International Federation of Beekeepers' Associations (APIMONDIA)
Fédération internationale des associations d'apiculture
Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Apicultura
Internationaler Verband der Bienenzüchter-Vereinigungen
Mezdunarodnaja Federacija Pcelovadnym Obedinenij
Founded 1897, Belgium. Statutes amended: 22 Sep 1958, Rome (Italy); 25 Aug 1965, Bucharest (Romania); 20 Oct 1973, Buenos Aires (Argentina); 27 Aug 1983, Budapest (Hungary); 22 Sep 1993, Beijing (China); 16 Aug 1995, Lausanne (Switzerland); 16 Sep 2015, Daejeon (Korea Rep).
Promote scientific, technical, ecological, social and economic apicultural development in all countries and the cooperation of beekeepers' associations, scientific bodies and individuals involved in apiculture worldwide.
Events2023 | Chile – Biennial Congress
2021 | Ufa, Russia – Biennial Congress
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General Assembly (every 2 years, during international Congress); Executive Council (meets annually), comprising the 3 members of the Management Board, 7 Presidents of Scientific Commissions and 5 Presidents of Regional Commissions. Scientific Commissions (7): Apitherapy; Bee Health; Biology; Economy; Pollination and Bee Flora; Rural Development; Technology and Quality. Regional Commissions (5): Africa; Americas; Asia; Europe; Oceania. Maintains: G-XG6907 - Apimondia Foundation.
Working Groups (14):
- International Honey Commission;
- EU Organic Beekeeping Legislation Revision;
- Bees Declared as an Endangered Species;
- Harmonization of Regulations for International Honey Contests;
- Good Beekeeping Practice for Medical Grade Bee Products;
- Ethical Charter for the International Honey Trade;
- Queen Rearing and Impact on the Genetic Variability of Productive Bee Colonies;
- Apimondia and Api-tourism;
- Adverse Effects of Agrochemicals and Bee Medicines on Bees;
- GMOs and Impact on the Beekeeping Sector;
- Definitions and Standardization for the Queen and Package Bee Market;
- Young Beekeepers;
- New EU Honey Directive for Honeys from Asian Bees;
- Melipona and Trigona Honey Categorization.
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