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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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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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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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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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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Next PPI Board Meeting on March 26, 2024 at 09:00 UTC

Next PPI Board Meeting on March 26, 2024 at 09:00 UTC

The next PPI board meeting is scheduled for March 26, 2024, at 09:00 UTC. The meeting will take place as usual on Jitsi: https://jitsi.pirati.cz/PPI-Board Anyone can recommend an agenda item by writing in a topic here: https://ga.pp-international.net/c/ppiboard/31 Yesterday, March 5, 2024, we held a meeting that we summarize here. You can also read the minutes yourself here: https://wiki.pp-international.net/wiki/index.php?title=PPI_Minutes_2024-03-05 We updated on domain issues, communication with WIPO, […]

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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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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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