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Last week, the Secretary-General's Deputy Special Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, Sara Beysolow Nyanti, revisited Gondokoro, Central Equatoria, to assess the progress made in demining the area, making it safe for communities to return and rebuild their lives. Photo courtesy UNMAS.

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In Yei, people displaced after last year's conflict between nomadic herders and settled agriculturalists are still fearful of returning to their original settlements. UNMISS, local authorities and humanitarian partners are supporting them but their future remains uncertain. Photo by James Sokiri/UNMISS.

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Today, at the UNMISS headquarters in Juba, South Sudan, peacekeepers, the diplomatic community and government partners came together in a meaningful and heartfelt ceremony, marked under this year's theme, People, Peace, Progress-The Power of Partnerships. Photo by Priyanka Chowdhury/UNMISS.

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Celebrations of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers at UN House in Juba. Photo by Priyanka Chowdhury/UNMISS

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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