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

President of Socialist International

Socialist International President George A. Papandreou: “Save Palmyra” | 22.05.2015

Announcement, President of Movement of Democrats Socialists, President of Socialist International, Press Office

  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 […]

Statement of the Movement of Democrats Socialists regarding Corriere de la Sera article

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

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

Announcement, President of Socialist International, Press Office

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 […]

Meeting of the Socialist International Committee on Migrations

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Meeting of the Socialist International Committee on Migrations Catania, Italy, 21-22 November 2014 DECLARATION OF CATANIA Original: Italian The Socialist International Committee on Migrations met in Catania on 21 and 22 November, hosted by the Italian Socialist Party. The meeting was chaired by the leader of the Italian Socialist MPs, Marco Di Lello, with the […]

Statement by the President of Socialist International regarding the death of Gough Whitlam

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Gough Whitlam, was a leader with vision. He tried to open up and reform the Australian Labour Party, to fight for a multicultural society , to promote gender equality. During his tenure as Prime Minister he initiated major reforms like free higher education and Medicare universal health system ,guaranteeing equal opportunities for all Australian citizens. […]

Statement by the President of Socialist International, George Papandreou

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

As ISIS forces are trying to gain control of the Syrian town of Kobani, near the turkish border, I wish to make an appeal to the international community for concerted action aiming to prevent a humanitarian tragedy and contain the risk of further destabilization of the broader region. In a statement adopted in New York, […]

George Papandreou met with President Clinton

Activities, Announcement, President of Socialist International, Press Office

The President of Socialist International, George Papandreou, met yesterday with President Bill Clinton. The meeting occurred during the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual event in New York. Clinton and Papandreou discussed recent international developments including the progress in Greece, emphasizing the need for sustainable economic development and innovative solutions for global challenges. Clinton announced that the […]

GCDP New Report: Taking Control – Pathways to drug policies that work

President of Socialist International, Press Office

The purpose of The Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP) is to bring to the international level an informed, science-based discussion about humane and effective ways to reduce the harm caused by drugs to people and societies. The goals the Global Commission on Drug Policy are: » review the basic assumption, effectiveness and consequences of […]

SI calls for immediate ceasefire in the ongoing crisis in Gaza

President of Socialist International, Statement

The Socialist International, deeply concerned about the ongoing crisis in Gaza and the increasing civilian death toll, urges both Israeli and Palestinian leaders to immediately de-escalate the crisis, to restore calm and re-establish the ceasefire of November 2012, as called for by the Security Council of the United Nations on 12 July. The respect for […]

George Papandreou calls for more international support to Jordan

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office

The President of the Socialist International, George Papandreou , during a working visit to Jordan was received on Monday 2nd of June, in Amman , by His Majesty the King Abdallah II. The King reviewed the repercussions of the crisis in Syria on neighboring countries, mainly on Jordan. George Papandreou underlined the key role of […]

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