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Some 50 officers from the South Sudan National Police Service took part in a training on upholding human rights, especially those of suspected offenders, during a workshop led by UNMISS in Torit.

Photos by Moses Yakudu/UNMISS

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The Civil Society Network in Yambio attending an UNMISS-led workshop on the transitional political process expected to lead to elections next year. Photos: Denis Louro Oliver/UNMISS

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As part of its ongoing capacity-building support to rule of law institutions in South Sudan, UNMISS conducted a four-day workshop for 25 officers working with the National Prison Service. Photo by Carole Abou Farah/UNMISS

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The importance of women having the same opportunities as men, and how to reach that goal, was discussed at a conference organized by UNMISS in Terekeka. Photos: James Sokiri/UNMISS

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A two-day forum held by UNMISS and the state government in Malakal, South Sudan, sought to discuss equal rights for women as an integral part of upholding human rights. The focus: To raise awareness on how women and girls are disproportionately impacted by conflict, plus ways to ensure they fully participate in governance, decision-making and politics. Photo by Samson Liberty/UNMISS

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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