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

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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

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President of Socialist International

Speech at the meeting of the newly elected Bureau of S.I.

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Excerpts of the President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, which opened the work session of the newly elected Bureau of the Organization, held every year at the UN Headquarters on the occasion of the General Assembly. The main issues discussed at the meeting of the Bureau are: – The social impact of the […]

Speech at the 24th Congress of the Socialist International

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Speech at the 24th Congress of the Socialist International on “For a new internationalism and a new culture of solidarity”, Cape Tpwn, South Africa “Dear friends, Dear comrades, If I ask myself why we are progressives, democrats, socialists, why we need this organization, I only need to look to the people of Africa, and the […]

XXIV Congress of the Socialist International

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office

For a new internationalism and a new culture of solidarity Cape Town 30 August-01 September 2012 The Socialist International, the worldwide organisation that brings together 162 political parties and organisations from across the globe, is holding its XXIV Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, on Thursday 30, Friday 31 August and Saturday 1 September 2012. […]

XXIV Congress of the Socialist International

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office

For a new internationalism and a new culture of solidarity Cape Town 30 August-01 September 2012 The Socialist International, the worldwide organisation that brings together 162 political parties and organisations from across the globe, is holding its XXIV Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, on Thursday 30, Friday 31 August and Saturday 1 September 2012. […]

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 […]

The real problems have to do with the need for growth

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Speech (extracts) at the Meeting of Leaders of socialist parties of South Eastern Europe at Salonika “Well, let me begin, first of all, by welcoming you. It is a great pleasure to have you here in Thessaloniki. I believe it is a very important occasion, because of the upcoming, first of all, Congress of the […]

Annual International Conference “ICICTE 2012”

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Address by George A. Papandreou at the Annual International Conference “ICICTE 2012” (International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education) (Transcript) “Dear friends, first of all thank you. It is an honor to be here, again, with you, and I wanted to be with you at this moment, because not only do I feel a […]

Statement at the PES Leaders meeting

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Statement at the PES Leaders meeting “This is a make-or-break moment for Europe. For those who say that we should not pool our risks in Europe, I would say we already have pooled our risks and by not creating greater confidence in the European structures, in the Eurozone, by not taking bold steps to pool […]

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, […]

We need a more democratic Europe

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Statement at the session of PES “This is a make-or-break moment, both for Greece and for Europe; and Greece has come a long way. We have made major sacrifices, because we want to see a transparent Greece, a competitive Greece, a dynamic Greece, a just Greece, and we want to remain in the euro. But, […]

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