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Following an upsurge of violence in Leer last week, UNMISS peacekeepers from Ghana have stepped up their on ground presence and patrols. File Photo by Roseline Nkwelle/UNMISS.

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Some 60 community leaders, representatives and members of local governance structures in Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan, benefited from a capacity-building workshop led by the state Ministry of Local Government and Law Enforcement, also supported by UNMISS and UNDP. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS

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Durable peace needs buy-in from communities themselves. UNMISS recognizes this important fact and brought together 35 traditional leaders from all eight counties in Lakes state, South Sudan, to dialogue on necessary investments at the grassroots to mitigate conflict and shape a bright future for citizens. The result: 18 peace resolutions that leaders shall encourage their people to follow to the letter. Photo by James Mawien Manyuol/UNMISS.

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Roads boost trade, increase security and safety for communities and help build inclusive peace. UNMISS peacekeepers from South Korea, therefore, deserve a round of applause for completing a 125-kilometer stretch connecting residents of Greater Pibor to their neighbours in Akobo, South Sudan. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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Some 35 South Sudanese police officers in Western Equatoria were trained to control crowds in a peaceful and responsible manner by their UNPOL partners from UNMISS. Photo by Martin Siba/UNMISS

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Building capacities for local counterparts is something UNPOL officers from UNMISS are committed to as evidenced by this recent three-day workshop for the South Sudan National Police Service in Greater Pibor. Photo by Gideon Sackitey/UNMISS

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April 6 is annually observed as International Day of Sports for Development and Peace. In Juba, South Sudan, this Day saw two talented women's football teams put up a thrilling show for spectators, shattering gender stereotypes and shining bright as a beacon for unity, peace and equality. Photo by Nektarios Markogiannis/UNMISS

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Residents of Yirol east in Lakes, South Sudan, have proved to be true partners at a time of need to displaced people from Panyijir who escaped devastating floods in the Unity region and sought refuge with their kind-hearted neighbours across state lines.

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Risk education for children, parents and UNMISS peacekeepers was the priority for UNMAS while marking International Day for Mine Awareness in Malakal. Photo by Ines Surwumwe/UNMISS.

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From 28-31 March 2022, partnerships for the people of South Sudan reigned supreme in Malakal, Upper Nile state, as military peacekeepers and UNPOL officers from Rwanda teamed up with doctors from India, plus humanitarian partners to provide free health checks to displaced people living in the UN Protection Site here. Photo by Samuel Adwok/UNMISS.