United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)

Context

The United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) was authorized on 25 August 2006 by UN Security Council Resolution 1704. This mission is to support the Government of Timor-Leste in consolidating stability, enhancing a culture of democratic governance, and facilitating political dialogue among Timorese stakeholders, in their efforts to bring about a process of national reconciliation and foster social cohesion.

Eligibility & Criteria

Awarded for 90 days consecutive service since 25 August 2006.

Description

A circular bronze alloy medal, 1.4 inches (35mm) in diameter.

On the obverse, the representation of the UN symbol surmounted by the straight letters UN, both in bas-relief.

On the reverse, an inscription bearing the words, "IN THE SERVICE OF PEACE" in English (and only in English).

A 0.5 inch (12mm) bronze ring, which holds the ribbon, passes through a small hollow ball at the top of a claw joined to the top of the medal.

The ribbon is United Nations blue with a central red stripe flanked with thin stripes of yellow, black and white.

 

Bar(s)

There is no bar to this medal.

Wearing

The medal shall be worn in sequence prescribed in the Canadian Orders, Decorations and Medals Directive, and in the following manner:

on the left breast, suspended from the ribbon described above, after the UNMIS medal and before the UNAMID medal.

Postnominals

The use of a post-nominal is not authorized for this medal.

Historical Notes

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