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UNMISS recently teamed up with local authorities in Morobo, Central Equatoria, to host a much-needed workshop to explain to a cross-section of residents the provisions of the Revitalized Peace Agreement and how these impact their responsibilities under the Local Government Act. Photo by Surur Ali/UNMISS

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UNPOL officers serving with UNMISS in Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan, recently trained representatives drawn from local police, the prisons system and women's representatives on available support for survivors of sexual violence. Photo by Samira Y. Salifu/UNMISS

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Indian veterinarians serving with UNMISS recently treated more than 2,000 animals belonging to livestock owners in Renk, Upper Nile.

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A two-day peacebuilding dialogue facilitated by UNMISS in partnership with the state Ministry for Peacebuilding in Rumbek, ended with recommendations for free movement of people, sharing of resources, formation of special courts to ensure speedy justice and joint efforts between residents and law enforcement to reduce criminality. Photo by James Manyuol/UNMISS

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A recent workshop facilitated by the Civil Affairs Division of UNMISS in Turalei, Twic county, sought to raise awareness among youth, women, community leaders and members on the need to implement the provisions of the Revitalized Peace Agreement. Photo by Manyang Mayon/UNMISS.

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UNMISS and local communities in Morobo, Central Equatoria, came together to organize a 5-kilometer run to mark International Day of Peace. Photo by Surur Ali Ayile/UNMISS.

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To mark International Day of Peace, UNMISS organized a debate for students from Northern Bahr El Ghazal on whether the Revitalized Peace Agreement should be taught in schools as part of the regular curriculum. Photo by Emmanuel Kele/UNMISS.

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The prestigious United Nations medal was awarded to 149 peacekeepers from Ghana serving for peace in Northern Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan. Staff Sergeant Asare Charles, a mechanic with the Ghanaian contingent who has deployed to five previous peace operations, is one of them. Photo by Emmanuel Kele/UNMISS.

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