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.


Dutch Party for the Animals campaigns for European elections!

Anja Hazekamp, top candidate for the Dutch Party for the Animals, spoke at the kick-off for the European election campaign in Utrecht: “The tentative green course set by Europe faces a crucial test in the upcoming European elections. Deferred proposals for the benefit of animals and the planet are in danger of being wiped off the table completely as EU leaders succumb to pressure from the agri-ind...