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

Former Prime Minister

Rediscover the lost art of democracy

Former Prime Minister, Interview, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Editor’s note: George Papandreou is the former Prime Minister of Greece. He spoke at TEDGlobal 2013 in June. TED is a nonprofit dedicated to “ideas worth spreading,” which it makes available through talks posted on its website. (CNN) — Our democracies are facing a moment of truth. From the rise of extremism in the European Union to the […]

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 […]

The future of Greece

Former Prime Minister, Interview, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Interview on “Euronews”, with journalist Fariba Mavaddat George Papandreou was the leader of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (Pasok). In 2011 the former Prime Minister found himself in uncharted waters as he battled for his political survival as Greece fought a debt crisis and its future in the eurozone. His decision to call a referendum on […]

Opening Ceremony of the 14th Annual Symi Symposium

Former Prime Minister, President of Socialist International, Speech

Speech by George Α. Papandreou, President of Socialist International, at the Opening Ceremony of the 14th Annual Symi Symposium First of all, let me welcome you to this Symi Symposium. I should welcome all the newcomers to the Symi Symposium, there are quite a few new participants and of course many who have been here […]

Euro exit would be “catastrophic”

Former Prime Minister, Interview, Press Office

 Interview to Scott Pelley – CBS News (CBS News) President Obama recently expressed concern over the financial debt crisis in Europe. No one knows more about that problem than now-former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, who had lost his job over the situation last November. Greece could become the first European country to abandon the […]

Greece is being scapegoated

Former Prime Minister, Interview, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Interview of former Prime Minister George A. Papandreou on the Chrstiane Amanpour’s program (CNN) Christiane Amanpour: Mister Papandreou, welcome to the program. George A. Papandreou : Very nice to be with you,Christiane. Christiane Amanpour: You know, as I was getting ready for this interview, I remembered sitting down with you more than two years ago, […]

Interview on BBC’s show “Rendezvous”

Former Prime Minister, Interview, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Interview on BBC’s show “Rendezvous” by Zeinab Badawi Zeinab Badawi (BBC) George A. Papandreou (President of PASOK, President of S.I. – former Prime Minister) Mary Robinson (Former President of Ireland) Jan Eliasson (Deputy United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon) Zeinab Badawi: Hello and a warm welcome to Rendezvous with me, Zeina Badawi. In this week’s […]

Greece is saved or destroyed from Europe?

Former Prime Minister, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Responce, Speech

Debate of the magazine “Nouvel Observateur”, in view of the French Presidential elections “Greece is saved or destroyed from Europe?” Renaud Dely: Je vais céder la parole à Georges Papandreou qui nous fait l’honneur d’être ici parmi nous, ancien premier ministre de la Grèce, de l’automne 2009 à l’automne 2011, je lui ai proposé d’intervenir […]

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