PPI General Assembly 2015

Dear Members of PPI!We are looking for a port to dock to for our next big assembly!Call for HostsPirate Parties International is looking for a host of its next GeneralAssembly!Pirate Parties International calls for offers to host our next annualPPI conference and General Assembly. According to the statutes of thePPI, the General Assembly of the PPI meets once a year. That means thenext PPI conference will be held in 2015.

[LIVE] EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTION RESULTS

Today we will report live about the results of the EU elections. We expect the first public count to be available around 23.00 with some adjustments afterwards. Before that we will have exit polls, preliminary talk about possibilities and turnout. Contact us if you are able to help with the live-reporting! Follow here and on #votepirate About Josef Ohlsson Collentine I’m a dual citizen (American/Swede) and try to integrate my reflections from a more global perspective if possible. I’m the organizational leader for Pirate Times…

PIRATE ELECTION CAMPAIGNING – MATERIAL SHARING

Currently 15 Pirate Parties are actively working towards entering the EU parliament. Even though Pirate Parties wish to change copyright and generally avoid putting copyright on their own works, there is little exchange of content between parties. Here is a list of some of the content available from around Europe’s EU campaigning from Pirates. If you have more sources to add you can comment on this article or post directly in the pad. Logos From Wikimedia Commons From PPI Wiki PPEU PPEU Common European Election…

THE TWO PERSONS WHO PLAN TO STEER PPI ON A TRUE COURSE

During the General Assembly of Pirate Parties International (PPI), held in Paris April 2014, the delegates elected a new board. The two persons elected as co-chairpersons were Maša Čorak (from Croatia) and Koen De Voegt (from Belgium). Many of the delegates have big hopes for these two and they were even called a dream-team by some. Here is a short interview to let you know who will be leading PPI over the next year: Pirate Times: Hello Maša and Koen! You two were recently elected…

PIRATE PARTIES AND THEIR PROGRESS WITH THE EUROPEAN ELECTIONS

As the European Elections draw closer the European Pirates are campaigning hard to enter the European Parliament. 15/28 EU member states have Pirate Parties running for the European elections in 2014. If you know of a link to a blog, social media page or bio of a candidate we have not found please use contact @ piratetimes.net to let us know or just comment below. Any other tips, polls or updates about pirates running for EU elections are very appreciated. We will update this page…

Day two of the Pirate Parties International Conference

So after a long day of bureaucracy, voting the PPI conference is finally over. For the formal GA, it seemed that 22 parties were present in the room, or as remote delegates (growing to 23 later – but we’ll come to that). That list included the Pirate Parties of Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Catalonia, Croatia, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Khazakstan, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey and United Kingdom. So whilst its a diverse group PPI continues to be overrepresented from…

Day One of the Pirate Parties International Conference

Its the end of the first day of the Pirate Parties International Conference, so its natural to ask “what has been accomplished? ” At the opening of the first day, Pirates took an ‘open space’ approach to let them get some work done, they put together an agenda for the day’s groups and split out into groups based on what they were interested in and got on with it. The groups covered everything from methods in dealing with pro-Copyright Lobbying and the future of PPI…