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Happy 15th Birthday to the Pirate Party of Switzerland!

Happy 15th Birthday to the Pirate Party of Switzerland!

15 Years of the Pirate Party of Switzerland Fifteen years ago (July 12th, 2009), the Swiss Pirate Party was formed. Initially there were 124 members who came together in Zurich to form the party. They shared a vision of promoting digital rights, transparency, and freedom in an increasingly surveilled world. Today they continue their efforts together with many other Pirate parties around the world. They […]

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Review of June 18 2024 Board Meeting, Pirate Beer on June 29, Next Board Meeting on July 9

Review of June 18 2024 Board Meeting, Pirate Beer on June 29, Next Board Meeting on July 9

We update you all with a short summary of our last board meeting, but before doing so we remind everyone that there will be a Pirate beer coming up on June 29, 2024 at 20:00 Sydney, Australia time, which is 10:00 UTC time. The event will take place in our Jitsi room. Also, the next board meeting is scheduled for July 9, 2024, at 20:00 […]

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PPI attends the UN Virtual Worlds Day

PPI attends the UN Virtual Worlds Day

PPI attended the inaugural UN Virtual Worlds Day. A big thanks to our representative Carlos Polo and his colleagues at UNOG for attending the event on our behalf. The event was hosted by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The event explored the transformative potential of the metaverse, from immersive VR experiences to discussions on spatial computing. They questioned how virtual technologies can foster international cooperation […]

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PPI Attends The World Summit on the Information Society

PPI Attends The World Summit on the Information Society

PPI recently attended The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) +20 Forum High-Level Event 2024 from 27 to 31 May 2024. This is a UN summit held in Geneva. The current event marked the summit’s 20th anniversary. The WSIS aims to bridge the digital divide by increasing internet accessibility in developing countries. The event was co-organized by several United Nations organizations including ITU, UNESCO, […]

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Board Meeting Review, Next Meeting June 18

Board Meeting Review, Next Meeting June 18

PPI will hold its next board meeting on June 18th at 14:00 UTC Where: https://jitsi.pirati.cz/PPI-Board Agenda: https://ga.pp-international.net/c/ppiboard/31 On June 19 we will hold the AI working group, also on the same Jitsi channel. Minutes from the last board meeting are available here: https://wiki.pp-international.net/wiki/index.php?title=PPI_Minutes_2024-05-28 To summarize our last meeting in one sentence, we discussed European elections, Russian elections, an unofficial Pirate beer gathering that took place […]

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Social Media Guidelines

Social Media Guidelines

The following are guidelines for admins who would like to present content on our social media accounts. These guidelines were established by PPI Board Member Bailey Lamon and the SCENE working group. Members who would like to share content with us should simply send an email or message to the board of PPI or a member who has admin access. Social Media Guidelines for PPI […]

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AI Working Group Review

AI Working Group Review

The AI Working Group convened for its 3rd meeting immediately after the social media working group. We had a lot of new faces who brought different ideas about the types of AI activities that we should engage. We began with updates on building the Ollama AI and a Python server. Since the main leaders of those projects were not present, we will need to have […]

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Social Media Working Group Review

Social Media Working Group Review

On April 17th PPI held a double working group event of the SCENE (social media) and AI groups. We present a brief overview of the social media working group here. We also announce that since the participants were so excited about the progress that we scheduled the next working group to take place in just one week: 25th April 18:00 UTC, again on our Jitsi: […]

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PPI Social Media Working Group Meeting

PPI Social Media Working Group Meeting

Dear Pirates, We are happy to invite you to the upcoming meeting of the Pirate Parties International social media working group. The purpose of this meeting is to review the current state of PPI’s social media accounts and come up with a strategy to move forward in an effective way. We would like to make better use of our accounts not only for the benefit […]

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PPI Board Meeting and Other Updates

PPI Board Meeting and Other Updates

Ahoy Pirates! Our recent PPI board meeting took place on March 26th. You can read the mintues of the meeting here: https://wiki.pp-international.net/wiki/index.php?title=PPI_Minutes_2024-03-26 The next PPI board meeting will take place on April 16, 2024 at 14:00 UTC on Jitsi:¬†https://jitsi.pirati.cz/PPI-Board In addition to the board meeting we are also hosting the third AI working group meeting on April 17 at 19:00 UTC, also on Jitsi: https://jitsi.pirati.cz/PPI-Board […]

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