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In Western Bahr El Ghazal, UNMISS and FAO are supporting the national prison system to become self-reliant in terms of its food supply through an innovative pilot project that teaches short-term inmates scientific agricultural practices at a prison farm in Thuro Majok, a locality on the outskirts of the state capital, Wau. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS.

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During a spirited and convivial UN Day commemoration in Wau, children from different schools stole the show by advocating for peace, development and, of course, education for all. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS

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Committed UNMISS peacekeepers recently visited remote Timsaha, where some 5,000 community members reside peacefully. Their aim: To build confidence before this tranquil border settlement faces an influx of returnees fleeing the Sudan crisis. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS.

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At a two-day workshop in Nimule, Eastern Equatoria, 40 community leaders and civil society representatives were sensitized on key transitional justice provisions contained within the Revitalized Peace Agreement. Photo by Moses Yakudu/UNMISS

There was lots of joy on display in Wau when UNMISS handed over a new one-stop centre where survivors of sexual and other gender-based violence will receive assistance. Photo: Michael Wondi/UNMISS

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In Wau, a landmark forum hosted by UNMISS brought together state authorities, political parties, high-ranking security officials and civil society to discuss shared peace and security goals, including widespread civic engagement, ahead of South Sudan's first national elections next December. Photo by Gregorio Cunha/UNMISS