0 Items

UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea UNMEE Miniature

Miniature £9.00 (Inc. Vat)

Description

UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea UNMEE Miniature.

Date: 2000-08

Campaign: United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Read more on the Official United Nations Peacekeeping Missions website; UNMEE Official Page.

Branch of Service: UN forces.

Ribbon: Pale blue with central band of sand bisected by narrow dark green stripe.

Description: (Obverse) the wreathed globe emblem surmounted by the letters UN; (reverse) inscribed “IN THE SERVICE OF PEACE”.

Nil clasps
  • Mention in Despatches (MiD) single bronze oak leaf (pre 1994)
  • Mention in Despatches (MiD) silver oak leaf (post 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct (QCBC) single bronze oak leaf (pre 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air (QCVSA) single bronze oak leaf (pre 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Bravery (QCB) silver laurel leaves (post 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the Air (QCBA) silver wings (post 1994)
  • Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS) silver oak leaves (post 1994)
Nil engraving

Additional information

INFO

Source – http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/sites/medals/unmee.htm

The Mission was established on 15 September 2000 by the adoption of the Security Council Resolution 1320. The main goals of the Mission are to monitor the cessation of hostilities, to assist in ensuring the observance of the security commitments agreed by the parties, to monitor and verify the redeployment of Ethiopian forces from positions taken, to monitor the positions of Ethiopian forces once redeployed and the positions of Eritrean forces.

The UNMEE medal was established in January 2001. The ribbon has two outer bands of UN blue, symbolizing the presence of the United Nations. The inner band in green symbolizes hope and fertility of the land. The two bands in tan symbolize religious freedom and the ruggedness of the country.

Qualifying time of service for the reception of UNMEE medal is 90 days. Following countries participate in the Military and the Civilian Police component of UNMEE: Algeria, Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Finland, Ghana, India, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Ukraine, the United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay and Zambia.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea UNMEE Miniature”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *