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Ribbons for the United Nations missions recognised by the United Nations Medal on which New Zealand personnel have served

First United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF I) - Middle East

United Nations Observation Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL)

United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC). If qualified for before 1963 the clasp “CONGO” is worn on the UNTSO Medal instead of a separate medal for ONUC being awarded and worn.

United Nations Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM)

United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)

United Nations India-Pakistan Observation Mission (UNIPOM)

Second United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF II) - Middle East

United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) - Golan Heights

United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)

United Nations Iran/Iraq Military Observer Group (UNIIMOG)

United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) - Namibia

United Nations Angola Verification Mission (UNAVEM II and UNAVEM III) / United Nations Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA)

United Nations Advance Mission in Cambodia (UNAMIC)

United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) /United Nations Military Liaison Team (UNMLT)

United Nations Operations in Somalia (UNOSOM and UNOSOM II)

United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) - Former Yugoslavia / United Nations Confidence Restoration Operation (UNCRO) - Croatia

United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH)

United Nations Operation in Mozambique (ONUMOZ)

United Nations Preventive Deployment Force (UNPREDEP) - Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

United Nations Transitional Administration for Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium (UNTAES)

United Nations Mission of Observers in Prevlaka (UNMOP)

United Nations Observer Mission in Sierra Leone (UNOMSIL) / United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL)

United Nations Assistance Mission in East Timor (UNAMET) / United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) / United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET)

UNAMET / UNTAET / UNMISET - The two outer bands of the ribbon are in United Nations blue, representing the United Nations presence in East Timor. The narrow stripes of crimson and sunrise yellow represent the brilliant and spectacular sunrises and sunsets experienced in East Timor. The centre of the ribbon is a band of white, traditionally the colour of peace and hope, the goal the missions sought to achieve.

United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)

United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS)

United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)

Image to be added - United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

    UNMISS - The light blue of the ribbon represents the United Nations. Black symbolises the oil rich state of South Sudan. Green represents the fertile land of the state, whereas white symbolises the hope of peace and prosperity brought to South Sudan after long struggle for independence.

Image to be added - United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria (UNMSIS)

 This page was last reviewed 15 October, 2013 and is current.

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