President of Socialist International
As president of the SI (Socialist International) a message of solidarity, pride for Sweden and empathy for the Swedish people: “Jag vill uttrycka sympati och medlidande för Svenska Folket, efter den tragiska händelsen i Stockholm. Den spontana kärleksreaktion som blommat runt om i hela Sverige, visar att känslan för demokrati och solidaritet för våra medmänniskor […]
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 […]
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 consequence of the Syrian war. According to the latest numbers, 4.7 million people found refuge in neighboring countries as they […]
Finding a solution in Cyprus is important for a region suffering from ethnic and religious conflicts, sending a strong message that there is another model where peace can replace conflict, former Greek Prime Minister Yorgo Papandreu has told the Hürriyet Daily News. As the statesman who initiated reconciliation with Turkey as foreign minister in the 1999 with […]
Statement of the President of the Socialist International George A. Papandreou on the terrorist attacks in Paris The terrorist attacks that took place in Paris , on November 13, aimed to undermine the ecumenical values inspiring open, democratic and multicultural societies. They were designed, to cultivate fear. Fear that can easily become a fertile […]
| 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: […]
Papandreou & Pitella from Athens: “Greece needs progressive reforms – not austerity policies” | 22.05.2015
The President of the Movement of Democratic Socialists and President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, met today in Athens with the President of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella. Among other issues the two Leaders discussed the European policies for addressing the crisis, the socialist […]
Athens, May 22nd, 2015 The President of the Socialist International and President of Movement of Democrats Socialists George A. Papandreou unites his voice with Unesco and other organizations on the need to respect the unique archeological site of Palmyra, a part of our common world heritage. He also reiterated the need for a ceasefire and […]
Corriere de la Sera today, quoting parts of a new book by Falciani, published absolutely false allegations, linking the name of Ms. Margarita Papandreou with the Falciani/Lagarde List of Greek nationals holding deposits abroad. Mr. Falciani makes an outrageous defamatory conjecture that the Prime Minister of Greece was blackmailed by Sarkozy to enter a loan agreement […]
George Papandreou, President of the Socialist International condemns the terrorist attack against Charlie Hebdo
The deadly attack against the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo is an attack against the freedom of the press, an attack against democracy. To condemn such an abominable act is not enough. We need to actively mobilize against the ideas that nurture terrorism. Freedom of expression is a fundamental principle of our movement. Respect of […]
Γραφείο Τύπου Αθήνα, 14 Ιουλίου 2017 Ολοκληρώθηκαν οι εργασίες της Σοσιαλιστικής Διεθνούς, στην έδρα του ΟΗΕ στη Νέα Υόρκη, υπό την προεδρία του Γιώργου Α. Παπανδρέου. Κατά την έναρξη των εργασιώ...
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The idea of the Olympic Truce is based upon the deep belief that athletics and Olympic ideals can contribute to the creation of a peaceful and better world. The basic aim of this endeavor is to facili...
Φίλες και φίλοι, Χαίρομαι πραγματικά να βρίσκομαι ανάμεσα σε παλιούς φίλους και αγωνιστές. Ένα συνηθισμένο ερώτημα που ακούω και σίγουρα ακούμε συχνά είναι: «Ποιους εκφράζει και θέλει να εκφράζει το...
Finding a solution in Cyprus is important for a region suffering from ethnic and religious conflicts, sending a strong message that there is another model where peace can replace conflict, forme...