Tag: United Macedonian Diaspora

ANNOUNCING 2nd 10 of UMD MACEDONIAN DIASPORA 40 UNDER 40 LIST

THE UNITED MACEDONIAN DIASPORA (UMD) IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE FOURTH ANNUAL MACEDONIAN DIASPORA’S 40 UNDER 40 LIST. For the fourth year in a row, UMD is congratulating and recognizing forty Macedonian leaders that have excelled in their respective fields, endorsing them as role models for our community’s heritage and cultural values. The fourth annual 40 Under 40 List is…

ANNOUNCING 1st 10 OF NEW UMD MACEDONIAN DIASPORA 40 UNDER 40 LIST

THE UNITED MACEDONIAN DIASPORA (UMD) IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE FOURTH ANNUAL MACEDONIAN DIASPORA’S 40 UNDER 40 LIST. For the fourth year in a row, UMD is congratulating and recognizing forty Macedonian leaders that have excelled in their respective fields, endorsing them as role models for our community’s heritage and cultural values. The fourth annual 40 Under 40 List is…

UMD Joins MHRMI #OurNameisMacedonia Campaign

UMD Joins MHRMI #OurNameisMacedonia Campaign

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), based in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce its unequivocal support for the #OurNameisMacedonia Campaign, spearheaded by Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI), based in Toronto, Canada. At the same time, UMD would like to thank MHRMI for supporting the #WeAreMacedonia Campaign. UMD, who recently spearheaded the #WeAreMacedonia global grassroots protest movement in front of…

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…

Jason Miko: The United Macedonian Diaspora Turns 10

By Jason Miko, Producer of A Name is A Name I remember sitting down with Meto Koloski in August of 2004 in a hotel restaurant in New York City and listening as he explained his vision for an organization of the Macedonian Diaspora that would give a voice and a platform to Macedonians around the world so that they could…

Macedonia’s Name and Identity Are Sacrosanct – The Charade of “Negotiations” With Greece Must End Now

The Republic of Macedonia is recognized as such (or as “Macedonia”) by more than 135 nations. Nonetheless, for over 20 years, Macedonia has too patiently entertained Greece’s canard that Macedonia should “negotiate” over its name. What a waste of time and precious resources that has been. So, what to do? UMD has the answer: Macedonia should immediately and permanently cease…

Indiana Congressman Marlin Stutzman Joins Macedonia Caucus

Indiana Congressman Marlin Stutzman Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce the newest member to the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus) – Congressman Marlin Stutzman (Republican-Indiana). Congressman Stutzman represents the 3rd Congressional District of Indiana and is the second Member of Congress from Indiana to join the Macedonia Caucus. Congressman Stutzman was elected to Congress in 2010 and is…

UMD Announces Macedonian-American Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.

On April 12-14, 2013, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) will host the 1st Annual Macedonian-American Leadership Conference (#MALC2013) at its headquarters in Washington, D.C.  The MALC2013 will bring together Macedonian-American leaders of various Macedonian cultural and faith-based organizations from throughout the United States.   “The weekend-long conference is a unique opportunity for our leaders to come to a central location…

UMD Calls on Bulgaria to Apologize for Deporting Macedonian Jews to Their Deaths During WWII

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) commemorates with great sadness the 70th anniversary of Bulgaria’s mass deportation of virtually all of Macedonia’s Jewish community to its death during World War II.   UMD calls on the Bulgarian government to recognize publicly that, as a direct result of Bulgaria’s fascist government’s collaboration with Nazi Germany, 7,144 Macedonian Jews were deported to the…

Macedonian Army’s New Boss: “Defense Minister Forina”

Macedonian Army’s New Boss: “Defense Minister Forina”

News of Talat Xhaferi’s appointment to Minister of Defense of Macedonia is being met with dismay across the worldwide Macedonian Diaspora community.  The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) expressed its deepest concern and regret regarding the appointment of Xhaferi, known as “Commandant Forina” during the ethnic Albanian terrorist attacks on Macedonian armed forces and civilians in 2001. “The ARM (Army of…