Italian Animalist Party
Partito Animalista Italiano
LeaderCristiano Ceriello
SecretaryFilippo Borsellino
SpokespersonNicolas Micheletti
Founded4 July 2006
HeadquartersVia Armando Diaz 140, San Giuseppe Vesuviano (NA)
Youth wingGioventù Animalista
IdeologyAnimal rights
Animal welfare
Environmentalism
National affiliationPAI–UCDL–10VM (2022–)
European affiliationEuropean Alliance for Freedom and Democracy
Animal Politics EU
International affiliationAnimal Politics Foundation
Chamber of Deputies
0 / 630
Senate
0 / 315
European Parliament
0 / 76
Regional Councils
0 / 897
Website
https://www.partitoanimalista.org/

The Italian Animalist Party (Partito Animalista Italiano) is a political party in Italy focused animal rights. It was founded on 4, July 2006 and is led by Cristiano Ceriello.

History

The Italian Animalist Party was founded in 2006 by lawyer and animal rights activist Cristiano Ceriello. The main objectives of the Italian Animalist Party are animal liberation and climate change activism. In 2019, the Italian Animalist Party participated in the 2019 European Parliament election, obtaining 0.6% at the national level, making it the tenth Italian political party by number of seats held.[1]

In 2020, the party organized food collections for animals during the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy[2] and presented a petition to the president of the province of Trento and to the Prefect and the Minister of the Environment asking for the release of the M49 bear.[3]

Electoral results

European Parliament

European Parliament
Election year Votes % Seats +/− Leader
2019 160,270 0.60
0 / 76
Cristiano Ceriello

Regional elections

Region Election year Votes % Seats +/−
Aosta Valley 2020 1,084 1.6
0 / 35
Apulia 2020 5,573 0.3
0 / 51
Campania 2020 33,681 1.4
1 / 51
Increase 1

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References

  1. ^ "Partito Animalista: ritratto di un esordio". 29 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Raccolta cibo per gli animali accuditi da volontari". napolitoday.it. 7 May 2020.
  3. ^ Guido Minciotti (29 April 2020). "Trentino, fine della fuga: l'orso M49 catturato con trappola tubo". Il Sole 24 Ore. Archived from the original on 1 May 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2020.