UN Transition Assistance Group
(VN-medaille UNTAG)


First date issued 1989
Amount issued


Value category Below Average

UNTAG was established to assist the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to ensure the early independence of Namibia through free and fair elections under the supervision and control of the United Nations, and to carry out a number of other duties. Independent Namibia joined the United Nations in April 1990.

The Netherlands participated with Observers from the Military Police (Marechaussee).


Military also recieved the Dutch Commemorative Peacekeeping medal

More information on this mission (un.org) (EN)
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UNTAG mission (NL)