January 4, 2012 – Washington, D.C. and Toronto, Canada – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) announced today the appointment of Mark Branov as UMD’s Director of Public Relations and Communications, the first of its kind for UMD.
• Opened office and hired full-time staff in Washington, D.C. (2008-09);
• Established Macedonia Caucus in U.S. Congress (April 2011);
• Organized largest Congressional Staff Delegation to Macedonia (2010);
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December 8, 2011 – Toronto, Canada & Washington, D.C. – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) congratulates the Canadian Macedonian Historical Society (CMHS) on their 20th Anniversary and wishes them many more years of success.
November 22, 2011 – Washington, D.C. & Chicago – On November 12, 2011, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) officially launched its Chicago operations at a reception held at the Union League Club in downtown Chicago. During the same evening, UMD awarded DePaul University undergraduate student Nevena Neskoska the fourth UMD John L. N. Bitove, C.M. Macedonian Heritage Scholarship.
11 November 2011 – Sydney, Australia – On 11 November 2011, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) celebrated an important milestone in its continuous growth strategy in Australia by officially launching its operations in New South Wales and appointing Tony Joseski as UMD Regional Representative.
November 2, 2011 – Toronto, Canada – The United Macedonian Diaspora (Canada) lauds the implementation of a new bilateral Canadian-Macedonian agreement, allowing Canadians who worked in Macedonia, or Macedonians who worked in Canada, to apply for pension and other benefits from either or both countries. UMD Canada has been a proponent of such agreement since being founded in 2008. “This…
I Support the Macedonian Cause and UMD’s Indispensable Work Your commitment to becoming a member today is necessary for UMD to make an impact globally while continuing the Macedonian struggle for justice and preservation of our name, heritage, identity, and language. Your annual membership gift will go a long way towards our charitable programs in Macedonia and around the world,…
Dear Friend: As I write this, I am thinking of my grandmother Baba Mica who suffered a stroke this week, and is in a coma in the hospital in Bitola. My mother and entire family are in Macedonia, expecting the worst. But I have hope. My friend Natalia called me yesterday to give me some more hope, as Macedonian Orthodox…
September 19, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – On August 31, 2011, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) bestowed upon the Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) Chairman Dr. Yalcin Ayasli its distinguished Macedonia Friendship Award at the Macedonian Presidential Palace in Skopje, in the presence of His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Dr. Gjorge Ivanov. The Award was presented by UMD Chairman Stojan Nikolov and President Metodija A. Koloski following a meeting with President Ivanov in the presence of Dr. Ayasli’s family.
September 8, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) joins all Macedonians throughout the world today in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of a free, independent, and sovereign Republic of Macedonia. UMD congratulates all Macedonian citizens, Macedonia’s leadership, and the entire global Macedonian community on this auspicious occasion. UMD uses this opportunity to reiterate its position that the…
September 3, 2011 – Skopje, Macedonia – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) Board Chairman Stojan Nikolov and President Metodija A. Koloski, who are on an official visit to Macedonia to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Macedonia’s Independence, send their congratulations to Macedonia’s Men’s National Basketball Team over tonight’s 72:58 win against Greece at the European Basketball Championship (EuroBasket 2011) in Lithuania.