Happy Birthday Pirate Parties International!

Happy Birthday Pirate Parties International!

Happy Birthday, PPI. After 12 years, we look forward to our teens. Currently, 54 organizations are members of Pirate Parties International. Membership in PPI is open to parties and other organizations. Individuals can also become supporting members. The goals of the association are: a) to act according to the major interests and goals of our members, b) to raise awareness and widen the spread of […]

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#Pirates4Ukraine: An International Pirate Campaign to support Ukrainian Refugees

#Pirates4Ukraine: An International Pirate Campaign to support Ukrainian Refugees

  Pirate Parties International in collaboration with various PPI members are pleased to announce the official start of the ‘Pirates 4 Ukraine’ campaign. Pirates all over the world are devastated and angered by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the resulting humanitarian disaster, and the violence and repression towards both Ukrainians and anti-war activists in Russia. One of our brave colleagues and Chair of the Pirate Party […]

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INVITE: Pirate Aid for Ukraine

INVITE: Pirate Aid for Ukraine

Dear Pirates, The PPI Board invites all of our members to join in a discussion and planning session around Pirate Aid for Ukraine. We would like to bring everyone together to coordinate our efforts on an international level to support Ukrainian refugees in a number of ways. This includes donations for medical supplies, food, travel expenses, as well as information sharing and infrastructure to support […]

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Joint Statement by European Pirates and Pirate Parties International on Putin’s Aggression Against Ukraine

Joint Statement by European Pirates and Pirate Parties International on Putin’s Aggression Against Ukraine

The Pirates of Europe and the world strongly condemn the actions taken by Vladimir Putin. It’s with deep sorrow that we watch the events in Ukraine unfold, and our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine, those suffering the consequences of this conflict, and those opposing the war inside of Russia. We hope for a swift and peaceful resolution to this conflict, and for the […]

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Invite: Introduction to PPI Standing Committees

Invite: Introduction to PPI Standing Committees

Dear Pirates, You are hereby invited to join Pirate Parties International for our first working group event of the year, “Introduction to PPI Standing Committees”. We felt that before we start getting the Standing Committees going again, it would be a good idea to have an introductory session first. There are currently 5 PPI Standing Committees and as a group we will go through each […]

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First PPI Board Meeting of 2022!

First PPI Board Meeting of 2022!

Dear Pirates, We hope you are all having a great start to the new year and staying safe. The board of PPI hereby invites you to our very first board meeting of the year, which will take place on Sunday, January 23rd at 21:00 UTC/22:00 CET! The meeting will be in our usual place on BigBlueButton: https://bbb.piratensommer.de/b/gre-cnw-a9v Feel free to drop by with your ideas, […]

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Global Pirates elected new leadership for the coming two years

Global Pirates elected new leadership for the coming two years

January 11th 2022 – Pirate Parties International (PPI), the global umbrella organisation of Pirate Parties around the world, held its 16th General Assembly on Saturday, January 8th, during which new leadership was elected. Every year Pirate Parties from all over the world elect half of PPI’s board. In this weekend’s election, a German Pirate, Gregory Engels, was successfully re-elected as the organisation’s vice-chairman. The chairwoman, […]

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General Assembly THIS WEEKEND! Here is everything you need to know.

General Assembly THIS WEEKEND! Here is everything you need to know.

Hello Pirates, As you all know, this weekend (Saturday, January 8th and Sunday, January 9th) is the PPI General Assembly! We are very much looking forward to meeting with all of you again and having a productive and FUN weekend! If you haven’t already, please register your delegates by emailing the PPI Board: board@pp-international.net. You can register at the last minute if you choose, but […]

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PPI Stand at the Internet Governance Forum; Dec 6 to 10 in Katowice, Poland

PPI Stand at the Internet Governance Forum; Dec 6 to 10 in Katowice, Poland

From December 6th to 10th the PPI will have its own stand (no. 29) at the UN’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF). If you’ll be in town, feel free to stop by and have a talk. Present at the stand will be some local Polish Pirates, as well as Gregory Engels, PPI vice-chair (Germany); Mike Gill, PPI general secretary (Czechia); Alexander Isavnin (Russia). Even Mikuláš Peksa, […]

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Czech Pirates are joining the new government!

Czech Pirates are joining the new government!

Czech Pirates are joining the new government! In a momentous vote, the Czech Pirates (Česká pirátská strana) approved their participation in the forming five-party coalition government. Thus set to make the Czechs the very first Pirate Party being a member of a government; in the entire world. In early October, the election took place. And for the Czech Pirates, it was an extremely bittersweet victory. […]

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