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On 27 August 2020, UNMISS handed over a courthouse constructed under its Quick Impact Projects programme to authorities in Maper, Northern Bahr el Ghazal. The project was implemented by local partner, Support for Peace, Education and Development Project (SPEDP).

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Between April and June 2020, the overall number of civilians affected by violence decreased by 8 per cent, despite an increase by more than half (52 per cent) in the number of incidents, as compared with the first quarter of the year. However, COVID-19-related restrictions on movement negatively impacted UNMISS' capacity to thoroughly document all incidents.

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Youth leaders at an UNMISS-organized forum in Yambio discussing how to achieve durable peace in their communities.

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Three days of important talks in Juba as committees established to implement an action plan to release children from armed forces.

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At a recent consultative meeting in Kapoeta, women's representatives, human rights defenders and local authorities stressed on the need for a women's shelter to protect girls and young women who are survivors of sexual- and gender-based violence.