Pirates at the UNHQ Partnership Forum in NY

Pirates at the UNHQ Partnership Forum in NY

On January 30, 2024 PPI’s representatives Ohad Shem Tov and Ohad Bar Siman Tov attended the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the Partnership Forum of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The forum addressed the critical theme of “Reinforcing the 2030 Agenda and eradicating poverty in times of multiple crises: the effective delivery of sustainable, resilient, and innovative solutions.” https://ecosoc.un.org/en/events/2024/ecosoc-partnership-forum The 2024 ECOSOC […]

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2024 UNOG Participation

2024 UNOG Participation

We are thrilled to share that Pirate Parties International has once again secured ground passes, allowing our representatives to participate at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland (UNOG). We also have a team on the ground at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and will be sharing a separate blog about their activities soon. Furthermore, we are working now on getting a team […]

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75 years – Universal Declaration of Human Rights – we declare:

75 years – Universal Declaration of Human Rights – we declare:

75 years after the promulgation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [1], as a pirate movement, we renew our commitment to the defense and promotion of the rights established in the 1948 text and the treaties that have followed, which enshrine the ethical minimums we want for all people, communities and countries. We reinforce our work to overthrow all discrimination and subjugation of human […]

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Pirate Parties International Statement on the Ongoing Conflict in Israel and Palestine

Pirate Parties International Statement on the Ongoing Conflict in Israel and Palestine

Pirate Parties International expresses its strong condemnation of the ongoing conflict in Israel and Palestine. We are deeply saddened by the events in the region and extend our solidarity to the people of both nations who are suffering the consequences of this protracted conflict. We firmly reject violence and advocate for a peaceful and diplomatic solution. We encourage Palestinians and Israelis to pave the way for an […]

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Statement from Pirate Party of Israel on the Hamas Massacre of October 7th and the Gaza-Israel War

Statement from Pirate Party of Israel on the Hamas Massacre of October 7th and the Gaza-Israel War

At sunrise on October 7th, thousands of participants at the peaceful NOVA music festival were brutally attacked and massacred by Hamas terrorists, resulting in over 260 butchered, and hundreds shot and injured. As an after-party, thousands of Hamas militants continued to carry out brutal massacres, torturing and mutilating bodies across civilian populations bordering the Gaza strip, killing men, women, children and pets indiscriminately. All this […]

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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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UNOG: PPI consultations on autonomous weapons systems, information society, and science at the UN

UNOG: PPI consultations on autonomous weapons systems, information society, and science at the UN

An Update on Numerous Recent Activities of PPI at the United Nations Office in Geneva!   Autonomous Weapons Systems (AWS) PPI has been accepted to be one of the Civil Society representatives to contribute on the mandate of regulation of autonomous weapons systems (AWS). All the technological aspects of understanding the use of functions of this systems are clear for all actors, the main issues […]

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PPI Update on our Presence at the UN in Geneva in 2022

PPI Update on our Presence at the UN in Geneva in 2022

As an organisation with the observer status with the UN Economic and Social Council, PPI is involved in quite a lot UN meetings. Thanks to our active team in Geneva, Switzerland, headed by our board member Carlos Polo, we manage to maintain our presence at these meeting quite well. Below is just a few recent examples of our participation:   WTO Forum 22 PPI was […]

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Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský (Pirates) met privately with Joe Biden during the UN GA in September

Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský (Pirates) met privately with Joe Biden during the UN GA in September

As the Czech Republic currently holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union, we’ve gotten used to Czech Pirate politicians, who are part of the current Czech government, being more visible on the international stage. None more than the Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský though. In September he attended the United Nations General Assembly in New York on behalf of his country; and his […]

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