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Автор: Александар Поповски, член на ОМД од Флорида Модерната идеја за регуларен попис на населението (латински/англиски census) се заснова на традицијата на античкиот, републикански Рим. Во тоа време, пописот се вршел на секои пет години. Двајцата главни попишувачи (census takers) биле гласани на непосредни избори. Само најугледните граѓани на Рим можеле да се кандидираат за оваа позиција, најчесто резервирана за…

Macedonia at 30, UMD Reflects on Diaspora Role & Calls for Unity & Action

Macedonia at 30, UMD Reflects on Diaspora Role & Calls for Unity & Action

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) – the leading voice for Macedonians abroad – celebrates the 30th anniversary of Macedonia’s Independence Day and congratulates all Macedonians in and outside the Republic on this auspicious occasion. UMD reflects on the centuries-old struggle for Macedonian independence and the countless lives lost to ensure that this dream and vision of a free and sovereign…

UMD Board Appoints New U.S. Director and Treasurer

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) – the leading non-governmental, non-partisan, non-political educational advocacy organization promoting the interests of Macedonians and Macedonian communities worldwide – today announced the appointment of Deana Janceski and Katerina Trajkova to the global UMD Board of Directors. With this, UMD’s Board numbers 16 with full gender balance. Deana Janceski, who has served as UMD Michigan Chair…

Michigan House Adopts Resolution Declaring September as Macedonian American Heritage Month

Michigan House Adopts Resolution Declaring September as Macedonian American Heritage Month

This is the first time in U.S. history that a state legislature has passed a resolution declaring Macedonian American Heritage Month. The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is grateful for and proud of House Resolution 149 being adopted by the Michigan House of Representatives recognizing September 2021 as Macedonian American Heritage Month in the state of Michigan, home to an estimated…

Мичиген го прогласи септември за месец на македонското наследство во САД

Мичиген го прогласи септември за месец на македонското наследство во САД

Ова е првпат во историјата на САД државен законодавен дом да донесе резолуција со која се прогласува месец на македонско-американското наследство. Обединетата македонска дијаспора (ОМД) е благодарна и горда за усвојувањето на резолуцијата бр.149 од страна на Претставничкиот дом на Мичиген, со која септември годинава се прогласи за месец на македонско-американско наследство во сојузната држава Мичиген, каде живеат околу 125.000…

UMD: Congressman Paul Mitchell Stood by Macedonia When Others Hesitated

UMD: Congressman Paul Mitchell Stood by Macedonia When Others Hesitated

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the voice of our nation’s half a million Americans of Macedonian heritage, deeply mourns the untimely passing of our friend Congressman Paul Mitchell, a staunch advocate for Macedonia’s right to self-determination. UMD extends its condolences to Sherry and the entire Mitchell family. Congressman Mitchell served two terms in the U.S. Congress, representing the 10th Congressional…

Australian Foreign Minister Meets with Macedonian Community Representatives

Australian Foreign Minister Meets with Macedonian Community Representatives

The Hon David Coleman, the Federal Member for Banks, New South Wales, invited several representatives from the Macedonian community to participate in a video conference on 28 July 2021 with Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Federal Senator for New South Wales, the Hon Marise Payne. The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) Australia was represented by our Director, Ms Vera Sekulovska.…

Ohrid Framework Agreement’s 20th Anniversary – A Time for Somber Reappraisal – Not Celebration

Ohrid Framework Agreement’s 20th Anniversary – A Time for Somber Reappraisal – Not Celebration

Today, August 13, 2021, marks 20 years from the signing of the infamous Ohrid Framework Agreement (OFA), a deeply divisive document that has scarred Macedonian society. Considering the dire situation with the ravaging fires across the country, and the resurgence of covid-19, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), which has long been opposed to the Ohrid Framework Agreement, calls on the…

20-Годишнина на Охридскиот Рамковен Договор – Време за Трезвено Преиспитување, Не Прослава

20-Годишнина на Охридскиот Рамковен Договор – Време за Трезвено Преиспитување, Не Прослава

Денес, 13-ти Август 2021, се навршуваат 20 години од потпишувањето на Охридскиот Рамковен Договор (ОРД), длабоко разделувачки договор што остави лузни врз македонското општество. Имајќи ја во предвид страшната состојба со опустошувачките пожари низ земјата, и зголемениот број на инфицирани од ковид-19, Обединетата Македонска Дијаспора (ОМД), која долго време е против ОРД, ја повикува владата да ја откаже прославата и…

UMD Establishes Macedonia Wildfire Relief Fund and We Need Your Help!

UMD Establishes Macedonia Wildfire Relief Fund and We Need Your Help!

Macedonia is Burning. The country has been unprecedently devastated by wildfires, simultaneously going on in several cities, for nearly two weeks due to high temperatures affecting the entire Southeast Europe. And we need your help. UMD has set up a Macedonia Wildfire Relief Fund. Your donation will go to thoroughly vetted activities on the ground providing food, water, shelter, and…

Raising Women’s Voices: Empowering Women Leaders in Macedonia

Raising Women’s Voices: Empowering Women Leaders in Macedonia

On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) hosted a panel discussion on Facebook Live, in collaboration with the NGO Committee on the Status of Women New York, called, “Empowering Women Leaders in Macedonia”. The aim was to enable women to voice their perspectives on issues relevant to their advancement to leadership roles in Macedonia. The panel was…