Social issues

Earth provides enough for everyone’s need, but not for everyone’s greed. We want our government to be at the service of both people and animals, and guided by compassion and sustainability. Providing aid to the poorest and victims of famine and violence is a matter of civilisation. Human rights should be respected. We want a transparent democracy in which the citizen’s voice is heard, animal rights are self-evident and it is not the right of the strong, but the interest of the weak that counts.

The society the Party for the Animals stands for gives priority to sustainability and compassion over short-term economic gain. It respects the freedom and privacy of its citizens and gives them a greater role in decision-making than banks, multinationals and lobbyists. We want governments to give both people and animals the opportunity to live a good and fulfilling life.


Esther’s Blog: Team Planet is growing!

“I'm voting for the Party for the Animals. An election programme that consists of realistic ideals and protects that which is vulnerable. I regret those times that I decided to vote strategically. So this time I'm voting with my heart. Fundamental, positive changes: who could be against that?” That’s what a well known Dutch actor posted on social media last week, a day before the elections for th...