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Under-Secretary-General for UN Peace Operations, Jean Pierre-Lacroix, wrapped up his four-day visit to South Sudan by assuring the citizens of the world's youngest nation full support from peacekeepers and humanitarians alike as they navigate the difficult road from war to peace. Photo by Priyanka Chowdhury/UNMISS

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It's been a productive day for Under-Secretary-General Jean-Pierre Lacroix as he visited Bor, South Sudan, to see firsthand the work being done by the United Nations and it's partners to protect civilians, reduce community violence, build peace and usher in development. Photo by Isaac Billy/UNMISS

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On the first day of his visit to South Sudan, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, met with senior leaders from UNMISS, humanitarian partners and the donor community. Photo by Priyanka Chowdhury/UNMISS

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To help ongoing efforts to galvanize South Sudan's quest for lasting peace, UNMISS and UNDP jointly organized a capacity building workshop for parliamentarians in Eastern Equatoria. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS

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School children in Ngolembo, Western Bahr el Ghazal, no longer need to attend classes under trees. Thanks to an UNMISS intervention, the primary school in the area has been rehabilitated with seven classrooms, two office spaces and proper toilet facilities. Photo by Michael Wondi/UNMISS

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Climate change is real and has hit South Sudan hard. In Jonglei, UNMISS engineers from South Korea are doing all they can to ensure local communities are protected from the ravages of floodwater and humanitarian aid reaches the most vulnerable.

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Here is a story of hope, of impact, of care and of kindness - the UN Country Team in South Sudan teams up with UNMISS peacekeepers from Bangladesh and China to hand over much-needed items to the under-funded Agok Leprosy Centre in Wau, Western Bahr El Ghazal. Photo by Alahayi Nemaya/UNMISS