[pp.int.general] Invitation PPI Conference Paris 12th/13th of April
jemers2 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 03:24:56 CET 2014
Lmfao "psyops". This Nutter has gone full-blown Infowars crazy yet people
still put up with his shit.
All hail the Lizard Race that runs the PPI!!!
On Mar 27, 2014 8:09 PM, "Andrew Norton" <ktetch at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 3/27/2014 7:00 PM, Gregory Engels wrote:
> > Dear Andrew,
> > Sorry to destroy your conspiracy theory, but the GA was announced
> officially (this counts as invitation) many months ago.
> Care to point to the announcement?
> I've just looked through this list for the words 'paris' or 'conference'
> and found ZERO.
> I've looked on the PPI site (http://pp-international.net/) and that page
> goes back to January 2013, and nothing.
> I even went through the Leaders list, and the only reference there is a
> mail from Thomas Gaul August 7 2013, announcing that Paris has been
> chosen as the venue, but no details beyond that.
> Now, I've looked at the wiki too, and until 2 days ago
> there was very little there too.
> You did change the date in December
> so that means any announcement would have come after that.
> Simple question, WHERE?
> It's not on the website, not on this list, not on the leaders list, and
> until 2 days ago the last time the page had been touched was 3 months
> ago to change the date.
> So again, where, in the last 3 months, has there been ANY OFFICIAL
> ANNOUNCEMENT? Not even the announcements required by the Statutes, but
> any at all?
> It might be an idea to find that (which doesn't seem to exist) before
> claiming it's a conspiracy.
> I even checked the 'not affiliated with PPI' PirateTimes, and saw the
> announcement of ThinkTwice on there
> but I've gone back to November there (remember, date changed on the wiki
> in late December) and nothing.
> So, again, finally, WHAT NOTIFICATION.
> In fact, I've been looking over the minutes of the PPI Board (the last
> one was mid-feb -
> - - and doesn't seem to have been another, again violation of the
> statutes, but what's new there) and it notes that there were deadlines
> for amendments and membership applications that were 2 weeks ago. Again,
> I've seen no notice, or information of this either.
> And the previous meeting
> says the details weren't set then either.
> As I write this, I'm checking and finding more and more 'changes' to the
> plans. Based on this meeting minutes, it's pretty clear that there was
> no solid plan for this event as recently as 2 months ago. So, Now we
> need an announcement in the last 2 months. I've even narrowed the time
> frame for it, aren't I nice.
> Now, think VERY carefully before you respond, and instead of your
> 'psyops' (you know, what you usually do when confronted with your
> misdeeds, start throwing out personal attacks and accusations) try doing
> the PIRATE thing, and respond with some nice links, showing these
> announcements. Shouldn't be too hard to do, right? Thus there's no need
> to respond with anything other than the links, since they should be able
> to speak for themselves. Am I right, people?
> > This email is just the reminder.
> > Gregory Engels
> > International Coordinator
> > Pirate Party of Germany
> > mobile: +49 172 853 44 91
> > skype:gregory.engels
> > jabber:dichter at jabber.piratenpartei.de
> > my free time: http://doodle.com/dichter
> > On 27.03.2014, at 23:55, Andrew Norton <ktetch at gmail.com> wrote:
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> >> Just as a point of order, isn't this a bit late?
> >> Statutes say"
> >> (Statute IX(7) Meetings of the General Assembly will be announced at
> >> least five weeks prior to the meeting. The invitation will be sent out
> >> by the Board to all Members and published on the homepage of Pirate
> >> Parties International website."
> >> it's now just over TWO, not 5.
> >> Thus I can't see how this can be now considered a valid GA under the
> >> statutes.
> >> Sorry.
> >> It's not as if it wasn't basically pre-planned back last summer. But,
> >> the statutes are EXPLICIT on this. That the Board failed (yet again) in
> >> their required duties.
> >> As best I can tell, the earliest date right now that meets the Statutes
> >> will be the weekend of the 3rd of May. I'm pretty sure we can organise
> >> an online-only GA for then, right people? I mean we ARE the party of the
> >> technologist, can't manage that, then might as well not bother.
> >> Of course, for many of us, that's only a week or two before the EU
> >> elections, so going to be difficult for a lot of us to find the value
> >> in bureaucratic ego-stroking at that time, so perhaps the weekend of May
> >> 31st?
> >> But yeah, under the statutes, this is clearly a no-go.
> >> Andrew
> >> On 3/27/2014 6:40 PM, Gregory Engels wrote:
> >>> *Please forward this invitation to whom it may concern*
> >>> *
> >>> *
> >>> *Invitation PPI Conference Paris 12th/13th of April*
> >>> Dear Pirates,
> >>> we would like to invite you to the 2014 Pirate Parties International
> >>> Conference which will be held on April 12th and 13st in Paris, France.
> >>> During this conference, the General Assembly - PPI's highest body -
> >>> decide upon
> >>> * the admittance of new members to the PPI,
> >>> * elect a new board and
> >>> * discuss and vote on amendments to the PPI statutes.
> >>> The preliminary timetable can be found at the end of this message.
> >>> *Open Space: Emerging Issues for the Global Society*
> >>> The world is on fire, democracy under pressure more than ever and all
> >>> the trends, that the Pirateparties warned about are getting worse by
> >>> minute. We want to and have to raise our voices on these gloabl issues
> >>> in a constructive way.
> >>> In that spirit of maintaining communication and co-operation between
> >>> Pirate Parties around the world an Open Space event workshop is planned
> >>> to be held on the first day of the conference. Open Space Technology is
> >>> a powerful tool that allows to handle the most complex matters with the
> >>> ease of a coffee break, and will allow us to take a glance at the
> >>> of the PPI and our visibility in the world. For this session we have
> >>> picked the theme "Emerging Issues for the Global Society". Be ready to
> >>> immerse in this topic in dynamic, high-energetic environment.
> >>> *Everybody welcome*
> >>> Each PPI member can register up to 6 persons as official delegates (PPI
> >>> Statutes IX.4), but all Pirates and interested persons are very welcome
> >>> to join as guests.
> >>> *Delegates: Please follow Rules of Procedure*
> >>> According to the standing Rules of Procedure, all local and remote
> >>> delegates must present written authorization from a member of their
> >>> respective board unless they are designated International Coordinator
> >>> equivalent on their parties official website. Each person may represent
> >>> as a delegate no more than 2 parties. (PPI RoP Art.1 §4) We kindly ask
> >>> the delegates to present such accreditation in advance, in order to
> >>> speed up the conference proceeding. This is especially true for remote
> >>> delegations, as we would like to connect you with your designated local
> >>> proxy for technical set-up.
> >>> *Registration*
> >>> To register for the conference please fill in the form
> >>> at http://ppinternational.eventbrite.com
> >>> <http://ppinternational.eventbrite.com/> or send in an email to
> >>> conference (at) pp-international.net <http://pp-international.net>
> >>> *Pay what you ... well: can*
> >>> This time we do not ask for a participation fee for the conference (for
> >>> the past conferences we had fees between 25 and 70 Euro) - but instead
> >>> we will use the "pay what you want" model. As the event does cost a lot
> >>> - please pay, even if it's just a little :-)
> >>> *Official business*
> >>> The General Assembly will also elect a new board and other officers of
> >>> PPI. Candidates should either submit their application
> >>> to
> http://wiki.pp-international.net/PPI_Conference_2014/Board_candidatures or
> >>> e-mail their application to board (at) pp-international (dot) net.
> >>> The deadline for submitting proposals for amendments to PPI Statutes
> >>> March 14th 23:59 CET. Please consult the submitted proposals
> >>> at:
> >>> motions do not have a deadline and can be found
> >>> here:
> >>> For further information concerning the 2012 PPI conference you can
> >>> visit http://wiki.pp-international.net/PPI_Conference_2014 or contact
> >>> the Board at board at pp-international.net <mailto:
> board at pp-international.net>.
> >>> Kind regards,
> >>> the Board of the PPI
> >>> ==
> >>> Preliminary timetable:
> >>> 11. April 2014 - Friday
> >>> 19:00 - Social event
> >>> 12. April 2014 - Saturday
> >>> 09:00 Delegates accreditation
> >>> 10:00 Opening of the conference
> >>> 20:00 Social event
> >>> 13. April 2014 - Sunday
> >>> 10:00 Conference reopen
> >>> General Assembly
> >>> * Admittance of new PPI Members
> >>> * Reports PPI officers (board, court, lay auditors)
> >>> * Elections of PPI officers (board, court, lay auditors)
> >>> * Motions and Statutes Amendments
> >>> * Issue of statements
> >>> * Press Conference
> >>> 18:00 Official Conference End
> >>> (*) all official events will be streamed
> >>> ____________________________________________________
> >>> Pirate Parties International - General Talk
> >>> pp.international.general at lists.pirateweb.net
> >>> http://lists.pirateweb.net/mailman/listinfo/pp.international.general
> >> --
> >> Andrew Norton
> >> http://ktetch.co.uk
> >> Tel: +1(352)6-KTETCH [+1-352-658-3824]
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> - --
> Andrew Norton
> Tel: +1(352)6-KTETCH [+1-352-658-3824]
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