What are, in your view, the underlying reasons of the current refugee flows around Europe and the Middle East? The recent mass exodus of citizens from the Middle East to Europe is very much a consequence of the Syrian war. According to the latest numbers, 4.7 million people found refuge in neighboring countries as they […]
Finding a solution in Cyprus is important for a region suffering from ethnic and religious conflicts, sending a strong message that there is another model where peace can replace conflict, former Greek Prime Minister Yorgo Papandreu has told the Hürriyet Daily News. As the statesman who initiated reconciliation with Turkey as foreign minister in the 1999 with […]
Following is a transcript of an exclusive CNBC interview with George Papandreou, Former Greek Prime Minister, by CNBC’s Julia Chatterley. Julia Chatterley (JC): Just how close to the brink of disaster is Greece again do you think? George Papandreou (GP): It seems again very close to as you said at the brink of a disaster […]
Former Prime Minister of Greece George Papandreou, leading comparative constitutionalist David Fontana, and Tunisian human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui share their lessons learned in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings. Introduction by Jeffrey Rosen, CEO of the National Constitution Center.
George Papandreou, a third-generation scion of Greece’s foremost political family, entered the global spotlight with his efforts to turnaround his country’s economy during the height of the European debt crisis. Upon becoming Prime Minister in 2009, Papandreou’s government inherited a deficit that was much larger than was reported. As PM, he tried implementing some key […]
Editor’s note: George Papandreou is the former Prime Minister of Greece. He spoke at TEDGlobal 2013 in June. TED is a nonprofit dedicated to “ideas worth spreading,” which it makes available through talks posted on its website. (CNN) — Our democracies are facing a moment of truth. From the rise of extremism in the European Union to the […]
Interview on “Euronews”, with journalist Fariba Mavaddat George Papandreou was the leader of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (Pasok). In 2011 the former Prime Minister found himself in uncharted waters as he battled for his political survival as Greece fought a debt crisis and its future in the eurozone. His decision to call a referendum on […]
Interview to Scott Pelley – CBS News (CBS News) President Obama recently expressed concern over the financial debt crisis in Europe. No one knows more about that problem than now-former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, who had lost his job over the situation last November. Greece could become the first European country to abandon the […]
Interview of former Prime Minister George A. Papandreou on the Chrstiane Amanpour’s program (CNN) Christiane Amanpour: Mister Papandreou, welcome to the program. George A. Papandreou : Very nice to be with you,Christiane. Christiane Amanpour: You know, as I was getting ready for this interview, I remembered sitting down with you more than two years ago, […]
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