PPI Sends Delegates To The United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum

PPI Sends Delegates To The United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum

From October 7th to 12th PPI sent two of its board members, Alexander Isavnin and Keith Goldstein, to the UN’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Kyoto, Japan. They were joined by many other colleagues, some of whom are also Pirates formally and informally in Japan and around the world. The IGF fosters collaboration between organizations in order to shape the future of the internet. The […]

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PPI sends delegates to the UN’s Cybercrime Committee

PPI sends delegates to the UN’s Cybercrime Committee

From August 21 to 25, 2023, PPI’s representatives at the UN Headquarters in New York, Dr. Ohad Shem Tov and Dr. Keith Goldstein, participated as delegates in the Sixth session of the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes: https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/cybercrime/ad_hoc_committee/ahc_sixth_session/main. The committee was attended primarily by national delegations, as well as […]

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Call For Assistance to Help Secure the Release of Elizabeth Tsurkov Who Has Been Held Captive in Iraq for 6 Months

Call For Assistance to Help Secure the Release of Elizabeth Tsurkov Who Has Been Held Captive in Iraq for 6 Months

Elizabeth Tsurkov was kidnapped in March 2023 in Iraq. Elizabeth volunteered together with PPI’s General Secretary and other Pirates to assist refugees in the Middle East, albeit with no direct connection to the Pirate movement. She might be surprised herself to hear that PPI has issued this call to assist her, but owing to the failure of formal diplomatic channels we might represent one of […]

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Public Statement from Pirate Party of Chile on the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup d’Etat in Chile

Public Statement from Pirate Party of Chile on the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup d’Etat in Chile

September 11, 2023. Fifty years after the bombing of La Moneda and the beginning of a terrorist dictatorship led by the military and right-wing civilians, the Pirate Party of Chile, along with condemning the events that occurred five decades ago, the seventeen years of horror, the thousands of human rights violations and the permanent obstruction to the clarification of the facts, the timely action of […]

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Democracy Technologies Article About Pirates

Democracy Technologies Article About Pirates

Pirate Parties International is proud to share the following article that was written about us in Democracy Technologies by the Innovation in Politics Institute. https://democracy-technologies.org/participation/pirate-is-a-state-of-mind/ PPI’s Treasurer Bailey Lamon and PP Australia’s Miles Whiticker. spoke with Democracy Technologies about how Pirates have championed the fusion of digital technologies with democracy and human rights advocacy. They discuss how they personally and Pirate parties in general share […]

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September 13th Board Meeting and GA Rescheduling Updates

September 13th Board Meeting and GA Rescheduling Updates

Ahoy Pirates, On August 16th we had our first board meeting since the intended summer General Assembly (GA) failed to reach quorum. Proposals were discussed about rescheduling the GA. It was voted on that we would delay the meeting until the winter, as this is still within the timeframe required by our statute of at least 1 GA per year. The dates of December 9th […]

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July 19th, Pirate Beer @04:00 UTC and Board Meeting @ 05:00 UTC

July 19th, Pirate Beer @04:00 UTC and Board Meeting @ 05:00 UTC

Ahoy Pirates, The next PPI board meeting will take place on July 19th at 05:00 UTC. Also, we will be having a Pirate Beer event just prior to the board meeting @04:00 UTC. This will be early in the morning for those in Europe, so please wake up early. A week after this meeting will be the GA, and we will be discussing preparations for […]

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Next PPI Board Meeting and Pirate Beer, June 21st

Next PPI Board Meeting and Pirate Beer, June 21st

The next PPI board meeting will take place on June 21st at 21:00 UTC, which is 23:00 CEST. Also, we will be having a Pirate Beer event just prior to the board meeting: June 21st at 20:00 UTC, which is 22:00 CEST. Both events will take place in the following room: https://jitsi.pirati.cz/PPI-Board You can always stay updated about our events in the PPI calendar: https://pp-international.net/calendar/ We look forward to seeing you there!    

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Passing of the former Brazilian congressman and journalist David Miranda

Passing of the former Brazilian congressman and journalist David Miranda

It is with great sorrow that we receive the news of the passing of the former Brazilian congressman and journalist David Miranda. David was an important figure in the fight for human rights, especially regarding privacy and digital security. As a journalist, he was fundamental in disseminating Edward Snowden’s revelations about the mass surveillance practices of the United States. As a politician, he tirelessly dedicated […]

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Pirates from All Over Europe Met in Liberec, Czech Republic

Pirates from All Over Europe Met in Liberec, Czech Republic

On the last weekend of April, Pirates from all over Europe (and beyond) met in the city of Liberec, northern Czechia. And what was the reason? The annual General Assembly of the Czech Pirate Party. As part of the event, two debates were organised. On Saturday April 29th, a panel of European politicians got assembled. Moderated by Marcel Kolaja, a Pirate member of European Parliament, […]

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