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Law enforcement agents inspecting their new HQ in Gumuruk, recently handed over to the community by UNMISS. Photos: Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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Lieutenant Colonel Vishwanath Channamallappa Gundagi from India, wanting to give children a couple of hours of happiness a day, bought and handed over 100 footballs to boys and girls in Western Equatoria State.

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Building confidence and creating safe communities - that's the ultimate goal of community policing initiatives. UNPOL officers serving with UNMISS in Torit, South Sudan, recently trained 25 local policing counterparts as part of their ongoing support to local law enforcement efforts in expanding community policing across Eastern Equatoria. Photo by Samira Y. Salifu/UNMISS

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In Yambio, South Sudan, a peace concert organized by UNMISS and the state government wasn't merely a fantastic show. It also gave hope to concert goers that peace and unity in this young nation are a priority for leaders and communities alike. Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS

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Investigating crimes is a key policing skill. UN Police in Wau recently taught a group of South Sudanese colleagues more about how to go about it. Photos: Jimmy Ludanga/UNMISS