The United Nations Mission in Haiti was established by General Assembly Resolution 940 in July of 1994.
PURPOSE OF THE MISSION
The United Nations Mission in Haiti was established to maintain a secure and stable environment in Haiti.
Eligibility for this medal been in effect since July of 1994.
The United Nations Medal with this ribbon design was awarded to personnel of the Armed Forces of the United States who served for a period of not less than six months
The design of the medal was specified by the United Nations.
ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
The order of precedence for wearing the United Nations Medal is set by the national government of the recipients. In the case of the United States, this medal is worn after the UN Korean Medal and before the NATO Medal for "Former Yugoslavia."
Additional awards of any United Nations medal are denoted by bronze stars.
DESCRIPTION AND SYMBOLISM
The is the standard United Nations medal. The emblem of the United Nations is shown in the center of a bronze medallion. Above this emblem are the letters UN in the twelve o'clock position.
The reverse bears the inscription IN THE SERVICE / OF PEACE in two lines in the center of the medal.
The ribbon consists of equal stripes of royal red and royal blue in the center with the blue to the wearer's right. They are the colors of Haiti. Both the red and blue are edged in white and United Nations blue, the UN blue forming the edge stripes.