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Peace begins when journalists are fully empowered to report on the impact of conflict. In Yambio, UNMISS held a workshop for 30 local journalists on ways to ethically document sensitive issues such as sexual violence. Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS

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Operational visits and engaging with stakeholders are the bedrock of effectively protect civilians, reveals UNMISS Force Commander, Lieutenant-General Mohan Subramanian, during this week's trip to Rumbek, Lakes state. Photo by Fares Aouadi/UNMISS

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An UNMISS human rights forum saw frank discussions about the need for all stakeholders to come together, despite their differences, and contribute to ensure that South Sudan's first post-independence elections, scheduled for December 2024, are free, fair as well as credible. Photo by James Sokiri/UNMISS

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Every November, we mark Road Safety Week. This year, UNMISS partnered with government authorities and the Swiss Red Cross in Juba to host an event, plus distributed 150 helmets and 50 t-shirts, to raise awareness on the need for safe driving practices. Photo by James Sokiri/UNMISS