PPRU Member Missing After Arrest at Ukrainian Border

PPRU Member Missing After Arrest at Ukrainian Border

In their latest press release, the Pirate Party of Russia reported one of their members, Pavel Paramonov, missing after being arrested. Pavel tried to cross the Ukrainian border in the far east of the Ukraine on 31 May 2014. Since then he has not been heard from. While attempting to cross the Ukrainian border Pavel was traveling on his own business and not in the […]

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Special General Assembly of the German Pirate Party

Special General Assembly of the German Pirate Party

On the weekend of the 28-29 June 2014 the German Pirate Party held their second general assembly in 2014. It was a extraordinary general assembly which became necessary after three members of the previous board stepped down three months earlier. Therefore, the acting board of the German Pirate Party had to organize a extraordinary general assembly as soon as possible, so that a new board […]

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Les transports en communs gratuits de Tallinn

Les transports en communs gratuits de Tallinn

Quand quelques pirates allemands ont évoqué l’idée de transports publics gratuits, les politiciens des autres partis se sont moqués. Mais ce que ces politiciens ignoraient à cette époque c’est que ce projet n’était pas irréalisable. À Tallinn, ce projet est presque réel maintenant. Après un temps, cette idée a fini dans le programme du Parti Pirate Allemand, ce dernier pensant les transports en commun gratuit […]

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Free Public Transport in Tallinn

Free Public Transport in Tallinn

When some German pirates first started to bring up the idea of a ticket less public transport they were laughed on by politicians from other parties. What those other politicians didn’t knew at that time was that something like this isn’t so unrealistic. In Tallinn it’s nearly real by now.

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The Two Persons Who Plan to Steer PPI on a True Course

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 […]

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General Assembly in Paris – Drones, Fees and a New PPI Board

General Assembly in Paris – Drones, Fees and a New PPI Board

The General Assembly of the Pirate Party International (PPI) took place on 13 April 2014 in Paris. During this event a few great ideas came up, a new board was elected and a membership fee has been implemented. There were 22 PPI members present at the GA from the beginning of the conference, some of them remotely through “drones” (appointed persons at the GA staying […]

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Pirate Parties International – General Assembly in Paris

Pirate Parties International – General Assembly in Paris

The next General Assembly of the International Pirate Party will take place in Paris on the 12-13 April 2014. Also taking place at the same time, is an Open Space conference under the topic: Emerging Issues for the Global Society. Acoording to the PPI statues a General Assembly is the organisation’s highest organ and can therefore make desicions concerning new members and the board as […]

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It Seems We Have a Neutral Net! #success

It Seems We Have a Neutral Net! #success

The European Parliament accepted the Digital Agenda that was originally promoted by Vice President Neelie Kroes. This Digital Agenda includes net neutrality within the European Union and puts an end to roaming charges for mobile services in other European countries by the end of 2015. In the original proposal, net neutrality was not as clearly defined as it currently is. The original proposal had a […]

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Introduction of the Pirate Party of South Korea

Introduction of the Pirate Party of South Korea

Back at the general assembly of the Pirate Party International in Kazan on 20/21 op april the PPI accepted new ordinary members. One of them is the Pirate Party of South Korea, which we will introduce to you. Therefore we interviewed their founder Gyung Chan Lee about their current situation.

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General Assembly of the German Pirate Party May 2013

General Assembly of the German Pirate Party May 2013

On 10 – 12 may 2013 the general assembly of the German Pirate Party will take place in Neumarkt. This GA will mainly be focused on party policies in order to prepare for the elections in September.

But it won’t be only about party policies, it will also be about statue changes in order elect a few new members board. Two former members of the board already resigned and a third member of the board will resign at the GA.
Important motions for the GA are the motions about a permanent online GA in order to pass new policies quicker and to enhance the democratic processes in the german pirate party.

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