At the beginning of this year took place the Conference of Grand Masters of North America. According to the tradition of this event, the annual report on regularity and recognition was issued. In this year's report there are references to the Grand Lodge of Georgia and the United Grand Lodge of Bulgaria. There is also additional information on the Regular Freemasonry in Quintana Roo (Mexico) and Paraguay.
Georgia | On March 14, 2015 took place the foundation of the Grand Lodge of Georgia with the help of the Grand Lodge of Russia. The Grand Lodge of Georgia asked the Commission for Recognition to analyze its regularity, but on February 22, 2016 the Grand Master of Russia asked the Commission that the matter be tabled until the meeting of 2017 and his petition was accepted.
Bulgaria | On June 20, 2015 took place the ratification process of the unification of Freemasonry in Bulgaria. The United Grand Lodge of Bulgaria is the sole regular Grand Lodge. The Masonic Agency announced that the unification ceremony held in Sofia (Hotel Marinella, 11.00 o'clock) was attended by Grand Masters and delegations from Germany, Austria, Russia, Italy, France, Spain, Turkey, Switzerland and the United States of America.