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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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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Next AI Working Group Meeting on March 16th @ 19:00 UTC

Next AI Working Group Meeting on March 16th @ 19:00 UTC

We will hold the next AI working group meeting on March 16th on our Jitsi channel: https://jitsi.pirati.cz/PPI-Board The following is a summary of the upcoming event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ai-working-group-tickets-851132860297 We are planning to hold the event around this same time, once a month. The last meeting was on February 24th. The AI Working Group meeting focused on exploring AI’s potential in supporting individual Pirate Parties and Pirates. Discussions […]

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Geneva Course to Stop Espionage and Surveillance

Geneva Course to Stop Espionage and Surveillance

Pirate Parties International’s UNOG representative Carlos Parlo arrived yesterday for the opening event of the 55th Geneva Course conducted by Geneva for Human Rights – Global Training & Policy Studies. The course is taking place during the 55th session of the UN Human Rights Council, from March 5 to March 22, 2024. As can be seen by the photos, the topics that they are promoting […]

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Reviewing the Pirate Security Conference

Reviewing the Pirate Security Conference

The 10th annual Pirate Security Conference took place on Feb. 17 and 18, 2024. This event is organized by our friends at Pirate Party of Germany with assistance from Pirate Parties International and additional partners. It takes place under the backdrop of the Munich Security Conference. This year we had perhaps the best lineup of speakers ever. A newspaper article was written about the conference […]

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Alexei Navalny Condolence Statement from Pirate Party of Russia

Alexei Navalny Condolence Statement from Pirate Party of Russia

The following is a translation of the statement from the Pirate Party of Russia about Alexei Navalny. For those of you who can read Russian, you can find the original post here: https://pirate-party.ru/smert-navalnogo/ Russian pirates participated with Alexei Navalny at the Internet Freedom Conference on December 7, 2019. You can find a video of his speech at that conference here: https://youtu.be/3L6YvHxRKL8?si=zSCm6wvfnBmaH3OI 1125 days in jail […]

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AI Working Group Meeting on Feb. 24 at 20:00 UTC

AI Working Group Meeting on Feb. 24 at 20:00 UTC

Calling all interested individuals! Date: February 24th Time: 20:00 UTC Location: Pirate Parties International Discord Voice Channel at the Pirate Parties International Discord: https://discord.gg/JX7fyFdzJn We’re excited to announce the first meeting of the Pirate Party International Working Group on AI. Join us on February 24th to collaborate on setting up this initiative. Your input and participation are invaluable as we chart our course forward. The […]

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