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Captain Shichan Moktan from Nepal, now awarded a UN medal, is serving with UNMISS in Rumbek in Lakes State and leads a female engagement team. Photos: Nina Zubovic Vignjevic/UNMISS

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In a historic medal parade, nine police officers from Liberia - the country's first-ever deployment to UN Peacekeeping - received the prestigious UN medal for their efforts to build an enduring peace in the world's youngest nation, South Sudan.