UN Transitional Authority in Eastern Slavonia medal
(VN-medaille UNTAES)


First date issued 1996
Amount issued


Value category Below Average

Established with military and civilian components to, among other things, supervise and facilitate demilitarization; monitor return of refugees; contribute to the maintenance of peace and security; establish a temporary police force; undertake tasks relating to civil administration and public services; organize elections; and undertake other activities relevant to the Basic Agreement. UNTAES concluded its mandate in January 1998, having accomplished its key objective of peacefully reintegrating Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium into Croatia.

The Netherlands participated with 18 military

Military also recieved the Dutch Commemorative medal for UN Peacekeeping operationsl



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