNMISS Force Commander, Lieutenant-General Shailesh Tinaikar, and a high-level delegation of authorities recently visited Marial Lou following recent conflict here. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS

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A generous handover by South Korean peacekeepers serving with UNMISS is expected to go a long way in improving law and order as well as health services in Bor. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS.

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Two new Police Community Relations Committees have been formally inaugurated in Bor county, Jonglei state. These Committees help local law enforcement be more efficient and effective plus engender community ownership of law and order. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS