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NEW UMD PUBLICATION: “Macedonia 2013: 100 Years After the Treaty of Bucharest”

NEW UMD PUBLICATION: “Macedonia 2013: 100 Years After the Treaty of Bucharest”

The United Macedonian Diaspora is proud to announce the publication of a 474-page academic journal Macedonia 2013: 100 Years After the Treaty of Bucharest, which features the proceedings of UMD’s 4th Annual Global Conference of the same name held July 24 through August 2, 2013 in Skopje and Ohrid, Macedonia. The Conference sought to explore “the implications the Balkan Wars…

Dr. Natasha Garrett Named to UMD Board, Donald L. Sazdanoff to UMD Advisory Council

Dr. Natasha Garrett Named to UMD Board, Donald L. Sazdanoff to UMD Advisory Council

United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) – a non-partisan organization serving the global Macedonian community – has named Dr. Natasha Garrett to the UMD Board of Directors and Donald L. Sazdanoff to the UMD Advisory Council – who is an inaugural Macedonian Companion member. “I am thrilled to be joining UMD’s Board and excited to be working with an amazing team of…

ОМД до Грчкиот МНР Коѕијас: Македонското име не е предмет на преговори

ОМД до Грчкиот МНР Коѕијас: Македонското име не е предмет на преговори

Обединетата Македонска Дијаспора (ОМД) е вознемирена од предлогот на Грчкиот Министер за Надворешни Работи Никос Коѕијас, кој тврди дека спорот за уставното име на Република Македонија може да биде решено преку мерката “пакет преговори.” Ова претставува уште еден обид кој укажува дека Грчката влада, во целост и некомпромисно, ги негира човековите права на Македонскиот народ. Воедно, Грчкиот став наведува дека…

UMD Message to Greek Foreign Minister: Macedonia’s Name is Non-Negotiable

UMD Message to Greek Foreign Minister: Macedonia’s Name is Non-Negotiable

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is shocked and disturbed by the suggestion of the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, that the dispute over the use of the Republic of Macedonia’s constitutional name can be resolved through “package-negotiations.” This is yet another in a long line of instances that demonstrates the Greek government’s complete and utter disregard for the…

35 Things Macedonians would miss most during the Apocalypse

35 Things Macedonians would miss most during the Apocalypse

35 Things Macedonians Would Miss Most During the Apocalypse:   Cheap Wine Because where else can you get a bottle of good quality wine for only $5.55 [284 Denar]? Chocolate and Strawberry Popcorn Two flavors that you wouldn’t think would taste so good together! Vacationing on Lake Ohrid Despite our lack of Mediterranean coastline, we’ve got some of the best…

UMD Statement Following Meetings with Prime Minister Zaev and UN Special Envoy Nimetz

UMD Statement Following Meetings with Prime Minister Zaev and UN Special Envoy Nimetz

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), based in Washington, D.C., concluded its annual visit to New York on the sidelines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. The group, led by UMD President Metodija A. Koloski, was joined by Southeast Europe Coalition Co-Chair and Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina Executive Director Ajla Delkic, a long-time UMD partner organization. UMD New…

#26YearsMacedonia: Celebrating our past, looking towards the future

#26YearsMacedonia: Celebrating our past, looking towards the future

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) joins the global Macedonian community in celebrating Macedonia’s 26th year of independence. This day represents an opportunity for Macedonians around the world to come together and celebrate as our homeland moves towards socio-economic prosperity and stability. Today is a day for Macedonians worldwide to recognize the challenges Macedonia has faced and to look ahead to…

#26ГодиниМакедонија: Одбележувајќи го нашето минато, гледаме кон иднината

#26ГодиниМакедонија: Одбележувајќи го нашето минато, гледаме кон иднината

Обединетата македонска дијаспора (ОМД) ѝ се придружува на глобалната македонска заедница во прославувањето на 26-тата година на независноста на Македонија. Овој ден претставува можност за Македонците од целиот свет да се здружат и заедно да прославуваат, додека нивната татковина се движи кон социоекономски просперитет и стабилност. Денес е ден за Македонците ширум светот да ги препознаат предизвиците со кои се…

Stand up for Macedonia – the perfect time to give back to your roots!

Stand up for Macedonia – the perfect time to give back to your roots!

Dear Friend, One week from today, we will mark 26 years of Macedonian independence. Since 1991, Macedonia’s sovereignty and yearning for a democratic and peaceful future has been challenged at every opportunity from forces within and by Macedonia’s neighbors. In light of this constant reality, UMD’s work is crucial to the realization of the dreams of Macedonians around the world.…

Remembering Ilinden

Remembering Ilinden

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) calls upon all Macedonians to affirm what unites us during today’s 114th Anniversary of Ilinden and to remember the values that the Macedonian freedom fighters of 1903 have instilled in our national identity. Our rightful claim to Macedonia, our Macedonian culture, our language, and our heritage all stem from the 10 days and 10 nights…

UMD Statement on Australia’s Foreign Minister Visit to Macedonia

UMD Statement on Australia’s Foreign Minister Visit to Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) congratulates Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop for initiating a timely and historic visit to Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia from 9 – 15 July 2017. It will be the first official visit by an Australian Foreign Minister to Croatia and Macedonia. In Macedonia, Australia’s Foreign Minister will meet with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Foreign Minister…

3rd Annual Birthright Macedonia Kicked Off in Skopje

3rd Annual Birthright Macedonia Kicked Off in Skopje

On June 23, 2017, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), and its local partner in Skopje, Macedonia, the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) kicked off the 3rd Annual Birthright Macedonia program, marking the beginning of an unbelievable three-week journey for eight students of Macedonian heritage from the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom to our homeland, Macedonia. Tyler Murray,…