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Voting for peaceful coexistence at an UNMISS-organized conflict resolution and reconciliation conference between previously hostile communities from Juba and Terekeka counties, respectively. Photos: James Sokiri/UNMISS

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A two-month cultural exchange among six secondary schools in Rumbek, South Sudan, saw young students using the performing arts to depict the importance of lasting peace, social cohesion and forging a unified national identity. Photo by James Mawien/UNMISS.

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Improving road conditions across South Sudan continues to be a priority for UNMISS peacekeepers and South Korean engineers have recently completed a 307-kilometer road connecting Bor, Akobo, Pibor and Gumuruk. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS.

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Shoring up trust among civilians and uniformed actors is key to ensuring a peaceful, prosperous future for South Sudan, and ensuring those impacted by erstwhile civil wars can finally trace their steps homewards agreed participants at an UNMISS-led training in Western Equatoria. Photo by Martin Siba/UNMISS

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Some 50 police and prisons officers in Eastern Equatoria's greater Kapoeta region committed to upholding human rights standards as well as built their law enforcement capacities, thanks to an UNMISS-facilitated training. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS

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March 8 is annually marked as International Women’s Day across the globe. In Aweil, Northern Bahr El Ghazal, UNMISS celebrated this Day with traditional dances, discussions on equal rights for women and an exhibition of handicrafts. Photo by Emmanuel Kele/UNMISS