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In a historic medal parade, nine police officers from Liberia - the country's first-ever deployment to UN Peacekeeping - received the prestigious UN medal for their efforts to build an enduring peace in the world's youngest nation, South Sudan.

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The UNMISS Protection, Reintegration and Transition Section recently organized a training for uniformed personnel from the South Sudan People's Defense Forces (SSPDF), local police, and community members in Yei, Central Equatoria. The focus: to convene and connect community members, SSPDF personnel and local police in a bid to enhance voluntary returns and fortify a safe, secure environment for residents. Photo by Taban Geofrey Koma/UNMISS

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Happy beneficiaries of the renovation of a primary school in Akobo, undertaken by UNMISS engineering troops from South Korea. Photos: Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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Tensions remain in Magwi County after recent clashes between cattle herders and farmers. UNMISS is assisting in finding sustainable solutions. Photos: Moses Yakudu/UNMISS

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An UNMISS Quick Impact Project - a full renovation and furnishing of the Public Prosecutor's Office in Rumbek - has not only boosted rule of law but given hope to many community members as they seek justice for crimes committed against them. Photo by Nina Zubovic Vignjevic/UNMISS.