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To enable community connections and peaceful coexistence, UNMISS engineers from South Korea have begun constructing a 115-kilometer stretch of road between Pibor and Labrab, despite ongoing conflict in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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The recent launch of a women's parliamentary caucus within Eastern Equatoria's State Legislative Assembly is designed to be a tangible signal to women across Eastern Equatoria – whether in their neighbourhoods, their larger communities, or as political actors – that their experiences are valid and the caucus is a safe space to build supportive networks so that they can achieve their full potential as changemakers. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS

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In Eastern Equatoria, escalating tensions between communities from neighbouring villages have led to some 1,500 people being displaced. UNMISS, in partnership with state authorities, are monitoring the situation and visiting peacekeepers spoke with involved parties. The aim: To encourage peaceful dispute resolution and restore calm. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS

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A two-day conference between settled farming communities in Upper Nile, South Sudan, and herders from Sudan, have led to fruitful discussions and a decision to take collective responsibility to ensure peaceful, conflict-free seasonal cattle migration. Photo by Samuel Adwok/UNMISS

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In greater Tonj, Warrap state, UNMISS, UNDP and partners have come together to launch a community stabilization project funded by the South Sudan Multipartner Trust Fund for Reconciliation, Stabilization, and Resilience (RSRTF). The aim: To lay the foundation for building peaceful, resilient and stable communities in the traditionally conflict-prone region. Photo by Peter Kuol/UNMISS

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The holiday season is upon us, and displaced people sheltering at the UNMISS temporary base in Tambura believe it is time to be joyous and grateful that they are alive despite celebrating their second Christmas away from home as they continue to be fearful despite relative peace. Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS.

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Residents of Kpatanayo village, having returned home from displacement, waiting for the inauguration ceremony of an UNMISS-funded healthcare centre. Photos: Denis Louro/UNMISS

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In Kapoeta, Eastern Equatoria, community leaders and county officials have participated in an UNMISS-facilitated forum that aimed at providing them greater clarity on conflict management principles as well as upholding the rule of law. Photo by Moses Yakudu/UNMISS

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