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Sep 11

The Vegan Society’s International Vegan Rights Conference 2020

September 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - September 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm BST

Exploring the potential and limits of using law to support the growth of veganism

The Vegan Society’s International Rights Network Conference 2020, in partnership with The Portuguese Vegetarian Association (AVP) and Aliança Animal, seeks to explore issues facing veganism in relation to the law, with focus on the following topics:

– Access to vegan food in the UK, Portugal, Germany and the USA

– Work at the EU to secure better access to plant-based food

– Discrimination in the workplace

– The recognition of veganism in British equality law

– Veganism, law and education

– Law and veganism in Australia

– How EU regulators are trying to prohibit plant-based food producers from using words such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’

– The prohibition of the use of ‘meaty’ words in France

– Recent German law on labelling plant-based cheese

– Why discrimination against vegans is always unjustified

– The struggle to obtain legal protection for nonhuman animals

– Discrimination against vegan activists

– How veganism has become linked to counter terrorism policing


September 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm BST
September 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm BST