PPI Attends The World Summit on the Information Society

PPI Attends The World Summit on the Information Society

PPI recently attended The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) +20 Forum High-Level Event 2024 from 27 to 31 May 2024. This is a UN summit held in Geneva. The current event marked the summit’s 20th anniversary. The WSIS aims to bridge the digital divide by increasing internet accessibility in developing countries. The event was co-organized by several United Nations organizations including ITU, UNESCO, […]

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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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Social Media Working Group Review

Social Media Working Group Review

On April 17th PPI held a double working group event of the SCENE (social media) and AI groups. We present a brief overview of the social media working group here. We also announce that since the participants were so excited about the progress that we scheduled the next working group to take place in just one week: 25th April 18:00 UTC, again on our Jitsi: […]

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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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PPI Sends Delegates To The United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum

PPI Sends Delegates To The United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum

From October 7th to 12th PPI sent two of its board members, Alexander Isavnin and Keith Goldstein, to the UN’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Kyoto, Japan. They were joined by many other colleagues, some of whom are also Pirates formally and informally in Japan and around the world. The IGF fosters collaboration between organizations in order to shape the future of the internet. The […]

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2023 Winter GA Updates

2023 Winter GA Updates

Ahoy Pirates, The 2023 Winter GA will be held on December 9th at 12 pm UTC. The meeting will take place on the PPI Mumble server: https://wiki.pp-international.net/wiki/index.php?title=Mumble (see details below) The primary outlet for sharing information for the GA is on our Discourse: https://ga.pp-international.net/c/december-2023-ga/33   To Guests: You are welcome to sit in and listen. If you would like to have time to make a […]

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Call For Assistance to Help Secure the Release of Elizabeth Tsurkov Who Has Been Held Captive in Iraq for 6 Months

Call For Assistance to Help Secure the Release of Elizabeth Tsurkov Who Has Been Held Captive in Iraq for 6 Months

Elizabeth Tsurkov was kidnapped in March 2023 in Iraq. Elizabeth volunteered together with PPI’s General Secretary and other Pirates to assist refugees in the Middle East, albeit with no direct connection to the Pirate movement. She might be surprised herself to hear that PPI has issued this call to assist her, but owing to the failure of formal diplomatic channels we might represent one of […]

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October 11th Board Meeting and Rescheduled Winter GA on December 9th

October 11th Board Meeting and Rescheduled Winter GA on December 9th

Ahoy Pirates, The next board meeting is scheduled for October 11th at 21:00 UTC. Where: https://jitsi.pirati.cz/PPI-Board Please feel free to add comments for the board on our Discourse: https://ga.pp-international.net/c/ppiboard/ At the last board meeting we also decided that the Winter General Assembly (GA) will take place on December 9th, starting at 12:00 UTC. If needed we will schedule an extra day on December 10th, but our goal […]

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Public Statement from Pirate Party of Chile on the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup d’Etat in Chile

Public Statement from Pirate Party of Chile on the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup d’Etat in Chile

September 11, 2023. Fifty years after the bombing of La Moneda and the beginning of a terrorist dictatorship led by the military and right-wing civilians, the Pirate Party of Chile, along with condemning the events that occurred five decades ago, the seventeen years of horror, the thousands of human rights violations and the permanent obstruction to the clarification of the facts, the timely action of […]

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Democracy Technologies Article About Pirates

Democracy Technologies Article About Pirates

Pirate Parties International is proud to share the following article that was written about us in Democracy Technologies by the Innovation in Politics Institute. https://democracy-technologies.org/participation/pirate-is-a-state-of-mind/ PPI’s Treasurer Bailey Lamon and PP Australia’s Miles Whiticker. spoke with Democracy Technologies about how Pirates have championed the fusion of digital technologies with democracy and human rights advocacy. They discuss how they personally and Pirate parties in general share […]

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