26th IVU World Vegetarian Congress 1982 - Neu-Ulm, West Germany

Reports from the Congress:
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A resolution passed during the Congress:

October - Reverence for Life Month

Because:

be it therefore resolved that the International Vegetarian Union proclaims that October of each year henceforth shall be known as Reverence for Life Month.

Dates in October:
1 - World Vegetarian Day
2 - Anniversary of Gandhi's birth
4 - The Feast of St.Francis of Assisi (the nearest Sunday to this is World Day of Prayer for Animals)
16 - World Food Day
24 - United Nations Day


Compiled by John Davis