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

We need more Europe rather than less

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Speech at the Annual Google “Zeitgeist” Conference “Dear Friends, It is truly an honor to be with you here, to share my thoughts with you on so many of today’s challenges. Greece has been squarely in the eye of the storm for the last three years. Only just yesterday the G8, again was pondering over […]

The S. I. on Global Financial Issues

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Excerpts of the President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, at the meeting of Socialist International on Global Financial Issues, taking place in New York “Dear friends, the European Union and the eurozone have faced major challenges, and I would say we still face a major challenge, even though we have taken some very […]

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 […]

Press Conference of the SI in Istanbul

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

Press Conference of President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou, Secretary General of Socialist International, Luis Ayala, and the leader of the CHP Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, after the conclusion of the work of the Special Committee of the Socialist International for the Arab World (For technical reasons the top part of the introductory statement of […]

Meeting of the Socialist International for the Arab World

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Excerpts of the speech at Meeting of the Socialist International for the Arab World, nstanbul, Turkey “Thank you. Dear friends, dear comrades, welcome. Welcome to this Special Committee of the Socialist International on the Arab World. It is a pleasure to be with you at this first meeting, but let me first take the opportunity […]

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 […]

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 […]

12th Annual Herzliya Conference-2012

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

“I would have had a lot to say also on some of the questions, but on the issue of ownership I would very much agree with what you said, and I’ll conclude with that. But let me begin by saying it’s an honor to be with you, with such a distinguished audience. And Greece of […]

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 […]

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