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

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

GCDP open letter to President Obama

Statement on the passing of Mario Soares | 07.01.2017

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

PASOK

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 […]

Réhabilitons Georges Papandreou

Article, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Réhabilitons Georges Papandreou Pour Georges Papandréou, c’est fini: après avoir quitté son poste de Premier ministre en novembre 2011, il vient d’être remplacé à la présidence du Pasok par son ancien ministre de l’Economie et premier rival, Evangelos Venizélos. Plus tard, peut-être, les Grecs se rendront compte qu’il fut un grand dirigeant. Avoir été le […]

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 […]

Interview on Al Jazeera

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

Interview of George A. Papandreou President of PASOK by Sir David Frost (Frost Over the World) on Al Jazeera Transcript David Frost: But we begin with Greece. This week, the European Central Bank agreed to lend the European banks EUR 529 billion. However, it said it would no longer accept Greece’s bonds as collateral for […]

Greece will not exit euro

Former Prime Minister, Interview, PASOK, Press Office

Interview on BBC’S HARDtalk with Zeinab Badawi Fmr Greek PM George Papandreou: ‘Greece will not exit euro’ Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has said Greece would not default nor exit the euro after agreeing to 130bn euro bailout.Mr Papandreou resigned in November, stepping aside for a government of national unity. Speaking exclusively to Zeinab […]

Meeting of the Council of the Socialist International

PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

San Jose, Costa Rica Speech at the Meeting of the Council of the Socialist International in Costa Rica – (English transcript) “It is a great pleasure for me to be here with you today, in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is a special honor for the Socialist International to have with us her Excellency the […]

Interview at “Profil”

Former Prime Minister, Interview, PASOK, Press Office

Interview to the Austrian magazine “Profil” (Interview in German) Giorgos Papandreou: „Ich habe dem Sturm ins Auge geblickt“ Mensch des Jahres: Der gefallene griechische Ministerpräsident war im vergangenen Jahr die zentrale Person der Eurokrise Der profil-„Mensch des Jahres 2011“ ist eine tragische Figur: Giorgos Papandreou, gefallener Ministerpräsident Griechenlands und eine der zentralen Personen der Eurokrise, […]

Interview on Democracy Now

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

Interview to Amy Goodman on Democracy Now Amy Goodman: Can you talk about the status of democracy now in Greece, the cradle of democracy? George A. Papandreou: Well, I believe that we have a democratic challenge around the world right now, because we have a globalizing economy, but our institutions are national. Our democratic institutions […]

Speech at the Congress of Green Party

PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Congress of the German Green Party “Alliance ’90/The Greens” on: “The Future of Europe” “Guten abend, my friends. First, allow me to thank you, thank the Green Party of Germany for this invitation. It is an honour to speak to you tonight, and I am happy to be here with good friends, not only Dany […]

Speech at the Progressive Convention of the PES

PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

“Dear friends, let me begin by thanking Poul Rasmussen for his inspiring words. You represent, Poul, what we socialists and democrats are fighting for: an inspiring vision, a different vision, a more just vision of our societies and our economies, a more humane society. And you have shown both courage and wisdom, knowledge and foresight, […]

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