July 27-August 2, 2008 in Dresden, Germany: 38th IVU World Vegetarian Congress.
The countdown has begun: The Vegetarier-Bund Deutschlands e.V. VEBU is organising the 38th IVU World Vegetarian Congress in the regional capital under the motto 100 Years of Food Revolution.
Prof. Dr. Eugen Drewermann, the famous church critic and vegetarian will attend.
A very special centenary will be celebrated in Dresden in the summer of 2008 – and the preparations are already in full swing: A World Vegetarian Congress returns to the German regional capital after exactly 100 years. Besides many other prominent vegetarian speakers, Eugen Drewermann, probably the best known contemporary German theologist and animal rights’ protagonist will lecture at the congress.
Together with the International Vegetarian Union (IVU) the “Vegetarier- Bund Deutschlands (VEBU) is organising this extraordinary congress that will take place in Dresden’s cultural palace. The European Vegetarian Union (EVU) is assisting the organisors.
The motto “100 Years of Food Revolution” reflects the increasing popularity of innovative, meat-free nutrition up to the current day.
No matter whether they prefer vegetables, veggie steaks or vegetarian sausages, vegetarians today can choose high-quality, innovative and animal-friendly vegetarian products that are delicious alternatives to meat. Above all they help to preserve the environment and the climate’s shown by the current discussions about global warming, which is caused to a considerable extent by animal husbandry … (full long text).