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 […]
Dear friends, I am moved tonight. Tonight we come together, all our participants of the Symi Symposium, to celebrate a first step in making a long standing dream come true. A dream I shared with my good friend and colleague Ismail Cem. Ismail was a charismatic personality, a courageous politician. When I was nominated Foreign […]
| 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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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Έχουν παρέλθει 65 χρόνια από την υιοθέτηση της Οικουμενικής Διακήρυξης των Δικαιωμάτων του Ανθρώπου, μιας διακήρυξης που έθεσε τα θεμέλια του σύγχρονου νομικού και πολιτικού πολιτισμού σε ό,τι αφορά τ...