UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia Medal
(VN-medaille UNTAC)

 

First date issued 1992
Amount issued

2609

Value category Below Average
Ribbon

UNTAC was established to ensure implementation of the Agreements on the Comprehensive Political Settlement of the Cambodia Conflict, signed in Paris on 23 October 1991. The mandate included aspects relating to human rights, the organization and conduct of elections, military arrangements, civil administration, maintenance of law and order, repatriation and resettlement of refugees and displaced persons and rehabilitation of Cambodian infrastructure.

The mission lasted from 15th March 1992 until 18th of November 1993. The Netherlands participated with a batallion of the NL Marine Corps, three F27 Troopship transport aircraft (334 SQN) and three (later four) Alouette III helicopters (298 SQN) and a Movement Control Unit.

Military also recieved the Dutch UN Commemorative medal for Peacekeeping Operations Cambodia

 

More information on this mission (un.org) (EN)
More information on UNTAC (vn-internationaal.nl) (NL)
UNTAC Mission (NL)