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

At the inaguration of the Livaneli Cultural Centre | September 2017

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

GCDP open letter to President Obama

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

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Statement on the passing of Mario Soares | 07.01.2017

Former Prime Minister, President of Movement of Democrats Socialists, President of Socialist International, Statement

Athens, January 7th, 2017   Statement on the passing of Mario Soares Mario Soares, honorary President of the Socialist International, through his life and accomplishments, gave a real meaning to the words socialist and democrat. Active in politics since his early youth, he fought against Salazar ‘s dictatorship. Following the Carnation Revolution he became the […]

Statement on the passing of Shimon Peres | 28.09.2016

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Shimon Peres  was a visionary humanist, a quality that few politicians have today. He had no doubt that a new Middle East was possible, with peaceful coexistence of all neighbors. He played a key role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and was always open to new ideas and initiatives. Since his youth he was active in […]

SI Statement on Greece | An Appeal to European Leaders | 05.07.2015

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

  | 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: […]

Statement by the President of Socialist International regarding the death of Gough Whitlam

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

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. […]

Statement by the President of Socialist International, George Papandreou

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

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, […]

SI calls for immediate ceasefire in the ongoing crisis in Gaza

President of Socialist International, Statement

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 […]

Statement by George A. Papandreou on Greece’s return to the financial markets

Former Prime Minister, President of Socialist International, Statement

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 […]

Statement by the President of Socialist International, George A. Papandreou on the European Council’s decision about “tax heavens”

Announcement, President of Socialist International, Statement

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 […]

Statement by George Papandreou on the latest developments on Cyprus issue.

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

The agreement between the President  of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades  and the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu on a  Joint Statement is opening the way for renewed negotiations and provides a solid basis for a constructive dialogue that can lead  to a functional and viable resolution of the Cyprus problem as soon as […]

I welcome the positive outcome of the talks concerning Iran ‘s nuclear program

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

As President of the Socialist International, I welcome the positive outcome of the talks  between the P5+1 (United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia and China) and Iran, facilitated by the European Union, concerning  Iran ‘s nuclear program. It is a major step towards increased stability in the broader region. This important  deal,  reached […]

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