US Relations

UMD Deeply Mourns Passing of Secretary Lawrence S. Eagleburger

UMD Deeply Mourns Passing of Secretary Lawrence S. Eagleburger

June 4, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), on behalf of our nation’s more than half a million Americans of Macedonian heritage, deeply mourns today’s passing of the 62nd Secretary of State of the United States, Lawrence S. Eagleburger — one of Macedonia’s greatest friends — often referred to as Lawrence of Macedonia.  UMD was to…

UMD Deeply Mourns Passing of Secretary Lawrence S. Eagleburger

UMD Deeply Mourns Passing of Secretary Lawrence S. Eagleburger

June 4, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), on behalf of our nation’s more than half a million Americans of Macedonian heritage, deeply mourns today’s passing of the 62nd Secretary of State of the United States, Lawrence S. Eagleburger — one of Macedonia’s greatest friends — often referred to as Lawrence of Macedonia.  UMD was to…

UMD Applauds Secretary Clinton’s First-Ever Global Diaspora Forum

UMD Applauds Secretary Clinton’s First-Ever Global Diaspora Forum

По македонски May 23, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), on behalf of our nation’s more than half a million Americans of Macedonian heritage, applauds U.S. Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton and the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnership on the successful organization of the first-ever Global Diaspora Forum.  To learn about the…

ACTION ALERT: Help Macedonia and Southeast Europe

Dear Friend of Macedonia, With the first-ever Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans formed in the history of the U.S. Congress, we are counting on your support to grow the membership of the Caucus.  The formation of the Caucus is a testament of how far we have come in the last century.  We should all be mindful of former House…

UMD Proudly Announces Formation of the Congressional Macedonia Caucus

UMD Proudly Announces Formation of the Congressional Macedonia Caucus

April 14, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – On behalf of our nation’s close to half a million Americans of Macedonian heritage, the United Macedonian Diaspora (“UMD”) is proud to announce that United States Congresswoman Candice S. Miller of Michigan has formed the first-ever Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans.  (Its short-form name is the Congressional Macedonia Caucus.)  The Congressional Macedonia…

UMD Congratulates New U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia

UMD Congratulates New U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia

August 11, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – On behalf of our nation’s more than half a million Americans of Macedonian heritage, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) congratulated Ambassador Paul D. Wohlers on being sworn-in today as the new U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia.  Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton initiated the oath of office, speaking highly of Ambassador Wohlers whom she has closely…

UMD Congratulates New U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia

UMD Congratulates New U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia

August 11, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – On behalf of our nation’s more than half a million Americans of Macedonian heritage, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) congratulated Ambassador Paul D. Wohlers on being sworn-in today as the new U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia.  Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton initiated the oath of office, speaking highly of Ambassador Wohlers whom she has closely…

ОМД Повикува на Прекин на Преговорите, Враќање на Опозицијата во Собранието и Право на Глас за Дијаспроата

Обединетата Македонска Дијаспора (ОМД) во име на сите членови на организацијата и целата македонска дијаспора низ светот, искажува длабока загриженост за начинот на кој власта раководи со “спорот со името” со Грција како и за политичките игри на партиите и нивното манипулирање со демократските процеси во институциите. ОМД подеднакво е разочарана и од начинот на кој партиите го третираат прашањето…

UMD Expresses Disappointment in Senator Menendez’s Senate Leadership

December 20, 2010 – Washington, D.C. – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) – the voice of nearly half a million Macedonian-Americans, over 40,000 of whom live in New Jersey – has expressed its disappointment that Senator Robert Menendez (D–New Jersey) decided to block Senate Resolution 673 (S. Res. 673).  In so doing, the Senator officially declared his indifference to Macedonia’s…

What Do the U.S. Midterm Elections Mean for Macedonia?

What Do the U.S. Midterm Elections Mean for Macedonia?

UMD congratulates all the members of the upcoming 112th Congress on their election victories and is looking forward to continuing to work with the leadership and members of both parties, in both houses of Congress, for a strong U.S.-Macedonia relationship. The recent midterm elections brought vast changes to the composition of the United States Congress.  The Republicans established firm control…

TCA Congressional Delegation Completes Macedonia Visit

TCA Congressional Delegation Completes Macedonia Visit

August 17, 2010, Washington, D.C. – A delegation of 18 senior Congressional staffers sponsored by the Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) has completed its visit to the Republic of Macedonia and is currently visiting Turkey. The delegation visit to Macedonia was organized with the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) with a view to educate senior advisors about the current state of…