Tag: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Macedonia on the 70th Anniversary of UN Human Rights Day

Macedonia on the 70th Anniversary of UN Human Rights Day

On the historic occasion of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ 70th Anniversary, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) would like to celebrate the many achievements in democracy, human rights, and international cooperation that have been made since the document’s introduction in 1948. The values behind that document are more important than ever. UMD stresses the inalienable rights of self-determination enshrined…

65 Years Later, Macedonians Still Face Human Rights Challenges

65 Years Later, Macedonians Still Face Human Rights Challenges

As we mark the 65th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), or International Human Rights Day, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) asks all to reflect on the challenges and the successes in the global human rights struggle for Macedonia and Macedonians. UMD uses this opportunity to express its profound sadness over the recent death of global human…

UMD Commemorates 64th International Human Rights Day

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) joins human rights advocates worldwide in commemorating the anniversary of December 10, 1948, when Eleanor Roosevelt stood before the United Nations General Assembly and declared “this Universal Declaration of Human Rights may well become the international Magna Carta of all men everywhere.”   On this day, UMD calls upon the United Nations and the European…