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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.

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Some 100 new members of parliament in Jonglei, South Sudan, participated in an interactive discussion, facilitated by UNMISS and CEPO, on their roles and responsibilities towards communities as well as in pushing forward the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement to ensure a more peaceful, prosperous future. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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As a mere 8 months remain of the ongoing transitional period in South Sudan, the need for implementing key benchmarks contained within the 2018 Peace Agreement so that credible elections can be held on time was the focus of the Secretary-General's Special Representative Nicholas Haysom's press briefing in Juba today. Photo by Isaac Billy/UNMISS

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Football, cultural performances, and a commitment to ending conflict-related sexual violence - these were the main themes of an UNMISS-organized event in Morobo, Central Equatoria. Photo by Taban Geofrey Koma/UNMISS

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The third deployment of a joint special mobile court in Gette, Western Bahr El Ghazal, sought to marry traditional justice systems with the formal legal mechanisms in South Sudan to resolve disputes between farmers and livestock herders. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS

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A recent UNMISS workshop for 30 prisons officers in Renk, Upper Nile, sought to build capacities on human rights standards as well as uphold the rule of law. Photo by Samuel Adwok/UNMISS

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Building self-reliance through teaching income-generating skills: That's the leitmotif of an UNMISS-funded training activity for displaced persons in Mangateen,South Sudan. 45 young people are learning to bake, sew, make soap and eventually become small business owners. Photo by James Sokiri/UNMISS