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International ministerial conference on the importance of young farmers for the future of agriculture


On Friday, 24 August, one day before the opening of the 56th International Fair of Agriculture and Food (AGRA), the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food is hosting an international ministerial conference in Maribor entitled...

Slovenia and the rest of the world celebrate the first World Bee Day


Breznica pri Žirovnici, 20 May 2018 – Today, Slovenia and the rest of the world celebrate the first World Bee Day. On 20 December last year, the United Nations General Assembly in New York unanimously adopted the decision to...

Ministers of agriculture adopt political commitments to preserve bees worldwide at an international conference


Brdo pri Kranju, 19 May 2018 – As part of the first observance of World Bee Day, an international ministerial conference on the significance of bees and other pollinators for sustainable agriculture and food security was held...

A memorial to the Carniolan honeybee unveiled in Višnja Gora


Višnja Gora, 18 May 2018 – At the Višnja Gora town square, a memorial to the Carniolan honeybee was unveiled tonight by the Beekeepers’ Association of Slovenia and the Municipality of Ivančna Gorica as part of the first observance...

Expert conference held to prepare proposals for solving world beekeeping challenges


Žirovnica, 18 May 2018 – More than 150 experts from Slovenia and abroad gathered at the World Bee-Keeping Conference in Žirovnica to provide specific proposals to call for a better protection of bees and other pollinators. The...

United Nations Declares 20 May World Bee Day


New York, 20 December – Today, the United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus a resolution declaring 20 May as World Bee Day. Every year on this day, the attention of the global public will be drawn to the importance of...

The Forthcoming Declaration of "World Bee Day"


Presumably on 20 December, the resolution declaring 20 May as World Bee Day is expected to be adopted at the plenary session of the United Nations General Assembly.