Attīstībai/Par! (Development/For!) is a socially liberal political party in Latvia established in 2018. The party is a union between 'Latvian Development' (Latvijas Attīstībai) and 'For!' (Par!) political parties. A/Par leaders are Daniels Pavļuts and Juris Pūce. The party's values are 'Human and dignity', 'Freedom and responsibility', 'Justice and equality', 'Cohesiveness and diversity', 'Creativity and progress'.
Article on political parties stance on migrants: Attīstībai/Par! is the only party where all five party members agree that Latvia should take in more refugees.
Quote from the Attīstībai/Par! party program: "We will guarantee legal protection for all types of families, prioritizing children's interests - legal recognition of cohabitation for all families, including to legally register same-sex partnerships. We will support the ratification of the Istanbul Convention."
Quote from the Attīstībai/Par! party program: "We believe that every citizen of Latvia who speaks Latvian and lives in Latvia has the right to consider himself to be Latvian."
Members of the party include former employees of various international NGOs: Marija Golubeva from think tank PROVIDUS (created by Fonds DOTS); Krista Baumane founder of PROVIDUS; Inese Voika from DELNA (sponsored by Transparency International and Fonds DOTS); Vita Tērauda - former Fonds DOTS (Soros Foundation – Latvia) and PROVIDUS director;
Attīstībai / Par! participated in Baltic Pride 2018. The tweet reads (auto translated): "In our tent you can meet representatives of the association, get beautiful badges and special offers for tasty drinks! [...]"
Last updated: Thu Oct 11 2018 12:10:19
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