The United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus a resolution
declaring 20 May as World Bee Day on December 20, 2017. The resolution was
co-sponsored by 115 UN Member States including Turkey.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has supported the World Bee Day on
different international platforms. The 45th Apimondia International
Apicultural Congress was held by the Turkish Beekeeping Association in
cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Istanbul.
This announcement is for the academic staff and students of the relevant
departments of universities, notably faculties of agriculture and
veterinary medicine, food engineering and biology. They could organize
various activities within the bounds of possibility to raise awareness
about the topic.