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UMD Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

UMD Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

The United Macedonian Diaspora, (UMD), a leading organization promoting the interests and needs of Macedonians globally, calls for pause and reflection on the centenary of Armistice Day. In commemorating the conclusion of one of the worst wars in modern European history, leaders from the UMD have called on a reflection of Macedonia’s experience in war, and in peace, over the…

Macedonia’s First Lady Visits Michigan Children’s Hospital, Honored at Luncheon

Macedonia’s First Lady Visits Michigan Children’s Hospital, Honored at Luncheon

On September 21, 2018, UMD helped organize the visit of Macedonia’s First Lady Mrs. Maja Ivanova to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. UMD Women in Leadership Chair Ana Dukoska, UMD Michigan Chair Deana Janceski, and UMD Macedonia Director Veronika Tomova accompanied the First Lady, members of her Office, and Macedonia’s Consul to Detroit Kristina Kozoska. The visit led by the…

Announcing the Formation of The Ilinden Games

Announcing the Formation of The Ilinden Games

Birthright Macedonia, in cooperation with Boots for Balkans, proudly announces the formation of the ILINDEN GAMES. The ILINDEN GAMES will offer, for the first time ever, amateur athletic events to all-Macedonian players and teams from around the world to come to the Republic to compete and play against one another. Plans are underway to offer athletic, competitive events in a variety…

Macedonian-American Phil Naumoff Elected to Ohio Judgeship

Macedonian-American Phil Naumoff Elected to Ohio Judgeship

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the leading organization for Macedonians in the United States, warmly congratulated Macedonian-American Phil Naumoff on winning last night’s election to become Richland County Common Pleas Court Judge. While being recorded live on Facebook during the election results, Naumoff, a Democrat, thanked his family, friends, and supporters, and reflected on his grandfather, Naum, who immigrated to…

UMD Calls for Condemnation of Ethnic Violence and Slurs by Soccer Fans

UMD Calls for Condemnation of Ethnic Violence and Slurs by Soccer Fans

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), a leading organization committed to representing the views and interests of the Macedonian diaspora across the world, has condemned a recent spate of violent and racially charged incidents prior to soccer matches in Macedonia. On November 4, 2018, a video was recorded allegedly showing a large group of Shkendija soccer team fans marching in Tetovo…

UMD Denounces Proposed Changes to Macedonian Constitution

UMD Denounces Proposed Changes to Macedonian Constitution

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), a leading organization committed to representing the views and interests of the Macedonian diaspora across the world, has condemned unlawful amendments to the Macedonian constitution released by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. The proposed draft changes would formalize the tenets of the Prespa Agreement and embed the Ohrid Framework Agreement (OFA) in the preamble of the…

ОМД: Ултимативните Договори и Уставните Интервенции Не Се Начин На Политичко Помирување

ОМД: Ултимативните Договори и Уставните Интервенции Не Се Начин На Политичко Помирување

Обединетата Македонска Дијаспора (ОМД), децидно ги отфрла уставните амандмани произлезени од Преспанскиот Договор и најостро го осудува незаконското разнебитување на македонскиот устав и држава. Повторното актуелизирање на Охридскиот Договор и покрај неговото целосно имплементирање во 2004 година, ОМД смета дека е обид за создавање на бинационална држава во момент на безаконие и политичко самоволие. Следствено, концептот на бинационално општество што…

UMD Stands in Solidarity With Jewish Community After Pittsburgh Attack

UMD Stands in Solidarity With Jewish Community After Pittsburgh Attack

On behalf of UMD leaders and members of the Macedonian-American community, we extend our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the victims of the horrible and senseless attack on worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, as well as the entire Jewish community and others who have been affected by this attack. This violent act of…

ОМД: Македонија изврши самоукинување, а не меѓу-партиско помирување

ОМД: Македонија изврши самоукинување, а не меѓу-партиско помирување

Обединетата Македонска Дијаспора (ОМД) ги осудува очигледните притисоци и наводни поткупувања на пратеници, било во монетарна вредност, амнестија или други уценувачки средства, преку кои уставните промени дефинирани со Преспанскиот Договор, добија дво-третинско мнозинство во македонското Собрание. Срамниот чин на самоукинување, не само што е пораз за правната држава и демократскиот поредок, каде гласот на народот изразен преку неуспешниот референдум е…

UMD: State Department Meddling in Macedonian Affairs is Counterproductive and Wrong

UMD: State Department Meddling in Macedonian Affairs is Counterproductive and Wrong

On October 17, 2018, UMD met with the new Macedonia Desk Officer of the U.S. Department of State, Jill W. Dietrich, at UMD’s offices in Washington, D.C. The meeting was a follow-up to the one held in early August 2018 between UMD President Metodija A. Koloski, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe, Matthew Palmer, EUR/SCE Acting Director Susan…

ОМД: Мешањето на Стејт Департмент во Македонската внатрешна политика е контрапродуктивно

ОМД: Мешањето на Стејт Департмент во Македонската внатрешна политика е контрапродуктивно

На Октомври 2018, ОМД оствари средба со новиот стафер за Македонија на Стејт Департментот на Соединетите Американски Држави, Џил Дитчрик, во канцеларијата на ОМД во Вашингтон. Средбата следеше по остварениот состанок во првата половина на Август 2018 година, помеѓу Претседателот на ОМД Методија А. Колоски и Заменик Помошникот за Европски Прашања, Метју Палмер, Заменик Директорот, Сузан Фалатко и Џил Дитчрик.…