Forsvarets Medalje for International Tjeneste, UNIFIL
The Defence Medal for International Service, UNIFIL


Official abbreviation: Unknown

Instituted January 1st 2010 by Queen Margrethe 2nd.

Awarded to members of the Danish Defense who have been deployed on the UN mission in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for a minimum of 30 days.

Design: Worn in a red ribbon with a white centre line and a narrow white line at the left edge. Obverse contains the 3 danish lions. The reverse have a laurel wreath and inscription of place and date (Example: Libanon 2011)

Other information: The second mission is denoted by an oak leaf device, the third by a gold leaf device, fourth mission by a silver and a gold oak leaf device and fifth mission by two gold oak leaf devices.
The medal is given as a supplement to the official UN medal.
Official decree (Danish)


Medal for International Service, UNIFIL, Obverse. Image courtesy of Robert Prummel/Wikipedia



Opdateret d. 11.9.2012