UN Observer Mission in Uganda-Rwanda
(VN-medaille UNOMUR)


First date issued 1994
Amount issued


Value category Below Average

UNOMUR was established to monitor the border between Uganda and Rwanda and verify that no military assistance was being provided across it. While the tragic turn of events in Rwanda in April 1994 prevented UNOMUR from fully implementing its mandate, the Mission played a useful role as a confidence-building mechanism. UNOMUR was officially closed on 21 September 1994

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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UNOMUR mission (NL)