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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Pirate Statement on Homelessness for the United Nations

Pirate Statement on Homelessness for the United Nations

The following statement was made by Pirate Parties International headquarters (PPI HQ) for the Commission for Social Development (CSocD58) conference [1] on “affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness”. This year is special for the CSocD, which is celebrating 75 years. PPI’s statement now appears on the UN website. https://undocs.org/E/CN.5/2020/NGO/44E_CN.5_2020_NGO_44_E Pirate Parties International (PPI) concludes in this paper that technology-based tools […]

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A Review of the 2019 PPI General Assembly

A Review of the 2019 PPI General Assembly

The PPI 2019 GA has officially ended, but it appears that we will have another GA in the near future. We want to take this opportunity to share a review of the GA. We resolved some issues, didn’t resolve others, and proposed new solutions. We thank everyone for coming to the event. It was a great turnout. We succeeded in our first ever all-online GA, […]

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Join the PPI GA Now, All You Need to Know

Join the PPI GA Now, All You Need to Know

As many of you know our yearly General Assembly is held on December 7th and 8th. But from tomorrow you will be able to debate motions and give input through Discourse. This years assembly, GA hereafter, will be purely online. To do that we have set up software to make sure everything runs smoothly and that everyone gets heard. Naturally we will therefor need you […]

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PPI General Assembly 2019!

PPI General Assembly 2019!

Dear Pirates, We are pleased to announce that the 2019 PPI General Assembly will take place on the weekend of December 7th and 8th, and it will be entirely online. Please use the following form to sign up for the event: http://bit.ly/PPIGA2019 After you fill in this form, starting on the 1st of December you will get access to three places: a Discourse forum for debates, […]

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Speech at the 2019 UN ECOSOC High-Level Segment

Speech at the 2019 UN ECOSOC High-Level Segment

On July 19, 2019 Pirates gathered again in New York City for the UN Sustainable Development Program and High Level Political Forum Pirate Parties International was chosen as one of 34 NGOs whose statements were approved to be made in front of the entire ECOSOC council. Dr. Ohad Shem Tov presented the following speech on behalf of PPI at the ECOSOC High-Level Segment. Watch a […]

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Speech at The United Nations Commission for Social Development

Speech at The United Nations Commission for Social Development

On February 19th, 2019 Dr. Ohad Bar Siman-Tov presented the following speech at the 57th UN Commission for Social Development (CSocD57) at UN Headquarters in New York. Over the course of February 11th to 21st several PPI representatives from around the world converged on New York for the event, including Mr. Raymond Johansen, Ms. Bailey Lamon, Mr. Ladislav Koubek, and Dr. Ohad Shem Tov. The […]

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