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Joaquin Him
Member of the International Council 1986-94

MINUTES OF MEETINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF I.V.U. HELD AT VARIOUS TIMES DURING THE WORLD CONGRESS OF I.V.U. AT THE CROATIA HOTEL, CAVTAT, YUGOSLAVIA FROM 25th MARCH TO 3rd APRIL, 1986

Members expressed concern at the absence of any Mexicans or the Regional Secretary for Latin America to give a report on plans for the 1988 World Congress. It was agreed to ask Joaquin Him to telephone Mexico and Dr German Alberti to obtain some information and to further consider the matter when such-information had been received.

Minutes of the General Meeting of representatives of member societies held at various times during the 28th World Vegetarian Congress at the Croatia Hotel, Cavtat, Yugoslavia, 25th march to 3rd April, 1986.

Latin America Mr Joaquin Him reported on behalf of Dr.German Alberti. There was considerable enthusiasm in the region for the proposed world congress in Mexico in 1988. In addition they were holding the 6th Latin American congress in 1986.

Elected members of the International Council: . . .Mr Joaquin Him,

1988 World Congress
There being no delegates from Mexico at the Congress Mr Joaquin Him had telephoned Mexico to obtain information. He reported that the Mexican vegetarians were continuing with their plans but there was little information available for the assembly. It was agreed that should it not prove possible for the congress to continue in Mexico then either Israel or India should be asked to put on a congress in 1988.

Continuation of the Meeting of the International Council on 31st March, 1986.

PRESENT:- . . . Mr Joaquin Him

Continuation of the Meeting of the International Council on 1st April, 1986

PRESENT:- . . . Mr Joaquin Him,

Minutes of meetings of the International Council of the International Vegetarian Union held at the Hotel Fiesta Americana, Guadalajara, Mexico on 1st and 2nd August, 1987.

PRESENT: . . . Joaquin Him,

Minutes of a meeting of the International Council of the International Vegetarian Union held at the Cultural Centre, Ostwald, Strasbourg, France on 14th August,1989.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE - Joaquin Him

29th World Vegetarian Congress 1990 - Tel Aviv, Israel - Minutes of the IVU General Meeting

the following were elected by ballot to serve until the next world vegetarian congress:- . . .Mr.Joaquin Him,

Mr.Joaquin Him had drawn attention to the degradation of the Earth due to meat-eating and the need to support Earth Day which is 22nd April. It was agreed that this was a matter that societies should consider.

Minutes of meetings of the International Council of I.V.U. held during the World Vegetarian Congress at the Kfar Maccabiah Centre, Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel from 17th - 24th April,1990.

Present - . . . Joaquin Him,

Minutes of meetings of the International Council of I. V.U. held at various times during the World Vegetarian Congress in The Hague, The Netherlands, from 7th - 13th August, 1994.

Present: Mr Joaquin Him,

Manker Trophy - It was agreed to appoint Mr Jashu Shah, Mrs Hildegund Scholvein and Mr Joaquin Him to make a recommendation to the international Council at its meeting later in the congress.

- Joaquin Him left the Council at the General Meeting during the 1994 Congress. It is not known whether he sought re-election.

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