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

On the passing of Jalal Talabani | 03.10.2017

At the inaguration of the Livaneli Cultural Centre | September 2017

A message of solidarity, pride for Sweden and empathy for the Swedish people

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

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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 […]

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 […]

Tribute from the President of the Socialist International, George A. Papandreou to Tony Benn

Message, President of Socialist International, Press Office

Tony Benn, a landmark figure of the British Labour Party was a politician with the ability to mobilize public opinion, regardless of whether one agreed or disagreed with his views. He passionately served values and principles rather than public offices. He believed society can be changed through the active involvement of citizens- not only by […]

George Papandreou’s interview in “Indian Express”

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

George Papandreou, a third-generation scion of Greece’s foremost political family, entered the global spotlight with his efforts to turnaround his country’s economy during the height of the European debt crisis. Upon becoming Prime Minister in 2009, Papandreou’s government inherited a deficit that was much larger than was reported. As PM, he tried implementing some key […]

Statement by George Papandreou on the latest developments on Cyprus issue.

President of Socialist International, Press Office, Statement

The agreement between the President  of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades  and the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu on a  Joint Statement is opening the way for renewed negotiations and provides a solid basis for a constructive dialogue that can lead  to a functional and viable resolution of the Cyprus problem as soon as […]

George Papandreou met with Rahul Gandhi

Announcement, President of Socialist International, Press Office

On his visit to New Delhi the President of the Socialist International and former Prime Minister of Greece George A. Papandreou met with the Vice President  of the Indian National Congress Party, Rahul Gandhi who will lead the Congress Campaign in 2014. During the meeting they discussed latest developments in India , Europe and Greece. […]

George Papandreou in support of women’s rights in Morocco

Message, President of Socialist International, Press Office

George Papandreou, President of the Socialist International sent a message of support to the First Secretary of USFP , SI member party in Morocco,  for his struggle for women rights. Few weeks ago ,  during the Congress of the women of USFP , Driss Lachguar adopted a number of  important proposals in favor of women […]

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