UNMISS peacekeepers from Nepal receive UN Medal
On 28 September 2020, 850 peacekeepers from Nepal received the United Nations medal for their service to UNMISS. Nepal has been contributing troops to UNMISS since 2011. Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, David Shearer, commended peacekeepers for their dedication and efforts towards establishing durable peace across South Sudan. Mr. Shearer also highlighted the outgoing support in reinforcing Pibor, during a period of intense intercommunal violence and large-scale displacement of civilians.
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