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United Nations Mission in Haiti Medal (UNMIH)

Issued by the United Nations for participation in the United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH) originally established by Security Council resolution 867 on September 23, 1993 to help implement certain provisions of the Governors Island Agreement signed by the Haitian parties on 3 July 1993. In 1993, its mandate was to assist in modernizing the armed forces of Haiti and establishing a new police force. The original mission was succeeded by subsequent other missions for the same purpose all qualifying for award of the decoration. The color combination for the ribbon for the medal and bars consists of the royal blue and red of the Republic of Haiti, bordered by the UN blue with two white lines denoting friendship between the two.