"World Bee Day" Celebrated on May 20th

Published on May 21, 2019
World Bee Day is celebrated on May 20th annually.
"World Bee Day" Celebrated on May 20th
  • The theme of this year is "Save the Bees".

Details:

  • It is celebrated to raise the awareness of the importance of pollinators, the threats they face and their contribution to sustainable development.
  • This day was declared by the United Nations General Assembly and it was celebrated for the first time on May 20th, 2018 in Slovenia.
  • This day marks the birthday of Anton JanÅ¡a who pioneered the modern beekeeping techniques in his native Slovenia in the 18th century.
  • Slovenia had proposed to celebrate May 20th as World Bee Day.
  • In December 2017, The United Nations and UN Member States approved Slovenia's proposal and since 2018 this day is celebrated.

Question:

Q. Which country had proposed to the UN in 2017 to celebrate May 20th as World Bee Day and got the proposal aprroved?
a. Germany
b. Sweden
c. Denmark
d. Slovenia

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