May 20, 2018 Georgia celebrated first time World Bee Day. Event was organized by the Farmers Association of Georgia, Global Entrepreneurship Network Georgia and Enterprise Georgia. In the framework of the event loal bee keepers presented their local problems in front of goverment officials. Totally 90 bee keeper attended the event. Also honey market was organized during the event.
High leven goverment officials attended the event, among them Depity Minister of Agriculture of Georgia and Deputy Director of National Food Agency of Georgia, along with NGO sector representatives.
December 20,2017 United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus a resolution declaring 20 May as World Bee Day.