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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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PPI General Assembly 2019: Callout for hosts!

PPI General Assembly 2019: Callout for hosts!

Dear Pirates, It’s that time again! PPI is starting to prepare its 2019 annual General Assembly. The board is reaching out toward you, the member parties, to ask whether you would like to host this year’s GA. It is not very often that we are able to get all of us in the same place, so GAs are a great and invaluable opportunity for exactly […]

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Pirates at the UNOG

Pirates at the UNOG

This past week Pirate representatives Alex Kohler and Pat Mächler visited the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) at the United Nations Office At Geneva (UNOG). PPI has an amazing opportunity as a recognized member of the UN Economic and Social Affairs Committee (ECOSOC) to host and attend UN events in NY, Geneva, and around the world. We are working to make a difference by sending […]

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EU elections 2019: Top Pirate Candidate interviews organized by PPEU and PPI

EU elections 2019: Top Pirate Candidate interviews organized by PPEU and PPI

In cooperation with the eminent Rico Brouwer at Potkaars, (production), we proudly present the first three Top Candidate/Spitzenkandidaten interviews with non other than outgoing Member of Parliament Julia Reda from the German Pirate Party, Chair of the European Pirate Party and second on the list for the Czech Pirate Party – Markéta Gregorová. Last but not least we also present and interview with the top candidate […]

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Israel Elections on April 9th. Pirates breaking the threshold!

Israel Elections on April 9th. Pirates breaking the threshold!

The Pirate Party of Israel is participating in national elections, which will take place on April 9th, and they don’t stand a chance. However, this does not keep them from promoting change in society, and they are running a fierce campaign suggesting a way to break past barriers between the public and policy makers and overturn the system. Democracy in Israel is taking a turn […]

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The Pirate Party in Finland – Parliamentary Elections 2019

The Pirate Party in Finland – Parliamentary Elections 2019

The Parliamentary Election in Finland will take place on Sunday, April.14th, 2019, and the Finnish Pirate Party is going in with a solid chance of getting at least one Pirate elected. With only a couple of weeks to go, here is a campaign update from Saga Nyrén, a first-time candidate in Helsinki. Thank you Saga! Follow Saga on Twitter: @Nyrenia, as well as the Pirate […]

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Call to Action: Support for Pirates During EU Elections!

Call to Action: Support for Pirates During EU Elections!

Let’s make it happen! More pirates in the EU Parliament! From the 23rd to the 26th of May, all EU-countries will be having elections again to vote for the European Parliament. The recent copyright directive that has passed is just another confirmation of what we already know: We need pirates in the European Parliament! A local chapter of the Pirate Party of The Netherlands, the […]

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PPI Official Statement: Supporting the Fight Against the EU Copyright Directive

PPI Official Statement: Supporting the Fight Against the EU Copyright Directive

For the last several weeks, activists all over the world have been mobilizing against the EU’s proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, and the threats it poses to internet freedom and civil liberties, specifically through Articles 11 and 13.    This mobilization is working under a couple of different names, including ‘Save Your Internet’ and ‘Stop ACTA2’. Organizers come from all walks […]

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CEEP Signing in Luxembourg

CEEP Signing in Luxembourg

On Saturday February 9 2019, Pirate representatives from over ten European countries met in Luxembourg to once again, after five years, sign the Common European Election Programme for the upcoming European Parliament election, which will take place this May. The Pirates are confident that we shall largely increase our representation from the current brilliant but only one MEP from Germany, Julia Reda. The most likely […]

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