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.


Party for the Animals places trade in wild animals as a cause of infec­tious diseases on the WHO agenda

The Dutch House of Representatives supported a motion by the Party for the Animals last week to add the trade in wild animals to the agenda of the next meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO). As far as the Party for the Animals is concerned, this is the first step towards a European import ban on wild animals.The trade in and consumption of wild animals, and products that incorporate wild ...