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CENTRAL EQUATORIA: Almost 18,000 United Nations peacekeepers work in partnership with the Government and communities across South Sudan to help the world newest nation navigate the difficult path from war to peace. Their contribution was recognized during ceremonies held in Juba and other locations around the country on the 76th International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Photo by Isaac Billy/UNMISS

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The new and UNMISS-funded police station in Kayango was hailed as a beacon of the rule of law in an area where crimes related to seasonal cattle migration are common. Photos: Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS

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The recently concluded mobile court in Mayom, Unity state, handled 31 cases, securing 24 convictions, and releasing 22 prisoners over six weeks. Mobile courts, a collaboration between South Sudan’s judiciary and Government, as well as UNMISS, bring justice to locations lacking access to formal legal systems. Photo by Peter Bateman/UNMISS

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Everyone in Manyabol were on their feet to see and celebrate the result of an UNMISS-funded project that will give hundreds of students a decent learning environment. Photo: Achol Kur Marial Kur/UNMISS