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 […]
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 […]
Dear friends, I am moved tonight. Tonight we come together, all our participants of the Symi Symposium, to celebrate a first step in making a long standing dream come true. A dream I shared with my good friend and colleague Ismail Cem. Ismail was a charismatic personality, a courageous politician. When I was nominated Foreign […]
| GREECE An Appeal to European Leaders | 05 JULY 2015 On the eve of the meeting of the Socialist International Council at the United Nations in New York on 6-7 July, the collective leadership of the organisation issued the following appeal to European leaders after the outcome of the referendum in Greece: […]
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 […]
Papandreou & Pitella from Athens: “Greece needs progressive reforms – not austerity policies” | 22.05.2015
The President of the Movement of Democratic Socialists and President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, met today in Athens with the President of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella. Among other issues the two Leaders discussed the European policies for addressing the crisis, the socialist […]
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 […]
In times of crisis we should strive to move forward, not sink in the past. In a globalized economy, the challenge for Europe remains whether it will revert to national policies and narratives, or make the leap to collective comprehensive responses. George Papandreou discusses “Lessons learned from the Greek crisis”, at the Estoril Conference. Watch live […]
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 […]
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