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"World Bee Day" Celebrated on May 20th

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
"World Bee Day" Celebrated on May 20th "World Bee Day" Celebrated on May 20th Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 21, 2019 Rating: 5

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