Tag: Voden

UMD Raises Assistance Funds for Human Rights in Greece, Hosts Unprecedented Leadership Conference in Canada

The United Macedonian Diaspora Canada (UMD Canada) held two important events this past weekend: the first assisting one of the world’s most vulnerable and discriminated Macedonian communities to preserve its rich historical culture and heritage in Greece, the second assisting one of the world’s most thriving Macedonian communities to face the challenges of the future together, in unity and friendship.…

UMD Rep. Receives Death Threats, Files Lawsuit Against Greek Media

UMD Rep. Receives Death Threats, Files Lawsuit Against Greek Media

As the United Macedonian Diaspora’s (UMD) human rights advocacy work expanded in 2012 on behalf of human rights for the native Macedonian community in Aegean Macedonia (modern day Northern Greece), the UMD Greece Representative Eugenia Natsoulidou recently became the target of death threats, and has been publically slandered by a major Greek newspaper – Proto Thema.  In response, legal action…

UMD Promotes Macedonian Language in Greece at Influential European Conference

UMD Greece Representative and Co-Founder of the Educative and Cultural Movement of Edessa (Voden) (ECME), Eugenia Natsoulidou participated at the Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity’s General Assembly (NPLD GA), in Corsica, France, on October 4, 2012 to promote the status of the Macedonian language in Greece.   ECME was elected during the General Assembly as an Associate Member, the first…