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It is possible to have a good time while learning more about the drafting of a permanent constitution and other key bits of the peace process awaiting implementation in South Sudan. Photos: James Sokiri/UNMISS

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As South Sudan gears up to complete its democratic elections with the conduct of free, fair and peaceful elections at the end of next year, communities in Mayom, Unity state, believe that guns must be silenced and removed from civilian hands to usher in lasting peace. Photo by Jacob Ruai/UNMISS

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More than a couple of games, the recent Sports for Peace event in Bentiu united a massive crowd of people for a few precious hours together. Photos: Peter Bateman/UNMISS

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A massive explosion at an SSPDF ammunition depot in Rubkona has led to civilian injuries as well as propelled unexploded ordnance and dangerous debris across a nearly two-kilometer radius. UNMAS demining teams are surveying and clearing the area, but it's a long road ahead to make the ground safe for communities once again. Photo by Peter Bateman/UNMISS

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Poetry in motion: Man, machine and pedestrians in perfect harmony, all thanks to Bangladeshi peacekeepers serving with UNMISS in Torit. Photos: Moses Yakudu/UNMISS