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

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Inter-religious dialogue

Article, PASOK

Ecumenical inter-religious discussions not only contribute to the atonement of religious traditions stemming from past traumatic experiences, but also promote inter-religious collaboration, with the purpose of confronting modern global problems. Distances are reduced only through dialogue during the current crucial period, thus establishing the conditions necessary for peoples’ collaboration and peaceful coexistence. Inter-religious dialogue bears […]

Civilization’s dialogue

Article, PASOK

Dialogue between Civilizations can be just as effective as the Olympic Truce in establishing peace. It allows for development and promotion of common value prerequisites to be determined, values, which, within the context of a wider understanding, could be integrated into the universal values of mankind. George A. Papandreou is quite in supporting that one […]

‘If anybody can transform the SI’

Article, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

International socialism The people’s flag is palest pink May 10th 2007 From The Economist print edition At the hustings, socialism can be a drag A few days before the French presidential election, Ségolène Royal received a rousing endorsement from her comrades in the pan-European left, delivered in the emotive terms that a socialist of the […]

Constructing a Progressive Future for the 21st Century

Article, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

By George A. Papandreou* Article to appear in the Italianieuropei. Bimestrale del riformismo italiano newspaper The future of social democracy in the 21st century is the subject of fierce debate. I see it playing a crucial historical role. In the 20th century, the USSR devalued the idea of socialism with its authoritarianism and concentration of […]

Picking candidates by the numbers

Article, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

International Herald Tribune Picking candidates by the numbers George A. Papandreou International Herald Tribune ATHENS Athenian democracy All over the world, political parties face the problem of how to nominate candidates democratically. Democracy is less credible if the choices on the electoral ballot are not determined by truly democratic means. The main mechanism of democratizing […]

Socialism or global division?

Article, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Daily Times (Pakistan) Socialism or global division?—George A Papandreou view: Socialism or global division?—George A Papandreou We must rethink the nature of employment in an increasingly automated, borderless, and mobile global economy. As capital is globalised, so basic labour standards should be global. Forced labour, child labour, and discrimination in the workplace must be eliminated […]

Turkish Daily News: A frıend that Turkey needs

Article, PASOK, Press Office

Opinion by Ariana FERENTINOU The recent unfortunate events and misunderstandings in Copenhagen, worrying developments surrounding the turban issue, the disturbing news of the Van affair and the even more worrying developments in the Southeast are dominating the political agenda in Turkey. Everybody living in this country, including foreign journalists like me, are becoming confused over […]

As for the 31 years of PASOK: “let’s confer all together without prejudices”

Article, PASOK, Press Office

Eleftherotypia Newspaper – Article as for the 31 years of PASOK: “let’s confer all together without prejudices” Eleftherotypia – Article for the 31 years of PASOK: our principles and our values constitute our collegial soul. “3 September of 1974, 3 September 2005, 31 years PASOK. It is simply one day of memory? It only concerns […]

Ethnos newspaper – Article: “The New Democracy believes that Greece is of small fortune”

Article, PASOK, Press Office

Ethnos newspaper – Article: “The New Democracy believes that Greece is of small fortune” Ethnos- Article by George Papandreou, President of PASOK Greece needs profound changes – PASOK expresses the dynamism of society. When the New Democracy gained the vote of Greek population on 7 March 2004 many believed that it had changed, that it […]

Goteborgs-Posten – A Homecoming for the Spirit of the Games

Article, PASOK, Press Office

By George Papandreou In The Odyssey, Homer wrote that “There is no greater glory for a man in all his life that what he wins with his own feet and hands.” It is in this spirit that billions of people around the world will be watching the Athens Olympics during the next two weeks. Well […]

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