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An UNMISS-funded project - the construction of a secondary school in remote Kediba, South Sudan - is expected to boost literacy rates, ensure girls and boys receive equal learning opportunities, and enable students to pursue higher education without having to move away from their homes. Photo by Martin Siba/UNMISS

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South Korean engineering troops serving with UNMISS in Jonglei recently received UN medals for their hard and high quality work. Photos: Gideon Sackitey & Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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Female police officers in Tambura want more women in their ranks. Most law enforcement agents at a recent training were men. Photos: Phillip Mbugo/UNMISS

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Traditional leaders from five counties in Lakes State have been learning more about how to better prevent and report violations of children. Photo: James Mawien Manyuol/UNMISS

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During a recent air patrol conducted by the UN Peacekeeping mission, UNMISS, to Ajakuac in Twic county, Warrap state, Blue Helmets interacted with community members who are reeling from climate shocks and conflict. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS

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Yesterday, 7,500 South Sudanese uniformed personnel across different security branches were unified under a single command umbrella in Upper Nile state. The graduation of Necessary Unified Forces is a key benchmark contained within the Revitalized Peace Agreement. Photo by Ines Surwumwe/UNMISS