First vegetarian Summit meets in Berlin Berlin. October 14, 2009. According to the UN study the production of meat and other animal products contributes world’s more to climate change than the entire transport sector. atter. To ensure long-term survival on our planet, we must initiate measures to reduce meat consumption increased. A few weeks before the climate summit in Copenhagen it is particularly important to inform politicians and consumers on the climate-friendly benefits of a plant-based diet”, Sebastian Zosch, Managing Director of the vegetarian Association (VEBU) is stressed. “” Are among other things on the agenda of the three-day Summit: development of strategies to reduce the consumption of meat, further enhance the image of vegetarian living people, optimizing international cooperation, definitions of vegetarian “and vegan” at the political level, reduction of agricultural subsidies for greenhouse and animal products, introduction of a nationwide control of meat and a meat-free day following the example of Sir Paul McCartney and the Belgian city of Ghent. The first Veggie Summit”organised by the vegetarian Federal Germany and the European Vegetarian Union.
“” “” Will take part delegates from thirteen European vegetarian organisations such as, for example, of the Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom”, Alliance Vegetarienne de France, Union Vegetariana Espanola”, ethical vegetarian Alternatief “(Belgium), vegan society Austria”, vegan society (GB) Swiss Union for vegetarianism, u.v.m. media contact: Sebastian Zosch (Managing Director, VEBU), Tel: 030-74928165, mobile: 0179-7789902, Vegetarier Federal Germany e.V. (VEBU) flower str. 3, 30159 Hannover of the VEBU was founded in 1892 and is a representation of the interests of the different vegetarian lifestyles. “People meet in the VEBU, the vegetarian or vegan, since a short time, or meatless happy for generations” live. The VEBU is independent of business associations and ideologically and politically neutral. The Association aims to reduce meat consumption in the society, as well as to expose the vegetarian way of life as an attractive alternative to many people as possible.