Generation M Young Macedonian Leaders Meet with former President Ivanov to discuss Macedonia

Generation M Young Macedonian Leaders Meet with former President Ivanov to discuss Macedonia

On the 22nd of February, Melbourne Generation M – Young Macedonian Leaders attended the Inaugural Charity Gala Dinner hosted by the Macedonian Community Welfare Association (MCWA). The honorary patron of the event was the former President of the Republic of Macedonia Dr. Gjorge Ivanov. The young Macedonian leaders were pleased to have attended the event, celebrating the humanitarian efforts of…

Macedonians Making a Mark on Ohio Testimony by Tatjana Bozhinovski

Macedonians Making a Mark on Ohio Testimony by Tatjana Bozhinovski

Yesterday, Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Macedonian-American Tatjana Bozhinovski of Reynoldsburg, Ohio testified on behalf of the United Macedonian Diaspora before the Ohio Senate General Government and Agency Review Committee in support of S.B. 261 to create a Commission on Eastern European Affairs. What do Pandel Savic, Peter George, Louis and George Nanchoff, Vlade Janakievski, Mike Vrabel, Cedi Osman, Dr. Boris…

UMD Condemns Anti-Semitic Tirade by Government, Party Officials, Journalists Toward Macedonian Labor Minister Mizrahi

UMD Condemns Anti-Semitic Tirade by Government, Party Officials, Journalists Toward Macedonian Labor Minister Mizrahi

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) condemns the anti-Semitic attacks on Macedonia’s first Jewish minister, Rashela Mizrahi. The attacks and insults waged against Mizrahi took the form of a very concentrated campaign, which culminated in her removal from the post of minister for labor and social policy. Mizrahi held press conferences before a sign that referred to the country as “Republic…

ОМД ги осудува антисемитските напади од владини и партиски претставници, и новинари кон Рашела Мизрахи

ОМД ги осудува антисемитските напади од владини и партиски претставници, и новинари кон Рашела Мизрахи

Обединетата Македонска Дијаспора (ОМД) остро ги осудува антисемитските напади врз првата еврејка министер во Македонија, Рашела Мизрахи. Нападите и навредите изречени кон Мизрахи беа дел од координирана кампања која кулминираше со нејзиното отстранување од позицијата министер за труд и социјална политика изминатиов викенд. Мизрахи неколкупати одржа прес конференции пред табла на која беше испишано правилното име на нашата држава, Република…

UMD Applauds Ohio Senators Yuko and Rulli Introduction of S.B. 261

UMD Applauds Ohio Senators Yuko and Rulli Introduction of S.B. 261

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the voice of Macedonians abroad in Washington, D.C., with membership in Ohio, applauds Senator Kenny Yuko and Senator Michael A. Rulli for introducing S.B. 261 on February 5, 2020, before the 133rd General Assembly. S.B. 261 calls for the creation of the Commission on Eastern European Affairs and the Office of Eastern European Affairs for…

UMD Highlights Macedonia as close US Ally and Discussed Opportunities for a Stronger Trade Partnership

UMD Highlights Macedonia as close US Ally and Discussed Opportunities for a Stronger Trade Partnership

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) held a combined seventeen meetings last week in Washington, D.C. to highlight the need to expand U.S.-Macedonia trade, recognize Macedonia’s efforts in global peace and security, as well as increasing the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans. UMD National Advocacy Director Marija Georgievski spearheaded the meetings. UMD President Metodija A. Koloski, UMD Advisory Council Jim…

UMD Announces The GRAND HERITAGE TOUR of MACEDONIA

UMD Announces The GRAND HERITAGE TOUR of MACEDONIA

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), and its Birthright Macedonia program, in collaboration with the Australian-based company Macedonia Tours, is honored to launch the GRAND HERITAGE TOUR of MACEDONIA this summer 2020! “The Tour is created for Macedonians in our Diaspora who have never been to the Republic or who are losing touch with their ancestral roots. However, it is also…

15th Macedonian Masquerade Held at Georgetown University

15th Macedonian Masquerade Held at Georgetown University

Over 100 guests celebrated the start of 2020 at the 15th Annual Macedonian Old New Year’s Masquerade Vasilica Charity Ball at Georgetown University’s Copley Formal Lounge on Saturday, January 18, 2020! Thank you to everyone who attended and supported UMD’s educational and charitable programs. A special Galichnik Wedding Festival exhibit was displayed by Dejan Stankovski who gave brief remarks during…

Ideas for Improving Nationhood, National Identity and Democracy in Australia

Ideas for Improving Nationhood, National Identity and Democracy in Australia

By Ordan Andreevski, UMD Australia Director The United Macedonian Diaspora (Australia) submission No. 167 to the Australian Senate Inquiry into Nationhood, National Identity and Democracy has recently been published under Parliamentary Privilege.  Click HERE to read. It focuses on the most important issues relevant to the Australian Macedonian community, how they have arisen, what challenges they pose and opportunities for…

UMD Responds to Zaev’s Resignation

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the leading global organization for Macedonians abroad, issued the following response to this morning’s news that Zoran Zaev has resigned: “Zoran Zaev’s resignation is a moment for pause and reflection for Macedonians around the world. His actions in the last 3 years are beyond party-political. By forcing through a referendum with a result that did…

Соопштение на ОМД по повод оставката на Заев

Обединетата македонска дијаспора (ОМД), водечката глобална организација за Македонците во странство, го издаде следниот одговор во однос на утринските вести дека Зоран Заев поднел оставка: „Оставката на Зоран Заев е момент за пауза и размислување за Македонците ширум светот. Неговите постапки во последните 3 години се надвор од партиско-политички. Принудувајќи преку референдум со резултат што не ги исполни условите кој…