Tag: Vilma Trajkovska

Women Leadership Cornerstone of UMD Recognitions

Women Leadership Cornerstone of UMD Recognitions

On Thursday, February 8, 2018, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) bestowed the UMD Macedonia Public Service Award to the former First Lady of the Republic of Macedonia, Vilma Trajkovska, and the UMD Macedonia Friendship Award to Marijana Petir from Croatia – the first Member of the European Parliament to receive such recognition from UMD. Trajkovska was appointed to serve as…

Congresswoman Miller: Honoring Boris Trajkovski

Taken from thomas.loc.gov Statement by Rep. Candice S. Miller of Michigan February 25, 2014 Mr. Speaker – I rise today to honor Boris Trajkovski. As the founder and chair of the Congressional Caucus of Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans, and having one of the largest Macedonian communities in my district, I would like to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the tragic and…

10 Years Later, President Trajkovski’s Legacy Lives On

10 Years Later, President Trajkovski’s Legacy Lives On

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) issued the following statement in memory of Macedonia’s late President Boris Trajkovski who was tragically killed in a plane crash en route to Bosnia-Herzegovina on February 26, 2004, ten years ago: “President Trajkovski will always be remembered as a humble, courageous, and determined man with a creative global vision for Macedonia who always put his…

Former Macedonian First Lady and Prime Minister, current MPs Visit UMD Headquarters

Former Macedonian First Lady and Prime Minister, current MPs Visit UMD Headquarters

On February 6, 2014, at UMD Headquarters in Washington, D.C., UMD leadership met with former First Lady of Macedonia Vilma Trajkovska, former Prime Minister of Macedonia Vlado Buckovski, Vice President of the Macedonian Parliament Suzana Saliu, and Members of Macedonian Parliament Silvana Boneva and Vlatko Gjorcev. The discussions focused on U.S.-Macedonia relations, Macedonia’s NATO and EU prospects, inter-ethnic relations within…