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

Press Office

Message to the World Council of IUSY

Activities, Message, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Message to the World Council of International Union of Socialist Youth (International Union of Socialist Youth-IUSY) [Zacatecas, Mexico] “Hello, comrades. My warmest greetings to Zacatecas in Mexico, and of course to all participants at the IUSY World Council. My warmest greetings also to all our friends and comrades in Mexico and throughout Latin America. As […]

The crisis is an opportunity to bring up our values

PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Address at the session of the Council of the European Socialist Party in Madrid George Papandreou: Dear comrades, first of all I am bringing, as you can see, the enthusiasm from Greece. We are doing much better as a movement. As a Greek, as a European, but as the head of the Socialist International, I […]

We take upon us a responsibility

PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Address at the SI Council, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico A Global Social Democratic Response to the World Financial Crisis “Queridas Compañeras, Queridos Compañeros, En primer lugar quiero saludar y agradecer a nuestros compañeros, lideres y militantes de los dos partidos miembros de nuestra Internacional en México, el Partido de la Revolución Democrática, PRD, y el Partido […]

Solving this financial crisis is a political matter

PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Speech at the conference “The financial crisis, the international security and the new economic architecture” – New York “Jimmy Galbraith didn’t mention that my father owed his life to Kenneth Galbraith, when he was arrested many years ago in Greece during the junta. I was then just a young teenager, and my father faced possible […]

A new global vision

Activities, Message, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Letter of George A. Papandreou to the leaders of parties-member of Socialist International for the “Committee Stiglitz” The President of Socialist International and President of the Pan-Hellenic Socialist Party, George A. Papandreou, with a letter to the President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva , the President of Egypt, Hosny Mubarak, the Prime Minister […]

Global Progressive Action Now

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Speech

Socialist International leaders address global financial crisis in meeting at United Nations Speaking points of President of the Socialist International George Papandreou, opened the proceedings of the Presidium An unprecedented historic moment “Dear friends, dear comrades, I welcome you to our first gathering of the newly elected Presidium of the SI. And I thank you […]

Telephone conversation with Ali Asif Zardari

Activities, President of Socialist International, Press Office

The President of the Socialist International George A. Papandreou, in view of the upcoming presidential elections in Pakistan, had a telephone conversation with Ali Asif Zardari, Co-Chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP – Member Party of the Socialist International). The two leaders exchanged views on the situation in the region and the prospects for […]

Message de condoléances au Président de la République Française

Activities, Message, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

“Monsieur le Président, Veuillez accepter mes plus sincères condoléances, pour la perte de soldats Français, ainsi que mon soutien auprès des blessés, en conséquence de l’attaque en Afghanistan. Nous condamnons le plus fermement cet acte terroriste, ainsi que tout pareil acte. Nos pensées sont auprès des familles des victimes. Georges Papandreou Président du Mouvement Panhéllenique […]

Message of condolences to Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

Activities, Message, PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office

“Dear Prime Minister, We are deeply saddened about the death and injury of so many people caused by the unfortunate accident at Madrid-Barajas airport. Please, accept our deepest condolences and convey our solidarity to the families of the victims of this tragedy. George A. Papandreou President of PASOK President of Socialist International”

Statement on the situation in South Ossetia

PASOK, President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

“I would like to express my serious concern over the violent fighting in South Ossetia (Georgia) and call for the immediate cessation of hostilities by all the parties and the swift resumption of negotiations in order to find a peaceful way out of this crisis. I deplore the loss of human lives and the suffering […]

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