George A. Papandreou (born June 16, 1952) is Former Prime Minister of Greece, current President of Socialist International, a Member of the Hellenic Parliament and former President of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK). He served as the 11th Prime Minister of Greece from October 6, 2009 - November 11, 2011, after PASOK’s victory in the October 2009 national elections.

George A. Papandreou

We Need a Fourth Branch of Government | NYT Opinion 08.10.2019

On IWD2019 | 08.03.2019

On the passing of Jalal Talabani | 03.10.2017

Success in Cyprus will help peace in wider region | 19.04.2016

Cem-Papandreou Peace Award 2015 speech | 21.07.2015

SI Statement on Greece | An Appeal to European Leaders | 05.07.2015

Socialist International President George A. Papandreou: “Save Palmyra” | 22.05.2015

Activities

XXIV Congress of the Socialist International

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office

For a new internationalism and a new culture of solidarity Cape Town 30 August-01 September 2012 The Socialist International, the worldwide organisation that brings together 162 political parties and organisations from across the globe, is holding its XXIV Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, on Thursday 30, Friday 31 August and Saturday 1 September 2012. […]

Press Conference of the SI in Istanbul

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Press Conference of President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, Secretary General of Socialist International, Luis Ayala, and the leader of the CHP Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, after the conclusion of the work of the Special Committee of the Socialist International for the Arab World (For technical reasons the top part of the introductory statement of […]

Meeting of the Socialist International for the Arab World

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Excerpts of the speech at Meeting of the Socialist International for the Arab World, nstanbul, Turkey “Thank you. Dear friends, dear comrades, welcome. Welcome to this Special Committee of the Socialist International on the Arab World. It is a pleasure to be with you at this first meeting, but let me first take the opportunity […]

Message at the Meeting of the SI Presidium

Activities, Message, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Message to the Meeting of the Socialist International Presidium and Heads of State and Government in New York “Dear friends, dear comrades, Like every year, I was planning to be with you in New York today, to chair our Presidium meeting. Urgent developments in Greece and ongoing negotiations unfortunately obliged me to remain in Athens. […]

Progressive Governance Conference

Activities, Press Office, Prime Minister, Speech

Policy Network – Progressive Governance Conference on “The Agenda following the crisis for the center-left” 3rd Plenary Session on “Future jobs and growth: how can the center-left governments to make a difference?” The Prime Minister, George A. Papandreou attended a panel discussion on “Future jobs and growth: how can the center-left governments to make a […]

Change for Europe

Activities, Message, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Message to the Congress of the Conference of European Socialist Youth (ECOSY) “Dear friends and ECOSY comrades, The recent financial crisis has highlighted the problems of our global political and economic system. Lack of transparency, lack of democratic control, economy inequality, unequal and unjust distribution of wealth, which has led to unequal distribution of political […]

Message to the Congress of Czech Social Democratic Party

Activities, Message, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

“We are heading towards European elections. And we are in the midst of the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression. This crisis has proven the bankruptcy of the neo-liberal economic consensus. Now our citizens’ hope is shifting to the forces of labour, socialist and democratic parties. Our parties’ policies guarantee a new and […]

Message to the World Council of IUSY

Activities, Message, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Message to the World Council of International Union of Socialist Youth (International Union of Socialist Youth-IUSY) [Zacatecas, Mexico] “Hello, comrades. My warmest greetings to Zacatecas in Mexico, and of course to all participants at the IUSY World Council. My warmest greetings also to all our friends and comrades in Mexico and throughout Latin America. As […]

A new global vision

Activities, Message, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Letter of George A. Papandreou to the leaders of parties-member of Socialist International for the “Committee Stiglitz” The President of Socialist International and President of the Pan-Hellenic Socialist Party, George A. Papandreou, with a letter to the President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva , the President of Egypt, Hosny Mubarak, the Prime Minister […]

Global Progressive Action Now

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Socialist International leaders address global financial crisis in meeting at United Nations Speaking points of President of the Socialist International George Papandreou, opened the proceedings of the Presidium An unprecedented historic moment “Dear friends, dear comrades, I welcome you to our first gathering of the newly elected Presidium of the SI. And I thank you […]

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