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A reinvigorated commitment to ending conflict and promoting peace - these were the main takeaways from a three-day dialogue-based forum organized by UNMISS and peace partners in remote Ulang, Upper Nile, bringing together feuding communities from three counties. Photo by Nyang Touch/UNMISS

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Members of the newly elected Community Coordination Committee within Malakal's protection site for internally displaced persons learning what they need to know about their responsibilities. Photo: Samuel Adwok/UNMISS

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Liquid soap production in progress as graduates from a vocational skill training in Aweil showcased their know-how. Photo: Deng Mou/UNMISS

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UNMISS Deputy Special Representative and Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator, Sara Beysolow Nyanti, recently visited newly displaced people seeking refuge in Adidiyang, Upper Nile, following recent clashes in Tonga. Photo by Nyang Touch/UNMISS

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UNMISS Force Commander, Lieutenant General Mohan Subramanian from India, assumed his duties in the world's largest United Nations Peacekeeping mission today and inspected an Honour Guard by peacekeepers from Rwanda, Ethiopia, China, Nepal and India. Photo by Priyanka Chowdhury/UNMISS

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A patrolling team of UNMISS peacekeepers recently visited communities reeling from cattle raids and revenge attacks in Kapoeta and Budi, Eastern Equatoria. With the normally peaceful fabric of life in tatters, people are calling on the UN Peacekeeping mission to begin reconciliation activities. Photo by Moses Yakudu/UNMISS

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Patrolling UNMISS peacekeepers spent time with communities in remote Landili, Western Equatoria, to assess their security and humanitarian needs. Photo by Phillip Mbugo/UNMISS.

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Some 160 members of the Community Watch Group, including 80 female community officers, at the UN Protection Site in Malakal, Upper Nile, have been trained by UNPOL on preventing and reporting on violence against women. Photo by Ines Surwumwe/UNMISS.

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Schoolchildren in Mvolo, Western Equatoria, will no longer have to battle inclement weather in outdoor classrooms, thanks to an UNMISS-funded construction of a secondary school block. Additionally, the UN Peacekeeping mission also handed over a police post. The aim: To encourage voluntary returns, support recovery and build peace. Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS.

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