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UMD collects US$17,000 in flood relief

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) has collected US$ 17,000 as support for the flood victims, in the framework of the Red Cross campaign. Individuals from Europe, North America and Australia have donated funds, which have been distributed...
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UMD releases special report: Macedonia’s involvement in the migrant crisis

In light of Macedonia’s recent decision to close its border in the face of the ongoing refugee crisis, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) has prepared a special report titled “Macedonia’s Involvement in the Migrant Crisis” (http://www.umdiaspora.org/images/docs/UMD-Report-Macedonia-s-Involvement-in-the-Migrant-Crisis.pdf). The...
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UMD: Voting right guaranteed by Constitution

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) welcomes any proposal or initiative for debate over the electoral code, the number of MPs and type of voting for Macedonian citizens abroad. UMD says the voting right of the citizen is guaranteed by the...
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UMD and Macedonians worldwide celebrate 24th Macedonian Independence Day

On September 8th, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) and Macedonians worldwide celebrate the Republic of Macedonia’s 24th Independence Day. As we mark this special occasion, UMD call on all Macedonians and friends of Macedonia to remember...
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UMD proposes ways to make voting easier for Macedonians living abroad

The United Macedonian Diaspora, an organization representing Macedonians living abroad, prepared a paper with suggestions on modifying the way diaspora voting is currently administered during general elections. The paper, prepared by UMD international...
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UMD: 112th anniversary of Ilinden-an important reminder for Macedonians

Today, August 2, 2015, Macedonians globally mark the 112th anniversary of the Ilinden Uprising and the 71st anniversary of ASNOM, events that were instrumental in the eventual liberation of the Macedonian people and the creation of a sovereign...
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UMD: Right of diaspora vote must be protected

­ The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) closely follows the activities of the working group for Electoral Code amendments and condemns all efforts that would damage or take away the right of Macedonian emigrants to vote at the presidential...
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Sixteen congressmen urge Kerry over Macedonia’s NATO accession

United States Democrat Congressman Bill Pascrell is joined by Republican Congresswoman Candice Miller in leading a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging the Department of State to continue to advocate for Macedonia’s membership...
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UMD appoints new Chicago, Los Angeles representatives

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) Board of Directors has appointed Alex Vasileski as UMD Chicago Regional Representative, and Marija Malinovska as UMD Los Angeles Regional Representative. Chicago and Los Angeles are home to sizable Macedonian­-American...
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“Birthright Macedonia” project to build ties between Macedonia and its diaspora

Birthright Macedonia, a joint project by the United Macedonian Diaspora and the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation, will bring young Macedonians living born and abroad, to work for a period of time in Macedonian institutions. “We...