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Communities in Wau have reason to hope for a more peaceful, prosperous future as, in a recent joint exercise by UNMISS and FAO, they contributed to an area development planning document. The aim: To ensure greater food security, animal health and give the local economy a boost. Photo by Michael Wondi/UNMISS

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People living with disabilities frequently face discrimination. In Malakal, 20 of them participated in a workshop focused on their rights to equal participation in every sphere of life. Photo: Nyang Touch/UNMISS

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Some 25 police officers from the South Sudan National Police Service benefited from an intensive, three-day capacity-building workshop run by UNPOL officers serving with UNMISS. Photo by James Mawien Manyuol/UNMISS.

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Protection of displaced civilians expected to return home being discussed. Photo: Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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High and low, young and old - thousands of people were having a jolly good dancing time at a Stand Up for Peace concert in Kapoeta, Eastern Equatoria State.