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

At the inaguration of the Livaneli Cultural Centre | September 2017

A message of solidarity, pride for Sweden and empathy for the Swedish people

GCDP open letter to President Obama

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

Announcement

George A. Papandreou on the terrorist attacks in Paris | 14.11.2015

Announcement, President of Socialist International

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 […]

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

Announcement, President of Movement of Democrats Socialists, President of Socialist International, Press Office

  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 […]

Statement of the Movement of Democrats Socialists regarding Corriere de la Sera article

Announcement, Former Prime Minister, President of Socialist International, Press Office

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

Announcement, President of Socialist International, Press Office

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 […]

George Papandreou met with President Clinton

Activities, Announcement, President of Socialist International, Press Office

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”

Announcement, President of Socialist International, Statement

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 […]

George Papandreou met with Rahul Gandhi

Announcement, President of Socialist International, Press Office

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. […]

Statement by the President of S.I. George Papandreou on the death of Nelson Mandela

Announcement, President of Socialist International

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 […]

Global crackdown on tax evasion and tax havens

Activities, Announcement, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

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, […]

A year of consolidation and reform

Announcement, Press Office, Prime Minister, Statement

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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