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2019 Observance of World Bee Day
20 May 2019 -  In order to further raise awareness of the importance of bees and to strengthen collaboration among stakeholders, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia jointly organize an event in observance of World Bee Day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 20 May 2019. The overall objective of the 2019 World Bee Day is to focus public attention on the role of beekeeping, bees and other pollinators in increasing food security and fighting hunger as well as in providing key ecosystem services for agriculture.