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#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.…

UMD Praises VP Pence, Urges Him to Underscore U.S. Support for Macedonia’s NATO Membership

UMD Praises VP Pence, Urges Him to Underscore U.S. Support for Macedonia’s NATO Membership

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) praises U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on his first visit to the Balkans to underscore America’s commitment to NATO enlargement for the region at the U.S.-Adriatic Charter Summit in Montenegro. UMD urges Vice President Pence and the Trump Administration to dedicate all diplomatic resources to ensure Macedonia becomes NATO’s 30th member as soon as possible.…

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…

CMLC2016 Remarks by Vonna Bitove: Never Allow Anyone to Put You & Your Goals Down

Remarks delivered by Vonna Bitove, Executive Director of the Bitove Foundation and UMD Advisory Council Member during the 3rd Canadian-Macedonian Leadership Conference at the University of Toronto on November 12, 2016. Remarks delivered by Vonna Bitove, Executive Director of the Bitove Foundation and UMD Advisory Council Member during the 3rd Canadian-Macedonian Leadership Conference (full summary HERE) at the University of Toronto…

Who’s helping UMD this summer?

Who’s helping UMD this summer?

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) significantly depends on its fellowship program to carry out its important work to promote Macedonian causes in Washington, D.C. and worldwide. Since founding its fellowship program in 2008, UMD has hosted over forty students of Macedonian and non-Macedonian heritage, providing them with the necessary skills needed to further their eventual professional career paths. 2015’s summer…

MALC2015 Reaffirms Vital Importance of Macedonian Unity

MALC2015 Reaffirms Vital Importance of Macedonian Unity

On May 8-10, 2015, Columbus, Ohio was the host of the 2nd Macedonian-American Leadership Conference (MALC2015) organized by the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), and its next generation program for young leaders, Generation M. MALC2015 brought together Macedonian-American leaders of various Macedonian cultural, business, and faith-based organizations from throughout the United States, including Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, New York, Virginia, Washington,…

UMD Celebrates IHM2015 in Congress and at White House

UMD Celebrates IHM2015 in Congress and at White House

On June 1, 2015, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) joined with Welcome.us and sixteen other leading ethnic organizations to kick-off the 2nd Annual Immigrant Heritage Month with a celebratory reception in the U.S. Congress in Washington, D.C. Over 200 guests filled the Rayburn House Office Building Foyer to listen to Congressman Richard Hanna (Lebanese origin), Congressman Brendan Boyle (Irish origin),…

PROGRAM: 2nd Macedonian-American Leadership Conference, May 8-10, 2015, Columbus, Ohio

2nd Macedonian American Leadership Conference #MALC2015organized by United Macedonian Diaspora & Generation MMay 8-10, 2015Official Program Click HERE to register to attend, which is complimentary. Friday, May 8, 2015 7:00 p.m.: MALC2015 Welcome Reception honoring His Excellency Dr. Vasko Naumovski, Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia to the United States U.S. and Macedonia National Anthems to be performed by the Makedonski Tanec…

UMD Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Jane Sandanski’s Assassination

UMD Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Jane Sandanski’s Assassination

Today, April 22, 2015, marks a century since the assassination of one of Macedonia’s most celebrated national heroes, Jane Sandanski. Sandanski is remembered for his leadership during the period of the late nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries, when the Macedonian people struggled and fought for a free and independent Macedonia. UMD calls on the leadership in Macedonia to use…