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From vertical gardens to bolstering security of UNMISS personnel, Indian peacekeepers from the UNMISS Petroleum Platoon have found multiple, innovative ways to upcycle used plastic bottles in an effort to protect civilians as well as Planet Earth. Photo by Isaac Billy/UNMISS

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Political tensions and an influx of returning refugees and internally displaced persons are creating problems in Raja County. UNMISS organized a dialogue to address a multitude of issues. Photo: Dawit K. Tedla/UNMISS

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Some 5,000 revellers filled Bor's Freedom Square with unbridled joy at a concert promoting and standing up for peace. Photos: Gideon Sackitey and David Awuou/UNMISS

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Upholding prisoner rights, ensuring cases of sexual-and gender-based violence are dealt with sensitively and the critical role played by police in building trust among the communities they serve - these were only a few issues that two comprehensive workshops facilitated by UNPOL officers serving with UNMISS sought to address. Photo by Nina Zubovic Vignjevic/UNMISS

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Quick Impact Projects are low-cost interventions by UNMISS that address urgent public needs. In Jonglei, the construction of an office facility for legal professionals by the UN Peacekeeping mission has led to appreciation by all local stakeholders, plus given rule of law a boost. Photo by David Awuou/UNMISS

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In Pibor, South Korean peacekeepers serving with UNMISS recently handed over an ambulance to Tangajaon Medical Center, giving healthcare and hope a boost. Photo by David Awuou/UNMISS

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The historic Aweil Rice Scheme will soon get a facelift, thanks to the Food and Agriculture Organization,the African Development Bank and the State Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security in Northern Bahr El Ghazal, announced UNMISS Deputy Chief Sara Beysolow Nyanti during a recent visit.

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Six years after UNMISS constructed the local fish market, through its Quick Impact Projects programme, trade is thriving but local business persons are requesting the UN Peacekeeping mission to further rehabilitate the structure. Photo by David Awuou/UNMISS.

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No more inspections of progress made on the rehabilitation of the road from Maridi to Yambio, because it has now been completed by UNMISS engineers from Bangladesh.

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What are the transitional justice mechanisms enshrined in the revitalized peace agreement and how can they be established? Participants at this UNMISS-led workshop in Aweil had a lot to ponder. Photo: Emmanuel Kele/UNMISS