ThinkTwice Conference 2014 – Away from Keyboard

ThinkTwice Conference 2014 – Away from Keyboard

On  22 and 23  February 2014, Pirate Parties international (PPI) will be organising its first international ThinkTwice conference. For this first conference the tag line is “Away from Keyboard”. The event will take place in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The aim of the conference is to bridge the gap between the worlds of the Pirate Parties, Academia and NGO’s. So this is not to be confused […]

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The Belgian Pirate Party Announces Candidates for the European Elections

The Belgian Pirate Party Announces Candidates for the European Elections

During the weekend of 18-19 January the Belgian Pirates, from all over the country and all its language groups, came together in Brussels. These type of meetings are organised 4 times a year by PPBE. After some debate on small statutes changes the main work for the day could begin.

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Le Parti Pirate Belge annonce ses têtes de listes flamandes pour les élections européennes

Le Parti Pirate Belge annonce ses têtes de listes flamandes pour les élections européennes

Lors du weekend du 18 au 19 janvier, les pirates Belges, venant de tout le pays, sans distinction de langue, se sont réunis à Bruxelles. Ce genre de réunions est organisé 4 fois par an par le PP-BE. Après quelques débats sur de petits changements de statuts, le travail principal put commencer. Le point suivant abordé fut le programme régional, et suite à un dur […]

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El Partido Pirata de Bélgica anuncia a sus principales candidatos para las elecciones europeas

El Partido Pirata de Bélgica anuncia a sus principales candidatos para las elecciones europeas

Durante la semana del 18 a 19 de enero se reunieron en Bruselas los Piratas belgas de todo el país y todos sus grupos lingüísticos. El PPBE organiza este tipo de reuniones 4 veces al año. Después de un debate sobre unos cambios en los estatutos comienza el trabajo principal. El programa regional fue el siguiente punto principal de la agenda y después de un duro trabajo se acordó una versión final. A continuación se […]

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National Elections in Luxembourg

National Elections in Luxembourg

On July, 10th the Luxembourg government fell apart because of a spying scandal. This meant there had to be elections held that were previously unplanned. These elections will take place next Sunday, October 20th. So parties were only given 3 months to prepare for those election. One of the parties competing for votes will be the Pirate Party of Luxemburg (PPLU). It will be the […]

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The Commissioner of Fundamental Rights Receives Signatures Against Surveillance

The Commissioner of Fundamental Rights Receives Signatures Against Surveillance

Several thousand signatures collected at stopwatching.eu after recent privacy scandals were handed over last Thursday. The commissioner of fundamental rights was first hesitant to receive the collected signatures but after some convincing, her assistants accepted them for her.  The signatures were a “call upon the European Commission to immediately initiate treaty violation proceedings Pursuant to Article 258 TFEU due to violations of article 16 TFEU (right to the […]

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15 Countries and YPE Signed the Statutes of the European Pirate Party

15 Countries and YPE Signed the Statutes of the European Pirate Party

On Wednesday,  4 September 2013, pirates from all over Europe gathered in Luxembourg city. The date and location was chosen to give a boost to the Pirate Party of Luxembourg who are currently campaigning for their national elections on 20 October. The venue for the day was the Abbaye de Neumünster in the historic center of city. The purpose of the event was the signing […]

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Icelandic Pirates Found a Youth Wing

Icelandic Pirates Found a Youth Wing

The Icelandic Pirates are at it again. Their party was only founded officially on 24 November 2012. Less than half a year later they became the first Pirate Party to get people elected in a national parliament. Now the Pirates in Iceland are taking a new step in growing their organisation. On Sunday the 18th of August 2013 they officially founded their youth organisation. The […]

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PP Croatia Reaches 21% in City District, Winning Two Out of Nine Board Seats

PP Croatia Reaches 21% in City District, Winning Two Out of Nine Board Seats

Last weekend local elections took place in Croatia and the Pirate Party had its first success.

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Local elections in Croatia

Local elections in Croatia

It’s hard work being a Pirate in Croatia. Only a month after the campaign for the EU elections, the campaign is on again in this former Yugoslav republic. This time it are the local and regional elections. The Pirate Party of Croatia (Piratska Stranka) will compete in 6 cities or towns.

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