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

Statement

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 […]

Statement on Tax Evasion

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Statement by George Papandreou, President of Socialist International (SI) on Tax Evasion The SI has repeatedly called for international regulation, which will stem types of global financial activities that have led to tax evasion. The recent media investigation of this phenomenon comes as a resounding confirmation of our position. In 2008 we created the Commission […]

Global crackdown on tax evasion and tax havens

Activities, Announcement, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Socialist International calls for a global crackdown on tax evasion and tax havens The Socialist International (SI) has repeatedly called for international regulation to prevent tax evasion, which is robbing our economies of trillions of dollars every year. The recent media investigation of this phenomenon comes as a resounding confirmation of our position. In 2008, […]

SI President’s Statement on Albania

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

As President of the Socialist International I would like to appeal to both our Vice President and leader of SPA Edi Rama and the leader of the Socialist Movement for Integration Ilir Meta. My appeal is that both seriously consider uniting their forces in view of the upcoming elections in June 2013. Despite past differences, […]

PES leaders Meeting

PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Statement by George Α. Papandreou President of PASOK before attending the PES leaders Meeting In Brussels “Finally, conservative Europe is realising that we cannot get out of this crisis only through austerity measures. I would like to use a word which is not fiscal austerity, but fiscal responsibility. And fiscal responsibility means that we certainly […]

Statement at the PES Leaders meeting

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Statement at the PES Leaders meeting “This is a make-or-break moment for Europe. For those who say that we should not pool our risks in Europe, I would say we already have pooled our risks and by not creating greater confidence in the European structures, in the Eurozone, by not taking bold steps to pool […]

We need a more democratic Europe

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Statement at the session of PES “This is a make-or-break moment, both for Greece and for Europe; and Greece has come a long way. We have made major sacrifices, because we want to see a transparent Greece, a competitive Greece, a dynamic Greece, a just Greece, and we want to remain in the euro. But, […]

Press Conference of the SI in Istanbul

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Press Conference of President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, Secretary General of Socialist International, Luis Ayala, and the leader of the CHP Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, after the conclusion of the work of the Special Committee of the Socialist International for the Arab World (For technical reasons the top part of the introductory statement of […]

A year of consolidation and reform

Announcement, Press Office, Prime Minister, Statement

Greece meets ambitious targets in 2010 January 2011 Last year, the deepening sovereign debt crisis was the major talking point at Davos. Greece’s newly elected Prime Minister, George Papandreou, pledged to restore the country’s fiscal health and push through a sweeping reform agenda. One year later, with the support of an EU/IMF stabilisation mechanism, Greece […]

Statement on the Global Economy and Financial Reform

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

A co-ordinated policy is needed The word-wide financial crisis which started in late 2008 is not yet over. There are severe imbalances in the world economy and there is a great need for a well-coordinated economic policy between the world’s major economies. There remains serious uncertainty on the path towards recovery, especially in Europe and […]

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