The Pirate Party Luxembourg @Piratepartei has started a fundraiser to help the refugees in Moria.

The Pirate Party Luxembourg @Piratepartei has started a fundraiser to help the refugees in Moria.

Two months ago fires destroyed Greece’s largest migrant camp on the island of Lesbos leaving nearly 13,000 without shelter. Gilles from @Piratepartei sent this to the PPEU Mattermost on October 26th: Hello everybody, FYI: PPLU has started an action together with the ONG Boderline Europe to help refugees in Moria (Greece). The collected funds will be used to buy warm clothes (essentially good shoes and […]

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Know your voter rights and be your own best advocate on ELECTION DAY Tuesday, November 3rd!

Know your voter rights and be your own best advocate on ELECTION DAY Tuesday, November 3rd!

I wrote this in August on the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. In it included resources on how to register to vote, check your voter registration how people have “mysteriously” fallen off the rolls, fill out your census, and if voting by mail where to look for guidelines and deadlines for each state. People have to address the big voter intimidation […]

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Register your delegates early for this year’s Online General Assembly. And a pre-GA tech test will be held November 6th.

Register your delegates early for this year’s Online General Assembly.  And a pre-GA tech test will be held November 6th.

Please register your delegates early by emailing the PPI board at board@pp-international.net. Submit motions, statute amendments and nominations for PPI positions on our Discourse forum. There will be a technical test on November 6th to see if BigBlueButton will work for a General Assembly. It’s important that all of our members send at least one delegate to this test. We would like to invite you […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: PPI General Assembly December 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: PPI General Assembly December 2020

Dear Pirates, It is almost the end of the year, and thus it is time to start preparing for our final General Assembly of 2020. We are pleased to announce that our end-of-year General Assembly will take place the first weekend of December: Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th, beginning at 10:00 UTC/11:00 CET both days. The communication channel will be open from 09:00 […]

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Invitation: SCURVY meeting #2!

Invitation: SCURVY meeting #2!

Invitation to the Second Meeting of the Pirate Parties International Standing Committee on Usual Requisitions of Various Yields (SCURVY) We would like to invite you to the second meeting of PPI‘s SCURVY to be conducted online, Thursday, August 27th, 2020 from 19:00 – 21:00 CEST in Big Blue Button – https://bbb.piratensommer.de/b/gre-cnw-a9v Who should attend: international coordinators, finance officers.    We have initiated the SCURVY meetings […]

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Standing Committee on Universal Liason on Party Labour (SCULL), Meeting #3 – Democracy Tools

Standing Committee on Universal Liason on Party Labour (SCULL), Meeting #3 – Democracy Tools

Dear Pirates, We are happy to announce the third meeting of the Standing Committee on Universal Liason on Party Labour, aka SCULL!    When: Wednesday, July 22nd at 18:00 UTC/20:00 CEST Where: https://bbb.piratensommer.de/b/gre-cnw-a9v   If you have been to a SCULL meeting before, you know that this is a standing committee focusing on inter-party cooperation and the day to day work of a running a […]

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ECHR: Network blocking in Russia violates human rights

ECHR: Network blocking in Russia violates human rights

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR/ECtHR) in its judgment recognized the practice of blocking in Russia as incompatible with Articles 10 (the right to freedom of expression) and 13 (the right to a fair trial) of the European Charter of Human Rights. Gregory Engels, Representative for International Cooperation and City Councillor of the Pirate Party of Germany in Offenbach, has brought an action before […]

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REMINDER: PPI SPRING GENERAL ASSEMBLY TOMORROW!

REMINDER: PPI SPRING GENERAL ASSEMBLY TOMORROW!

Hello Pirates! Just a reminder that TOMORROW, Saturday, May 30th we will be holding our online Spring General Assembly! WOOOOOOO!! You can find a copy of the agenda, as well as proposed statute amendments and motions on Discourse: https://ga.pp-international.net/c/online-ga-may-2020/19 The GA will take place in the Pirate Party of Norway’s Zoom room, which we will open at 10:00am CEST: https://zoom.us/j/9303627084. We will begin the GA […]

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Announcement: Spring General Assembly 2020!

Announcement: Spring General Assembly 2020!

Greetings Pirates, A few months have passed since our General Assembly in December. The PPI board, along with the Pirate community at large, have been working hard.  In addition to ongoing projects, regular online meetings and social events, we have increased activities and communication with our members through the launch of 4 standing committees. We are examining the ways that we can provide practical support […]

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Think Twice 4 Conference COVID-19 considerations

Think Twice 4 Conference COVID-19 considerations

Dear Friends,  The WHO have called the new COVID-19 illness, which is currently spreading, a global pandemia. As a result countries are taking drastic measures, limiting international travel and big gatherings. Yet the virus spread seems to closely follow an exponential curve, meaning that we all need to take precautions to slow down the infection rate, in order to protect the people in higher risk […]

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