Nyayida Osama is one of more than 40 volleyball-playing boys and girls staying at the UN protection site in Bentiu who is being coached by Cambodian peacekeepers to promote unity and peaceful interaction between youth.
On 9 July, citizens in Malakal in central Upper Nile celebrated the seventh anniversary of the independence of South Sudan. This was the first time the day was commemorated since war broke out in 2013.
During its eight months of operation, a clinic at the Juba Teaching Hospital has already received more than 1,300 women and children seeking treatment for injuries and trauma caused by sexual violence.
Thousands of miles away from home, in the service of peace in South Sudan. It is clear to for all to see the pride and beaming smiles of the 850 Bangladeshi peacekeepers when they received UN medals for their commitment to serve the organization and the people of the country.
A delegation led by United Nations Special Representative for Sexual Violence in Conflict, Ms. Pramila Patten, has visited the town of Malakal, in South Sudan’s Upper Nile region.