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UMD Announces Fall 2014 Fellows

UMD Announces Fall 2014 Fellows

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to introduce our current International Policy and Diplomacy Fellow Salvatore Schiano, and our Special Projects Fellow Hristina Manovska. “UMD Fellows are a key asset to our crucial work, especially this year when we mark our 10th anniversary. Without them we would not be able promote Macedonian causes as effectively and professionally as we…

Global Policymakers Extend Congratulations on UMD’s 10th Anniversary

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) celebrated its 10th Anniversary yesterday. Congratulatory messages poured in from all corners of the world including from Macedonia’s President and Prime Minister. UMD cannot express enough its gratitude for the recognition it has received for its decade-long service to Macedonia and Macedonian communities globally. To mark this occasion, UMD organized a Gala in Washington, D.C.,…

UMD Kicked-Off 10th Anniversary Weekend With LoC Lecture and White House Briefing

UMD Kicked-Off 10th Anniversary Weekend With LoC Lecture and White House Briefing

During the weekend of October 17-20, 2014, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) celebrated its 10th anniversary. UMD delegates from throughout the United States and Canada descended on Washington, D.C. for series of meetings and events prior to the closing Gala marking this milestone in UMD’s existence as the professional voice of Macedonians worldwide. On Friday, October 17, 2014, the Library…

Jason Miko: The United Macedonian Diaspora Turns 10

By Jason Miko, Producer of A Name is A Name I remember sitting down with Meto Koloski in August of 2004 in a hotel restaurant in New York City and listening as he explained his vision for an organization of the Macedonian Diaspora that would give a voice and a platform to Macedonians around the world so that they could…

Winemaker Sonja Magdevski to Emcee UMD’s 10th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C.

Winemaker Sonja Magdevski to Emcee UMD’s 10th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C.

Over 250 guests expected from throughout the U.S., Australia, Canada, and Europe. Are you attending? Sonja Magdevski is the owner and winemaker of Casa Dumetz Wines. Sonja is a small, boutique producer of primarily Rhone varietals sourcing fruit from premier Santa Barbara County vineyards, in addition to her small private vineyard of Pinot Noir in Malibu. Sonja began making wine…

Macedonian Flag Over Wall Street, New York City

Macedonian Flag Over Wall Street, New York City

On the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Macedonia’s Independence, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) and the Consul General of the Republic of Macedonia in New York organized the first-ever Macedonian flag raising ceremony at the Charging Bull Triangle, Wall Street area, in New York City on September 8, 2014.  The flag will fly for five business days at this…

UMD Announces 2014 Macedonian Diaspora’s 40 Under 40

UMD Announces 2014 Macedonian Diaspora’s 40 Under 40

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce its 2014 Macedonian Diaspora’s 40 Under 40. UMD sought out nominations for forty rising stars of Macedonian heritage who are rocking their field of expertise as diverse as technology, business, real estate, medical field, finance, teaching, arts, law, and believe it or not, government. The process was done solely on nominations,…

UMD Responds to Ridiculous Recent Op-ed

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) rejects the August 8 op-ed attacking it on the Mkd.mk site. We don’t know whether we should be amused by this sophomoric smear or file a libel suit. In any case, the op-ed writer’s collection of false accusations is but only the most recent example of misinformation and posturing from ill-informed and/or disingenuous detractors. As…

Apply for the UMD International Policy and Diplomacy Fellow Internship in Washington, D.C.

DESCRIPTION: The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is a leading international non-governmental organization promoting the interests and needs of Macedonians and Macedonian communities worldwide. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., UMD has built a formidable operations network throughout the U.S., Australia, Canada, and Europe, with membership spanning six continents. Learn more about UMD by visiting http://www.umdiaspora.org. The UMD offers internships (title: UMD International…

UMD: Where would we be now if it weren’t for Ilinden?

UMD: Where would we be now if it weren’t for Ilinden?

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) joins millions of Macedonians and friends of Macedonia globally in commemorating the 111th Anniversary of the Ilinden Uprising declaring the first-ever, albeit short-lived, dream of a free, independent, and sovereign Macedonia, in the form of the Krusevo Republic, and 70 years of ASNOM, when a permanent Macedonian state became a reality. The Ilinden Uprising and…