Statement by the President of Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, for the International Women’s Day «To achieve gender equality we must win battles every day of the year” The International Women’s Day is a contribution of the women’s movement historically associated with the Socialist International. The first International Socialist Women’s Conference that took place […]
Athens, October 3, 2017 STATEMENT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIALIST INTERNATIONAL GEORGE A. PAPANDREOU ON THE PASSING OF JALAL TALABANI Jalal Talabani, Mam Jalal, was a great leader, a man of principles, a true believer in progressive values. Having experienced the challenges of a long and difficult struggle for freedom and dignity he […]
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 […]
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 […]
| 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: […]
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 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 […]
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”
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 […]
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...