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25th World Vegetarian Congress 1979
Loughborough, England

Agenda of the General Meeting

25th WORLD VEGETARIAN CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL VEGETARIAN UNION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE, U.K.
FROM 25TH AUGUST TO 9TH SEPTEMBER 1979

Member Society Progress Reports and Regional Reports will be read on Thursday 30th August between the hours of 14.30 to 18.00 hrs. These reports should cover the interval from the last Congress to the present and Member Societies are asked to select one spokesperson and be brief (about 3 minutes) or 1 page each except for regional readings which can run to 2 pages unless of course the speaker in covering more than one society. If time permits Associate Member Societies will be invited to speak and those countries that have no representation may also be covered if anyone of that nationality is present. Alphabetical order for speaking will be used (see Member Society subscription sheets).

Congress participants may sit in on the I.V.U. A.G.M. on the morning of Wednesday 29th August but only I.V.U. Officers and those who have been made official delegates by Member Society letter may vote (according to the quotas laid down in Clause 20 of the I.V.U. Constitution. It would be appreciated if the first 4 rows of seats are kept free for I.V.U. Officers and official delegates at these meetings in order to facilitate vote counting. Voting by proxy is possible (see Clause 21 if a member society does not have sufficient official delegates present, up to a maximum of 3 votes per individual)

AGENDA FOR GENERAL MEETING OF I.V.U.

1. Welcome from the Chairman and Messages of greeting
2. Apologies for absence
3. Minutes of previous A.G.M.
4. Matters arising from the Minutes
5. General & Regional Secretaries & Treasurer's Reports
6. Election of Officers

The following officers are eligible for re-election unless otherwise stated

President: Dr.G.Latto; Deputy President: Herr Geo Hiller (W.Germany)
Executive Vice Presidents: Dr.German Alberti Vasquez (Venezuela); Mr.H.J.Dinshah (U.S.A.); Dipl.Ing.J.Fleischanderl (Austria); Prof. Scott Nearing (U.S.A.)
Hon.Treaurer: Mr C.D.Fettes (Eire); Hon.Asst.Treasurer: Mr.W.M.Capper (N.Ireland)
Council Members: Mrs W.M.Eikeboom-Broekman (Netherlands); Mrs Louise Raaf (Lebanon); Mrs.I Pardo (Spain); Mr.L.H.van Loon (S.Africa); Prof.M.J.London (Columbia)
Honorary Vice-Presidents: Miss R.Playle (Canada); Smt.R.Devi Arundale (India); Shri M.Somani; H.H.Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji; Smt.M.D.Malemgamvala; Shri S.M.Mehta; Shri V.H.Dalmia; Dr.M.Tada (Japan); Mr. G.Hodson (New Zealand); Mr.N.J.le Grice; Mr.P.L.Pick (UK); Prof.A.Costa de Cabra (Portugal), Dr.R.Bircher (Switzerland); Mr.S.H.Linnio (U.S.A.); Dr.Delor Ferdinando (Italy); Dr.C.Sypkens (Netherlands); Senor Bueono (Spain)..

Hon.Fellows (not for election) Past President for I.V.U. Woodland Kahler (USA)

Honorary Secretaries:- (not for election by Congress but by Council)
Mr B.J.Gunn-King (N.Ireland) retiring, for I.V.U. (H.Q.)
Hon.Reg.Sec. for Latin America - position vacant
Hon.Reg.Sec. for India & The East:- Mr.S.M.Mehta, Dr.M.Bhamgara (jointly)
Hon.Reg.Sec. for N.America: Mr.Brian Graff (U.S.A.)
Hon.Reg.Sec. for Africa: Mr.E.P.Morkel (S.Africa)
Hon.Reg.Sec. for Australasia: Mr.B.Standish (Melbourne)
Hon.Reg.Sec. for Europe: Councillor Mrs.I.Wilson (U.K.)
Hon.Corr.Sec for Middle East: Mr.P.L.Pick (U.K.)

RESOLUTIONS:- (see attached sheet) Clause 8 of Constitution.
That minimum affiliation fee be raised to 5.00 per annum and that Associate Members should pay 7.50 per annum.
That the 2% gross subscription membership fee should be changed as agreed by the Special Meeting of this Congress as from the 1979-80 year.
That Esperanto be considered as an alternative to multi-lingual translation for succeeding Congresses: put forward by T.E.V.A.

CONGRESS VENUE: Both Montreal and Hamburg have been put forward so far for 1981 although Latin America and Japan are still valid from last Congress.

Hon.Gen.Secretary
International Vegetarian Union