World Bee Day 2021: Theme, Purpose, History
The World Bee Day is observed every year on May 20 across the world.
- the main purpose of this day is to acknowledge the role of bees and other pollinators in the ecosystem.
- it also marks the birth anniversary of Anton Jansa in the year 1734, who in the 18th century pioneered modern beekeeping techniques in his native Slovenia.
- The theme of World Bee Day 2021 is “Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees”..
- Slovenia proposed this day to celebrate and later was proclaimed by the UN Member States in December 2017. in 2018, World Bee Day was celebrated for the first time in the world.