Ribbon, UNAVEM Angola
United Nations Angola Verification Mission I (I UNAVEM)
UNAVEM I was to confirm the withdrawal of Cuban troops from Angola and to monitor the cease-fire agreement between the government of Angola and the Union for Total Independence of Angola (UNITA). UNAVEM II began following a peace accord which was signed in Lisbon in May 1991 and Canadian officers joined the observers to ensure the final withdrawal of Cuban and South African forces.
Awarded for 90 days consecutive service between 20 December 1988 to 31 June 1997. Canadian participation started in May 1991.
Full Ribbon Width 35mm Corded
Miniature Ribbon Width 16mm