Speech at the Summer University of La Rochelle in France (An event organized annually by the French Socialist Party) “I am often asked the question around the world: What makes us different from the right? And I want to bring an optimistic message to you, that people around the world are looking for an alternative, […]
“Dear friends, dear comrades, ladies and gentlemen, dear President Mahmoud Abbas, dearest brother Abu Mazen, aSalaam ‘Alaykum. I sincerely thank you for this invitation, the opportunity to share this historic moment with you on Palestinian soil. In today’s world of change, few things remain constant, but one thing that remains constant is our valued friendship, […]
Speech at the opening session of thw 12th Symi Symposium “Dear friends, welcome to this 12th Symi Symposium. As you know, the music on that video was by the famous George Markakis. And I welcome you to Skiathos, which we have not visited before in our Symi Symposium, a beautiful part of Greece. Just north […]
Address at the International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education held at Corfu, Greece “Well, ladies and gentlemen, Nancy and dear friends, first of all let me also apologize for the delay. I hope you in this beautiful island of Corfu have, even with the delay, time to enjoy this place and the warmth […]
Speech at the closing session of the Council of Socialist International held in Budva Montenegro “Thank you very much. I think this has been a very productive Council. I just want one point; I don’t want to make a long summary of what we have said and done, but I think one point I’d like […]
Speech at the Montenegro Council of the SI “Dear friends, dear comrades, I would like to thank our hosts for their hospitality. I would like to thank Milo Đukanović, Prime Minister and leader of the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro, for his hospitality. I would like to also thank Ranko Krivokapić, President of the […]
Audience questions after a speech by George A. Papandreou to the LSE, on “Progressive Governance: Greece and the new international order” Speaker: George Papandreou Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone Kevin Featherstone: One gets the sense that the left is on the defensive. You are suggesting that the left should promote a new agenda of new global […]
Address at the London School of Economics Progressive Governance: Greece and the New International Order “Well, good evening, and thank you all for coming here this evening. I’m very glad to be back, and I’d like to thank Professor Kevin Featherstone for giving me the opportunity to pay back my dues through this grueling experience […]
Message to the Congress of the Conference of European Socialist Youth (ECOSY) “Dear friends and ECOSY comrades, The recent financial crisis has highlighted the problems of our global political and economic system. Lack of transparency, lack of democratic control, economy inequality, unequal and unjust distribution of wealth, which has led to unequal distribution of political […]
“We are heading towards European elections. And we are in the midst of the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression. This crisis has proven the bankruptcy of the neo-liberal economic consensus. Now our citizens’ hope is shifting to the forces of labour, socialist and democratic parties. Our parties’ policies guarantee a new and […]
15 Ιουλίου 2019 Δήλωση του βουλευτή Αχαΐας του Κινήματος Αλλαγής, Γιώργου Α. Παπανδρέου, για τη Νομική Σχολή του Πανεπιστημίου Πάτρας: «Με αφορμή τη συζήτηση γύρω από το νέο τμήμα Νομικής Πα...
Αθήνα, 14 Ιουλίου 2019 Δήλωση του βουλευτή Αχαΐας του Κινήματος Αλλαγής και Προέδρου του Κινήματος Δημοκρατών Σοσιαλιστών, Γιώργου Α. Παπανδρέου, με αφορμή τη χθεσινή κακοκαιρία στην Αχαΐα και τι...
Πάτρα, 8 Ιουλίου 2019 «Δώσαμε έναν τίμιο και αληθινό αγώνα, για τους Αχαιούς και την Αχαΐα, για τους Έλληνες και την Ελλάδα. Όλοι μαζί, οι υποψήφιοι του Κινήματος Αλλαγής στην Αχαΐα, δώσαμε έναν...
Δύσκολο να μιλήσεις για τις Θεραπευτικές κοινότητες όταν δεν έχεις βιώσει το πρόβλημα της εξάρτησης και τον αγώνα που κάνουν οι νέοι και οι πιο ενήλικοι να βγουν από αυτήν. Σίγουρα όμως μπορείς να μιλ...
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 con...