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

We Need a Fourth Branch of Government | NYT Opinion 08.10.2019

On IWD2019 | 08.03.2019

On the passing of Jalal Talabani | 03.10.2017

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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Initiatives for collective action to revert climate change

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

George A. Papandreou’s call for collective action, in his capacity as President of Socialist International, addressed to the Secretary General of the UN, the President of the USA and the Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives, in order to revert climate change. H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon Secretary General of the United Nations “Dear […]

On the Mecca agreement for a Palestinian national unity government

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

“The Socialist International has always supported a two-state solution, Israel and Palestine, based on mutual recognition and existing side by side in peace and security. The renunciation of violence, the continuation of the peace process launched in Oslo in 1993, and the implementation of the Quartet’s Road Map are the best way forward to overcome […]

Address at the meeting with the leaders of the March 14th Movement

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech, Statement

We are here today, as in the past, as we will be here in the future, wherever and whenever this might be necessary, to express our solidarity, to extend a helping hand, and above all to listen to you. We are gathered here today, members of the Socialist International, parties from different parts of the […]

Statement at the Press Conference

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Thank you to all of you for you invitation and your hospitality at this, unfortunately, difficult time,. We are here concerned but also in solidarity to show that we are determined to underline and reinforce Lebanon’s sovereignty, Lebanon’s independence, Lebanon’s territorial integrity. We notice that a solution to the current situation must be sought through […]

Call on all parties to end violence

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Socialist International Presidium calls on all parties to end violence in the Middle East and to resume the path to negotiations The Presidium of the Socialist International – the leadership body of the organisation made up of the President, Vice-Presidents and Secretary General – met in Samos, Greece, on 15 July. Chaired by SI President […]

Statement on the crisis with Iran

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

“The Socialist International has always been a staunch supporter of peace based on principles of common and collective security, international law and the United Nations Charter. We lend our support to all activities that are rooted in international law and the responsibility of the United Nations. Concerning Iran, we support a diplomatic and peaceful solution […]

Statement for the closing of the detention center in Guantanamo Bay.

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

“As President of the Socialist International I wish to add my voice to the calls for the closing of the detention center in Guantanamo Bay. We will hinder terrorism only if we, as human beings and societies, do not abandon the very principles we so cherish and seek to preserve. We must extend to all […]

Statement à propos the tension that arises by the publication of sketches

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Statement regarding the tension created by the publication of sketches of the Prophet Muhammad “In our global village we have become more and more interdependent. We need to create understanding, we need to create communication, we need to respect each other, we need to be able to solve difficult disputes through dialogue. That’s why the […]

Meeting of the Socialist International

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

Declaration by George A. Papandreou following the meeting of the Presidency of International Socialist in Madrid “Declaration by George A. Papandreou following the meeting of the Presidency of International Socialist in Madrid “We had the occasion with Prime Minster of Spain Rodriquez Zapatero, to discuss about the anticipated Summit of the European Union. First of […]

G.A. Papandreou & L. Ayala: For a Europe with our ideals at heart

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

The Socialist International, which brings together socialist, social democratic, labour and other progressive parties from all continents, is deeply concerned over the results of the European elections that took place 22-25 May to elect the new members of the European Parliament. From the perspective of our global movement, serious and disturbing issues have emerged in […]

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