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

On the passing of Jalal Talabani | 03.10.2017

At the inaguration of the Livaneli Cultural Centre | September 2017

A message of solidarity, pride for Sweden and empathy for the Swedish people

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

Speech

At the inaguration of the Livaneli Cultural Centre | September 2017

President of Movement of Democrats Socialists, President of Socialist International, Speech

Kalimera, Merhaba Dear friends of Turkey, I would like to warmly thank the Mayor of Cankaya Alper Tasdelen for inviting me to the inauguration of the Zulfu Livaneli Cultural Center, as well as my good friend Sule Bucak. And I am so happy we have with us today a good friend and leader of our […]

Cem-Papandreou Peace Award 2015 speech | 21.07.2015

Press Office, Speech

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 […]

Democracy in Europe: Looking Toward the European Elections

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Speech by George Papandreou delivered at Science Po (Paris) Thank you Sean, thank you all for being here this evening. It is an honour for me to be here at Sciences Po this semester. There is no better opportunity to be studying politics than during a crisis. Only a few days ago I was in […]

George Papandreou: If we are to succeed, we must stand united

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Speech of the President of Socialist International, George Papandreou, at the Intistution’s Council Meeting in Istanbul (11-12 November 2013) Dear friends, dear comrades, First, I would like to thank Kemal Kilicdaroglu and the CHP for hosting our Council in Istanbul. On behalf of all, I thank him and his party for the warm hospitality you […]

TED Global: Imagine a European Democracy without borders

Former Prime Minister, President of Socialist International, Speech

This will not be a speech like any one I have ever given. I will talk to you today about the failure of leadership in global politics and in our globalizing economy. And I won’t provide some feel-good, ready-made solutions. But I will in the end urge you to rethink, actually take risks, and get […]

Speech at the meeting of the newly elected Bureau of S.I.

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Excerpts of the President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, which opened the work session of the newly elected Bureau of the Organization, held every year at the UN Headquarters on the occasion of the General Assembly. The main issues discussed at the meeting of the Bureau are: – The social impact of the […]

Speech at the 24th Congress of the Socialist International

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Speech at the 24th Congress of the Socialist International on “For a new internationalism and a new culture of solidarity”, Cape Tpwn, South Africa “Dear friends, Dear comrades, If I ask myself why we are progressives, democrats, socialists, why we need this organization, I only need to look to the people of Africa, and the […]

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