Greek American clubs organised and held a rally in New York on 18 March to stand against the use of the word “Macedonia” in the new FYROM name.

The took place at the United Nations Plaza was jointly organised by the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, the Pan Macedonian Association of USA, the Hellenic American Congress and several other local Greek clubs and organisations across the state.

The march was welcomed and endorsed by the Archdiocese of America and Archbishop Demetrios was present alongsiderominent members of the Greek American community.