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De Partij voor de Dieren (afgekort PvdD) is een Nederlandse politieke partij. | The Party for the Animals is a political party in the Netherlands.





De Partij voor de Dieren (afgekort PvdD) is een Nederlandse politieke partij, opgericht op 28 oktober 2002. De huidige partijvoorzitter is Luuk Folkerts. De partij heeft als hoofdthema het streven naar een dier- en milieuvriendelijker beleid. Nederland is sinds 30 november 2006 het eerste land ter wereld waarin een partij met dit hoofdthema in het parlement is vertegenwoordigd. Op 1 januari 2012 had de partij 12.250 leden en bij de Tweede Kamerverkiezingen van 2012 behaalde de partij twee zetels.


Partijvoorzitter: Luuk Folkerts

Partijleider: Marianne Thieme

Opgericht: oktober 2002

Ideologie: Dierenrechten groene politiek

Jongerenorganisatie: PINK!







The Party for the Animals (Dutch: Partij voor de Dieren, PvdD) is a political party in the Netherlands. Among its main goals are animal rights and animal welfare, though it claims not to be a single-issue party. The party does consider itself to be a testimonial party, which does not seek to gain political power, but only to testify to its beliefs. Its chairwoman and political leader is Marianne Thieme.


At the moment the Party for the Animals holds 2 of the 150 seats in the House of Representatives and 1 of the 75 seats in the Senate. In the House of Representatives Marianne Thieme and Esther Ouwehand represent the PvdD since November 30, 2006, whereas Niko Koffeman represents it in the Senate since June 12, 2007. The party's leading candidate for the 2009 European parliamentary election was Natasja Oerlemans, who failed to gain a seat.


Leader: Marianne Thieme

Chairman: Luuk Folkerts

Leader in the Senate: Niko Koffeman

Leader in the House of Representatives: Marianne Thieme

Founded: October 2002

Youth wing: PINK!

Ideology: Green politics, Animal welfare/Animal liberation, Euroscepticism



July 12, 2010

updated: 2013-05-22

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