The ribbon bears a wide central band in various shades of green to represent the Himalayan Range and the Kashmir Valley, flanked by narrow white stripes representing the snow-capped mountains. Two equal bars of UN blue appear at either end of the ribbon.
Eligibility for Medal
Eligibility for the award of the medal is earned following six months of service in the the Mission. The following countries have provided Military Observers to this Mission: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Italy, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Uruguay, and the United States of America. Also eligible are Military Observers from the following countries who served in UNIPOM: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Burma, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Ethiopia, Italy, Ireland, Nepal, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Sri Lanka and Venezuela.
This medal is supplied with a loose ribbons as it would have originally have been awarded. If you would like this medal mounted on a bar (either on its own or group mounted with other medals purchased) please select from the options below (Full-size Commemorative & Official Medals CANNOT be group mounted together):