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A three-day Governor's Forum, supported by UNMISS and Community Empowerment for Peace Organization (CEPO), focused on creating an inclusive Action Plan for building peace that reflects community concerns as well as functions as a roadmap for much-needed services. Photo by Dawit K. Tedla/UNMISS

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Dr Roshan Jayamanna, an UNMISS peacekeeper from Sri Lanka deployed to Bor, and his team have battled COVID-19 to ensure they provide uninterrupted healthcare for Blue Berets as well as local communities here. Photo by Gideon Sackitey/UNMISS

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Newly deployed UNMISS peacekeepers from Ghana vow to build trust and confidence among all communities in Unity state as well as contribute to building an enduring peace here. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS

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A high-level delegation, led by the Acting Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, Arafat Jamal, visited Jonglei state to get a first-hand look at the dire humanitarian situation caused by massive floods. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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UNMISS peacekeepers consistently engage with host communities and authorities to explain the mission's mandated goals as it works to help build a durable peace across South Sudan. At a recent such interactive session in Eastern Equatoria, participants were taken through the gamut of the UN Peacekeeping mission's interventions on promoting human rights, gender equality, child protection, plus the role played by peacekeepers in building trust, confidence and keeping all communities safe during conflict. Photo by Moses Yakudu/UNMISS

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60 South Sudanese military officers were trained in upholding the rights of children and ensuring that they are fully protected during armed conflict. Photo by Surur Ali Ayile/UNMISS.

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