Tag: Ohrid Framework Agreement

UMD Strongly Opposes New Language Law in Macedonia

The late Samuel Huntington wrote “Without a common language, communication becomes difficult if not impossible, and the nation becomes the arena for two or more language communities whose members communicate far more intensely with the members of their group than with those of the other group.” The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) expresses its profound disappointment with the language law proposed…

UMDiaspora Calls for Peaceful and Democratic Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The last several years truly tested the maturity and efficacy of the Republic of Macedonia.  The obligations of the Ohrid Framework Agreement were implemented, foreign investment increased, and most importantly, the European Union granted candidacy status to the Republic of Macedonia.  The United Macedonian Diaspora congratulates the Macedonian government and the Macedonian citizens for these great achievements.…

UMD: EU Continues To Send Mixed Signals On Macedonia

UMD: EU Continues To Send Mixed Signals On Macedonia

On October 10, the European Union Commission (EU Commission) released its annual Progress Report for Macedonia’s EU candidacy.  The report includes detailed recognition of Macedonia’s progress in various areas of development, and, for the fourth time in a row, reaffirms that Macedonia meets all necessary criteria for accession negotiations to begin.  However, the EU Commission does not have the power…