International

International

For vegetarian groups in various countries go to www.ivu.org and select a region under the “Contacts” tab. You can also reference the Wikipedia list of Vegetarian/Vegan organizations.

Animal Friends Croatia
Organization for promoting of animal rights and vegetarianism, with their own “Veggie Guide” of restaurants in Croatia.

Christian Vegetarian Association
An international, ecumenical fellowship of Christians advocating plant-based nutrition.

EarthSave International
(see listing under United States)

International Vegetarian Union
The major aim of IVU is to further vegetarianism worldwide by promoting knowledge of vegetarianism as a means of advancing the spiritual, moral, mental, physical and economic well-being of humankind. The TVA is a member of the IVU.

Supreme Master Ching Hai Meditation Association
They follow five precepts: The first one being “Refrain from taking the life of sentient beings” (meaning no meat, fish, poultry or eggs). They also have a project called Alternative Living – “encouraging people to switch to a vegetarian diet, having compassion toward our animal friends and avoiding deadly disease such as bird flu. Here you will find vegetarian recipes and very convincing information in multi languages.”

Vegetarian Union of North America
Their mission is to promote a strong, effective, cooperative vegetarian movement throughout North America. They are the North American regional arm of the International Vegetarian Union. TVA is a member of VUNA.

Jewish Veg
Jewish Veg is an organization that aims to “inspire and assist Jews to embrace plant-based diets as an expression of Jewish values.”