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The policing mandate of UNMISS in South Sudan
4 Nov 2016 -  Police Commissioner Bruce Munyambo explains the policing mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan. Based on the mandate, United Nations Police helps the government to protect civilians, monitor and investigate human rights, create conditions conducive for the delivery of humanitarian assistance and supporting the implementation of the cessation of hostilities agreement.
United Nations Police is deployed in 12 peacekeeping operations, as well as 6 Special Political Missions to help restore confidence in host-State police and rule of law structures and serving to protect civilians, providing electoral and border security and management, limiting the effects of transnational organised crime, investigating and preventing cases of sexual and gender-based violence.