Statement of the President of the Socialist International George A. Papandreou on the terrorist attacks in Paris The terrorist attacks that took place in Paris , on November 13, aimed to undermine the ecumenical values inspiring open, democratic and multicultural societies. They were designed, to cultivate fear. Fear that can easily become a fertile […]
Athens, May 22nd, 2015 The President of the Socialist International and President of Movement of Democrats Socialists George A. Papandreou unites his voice with Unesco and other organizations on the need to respect the unique archeological site of Palmyra, a part of our common world heritage. He also reiterated the need for a ceasefire and […]
Corriere de la Sera today, quoting parts of a new book by Falciani, published absolutely false allegations, linking the name of Ms. Margarita Papandreou with the Falciani/Lagarde List of Greek nationals holding deposits abroad. Mr. Falciani makes an outrageous defamatory conjecture that the Prime Minister of Greece was blackmailed by Sarkozy to enter a loan agreement […]
George Papandreou, President of the Socialist International condemns the terrorist attack against Charlie Hebdo
The deadly attack against the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo is an attack against the freedom of the press, an attack against democracy. To condemn such an abominable act is not enough. We need to actively mobilize against the ideas that nurture terrorism. Freedom of expression is a fundamental principle of our movement. Respect of […]
The President of Socialist International, George Papandreou, met yesterday with President Bill Clinton. The meeting occurred during the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual event in New York. Clinton and Papandreou discussed recent international developments including the progress in Greece, emphasizing the need for sustainable economic development and innovative solutions for global challenges. Clinton announced that the […]
Statement by the President of Socialist International, George A. Papandreou on the European Council’s decision about “tax heavens”
The European Council’s decision to request from the European Commission a continuation of negotiations with other countries, including “tax havens”, for the exchange of information on issues such as the taxation of bank deposits, is a move in the right direction. This adds to previous positive steps, such as the FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance […]
On his visit to New Delhi the President of the Socialist International and former Prime Minister of Greece George A. Papandreou met with the Vice President of the Indian National Congress Party, Rahul Gandhi who will lead the Congress Campaign in 2014. During the meeting they discussed latest developments in India , Europe and Greece. […]
A freedom fighter who succeeded in abolishing apartheid, Nelson Mandela was and always will be a model for progressives around the world. Overcoming hardships, persecution, and many long years in prison thanks to an unshakable faith in his ideals, Mandela showed that through individual and collective action there is always hope for those less privileged.As […]
Socialist International calls for a global crackdown on tax evasion and tax havens The Socialist International (SI) has repeatedly called for international regulation to prevent tax evasion, which is robbing our economies of trillions of dollars every year. The recent media investigation of this phenomenon comes as a resounding confirmation of our position. In 2008, […]
Greece meets ambitious targets in 2010 January 2011 Last year, the deepening sovereign debt crisis was the major talking point at Davos. Greece’s newly elected Prime Minister, George Papandreou, pledged to restore the country’s fiscal health and push through a sweeping reform agenda. One year later, with the support of an EU/IMF stabilisation mechanism, Greece […]
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