UN Assistance Mission in Rwanda Medal
(VN-medaille UNAMIR)


First date issued 1994
Amount issued


Value category Below Average

UNAMIR was originally established to help implement the Arusha Peace Agreement signed by the Rwandese parties on 4 August 1993. UNAMIR's mandate and strength were adjusted on a number of occasions in the face of the tragic events of the genocide and the changing situation in the country. UNAMIR's mandate came to an end on 8 March 1996.

The Netherlands participated in the period 17th August 1993 until 25th September 1994 with 39 military observers and instructors

Military also recieved the Dutch Commemorative medal for UN Peacekeeping Operations


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UNAMIR mission (NL)