Gough Whitlam, was a leader with vision. He tried to open up and reform the Australian Labour Party, to fight for a multicultural society , to promote gender equality. During his tenure as Prime Minister he initiated major reforms like free higher education and Medicare universal health system ,guaranteeing equal opportunities for all Australian citizens. […]
As ISIS forces are trying to gain control of the Syrian town of Kobani, near the turkish border, I wish to make an appeal to the international community for concerted action aiming to prevent a humanitarian tragedy and contain the risk of further destabilization of the broader region. In a statement adopted in New York, […]
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 […]
The purpose of The Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP) is to bring to the international level an informed, science-based discussion about humane and effective ways to reduce the harm caused by drugs to people and societies. The goals the Global Commission on Drug Policy are: » review the basic assumption, effectiveness and consequences of […]
The Socialist International, deeply concerned about the ongoing crisis in Gaza and the increasing civilian death toll, urges both Israeli and Palestinian leaders to immediately de-escalate the crisis, to restore calm and re-establish the ceasefire of November 2012, as called for by the Security Council of the United Nations on 12 July. The respect for […]
The President of the Socialist International, George Papandreou , during a working visit to Jordan was received on Monday 2nd of June, in Amman , by His Majesty the King Abdallah II. The King reviewed the repercussions of the crisis in Syria on neighboring countries, mainly on Jordan. George Papandreou underlined the key role of […]
After almost four years of painful efforts by the Greek people, our country is now in a position to emerge from the crisis. Greece’s return to the financial markets is an especially important and decisive development in this direction. The cost of these efforts could have been smaller, and our return to the markets could […]
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.
Statement by the President of Socialist International, George A. Papandreou on the European Council’s decision about “tax heavens”
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 […]
Tony Benn, a landmark figure of the British Labour Party was a politician with the ability to mobilize public opinion, regardless of whether one agreed or disagreed with his views. He passionately served values and principles rather than public offices. He believed society can be changed through the active involvement of citizens- not only by […]
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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...